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    Re: Lafayette, Louisiana Mandolin Help

    Hi VICECIV,

    I'm from lafayette, pm me.

    Jose
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    Re: Shawnee creek mandolins

    Here's my thread: http://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/showthread.php?78035-My-New-Mando-Shawnee-Creek-43&highlight=Shawnee+Creek

    It was incredibly loud, I did send it off for a setup and to lower...
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    Re: Low End Mandola?

    What's the difference between a Mandola and an Octave mandolin ?
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    Re: My New Mando: Shawnee Creek #43

    Got it in and playing, it's very, very loud compared to my old mando. Getting use to a different feel also.

    I just need to set the bridge a bit lower, I may send it in for a pro setup if I can't...
  5. Re: $1k to spend... thinking used... imported or domestic?

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    Re: My New Mando: Shawnee Creek #43

    Thanks all, I should get it this Wednesday.. Can't wait to hear how it sounds. Mike Holmes said that it has lots of volume.

    I'm going to play it every day... :) He let me design everything about...
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    Re: My New Mando: Shawnee Creek #43

    More pics.
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    My New Mando: Shawnee Creek #43

    Finally getting my Christmas present after 10 months, so excited. Here's some build pics.
    It's a black face 2 point with honey sides and back
    1 1/8" bone nut
    13 7/8" nut to bridge
    radiused ebony...
  9. Re: Mike Holmes at Shawnee Woodworks has started my mandolin!

    Great pics, after seeing your mando ,I can't wait for mine.
    Looking forward to your posting a sound clip..

    Jose
  10. Re: How old were you when you first started playing the mandolin?

    Started at 48 and been playing 3 years now. Soon I'll get my custom mandolin, can't wait. Played drums in a couple of rock bands when I was young. Only problem is my left pinky is getting arthritist.
  11. Re: Mike Holmes at Shawnee Woodworks has started my mandolin!

    Did you get it yet ? how does it sound ?
    Jose
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    Re: Quilted vs. Flamed Maple

    Which is red and sugar maple ? I've seen these on builders description of the sides and back they use ? Are these different than Quilted & Flame Maple ?

    So you have red, sugar, birdseye, quilted,...
  13. Thread: MM Bean Blossom

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    Re: MM Bean Blossom

    Check these sites:
    http://shawneecreekwoodworks.com/
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=298694921036

    I'm getting a 2pt, radiuse fretboard, fully bound, Golden Age tuners for $675 , the case...
  14. Thread: MM Bean Blossom

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    Re: MM Bean Blossom

    Where are you located ? you could have a custom made F-style if you wanted to wait. Check out this current thread....
  15. Re: Mike Holmes at Shawnee Woodworks has started my mandolin!

    Awesome pics, Mike is getting better with each mandolin he builds. Still trying to decide on colors for mine.

    Jose
  16. Re: Mike Holmes at Shawnee Woodworks has started my mandolin!

    Did you get it yet ? how does is sound & look ? Can you post mp3's and pics ??

    I got to see and hear Chris Thiele this Sunday in New Orleans, amazing. You could barely see his right hand pick...
  17. Re: Mike Holmes at Shawnee Woodworks has started my mandolin!

    Hey, just noticed a 2pt on the bench below your 2nd pic. Maybe that's mine, :) no such luck. I got to wait till August. :(

    Looking real good.

    Jose
  18. Re: Mike Holmes at Shawnee Woodworks has started my mandolin!

    Man, that looks so great.... I've been waiting in line since December, hope to get mine by the end of August.

    It's giving me time to save more money, maybe I'll opt for the F-style...

    Jose
  19. Re: Mike Holmes at Shawnee Woodworks has started my mandolin!

    Is it finished ? more pics ?
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    Re: REM and mandolin

    Losing My Religion was one of the first songs I learned but it was the movie "Cpt. Corelie's Mandolin" that gave my wife the idea to buy my first mandolin as Christmas present. Another song that I...
  21. Re: Mike Holmes at Shawnee Woodworks has started my mandolin!

    Congratulations, post pics when you can and and mp3 if you can.

    I'm getting mine at the end August.

    Jose
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    Re: Did the Mandolin Choose You?

    Here's my story: Met a girl, fell in love and one night I saw a movie with a mandolin. I commented that I love the way that instrument sounds and that I use to play drums in a couple of bands. Well I...
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    Re: Hohner and Morgan Monroe Mandolins

    Ignorance is bliss, I got my Hohner as a christmas gift and was happy when I found an instructor to teach me. Spent several hours a day playing away. Then I found this website and soon realized the...
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    Re: The Classifieds are great right now

    What's the rule of thumb when buying from the classifieds ? How do you determine a fair price of the listed mandolins ?

    You'll have factory made and custom made... ...
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    Re: 3000 posts and nothing to say

    I don't post much, but I do read a lot of the posting every day. Thanks for all the informative info.
    Just wish I started playing sooner.
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