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    Re: Warren Ellis Mandostang G string out of tune

    This is very easy to do on the Mandostang if your left hand is accustomed to acoustic instruments
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    Re: Mandolin Close Ups

    I have had some buzzing on my Collings a style, I feel it was associated with this weather change and forced heated air. I do humidify, but I feel like the instruments definitely change at this time...
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    Re: Giants of Psychedelic Mandolin?

    I was searching for something else and came across this old thread, pretty good read so I had to bump it to throw in Jarrod Walker. Been listening to him a lot lately and while he is a SOLID...
  4. Re: Experience in Using Effects on Acoustic Mandolins

    Heck yes, I have been using the Spatial Delivery for about 6 mos and it is really fun!
    (Except middle setting on the switch is really crazy and strange, and it freaks out sound guys with the...
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    Re: I made a "Smart" purchase this weekend

    Very nice, I got to play those about a year ago or so and they are both fine instruments. The mandola I wanted to take home with me!

    Glad someone is keeping the pair together
  6. Re: Live From Here - Is There a Better Music Show ANYWHERE?

    Thileís razor:

    ďIt is vain to do with more what can be done with fewer. Except notes from a mandolin.Ē


    ďSome, when appreciating genius, can be parsimonious with praiseĒ

  7. Nice beard! I had to double check it was...

    Nice beard! I had to double check it was David....

    Then he played the lead and accompaniment during the “B” and “C” parts and I had to double check for someone else playing along with him...
  8. Re: what strings do you recommend for a rigel mando ?

    When I had a Rigel I used Sam Bush Monel strings to give it a little bit more of a bluegrass sound, but I suppose that depends on what you’re playing with it
  9. Thread: The Un Pequeno

    by dang

    Re: The Un Pequeno

    I have one of those that I use as a case for my AirPod headphones from Apple. Works perfectly for fitting the little airpods case plus the silicone covers I use to hold the pods in my ears while I...
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    Re: What is this wood figuring called?

    Is that whatís on the top of my Northfield Octave Mandolin?
    Seems to be a theme with Northfield
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    Re: Geek Pre-Amp question OHMs

    I used my Grace Design Felix on 10mOhm for a while before I realized there was a switch on the back, it didnít effect anything I could hear. Ymmv
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    Re: Bourgeois Guitars Partners with Eastman

    Not sure how you could do the “Northfield Model” without Adrian...

    But then again I am not really sure what is meant by the “Northfield Model” in this context, except awesome instruments (and yes,...
  13. Re: Curt Mangan Monel medium string price increase?

    So I was missing something!
    Thank you! I had never ordered direct from them, always through an internet string website. I was able to get them for a little over $10 per set by ordering 12 sets and...
  14. Thank you Mandolin Cafe community! 1000th post

    Finally up to 1000 posts!

    I joined the forum 14 years ago, and I had lurked for some years prior to that

    I donít post daily but I sure read and keep up on a daily basis

    This community is...
  15. Curt Mangan Monel medium string price increase?

    I started using these over a year or so ago and I swear they were much cheaper then the current $17+ price???

    I had gotten a dozen or so and hadnít checked the pricing in a long time. I like...
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    Re: Prettiest Peghead Inlays Ever

    I was wondering where that art deco Nugget went, very cool!
  17. Re: Hypothetical high dollar mando purchase question...

    I have had a couple of emails with Mike Kemnitzer, he is certainly still building and I am working out the details of a build. Nothing ordered yet but I think itís going to come together. Thank you...
  18. Re: John McGann; Right hand considerations for flatpicking

    This is really great, I think I also saw it elsewhere but wanted to bump this
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    Re: Northfield archtop guitar-bodied OM

    You did better then me, I visited elderly last year and should’ve left my credit cards at home...

    But I do still love the octave! “Great tonal response through the entire range” is a good...
  20. Thread: Lazy Sunday pics

    by dang

    Re: Lazy Sunday pics


    At least I am consistently upside down... We played a bluegrass kickoff to Octoberfest Sat night, it was a pretty good time!
  21. Thread: Friendly reminder

    by dang

    Re: Friendly reminder

    I have 9 wall hangers in my bedroom, I keep it humidified and have an air purifier in there so I keep myself and my instruments in similar conditions.

    So my friend is crashing at my place, and I...
  22. Thread: Tonegards

    by dang

    Re: Tonegards

    I have a toneguard on each of my 3 Mandolins. I have had mixed feelings about them over the years, but if I am consistently playing out and standing a lot I definitely want it on there. For various...
  23. Re: Tonedexter wavemaps for mando and mic position...

    I play the A and E strings at a mild volume back and forth, if I do much more then that the volume of the wavemap seems to come out pretty low...
  24. Re: Hypothetical high dollar mando purchase question...

    Me too, I was thinking that was hopeless optimism on my part!
  25. Re: Hypothetical high dollar mando purchase question...

    But what’s the neck width...? :grin:
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