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    Re: RIP Pharoah Sanders

    First Joey D, now Pharoah.
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    Re: Good Tone - How long does it actually take?

    I don’t believe TME is offering on-site lessons at the moment. They will however refer you to a teacher.
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    Re: Instructors in Maine

    Josh, traveling in Maine, especially in the winter can be difficult. Turner is somewhat inland and the highways are mostly two lane down to the coast.

    Although it looks to be less than an hour to...
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    Re: Good Tone - How long does it actually take?

    Dan, he may live closer to you than the store. I'd contact him through Facebook. If it still doesn't work for you, then he may know someone else closer to you, and there are always Zoom lessons....
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    Re: Good Tone - How long does it actually take?

    Contact Carlton Page, who is around the Concord area. He used to teach at Strings and Things in Concord.

    https://stringsandthingsmusic.com/pages/carleton-page


    And yes, there are a lot of...
  6. Re: Remined of yet another cool thing about Frank Solivan

    Violins are constructed to be taken apart. It’s part of their design.
  7. Re: Remined of yet another cool thing about Frank Solivan

    I have three fiddles made by a local luthier. He does the same thing. I always turn away when he does it.
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    Re: Tell me about Wernick Method Jam Camp

    An interesting alternative to spraying stuff on yourself

    https://nantucketspider.com/products/nantucket-spider-mosquito-repellent-stickers-pack-of-78
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    Re: Humidity control, ay ay ay

    The time to worry about humidity is not after something happens.
  10. Re: Resale Value - Mandolins from Small Builders

    Building a brand is hard work and it takes time. But what builders sometimes miss is it is a business. You need to run it like one. And you also need to learn to walk before you can run.
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    Re: Loar K-5 Mandocello

    Ok, so here’s the story, Colleen McCormick who owns Lamorinda Music with her husband is Stevie Coyle’s niece....
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    Re: Kerman Mandolin status as of 2019

    Someone I was talking to about the one that was listed by the classical guitarist outside of Boston at the same time the one in Texas was listed on Reverb, told me that the original builder was now...
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    Re: Loar K-5 Mandocello

    If I am not mistaken someone in Stevie's family owns a local music shop, close to Might Fine, and operates sort of a sister-shop, in fact, it may be his sister who owns the other shop.
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    Re: Calton/Hoffee Cases

    The wait time on a new Carlton is rumored to be 4 months
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    Re: Loar K-5 Mandocello

    It’s my understanding that most everything there is consigned.

    As for the best modern interpretations. Mowry and Brock.
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    Re: New Ellis Mandolins at Music Emporium

    TME gets a lot of inventory, a lot that never gets to the website.
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    Re: New Ellis Mandolins at Music Emporium

    I believe Jasonís Ellis is at TME.
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    Re: New Ellis Mandolins at Music Emporium

    Check the more recent reviews on Yelp and the content on the Google reviews. Read a couple of the more recent reviews. Either way, I’m glad you all had great experiences. I know plenty of folks who...
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    Re: New Ellis Mandolins at Music Emporium

    Dealing with them on the phone is like pulling teeth. Ever wonder why they have rally nice instruments that just sit for months and months?

    It’s not the pricing. It’s the grumpy attitude.
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    Re: New Ellis Mandolins at Music Emporium

    The used Hummingbird A5 at TME sold for well over $7k a few months back, and within a few days of me dropping it off there.

    As for Sylvan, they have had Ellis mandolins sit there for months on...
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    Re: New Ellis Mandolins at Music Emporium

    That's what a good set up feels like.
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    Re: Custom mandolin Info

    My family is up near Kingwood. It's quite a hike. We are down around the southern NH border. Call Ian and tell him I sent you (Mary Kaczowka) to them.

    I am sorry for your loss.
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    Re: New Ellis Mandolins at Music Emporium

    One is already sold
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    Re: Custom mandolin Info

    I also live in Maine. I would suggest that you give Ian a call at The Music Emporium and speak with him. I can tell you now, that some of those instruments came from there. I've worked with them...
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    Re: Campanella Mandolin

    As someone who doesn't even like to use a shoulder rest when playing fiddle, I can live without the armrest.
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