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    Re: V-Picks Giveaway

    I am a pick freak and these V-Picks would be nice.
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    Ism a pick freak,would love to try the V-picks
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    Re: Going from chop to solo and back - bluegrass

    I have the same problem. Can do the rhythm chops etc but feel so mechanical with the melody and forget where the notes are in a jam regardless of how well I can do the melody at home. I am hopingsome...
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    Re: Mandolin won't stay in tune.

    Same thing here in MO with the temp fluctuations. Tuning "up" is what it is called so don't tune "down".
  5. Thread: Book On Setup

    by yarcod
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    Re: Book On Setup

    Just got Rob Meldrum book last week. Have studied it first and will use the info on my Gibson this week.
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    Re: At least once every gig

    Most here in Missouri know,but if asked I say it is a guitar that I forgot to take out of the dryer.
  7. Re: Do you practice at odd hours or in odd locations?

    Usually up around 3-4 am. Play in the dark,seems to help my ear. I also find this a good time to learn new melodies if the tune is in my head already,
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    Re: Can a non-musician learn to play?

    Yes!!!! I started at 68 after retiring and now play in a classic rock band at bars etc and also have weekly bluegrass jams I attend. The secret for me is to have the tune in my head first and turn it...
  9. Re: My Bluegrass Class Made the Mizzou Staff Paper!

    I was in this class and Phil did an excellent job. Now we have a weekly slo jam that is very helpful to new musicians. Thanks again Phil.
  10. Thread: Amp or PA?

    by yarcod
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    Re: Amp or PA?

    The Fishman Mini Loudbox gets my vote, volume if you need it ad it sounds more like a mandoin
  11. Re: Best of both worlds (acoustic/electric) in one mandolin?

    Not real experienced. Started playing mandolin 3 yrs ago. Hooked up with a cassic rock band and purchased a Michael Kelly FS-E. I find it very good plugged in and almost as good acoustically as my...
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    Re: Help with my Beginning Bluegrass Jam Class

    Hey Phil, I am one of the registrants for your workshop. You may email participant for a brief bio of their Playing level etc, may help get a better handle on where to go.
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    Re: right hand technique: close fist

    Having played mandolin 3years now after plunking guitar for 15 yrs I had the same problem. At a winery there was a bluegrass group,during the break I spoke with the mandolin player and he told me to...
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    Re: Free Mandolin Cafe ball caps

    If back I could go
    To again see Monroe
    Oh what a show
  15. Re: Post a Photo of your Mandolin Pickin' Pet Friend

    Not sure how to get my buddy Max the Lab photo in here, but he loves to hear me play my mandolin with the exception of Copperhead Road!
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    Re: The dreaded G chop chord

    Start doing the A chop first, it seems after a while the G drops right in. The A is noy as much of a stretch!
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    Re: Newbie cant reach many chords

    Practice,practice,practice. New myself to mando and can remember trying a Bm when starting guitar, it will come!!
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