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  1. Thread: 9 string ID

    by Jacob
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    Re: 9 string ID

    From the catalogue of Stephen Barber & Sandi Harris, Lutemakers , scroll down to 10.

    188529

    String length: 426mm
    Stringing: 4x2, 2x1 (courses 1 - 3 plain wire, 4th, 5th & 6th courses overspun)...
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    Re: Ken Cartwright loses home in Oregon fires

    I am very truly sorry for your loss. Wishing you and your family all the best.
    My family went through a similar loss sixty years ago, and were blessed to all survive.
    Hoping the healing has...
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    Re: recommend me an acoustic bass

    1. Ernie Ball Earthwood Acoustic Bass (NFI)
    2. Dave Maize Acoustic Bass Guitars (NFI)
    Haven't played anything else with sufficient body volume and acoustic volume to be a useful acoustic bass...
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    Re: Which Budget Fingerstyle Guitar?

    "Am I going in the wrong direction?" I think this might be a possibility. I would suggest an investigation of the sound of different string sets, changing gauges, alloys, coatings, manufacturers,...
  5. Thread: Octave pairings?

    by Jacob
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    Re: Octave pairings?

    To my ear, "ascending pitch" mutes and negates the 12-string sound. Had my Rickenbackers modified to the "traditional" 12-string guitar pairing. IMO, the octave string should ring above the lower...
  6. Re: What are your favorite albums featuring mandolin?

    188089

    Thank you, Ray Jackson.
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    Re: Used my tenor in a school project

    Nicely done. Like your sound. Couldn't resist watching a video with a saguaro co-star.
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    Re: 5 string in jazz combo question

    For me, it's a great divide.
    Different tools for different jobs.
    Guitar, with closed chords, for rhythm.
    5 string emando, in consistent 5ths, for lead.
    5 string, for extended range, solid...
  9. Re: 4 String Electric Mandolin recommended strings?

    It's a dance with you and your new instrument. Try a few sets of different gauges, alloys, and windings to see what you both like best. I prefer flat wound strings on the heavier side to prevent...
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    Re: What are you playing the blues on?

    Ever wonder what did W. C. Handy - "The Father of the Blues" - play the blues on?
    In a gift from the past, a video with Ed Sullivan will show us.


    https://youtu.be/EkOcO5HXbk8
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    Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    Exactly! Have recent arrivals, a 1963 Conn trombone & a 1916 King baritone horn soaking now.
    Too bad their vintage cases are not so easy to refresh & restore. Direct sunlight & Febreze Fabric...
  12. Performers at virtual N.C. Folk Festival announced

    Musical groups The Hamiltones, Chatham County Line and Mandolin Orange will headline this year's virtual N.C. Folk Festival, organizers announced Wednesday.
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    Merlefest moving to September 2021

    MerleFest organizers announced Monday that they will move the annual traditional music festival to Sept. 16-19, 2021.
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    Re: Extended Range Electric Mandocello

    Yes, that's it. C & G strings need bridge mods for extra compensation.
    Maximum extended length for the C string needed for a .070.
    And some of the nut slots will need a little enlargement.
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    Extended Range Electric Mandocello

    Ever wanted an extended range electric mandocello?
    Tacoma Papoose Electric Travel Guitars provide a platform.
    These occasionally show up for sale online. (NFI)
    Requires some bridge mods to...
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    Re: What are you playing the blues on?

    Vintage 1948 Olds Studio.

    187768
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    Re: This Gibson legit?

    Bluegrass, absolutely not!
    Rock & Roll, oh yeah.
    Give it some DR Luminescent Neon Orange strings.
    187704
    Then see it under black light.
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    Re: Developing Finger Independence

    An exercise for woodwind players has been helpful.
    Place your hands palm down on a flat surface in front of you.
    With arms & hands relaxed, concentrate on only raising and lowering the tips of...
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    Re: Developing Finger Independence

    The thumb, the index, and the little finger each have a dedicated tendon in the hand. The middle and ring fingers share a single tendon, and the same muscle up the arm. The challenge is that second...
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    Re: PETER GREEN (Fleetwood Mac) R.I.P. no manod

    Before the Landslide: Inside the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac at RollingStone.
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    Re: PETER GREEN (Fleetwood Mac) R.I.P. no manod

    Farewell, Peter Green: The Timeless Blues Perfection of Fleetwood Mac’s Original Guitar Hero at RollingStone.
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    Re: What do you do when you're Just. Not. Feeling it?

    Put the instrument down. Step away. Take a break. Focus on something else: a different instrument, an art project, a book you've been meaning to read, a new recipe to try, the movie on your watch...
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    Re: PETER GREEN (Fleetwood Mac) R.I.P. no manod

    Videos are functional. Thanks for sharing. RIP indeed!
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    Re: I seem to have conceived an unnatural lust...

    Gold Tone
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    Re: New to the emando world.

    Emando.com
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