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    Re: The Heiden F Artist in the classifieds

    No problems, I have removed my Heiden 'Heritage' from your site.
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    Re: The Heiden F Artist in the classifieds

    Moderator’s edit. Please review Forum Guidelines regarding promoting personal instruments from Classifieds here.
  3. A very special Merry Christmas for some 15 musicians

    Steven Gilchrist is about to complete his latest creations in his Australian magic crater lake rim hideaway. 15 musicians will be extra happy this Christmas when long held dreams finally come to...
  4. Australian Crater Lake Magician - Batch #51

    Steve is now well advanced with his latest batch (#51) of stringed instruments. 2 guitars and 13 mandolins carefully crafted at the fertile shores of a deep and now water filled ancient volcano. Not...
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    Re: Heiden Heritage - quite the review!

    Thank you so much for generosity and for your empathy, Chris. Everything is much appreciated, Ralf
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    Re: Heiden Heritage - quite the review!

    From the Forum posting guidelines:

    - Refrain from using the forum as a point of purchasing or selling items or for the purpose of discussing or linking to items you are selling. Please limit...
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    Re: Best Place to Sell aside From Classifieds

    From the Forum posting guidelines:

    - Refrain from using the forum as a point of purchasing or selling items or for the purpose of discussing or linking to items you are selling. Please limit...
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    Re: It has finally happened (HELP!)

    Classic :))
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    Gilchrist "Current builds" page

    Not only is Steve a master luthier, he is also a kind and very interesting person in general. I don't know if his instrument creation skills can be entirely credited to patience, experience and...
  10. Re: So who makes armrests besides McClung and Cumberland?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2S_uoyHDnC4

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    PS: The armrest is for sale here on the mandolincafe website, but only with the instrument attached
    and in its Pegasus case. All 3...
  11. Re: If you could ask Chris Thile and the Punch Brothers one quest

    Hi Chris, I noticed that you had an armrest mounted on your Loar some years ago. What made you remove it and now play without one?
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    Re: what mandolin is JR pickin'...

    Hi Dave, I have to sell my (mint) #108 Heritage for a number of reasons, in case you are interested. The only 'hurdle' might be my geographical location (Australia).
  13. A very much "come as you are" interview with Gil.

    Don't have a FaceBook account (I don't), but want to watch and keep this or any other FaceBook video?

    1) Right click on FaceBook video
    2) Click: Show Video URL
    3) Copy: URL in white box
    4) Open...
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    Re: Two Master Models or One Gil?

    I would acquire a Gilchrist mandolin (and I have), rather than spending a number of weeks on a cramped cruise liner, if that is the difference between a lower cost mandolin and the price of this...
  15. Re: If you could only own one mandolin, which one would you keep?

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    Re: Florida: Use It Or Lose It?

    ..... I find myself at the other end of the spectrum. Had the florida on one of my mandolins extended under and then beyond the bridge, ending just short of the tailpiece. I now play in dark caves...
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    Re: Did Lloyd Loar sign anything but the F5s?

    ..... his resignation from Gibson.
  18. Does the Fretboard extension effect the tone significantly

    Warning, cutting off the fretboard extension will make the instrument:

    1) Unplayable
    2) Unsellable
    3) Unsightly

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    Re: Which Loar will Thile Buy?

    .... There is a rumor that the afternoon batch of February 18, 1924, the instruments made just before knock off time, produced some of the very finest Loars. Its said that they sound a little more...
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    Re: Pricing on Fingerboard Extension Scooping

    Oh no, don't do this. You will be upsetting quite a number of forum members with this radical procedure, should you choose to go ahead with this. Also consider that the clicking sound that you have...
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    Re: Lawrence Smart 2 Point pumpkin top

    ..... Pumpkin? I would have gone for Engelmann or Spruce.
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    Re: Free PDF Tunebook

    Thank you so much, Nigel. Such a really well written and attractive publication. I also like the fact that you have included footnotes with each tune, something often missing in commercial...
  23. Re: what is the function of the fingerboard extension?

    .... I might be letting out just a little bit too much information at this early development stage and I hope that Gibson, or any up and coming contemporary luthiers will not 'steal' my idea....
  24. Re: what is the function of the fingerboard extension?

    I am working on an ingenious design right now: A slideable extension, which hides right under the wider fretboard when the instrument is being played and which can then be slid out for aesthetic...
  25. Thread: Sarah Jarosz

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    Sarah Jarosz

    .... Really interesting link on Sarah's latest work:

    http://sarahjarosz.com/news/follow-me-down-epk-video

    including how she:

    1) Kind of realised ......
    2) Was kind of thinking .....
    3)...
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