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    Re: Critical MAS + MC + TMS = NMD

    Congratulations and enjoy.

    Jamie
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    Re: Happy Anniversary Mandolin Cafe!

    There are a lot of time sucks on the web, this is not one of them.

    Thanks to Scott, Dan, Ted, and Mike for working to make this a great place to be. Thanks especially to all of the folks who...
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    Re: New To Me - Flat Top Mandolin

    Good looking mandolin! Congrats. I would also be interested in the bracing.

    Jamie
  4. Re: Luthier for Mandolin setup in Southeast PA?

    Bucks County Folk Music 40 S Sand Rd, New Britain, PA 18901

    I've used them for set up and some repair work.

    Philly Vintage Instruments 507 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 Given the...
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    Re: Can a Luthier fix this?

    Collings guitars in Austin may be able to help. Their fit and finish work is renowned for it's cleanliness. They may NOT be able to help through their service center but may recommend someone...
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    Re: The Myth of Perfection

    The first real craft I got into, photography, was with my university newspaper. There is nothing like a deadline to kill the demon of perfection for the good enough. Good enough sometimes is perfect...
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    Re: R.I.P. Kip Carter...October 26, 2020

    I'm sorry to hear of his passing. He will be missed.

    Jamie
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    Re: Finally Finished: Soliver #001

    Well done!

    Jamie
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    Re: Breedlove AM OF

    I had a Oregon made KF for a while. I liked the plain finish and design. The neck was pretty substantial and rounded. I didn't think it sounded any better or worse than my Eastman F Hole mandolin. ...
  10. Re: Man 'headed for death' says he was saved by this

    That's a wonderful story.

    Jamie
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    Re: I don't like F styles. Anyone else?

    I'm willing to bet that if we presented people with 10 instruments built from the same woods by the same builder, same neck/body join, same soundholes with 5 being A shaped and 5 F shaped, no one...
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    Re: Alison Stephens memorial tribute online

    That was very nice. I miss her presence here.

    Jamie
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    Re: Happy Birthday Jim Simpson

    Happy belated!

    Jamie
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    Re: Eastman 805 Review

    Variety is the spice of life. But a good solid reproducible cuppa Joe is a delight. I have a mandolin I think I will keep forever while I could let any of the others go. I wish I could say the...
  15. Re: New double concerto for mandolin and mandola

    That was very nice. Thanks for sharing.
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    Re: New design from Bulas

    That's very clean! I like it.

    Jamie
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    Re: Weber Gallatin no logo

    Here's how to add a photo.

    Jamie
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    Re: Bardic inspiration for role playing games.

    I'll second the music from Allan Alexander. I have several of his books. They are easy enough and you can get the idea enough to add ornamentation if that's your thing.

    Jamie
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    Re: New tune I wrote, "Red Winged Blackbird"

    Nice! Thanks for sharing.

    Jamie
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    Re: Philphool, Phil Goodson, passes :(

    I'm also sad to hear this. Phil was a classy contributor. My condolences to those who knew and loved him here and in real life.

    Jamie
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    Re: Newbie from Texas says Howdy

    Welcome to the Café! First mandolins can cover a lot of ground. I wrote this 10 years ago and it still applies. Maybe use D'Addario EJ-74s (rebranded) and make it $10 on picks. As a guitar...
  22. Re: Ideas for what could be rattling on Mandolin!

    Have you tried weaving some leather or shoe string through strings south of the bridge?

    Jamie
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    Re: Info on this Mandolin

    To my (not too refined eye) it looks like one of the massed produced mandolins from the early 1900s made in Chicago (going by scratch plate) they were often rebranded under many names. Can you post...
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    Re: String change frequency

    There are several factors that affect how frequently folks (should) change strings. Skin acidity, frequency of play, playing conditions (humidity), and material and type of windings strings are made...
  25. Re: HOLY BEANBUCKETS! The Colonel's Mandolin Band LP AUTOGRAPHED!

    I have a feeling the Col was a bit like Gene Simmons. He'd sign anything... for a buck(et).

    Jamie
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