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    Case for a Calhoun

    I decided to buy a Calhoun and it will ship from the shop on Monday. I ‘d rather have a hard shell case than the gig bag but I’m told a standard A case will fit the shape but is deeper than the...
  2. Re: Update on "The Irish Mandolin" - and other stories

    Aidan,
    Thank you so much!
    I don’t know beans about technology but that must have been a ton of work. As a beginner mandolin player and a relative newcomer to the music “The Irish Mandolin“ is a...
  3. Re: The sheer inexpressible delight of stumbling across a new tun

    A lovely, joyful ditty.
    Something I’ d want to whistle on a walk on a spring day.
    So, a welcome bright spot on a chilly November day.Thank you!

    Ed
  4. Re: The sheer inexpressible delight of stumbling across a new tun

    I can’t read dots. So I did search to see if I could find a recording. I only found the financial establishments in a town in Alaska. Which I think was good for a laugh this morning.Guess I’ll have...
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    Re: Chief Francis O'Neill documentary

    Loved it! Only disappointment was that Liz Carrol didn’t get more than a snippet.
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    Re: Where To Find a Mandolin

    I live in suburban Chicago and while there are some real quality guitar shops within an hour drive, I can’t find one that stocks more than a few mandolins. One would think this close to one of the...
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    Re: How to remember tunes?

    I’m more or less in the same boat , playing for about 6 months and have always had a hard time memorizing anything. I’ve been learning using Oaim.ie website.
    What I find has been really helpful is...
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    Article on Chief O’Neil

    https://www.chicagotribune.com/history/ct-opinion-flashback-chief-oneill-irish-music-20200918-pxualytarfah7bvbzmhmoqpwtq-story.html

    Not mandolin specific but a good article about Chief O’Neil in...
  9. Re: What's your favorite mandolin resources?

    I have returned to learning mandolin after having given up years ago due to an injury. I had never got past the early beginner stage. This website is probably my most visited one . Since I came back...
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    Re: Shop goodwill flatiron

    It’s up to $876 this morning, so just about what I paid and sold mine for about 12 years ago— and it needs parts. So, just as well I didn’t get into the bidding. Now, I’m thinking I’ ll keep trying...
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    Shop goodwill flatiron

    I sold a flatiron performer a years ago after a hand injury and have my eye out for one now but I think I should get one that is “whole”. But the one on the Goodwill site is kind of interesting. I...
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    Re: how long should i practice?

    This is a question I wrestle with everyday. Since the pandemic hit, I’ve been learning to play Irish music with the “online academy of Irish music” website. I’ve made many, many false starts in the...
  13. Thread: Kay?

    by Ed McGarrigle
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    Kay?

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    Sorry about the crappy photo
    A guy has this mando for sale.looks like a Kay to me but I don’t know and neither does he
    He asked what it is so I thought I’d see what...
  14. Re: Couple of tunes on the mandolin from Ye Vagabonds!

    Thanks for posting that.
    On the strength of it, I just ordered The Hares Lament.
  15. Re: Looking for Music Documentary Recommendations

    “Ain’t in it for my health “ about Levon Helm. Talk about truth in advertising, the title says it all.
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    Re: Red Valley Mandolin - Out On The Ocean

    Really enjoyed that!
    I’ve recently returned to the mandolin, since the pandemic hit, having been away long enough to have forgotten the little bit that I knew.
    I’ve been concentrating on Trad tunes...
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    Re: Price? If I could find one

    Thanks Jim
    I look at the elderly sight almost daily, did this morning and didn’t see it. That is what I sold mine for 12 years ago, so that’s good to know.
    Not likely to buy right now, but good to...
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    Price? If I could find one

    Years ago I was trying to learn mandolin, then had a hand injury and gave up.
    At the time I had a A Style Washburn from the early 80s and a Flatiron Performer A.I had traded in a Weber Y2K on the...
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