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    Re: Myers Feather pickup and oval hole mandolin

    I meant to the treble side of the oval hole. Not sure if you would hit that with the pick. The f hole is further from the strings than the lower side of an oval hole. The pickup (yes, it's a mic)...
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    If anyone uses this on an oval hole, I am interested in seeing/hearing the results as well.

    Thanks Avaldes for posting the sound clip!
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    Re: Who made the first "Celtic" mandolins?

    Saint Patrick made the first Celtic mandolin.
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    Re: Value of Ricky Skaggs Signed Mandolin

    Someone, albeit at an Asian factory where things happen fast, put time and effort into finishing that mandolin. When someone, anyone, takes a Sharpie or marker to it, that finish is defaced. Simple...
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    Re: Value of Ricky Skaggs Signed Mandolin

    Bear in mind, though, that it may rise a lot in value should Mr Skaggs ever become famous.
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    Re: Value of Ricky Skaggs Signed Mandolin

    Just to give you a little perspective, here's Ricky's signature on a piece of commemorative memorabilia sitting with a Buy it now price of $4.99 on eBay. If you're looking to add value to an...
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    Re: Value of Ricky Skaggs Signed Mandolin

    I'd say a little less than if he hadn't defaced it, but that's just me; it is the market that decides value.
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    Re: Snark tuners damaging finish

    It is true that mandolins will start to look used if you use them.
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