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  1. Re: Vivaldi recorded with 4 string electric mandostrat

    Three years later, I stumbled into this. Cool project! With so many voices, they blend together in spots and almost sound like an old-school Moog synthesizer.
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    Re: Monel strings

    +1 for Curt Mangan monel strings. They sound fantastic on my Weber Scarlet River...better than the D’Addario phosphorus I had been using. Not sure about the loudness, but the monel add an extra...
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    Re: E-MandoCello -- Opinions Please

    I have always loved the sound from this double strung mandocello... but I’m leery of the long 26” - 27” scale length. I never played guitar, just went straight to mando.
    But the low rich sound from...
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    Re: Naming your Mandolin

    When I got Scarlett she came to me already named... and I saw no reason to change that.
    I also suspect that many of the Weber mandolins done in 'Scarlet Fire' wind up with some variant of 'Scarlet'...
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    Re: Free Waterloo Mandolin

    Sure! Love the one with the tortoiseshell guard.
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    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    First time with using pictures w/Cafe, trying again....
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    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    Spencer - I plan on coming back to Marietta Square for more jams.... but this time with a strap and a chair!

    Playing my Flatiron with no strap - and on one leg - makes for a great story, but not...
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    Re: Case for Gibson A5 double point

    Sheperd - did you ever find a good case for your jethro?

    I'm in the same situation, and so far the points on my A5 prevent me from using most A-style cases...

    K'hat
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    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    Wow! I didn't know these things had such a following, much less risen in value like that.

    I bought my Flatiron 2MC from GC back in '96? for $275 ish. Looks like its a post-Gibson,...
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    Re: The rules according to Bill Monroe

    I’m having trouble merging the “we have rules and some instruments don’t belong in BG” Bill Monroe with the first time I heard “Kentucky Waltz”... played by Bill and his band.... with a Hammond...
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    Re: Walmart mandolin

    On the first pic? The right side mando just has a bad photoshop job. The 2nd and 3rd pictures on the site are better representations of the scroll.
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    Re: Walmart mandolin

    Hmm... fingerboard is rosewood, but rest is made of basswood? Isn't that just one step above balsa wood?
    It may play beautifully, but won't take any knocks or dings well. But at that price,...
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    Re: Something a bit different

    Sooo.. he took two mandolins and made .. an electric mandola, but with a mandolin scale? Could be better for getting to the fun part w/o having to retrain your fingers to a longer scale length. ...
  14. Re: Please help identify 2 Mandolins (1 Banjo-Mandolin)

    Not sure about the mandolins, but they're asking $25 for a plastic recorder that's missing 1 of 3 parts.... That's bat**** crazy.
    If it's from the same seller, I'd expect similar outrageous pricing...
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    Re: BAHHHH HA HA HA HA!! Loop end you say??

    Heh!:grin: It took me longer to figure this out than it should.

    Need. More. Coffee.
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    Re: Nerve pain in my finger

    I saw you mentioned that you play with a strap... Are you standing or sitting?

    I know sitting with an F-style and using a footrest & strap, you don’t have to use your left hand to support the...
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    Re: Share your 2018 mandolin challenges.

    I've got lots of woodwind experience, but I'm still a mando duffer at best - so I've started up with Mike Marshall's online classes.... That was the easy part.
    Now have a goal of getting at least...
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