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    Re: Position playing or shifting?

    It's to your benefit to use all of your fingers,I don't know how that can be argued,,some pros might have really high action,which explains using only your stronger fingers up the neck,,I think it's...
  2. Thread: Who?

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    Re: Who?

    I started singing along once and the guitar player says to me " wow,is there a melody that goes with that?"..
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    Re: Accompanying a guitarists who tunes down

    Lol ,,if someone told me theyre playing in the key of " B# "..I think that's my cue to get up and leave..
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    Re: Accompanying a guitarists who tunes down

    Ok,,I sometimes play with a guy who detune's his guitar ,to exactly I'm not sure and then puts a capo on it half the time,,he's also left handed and can't play in a standard tuning,,I play with him...
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    Re: Different picks for different instruments

    .88 picks for a mandolin are almost a med. considering some go between 1 -2 mm...for me though,a stiff .88 is perfect for both instruments...
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    Re: Economy or alternate picking

    Sweep picking is the same thing as economy picking,as laid out by Frank Gambale,,as it is almost impossible to actually sweep pick an entire tune or improvisation,,sweep picking also incorporates...
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    Re: Economy or alternate picking

    Economy picking is what was called "sweep picking",,brought to the forefront by Frank Gambale,,but way before him it was used by Chet Atkins,the "Chet Atkins arppegio",, this is the basic sweeping...
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    Re: ToneGuard Question

    sissy bars on Harleys are cool,,they are functional and add to the overall lines of the bike,,,I wouldnt own one without one,,but I'm old school ,from a time when every bike had one..
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    Re: The Obvious 12/26 Question

    It's a 10ft.,,2 wt. Nymphing rod...
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    Re: The Obvious 12/26 Question

    I got a new fly rod..
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    Re: Blues Mandolin Song Choices

    "Bluegrass Stomp"..
  12. Thread: UPS rant

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    Re: UPS rant

    I can't agree with this as I've had a couple of badly damaged packages delivered by FedEx...-1 for them..
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    Dean Webb's F4..

    181779 One of the best bluegrass mandolinists ever,,this is a photo I took of Dean Webb playing his 3 point F4,,from the Andy Griffith show (S4,E25), "Divorce,mountain style"..
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    Re: My pinky won't go where I tell it!

    Make a fist,palm down,extend pinky straight out,now start moving the pinky around,up,down,back and forth,in and out etc. to gain independence ...very challenging to do with ring finger..
  15. Re: Gibson Ricky Skaggs Distressed Master Model - My New Mandolin

    This looks very similar to a DMM that was in the classifies about a year or so ago..it was located in Germany ,if anybody recalls that mandolin..
  16. Thread: Improvising

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    Re: Improvising

    Ok,thanks man,,that definitely ain't me...
  17. Re: Gibson Ricky Skaggs Distressed Master Model - My New Mandolin

    Oh yeah that is just sweet...
  18. Thread: Improvising

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    Re: Improvising

    [QUOTE=CarlM;1744698]
    Likewise hamboners play recognizable songs and tunes despite having little to no melody as such. They rely on rhythm and dynamics to make the tune recognizable. They will...
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    Re: We Honor Your Service

    I graduated high school in 1973 and I drew in the '73 &'74 draft high numbers,past 300 so I wasn't going anywhere. My brother in law served in Nam though,,my father in law joined the Army at 17 to...
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    Re: What's taking you so long in there?

    The good thing is you can always multi task!..
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    Re: Naming your Mandolin

    I've never named an instrument,just rifles...
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    Re: Who has thin bluechips?

    I play hardcore bluegrass on a F5 with med./ hvy. strings,,I've tried everything,have a pick collection going back over 50 years,,,the beSt pick ever is the BC jazz LG 35...thin,very stiff,brings...
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    Re: Right Hand Technique

    I do wrist curls with a weight to strengthen my forearms,,I used to take a 2,3 or 5 lb. Lifting plate and hold it it in my right hand like a pick and start to fan it like tremelo,no mandolin in hand...
  24. Re: Listen to CMSA playing "Magnificent Mountain" at the conventi

    Wow,,that's all mandolins? Very impressive,just awesome to listen to .
  25. Thread: Improvising

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    Re: Improvising

    Don't forget to use other "tools of expression" such as sliding in and out of notes,hammer on's and pull offs,glissandos,choking,vibrato,altered tremolo beats etc...once you start to utilize these on...
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