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  1. Re: Tom Bedell's TED Talk on sustainable woods for instruments

    I own one of his guitars. It is very plain but a out standing guitar. I could give comparisons but it might offend some of those builders of brand names. And it was cheap .
  2. Re: Waylon Jennings Personal Martin Mandolin A Style w/documentat

    The Telecaster would be better. But not that.
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    Re: 3 Point F-4 Torch and Wire

    Thats a nice one.
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    Re: 3 Point F-4 Torch and Wire

    Wow..
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    Re: 1909 A4 Gibson Factory Revamped

    The Seller got a bunch of mandolins from a inheritants .. he has some idea of what he has,, but hes not sure on originality.. Im betting its a good Mandolin regardless of the neck replacement. the...
  6. Re: Armenian (soviet) 1970's electric mandolin monstrosity

    Looks like a used toilet lid with ablam. :)
  7. Thread: Curious Mandolin

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    Re: Curious Mandolin

    by the looks of the Hawksbill .. I bet its older..
  8. Thread: UPS rant

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    Re: UPS rant

    I would rather sign for it at the post office prior to collecting. So the box can be checked properly for damage. Any issues can be dealt with there. . Ups is slippery when it comes to isurables...
  9. Thread: UPS rant

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    Re: UPS rant

    I used to work for UPS on the ramp unloading the jets and putting the huge bins with your items inside those bins. You would not believe how mishandled your items recieved. I can vouch for many...
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    Re: Like this site but for guitar....

    There really isnt a guitar forum similar to this one. They all really know a whole lot about not to much. Or they know everything there is to know. About everything. Not sure how that works but...
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    Re: Ebay F-4 seller with low feedback

    kind of like me.. a year ago I cancelled my Ebay account.. I had 1700 plus I restarted my account about two months ago and have 0 but I have 30 plus mandolins and Guitars that I will be selling.. ...
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    Re: UPS rant

    USPS is way better than UPS any day for shipping..

    UPS just like Purolator had me reopen a box prior to shipping to make sure the contents were as stated at the depots.. I would never use those...
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    Re: 3 Point F-4 Torch and Wire

    My guess. I bet a retop. From what another poster says. His guess the mid 20s on repair. The case fits the time line. That mandolin has seen better days. Its had a rough life.
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    Re: F-4 owned by Norman Blake

    Cool info.
  15. Thread: Loar’s Loar!

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    Re: Loar’s Loar!

    Not sure of what the price is. Cant see that. But just being a Loar , you got to be rich to buy Rich. The only folks able to obtain such a item are of Status .
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    Re: 3 Point F-4 Torch and Wire

    I would be all over that one for a few reasons. I would be looking inside the top for a signature as well . Pretty cool piece .
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    Re: 3 Point F-4 Torch and Wire

    That would make sense now Im seeing what you are seeing.
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    Re: 3 Point F-4 Torch and Wire

    Thats a cool looking F4

    The serial numbers not to far off from mine.
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    Re: Question about Finish Chipping

    kind of looks like someone slipped there finger off the fingerboard and caught there nail on the edge,, chipping the finish,,.
  20. Thread: Gibson "F-3"

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    Re: Gibson "F-3"

    Nice looking mandolin. Someday I will get one.
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    Re: Gibson A1 (requesting information)

    I wasnt talking about Rickker. I was refering to the nephew
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    Re: Gibson A1 (requesting information)

    I know if I had my neighbour looking after my house while I was on holidays. I would sure hope he wasnt going through my collection looking for values of each guitar and mandolin . Those are my ...
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    Re: Gibson A1 (requesting information)

    The way your asking about this info. Makes me wonder . Your Nephew probably already knows what it is , year and value .
  24. Thread: Givens A

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    Re: Givens A

    Sometimes its not all about the high grade of wood. But the feel and tone. . Givens build a fine Mandolin and Acoustic guitar
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    Re: $200 to dress mandolin frets? Ouch!

    whats the hourly rate? 50 ish a hour plus materials. thats not to bad..
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