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    Re: Mandolins outside

    There's a story in one of Bill's biographies somewhere about his mandolin being left in an open case during a rain storm at a festival or show. At showtime, he picked it up out of the case, dumped...
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    Re: Predicting the Future

    Got any F5s you want to send my way in exchange for some A models? If you’re correct, you ought to come out ahead in the long run.
  3. Thread: Humidifier ?

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    Re: Humidifier ?

    Could be. If the weather was the only variable that changed before the buzz started, humidity, or a rapid change thereof, is a likely culprit.

    Weather here in VA swings wildly. Case in point,...
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    Re: Breaking in a brand new mandolin

    Play it daily.

    :mandosmiley:
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    Re: "New" Gibson Company: No More Mandolins?

    Well, sure. A quick internet search indicates a median household income in the mid-90s was maybe $34K, today it's around $63K. A gallon of gas was averaging $1.15 in the mid-90s, a gallon of milk...
  6. Re: What is the Difference between a $6,000 and $3,000 mandolin?

    I agree with you. I think many of us, myself included, are willing to shell out relatively substantial premiums for that name on the peghead. (And in many cases, there is actual value in that name...
  7. Re: What is the Difference between a $6,000 and $3,000 mandolin?

    Sure, but suppose you throw one violin into the mix (or mandolin, for our purposes) that's a $750 instrument. And suppose that's the one that sounded best to you. Would you be able to contentedly...
  8. Re: What is the Difference between a $6,000 and $3,000 mandolin?

    At what price point are we no longer paying for a partiular type of wood, or a particular configuration/assembly of this box of wood, or a particular sound, and merely paying a premium for the name...
  9. Re: BlueChip folks -look at this pic and tell me which one to try

    Well, I ordered one. TD60. So hopefully the sublime mysteries will all become clear come Monday evening. I will report back with my findings. And maybe a pick for sale. Thanks for your thoughts...
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