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  1. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Some thoughts...

    1) What bothers me most about this video is that the message violates the camaraderie and the cooperative nature of the luthiery community. Gibson is taking a go-it-alone and...
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    Re: Eastman ERM El Rey

    Thanks very much for that review Martin and congrats on getting published by FJ. (Did they pay you?)

    Daniel
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    Re: Playing a five string vs a four

    I chord mostly on the bottom three strings (CGD). Getting up to the E string is a bit of a finger twister. It's harder to mute the C string than the E string, so 5 note chords are called for. But...
  4. Re: Rio Grande Mock 4 Pickup for Gibson EM200

    I have been digging ever deeper into electric instrumentation and amplification this past year. I agree with Len. If your very good looking EM200 is electrically stock then there may be things you...
  5. The D.Gilchrist in the classifieds

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/140405#140405
    No connection to me whatsoever.

    I look at the work and I think, "That's beautiful stuff, but it should be 5 string with a Jonathan Mann wrap...
  6. Re: Effects for use on acoustic amp or PA with K and K pickup

    Staying acoustic, a bit of compression and a boost are always helpful.
    Look into effects made by Origin Effects (NFI), they have great pre-amp circuits.

    Give a Boss GE-7 EQ pedal a try. It has a...
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    Re: Eastman ERM El Rey

    Hey Martin, what's the scale length on the ERM? Eastman isn't saying on their website.

    Thanks!
    Daniel
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    Re: Eastman ERM El Rey

    Tease!

    :)
    Daniel
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    Re: Argh...

    We have a winner (ish).

    It doesn't tick all the boxes, but it sounds great. I have reacquired my Ampeg JetII J-12T (15w, 1x12").
    Ampeg made a bunch of these in 2007 and 2008. I bought mine new....
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    Re: mando tuned ukes?

    Gorgeous work Nigel!

    Daniel
  11. Re: 4-string emando, what’s the best out there?

    I read on the cafe some time ago that Tiny Moore chorded like he was playing a mandola and solo-ed like he was playing a mandolin. It dawned on me at that point that a 5 string mandolin is just a...
  12. Re: Requesting Recommendation for Strings for MIX Mandolin

    I don't use anything but Elixirs on my Mix F5, though admittedly I have not tried anything else but D'Addarios.

    Daniel
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    Re: Show off your back side

    176661

    The back of my Arrow G5 5 string. Quilty goodness.
    The photo is adding a lot of red. The sunburst is actually more of a tobacco colour.

    Daniel
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    Re: Argh...

    Thanks guys.

    I think I overstated my case. The reason I don't want a bass amp is because guitar amps tend to colour the tone more, and I'm after a bit of colour, especially with the JBovier.
    ...
  15. Re: 19" octave mandolin - tune as CGDA

    I'd start with a standard mandolin set. I use D'addario EJ-74s.

    The string tension calculator (http://stringtensionpro.com/) shows a reduction in tension of about 4 pounds from a standard...
  16. Re: 19" octave mandolin - tune as CGDA

    Were you thinking of tuning down a fifth or up a fourth?

    Daniel
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    Re: 4- vs 8-string electric mandos

    Listen to Paul Buskirk, Tiny Moore, Eldon Shamblin, Johnny Gimbel, Alex Gregory, Ricky Skaggs, Mike Lampert, Michael Kang, Jason Anick, and a few others.

    For me the 4 and 5 string emandos are...
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    Re: Argh...

    Thanks guys. All good advice, taken in various forms over the years already.

    I'm just grousing because all the gear is made with guitars and guitar players in mind.

    - EQ parameters on amps...
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    Argh...

    I wish someone would make an amp for the frequencies a 5 string electric mandolin puts out.

    Frankly a little frustrated with the available choices these days.

    I know several of you are happy...
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    Re: two mocha

    Cool.

    :)
    Daniel
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    Re: My new Airline Electric Mandola

    Hi Joe,

    You've done what I would have done to start: get a new set of strings. Old strings can be a source of a lot of weirdness.

    Have you had the instrument set up?
    Have you determined if...
  22. Re: Paul Buskirk's HOT PICKIN' and the mystery 5-string

    Nothing new under the sun. :)
    Cool stuff.

    Daniel
  23. Re: Paul Buskirk's HOT PICKIN' and the mystery 5-string

    Hmmm...
    Red or white (or maybe mahogany?) it looks like the same maker.

    Can't help even a little! But I'm hanging on an answer, and enjoying Hot Pickin'!

    Daniel
  24. Daniel on an Arrow G5 doing a little Temperance Reel

    I've been banging on about this instrument down in the emando section for months, so I thought it sporting to share the video.
    The occasion was a gig at the Blue Boar in Temple Grafton,...
  25. Re: My mandolin got eaten by a Stratocaster.

    See?
    You shoulda grabbed a 4 or 5 string emando. You'd still be playing it. ;)

    Daniel
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