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    Re: Internet Radio Stations?

    WDVX.com, Knoxville, TN. Americana, Roots and Bluegrass. Schedule is available online. Home of the "Blue Plate Special" 12:00 pm eastern Monday thru Friday. Also live hosts.
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    Re: Silk and Steel Strings?

    Great demos and a really beautiful mandolin!
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    Re: Silk and Steel Strings?

    Thanks to all. Appreciate the great info!
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    Re: Silk and Steel Strings?

    Thank you. Good info indeed!
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    Silk and Steel Strings?

    The Rosa String Works videos frequently mention and endorse the GHS Silk and Steel mandolin strings. I've used silk and steel strings on guitars, and they are indeed easy on the fingers, and easy on...
  6. Props to Ratliff Mandolins and Kevin Douglas (Mandomut.com).

    I just picked up the 2011 Ratliff R-5 that Mandomut.com advertised here on the Cafe. I couldn't be happier with the instrument, and couldn't be more pleased with the seller, Kevin Douglas. Great to...
  7. Re: Newbie wondering about "The Loar" F-style mando quality

    Look at The Loar's THE LOAR LM-590. Elderly lists this for $590; Call them and see what the best they will do is. I bought an LM-600 from them this spring. The quality is excellent, finish a bit...
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    Re: Yet another Eastman question

    It is not often mentioned, but based on the 515 I had and the 815 I now have, the ribs on the 815 are about 1/4" taller than those on the 515. Both sound good, but I do prefer the sound of the 815.
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  9. Re: Need Source for Free Traditional Tunes in Standard Notation

    http://www.jaybuckey.com has a good collection of free .pdfs with both notation and tab. as well as, in many cases, mp3's for play along.
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    Re: We're open - ONE BUG - please read

    Amazing how you managed to get it running early. One comment...the new layout for the social groups mashes the threads to the right. Is that a function of my settings or is it something that might be...
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    Re: changing satin finish:

    The Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum had a thread a while back on polishing the satin finish on Martin 16 series GT (gloss top) models. The recommended polish was Meguiar's ScratchX followed by...
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    Re: Brand new to playing instruments

    Lots of free music -- tablature, notation, and MP3 playalongs at http://www.jaybuckey.com/. Great resource.

    Joe
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    Re: Newbie here, having some issues

    This link may help you, too.

    http://www.frets.com/FRETSPages/Musician/Mandolin/MandoString/mandostring1.html
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    Here's one place.... ...

    Here's one place....

    http://www.jaybuckey.com/free_tablature.htm

    Jay has

    Rocky Road to Dublin - Banjo.pdf
    Rocky Road to Dublin - Bass.pdf
    Rocky Road to Dublin - Dobro.pdf
    Rocky Road to...
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    Very nice indeed. One of my favorite tunes, and...

    Very nice indeed. One of my favorite tunes, and very well done..I learned it from a Jay Buckey tab and MP3s..his arrangement has some nice embellishments around the melody. If you haven't seen his...
  16. Thread: Banjo jokes

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    Steve Kaufman's Collection on www.flatpik.com...

    Steve Kaufman's Collection on www.flatpik.com
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    Look at www.jaybuckey.com. As a beginner I've...

    Look at www.jaybuckey.com. As a beginner I've found it very helpful, with a good deal of free tab, many with downloadable mp3s for playalong.
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    Take a look at the last post in this thread... ...

    Take a look at the last post in this thread...

    Epiphone Forum
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    For the OP--The Woodsongs archive has several of...

    For the OP--The Woodsongs archive has several of her performances. This one is provides some very good Rhonda Vincent background.

    http://webcast.msc.uky.edu/woodsongs-303.wmv

    Joe
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    Looks like a neat project. As one who plays...

    Looks like a neat project. As one who plays fiddle as poorly as I play Mando, I'll be interested to see how it comes along. In particular,I'd like to see what you're doing with the scroll.


    Joe
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    Audacity works fine to record audio from...

    Audacity works fine to record audio from Youtube...just set the Audacity input to either "stereo mix" or "mono mix", be sure any mic or line inputs to your PC are muted, and you're off to the races.
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    Welcome. Beautiful work and a very nice web site,...

    Welcome. Beautiful work and a very nice web site, as well!
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    Rick, Beautiful from all angles. Just tung...

    Rick,

    Beautiful from all angles. Just tung oil?

    Regarding the headstock, Thanks, I was looking at the back of the headstock--looks like it has "wings". Just wondered.

    Joe
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    Lovely. Is the headstock pieced? Or is that just...

    Lovely. Is the headstock pieced? Or is that just a peculiarity in the grain?

    Joe
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    The GM70 appears to be a dead ringer for the...

    The GM70 appears to be a dead ringer for the Fullerton Hammonton model which caused a stir here when it was discontinued by Music 123 and sold very cheaply. Most of the owners of that one are pleased...
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