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    Re: Who has thin bluechips?

    I added a Blue Chip SR 60 this week with the round bevel. I also own a CT 55. They are worth the price!
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    Re: Andrew Marlin's Pick

    Meanwhile, I bought a Blue Chip SR 60, as I have a CT 55 and enjoy that one. I got the round bevel this time to avoid any hang ups on strings when playing tremolo. Good release so far. Haven't...
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    Re: St. Anne’s Reel

    Kevin, Really great job! I play this song and know how far beyond my version of this tune your playing here represents! Excellent improvisation, as well!
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    Re: favourite strings

    Hi Mandobart! I am glad you shared about the DR Rare strings on your F5. I have not tried those though I have tried the DR Pure Blues on my Strat once or twice. Liked those! I will have to try...
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    Re: Andrew Marlin's Pick

    At 33:13, as you indicated, that pick does look fairly small. Going up the neck is definitely a technique he uses, also. Interesting! Thanks for the vids.
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    Re: Andrew Marlin's Pick

    onassis, Very interesting thoughts! Thanks for the reply. I agree that the large triangle makes a lot of sense. My best sound and fluid play experiences may have come from my Blue Chip CT55 though...
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    Re: Andrew Marlin's Pick

    gtani7, I appreciate the ideas! I went to that link and think that those teardrop picks might be worth a try. Thanks!
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    Re: Andrew Marlin's Pick

    Thanks Kevin. Admittedly, it is hard to tell from a video. The one time we saw him in July we had a great seat in the front, but on the side. I couldn't tell from that angle. Anyway, just really...
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    Re: Who has thin bluechips?

    yankees1: I would like to ask for the sake of my own consideration: Do you get the speed bevel or the round? I was thinking the rounded may be more usable on all corners, as needed?
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    Re: favourite strings

    IMHO, Phosphor bronze strings are not "a young whipper snapper thing"-- unless you count 64 years old in that category. :)) I first began to use PB strings when they were found on new USA-built Guild...
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    Re: Pain in Fretting Hand?

    I agree with Usuallypickin'. I get a more relaxed left hand by increasing the angle of the neck toward the left shoulder, as opposed to level to the ground. This is on a continuum and varies from...
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    Andrew Marlin's Pick

    I like to watch players and their technique, as most of us do. Mandolin Orange is a favorite and currently in our queue... if that is the word for "ready to hear next". :) Well, as I watch Andrew...
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    Re: The end of my playing days.

    So very sorry to learn of Ivan's passing. A real gentleman in our forum. God be with all the friends and family!
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    Re: The end of my playing days.

    Ivan, Been missing chatting with you about mandolins. Like those above, I am sending out my hope and concern that you will be comforted along with those you love, as well. Dan
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    Re: A pair of Diamonds

    Those are something to behold and I would bet sound great! Congrats!
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    Re: Gibson A5G value

    I think that would be a good $2500? I would look with interest at that price.
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    Re: New Weber Mandolin

    Sounds like a really great mandolin, Richard! So happy for you! Play it in health!
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    Re: Trump tariffs and Eastman

    I am concerned about this and I have been wondering when the tariffs would begin to affect instrument and amplifier availability, as well as consumer pricing. It is a real threat to those who rely on...
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    Re: Prettiest Peghead Inlays Ever

    Truly unique and I love it!
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    Re: Gibson A Oval Tuning Machines

    This is an important and necessary improvement for one of the best sounding and most dependable mandolins ever made! Thanks again, Russ!
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    Re: Prettiest Peghead Inlays Ever

    Tom, That is indeed a very unique and beautiful inlay on this peghead. I thank you for posting it here! Dan
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    Re: Help! YouTube blocked my video

    So true, Br1ck! Thanks!
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    Re: Help! YouTube blocked my video

    For that matter, "The thrill is Gone" and "House of the Rising Son" (particularly) are in a similar minor blues form. Great observation about "Angie" showing that "Hotel California" isn't unique in...
  24. Re: F5's from $3000-5000 worth considering - Sept '19

    I would say that Poe and BRW are great targets. I would love to have the chance to own the Pava and Northfield as well, but the first two are highly regarded based on knowledgeable mandolin folks in...
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    Re: String journey on a Collings MT

    Thanks for the info and ideas, Caleb and Pops1!
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