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    classified ad pics

    How do I add more than one photo in my ad? I don't see options, and when I try to add a second pic it replaces the first. Thanks!
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    re-sticking a transducer

    I have an F-hole JBovier mando with a K&K internal pickup, professionally installed. I just saw that one of the transducers is no longer in place. I don't know how it came loose; I don't now if my...
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    Re: need a pickup tutorial

    thanks for the replies, and I've seen similar comments elsewhere online. What still confuses me, though, is that my guitar pickup does NOT have a preamp built-in that uses battery power; it is only...
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    need a pickup tutorial

    I jus bought a new mandolin, and want to add a pickup. As I read posts, shop around, etc., I remember that years ago I installed a pickup in my Taylor guitar (easier to do than I had feared) and...
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    McIntyre external pickup

    Anyone out there have experience/opinion about the McIntyre MT - 100XT external pickup? I like the idea of a no-fuss easy to take on and off pickup, and saw this one. I just bought a Behringer...
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    Re: Mandolin and guitar duo

    I do that with a friend, focusing on vocal harmonies. Neither of us are good musicians, but a few mando breaks coupled with basic guitar goes a long way. If you want to see it really done well,...
  7. Thread: Breedlove?

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    Re: Breedlove?

    Think the comments made about the year of my instrument are correct. I remember first researching that when I bought it, but I don't know where I originally got the info, by serial number, and it...
  8. Thread: Breedlove?

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    Re: Breedlove?

    thanks for the comment, Steve. I don't really know what I'm looking for. My Breedlove tends to be quiet, and so something with a little more oomph would be nice. I really liked a '29 Gibson A oval...
  9. Thread: Breedlove?

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    Breedlove?

    I have a Breedlove Quartz O, which was made in 1993, according to the folks at Breedlove when I gave them the serial number. I bought it used for around $850 several years ago. i'm looking to...
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    Re: another pickup/mic question

    Ok, thanks for all the comments. Bottom line seems to be: get a preamp. Will do.
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    another pickup/mic question

    I know this has been discussed many times, but I'd like some feedback on my situation. I play mostly in a duet with a guitar player, neither us great players, but we do vocal harmonies pretty well. ...
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    Re: tremolo issue

    Thanks for all the suggestions. Someone asked about pick: The one I use has Blue Chip-TAD- 60 printed on it, and I really like it. I just tried D'Addario flat wound strings, and it has made a big...
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    tremolo issue

    I play a Breedlove, about 15 yrs old, I think. I've notice that when I try to play a fast tremolo the sounds starts to, well, I don't know the right word word, but the sound starts to distort, or...
  14. Thread: smalll PA

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    smalll PA

    My son just got his first paying gig, and I'm thinking of helping him out with an inexpensive PA. He's playing solo, acoustic guitar, singing, at a small bar (not a loud bar), and may do...
  15. Re: suggestions for file sharing apps to compose music with other

    Thanks for the suggestions. I've tried avaldes's idea, which makes sense. I've been testing it by saving that way, and sending the dropbox link to another email I have. However, what I get in...
  16. Re: suggestions for file sharing apps to compose music with other

    Thanks. The problem so far is that GarageBand lets me share the music only after it converts it to an mp4 file, which then locks in the tracks so far. I want - if possible - to send unfinished,...
  17. suggestions for file sharing apps to compose music with others?

    I'm trying to record my songs with others who are long-distance. What is a good way to share music files that will allow other musicians to add tracks? I thought i could share my garageband...
  18. recommendation for beginner mando for classical

    Looking for advice for a very inexpensive mando. I know there is no good answer to this, but here I am. Myself, I'm a long-time hacker, still a beginner, currently on a Breedlove. My 21 yr. old...
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    Re: strings for a vintage Gibson?

    Put some D'Adderio J-74's on it last night. Played it this morning. I'm not much of a player, but this A4 is the nicest sounding mando I have ever touched. Too bad it ain't mine, but I will gently...
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    Re: strings for a vintage Gibson?

    The only number that I can make out is the 2959 on the back of the neck block.
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    Re: strings for a vintage Gibson?

    I don't know about that. I've looked at a some A4s in the Archives, and they all have truss rod covers in the photos, so I don't know if some were built that way, or all had been fitted later on. ...
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    Re: strings for a vintage Gibson?

    Yes, I imagine that that bell-shaped plate is a truss rod cover.
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    Re: strings for a vintage Gibson?

    here are some pics. I'm new at this, and it was harder to reduce the glare than I thought it would be.
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    Re: strings for a vintage Gibson?

    Yes, it has the mother of pearl dots on the tuners, and the words The GIbson are inlaid mother of pearl with the fleur de lis below it. I checked out photos and descriptions on websites everything...
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    strings for a vintage Gibson?

    I have just borrowed a friend's mandolin. She inherited it from her father, doesn't play it, and suggested I put some new strings on it, play it some, that it would make her father happy to know it...
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