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    Re: New Washburn 'Timeless' F-5

    I own a Timeless A series Washburn. It happens to be a warranty replacement due to a twisted neck on the A style SWK
    Washburn. I Live in a small town with few music store choices, with the Washburn...
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    Re: Eastman 304 fretboard extension

    Hi Oliver
    I purchased my first mandolin a washburn timeless A year ago. It was a righty that I converted to lefty. Anyway the fingerboard
    was in my way since the things ways upside down. I took it...
  3. Re: For the palyer who has nearly everything

    The lutherie skills required to tap drill and bolt are top notch are they not
  4. For the palyer who has nearly everything

    https://flagstaff.craigslist.org/msg/d/flagstaff-washburn-style-mandolin/6869366888.html

    Someone scope this up before I am tempted
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    Re: Starting Left-handed or right

    As a lefty I watch these threads close, mostly I hear the downside of playing left handed which I tend not to agree with for the most part. I tried on several occasions to learn first the guitar then...
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    Re: Lefties Who Play Righty?

    I read this with interest because I am a lefty who plays lefty, tried righty and can't do it. Don't ask me why I golf and bat
    right handed go figure. I have went through a trial in my short 1 year...
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    Re: Austin - where to go for music?

    If you are going I would schedule a tour of Tom Ellis's shop. He is a really nice guy and a fantastic craftsman. It would be a visit
    that you would not regret.
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    Re: what would you do

    I went to ebay and looked at every A washburn offered in every case each mandolin offered for less than 999.00 was what they considered a scratch and dent item. I have decided to keep it and take a...
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    Re: what would you do

    OK I have not shared what I currently have and was not sure that it mattered because we never got to the dollars and cents. If it makes a difference I have a Washburn A Timeless Series. It retails...
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    Re: what would you do

    I don't think that spending time like that would be the right thing to do. After all rudeness begets rudeness. And I can spend the time drive the 200 or so miles to a store that values their...
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    Re: what would you do

    My comment about not faulting him for not wanting to trade is not a big deal I was fully prepared to just keep my mandolin and buy one with out a trade. If they would have just said we don't take...
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    what would you do

    I recently had the occasion to take my mandolin to one of the higher end dealers looking to trade it on my next MAS. I was surprised to hear one of the employees tell me my instrument was junk and...
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    Re: the addiction...

    I remind my better half that "NEED" never enters the equation...…..
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    Re: Banjo fingers

    I try hard to keep my picking hand off the face but years of banjoing makes my fingers gravitate to the face, strumming is not an issue but picking is. Maybe a little duct tape before I start playing...
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    Banjo fingers

    Hi All I am new to the mandolin but have been playing the banjo for quite some time. My question is "what is the general consensus about having the 3rd and 4th finger on your picking hand resting on...
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    Re: How to build a dynamic practice routine...

    Pete
    I am a new member and new to the mandolin. First let me tell you that what you sated above is very informative and
    quite true. I have been at the banjo for several years and have known some...
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