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    Re: Traveling for Christmas

    Thanks Chuck

    My big concern was the low humidity in the car. Sounds like just keep it inter case and I should be fine. Thanks again
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    Traveling for Christmas

    Hi

    Plan on driving from The North to Fla. Do I need to be concerned about humidity changes in my car? If so will wrapping the case in plastic work? I have a humidifier on my furnace so it is...
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    Re: Mandolin for Grandson

    Thanks all - Started looking for a Uke!!
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    Re: Mandolin for Grandson

    Thanks Brian. I was hoping to save a few bucks. He may reenact a Who concert
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    Mandolin for Grandson

    Hi - my 3 year old grandson loves playing with my Mando. I am debating picking up a Rogue for him. I have seen them online for $50. Has anyone had a similar experience?
    Thanks
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    Re: Is mandolin for me?

    Go for it. I was in the same boat, several years older than you. It is slow however fun. I picked up an Eastman 305 and love it. Hate to say this, but not even a bluegrass fan. Just love the...
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    Re: Sheet Music for Classic Rock

    Thanks everyone - Looks like I have my work cut out for me. Good news - it is fun work with great rewards :mandosmiley:
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    Sheet Music for Classic Rock

    I tried to search on this website and was not able to find any information on good sheet classic rock music for the mandolin. I saw some books from Hal Leonard and was wondering if anyone had any...
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    Re: Truss Rod Question

    You also maybe able to find a lab (medical or non medical) that has an exray machine
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    Re: Bridge Tilting Forward

    Thanks Pops!!!
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    Re: Bridge Tilting Forward

    Please excuse my descriptions not sure of the correct terms for the mandolin :(. I cut the corner of a 3x5 card to get perpendicular surfaces. When I put the cut card on the back side of the...
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    Re: Bridge Tilting Forward

    Is there any reason / need for me to rush and get this resolved? If so, why?

    Thanks

    Bob
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    Re: Bridge Tilting Forward

    Funny thing I was looking through the form and under "General Mandolin Discussions - Advice on buying my first mandolin" there is a link to a demo mandolin on ebay. If you zoom in on slide #8 bridge...
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    Re: Bridge Tilting Forward

    I originally purchased it from Elderly, which a good hour and half away. Found an Eastman dealer in the area (Huber Breese). Probably best to take it to them. Very ironic, I did not want to...
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    Re: Bridge Tilting Forward

    He said he would make it right. I had the impression the reason that he suggested to wait was, it will be done at no cost.
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    Re: Bridge Tilting Forward

    Okay here is the latest - Took it in and the guy went to straighten the bridge and it went back to the tilted forward position. He suggested that I wait until I am ready to change strings and he...
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    Re: Bridge Tilting Forward

    Could I have done something to create this condition?
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    Re: Bridge Tilting Forward

    The place where I took my mandolin is big into violins and cellos
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    Re: Bridge Tilting Forward

    Thanks all
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    Re: Bridge Tilting Forward

    Pops - thanks! Since you said I should not leave it as is, I will have it adjusted.
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    Bridge Tilting Forward

    My instructor suggested that I have my strings changed. So, had the strings changed by their luthier. It appears that the bridge is tilting forward. I am not sure if it has always been like this. ...
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    Re: My Mando Cost Me My Wedding Ring

    Pasha - Sorry for you loss you are in my prayers
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    Re: My Mando Cost Me My Wedding Ring

    Yes I went in and spoke to the owner. Also when through our house, car, garage, parking lots (cleaner and music store)
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    Re: My Mando Cost Me My Wedding Ring

    Just didn't want to dig up the Mando. I know it is all my fault and I am the only one to blame.
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    My Mando Cost Me My Wedding Ring

    I was going to my Mando lesson and took my wedding ring off and placed it in my inside coat pocket. I forgot about it for a few days. My wife took my coat to the cleaners and no more ring. I am...
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