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    Re: Dunlop 500 .96mm

    I tried the rounded picks repeatedly and didn't care for them. I even bought a BlueChip with the "1R" just in case... nope.

    My current fav is the Wegen TF140
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    Re: New Octave Mandolin Day

    Wow, Scott!... that's beautiful!
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    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    Updating with recent photos...

    I made a 3 piece peg head veneer with ebony and sapele and got the binding installed over the last few days. Waiting on a couple more things to finish up the...
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    Re: Happy ending for stolen mandolin

    Thats awesome... love it!
  5. Thread: No motivation

    by soliver
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    Re: No motivation

    I was invited to join the worship band at church for this coming Sunday and rehearsal was on Tuesday night. Enjoyed dinner, chatting and playing with other musicians for the first time in a long time...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

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    Spent the last couple of days making the neck joint fit right, Made myself a label and glued the back on tonight!
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    Re: Binding methods

    Well, I'll be using ABS plastic... assuming that will be fine James?
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    Re: Waterlox Marine High Gloss

    I built a canoe in college and brushed on marine varnish with a foam brush. ... mostly because I HATE cleaning brushes. I actually liked how thin I could lay on the varnish with it. I remember being...
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    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    Sawchyn makes an F hole model; The Hobo https://store.dustystrings.com/p-5791-sawchyn-hobo.aspx
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    Binding methods

    So I was looking into doing my binding, and found this method on YT:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j5rkKOOyiA


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j5rkKOOyiA

    I notice it looks like he is...
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    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

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    #001 coming along nicely! My sound board has some really nice bear claw!
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

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    Having too much fun working on #001!
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    Re: Waterlox Marine High Gloss

    I finished my kitchen counter tops with Waterlox, does that count? :)) ... in all seriousness, it's a great finish for that application.

    Marty did recommend it to me for a Guitar I refurbed... it...
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    Re: Red Valley Mandolin - Out On The Ocean

    Absolutely agree!!! That was beautiful!!
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Been on a break from working on number 001 in order to make wifey a garden gate for her birthday, but after a little puttering here and there and simultaneously working on some armrests, I was able...
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    Re: New Build: 13 inch scale Flat-Top

    Thanks Bob, just so you know I only got the Torrified Wood because I got an offer fro Stew Mac for $20 towards whatever I wanted (I think I hadn't bought anything in a while and they were trying to...
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    Re: New Build: 13 inch scale Flat-Top

    Thanks for sharing Bob! That's a cool looking instrument!... I'm working on my first build myself which is a Flatiron pancake style flat top using plans from Terry M. at Crystal Forest. Using...
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    Re: the first 3 tunes you learned?

    I think my first tunes were:
    Old Joe Clark,
    Flop Eared Mule &
    Whiskey before Breakfast

    Might be wrong though, I can't fully remember.
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    Re: 40mm Arm Rest Barrels

    Hey, Steve at Cumberland acoustic has just about every size hardware for the viola chinrests (used for armrests in his case) up to maybe 60mm. Unless he's out of stock, he probably has exactly what...
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    Re: Finding Parts for Banjolin

    Dan Erlewine does a video on Stew Mac on replacing the head on an Banjo Uke... might be worth checking out

    https://youtu.be/cdGyxVYxtiY


    https://youtu.be/cdGyxVYxtiY
  21. Thread: Kentucky Waltz

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    Re: Kentucky Waltz

    One of my favorite tunes to play!
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    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    Here's a more complete pic of where I'm at:

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    Top and back rough cut waiting on bracing; received brace wood from LMI, radiused ebony finger board from SM
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    Re: Help with upgrade, please

    Congrats!... great choice! I had about the exact same migration. Started with a super cheap used Rover off Craigslist and moved into an Eastman 305,... that's a great step up!

    Now start saving...
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    Re: Arm rest. Y or N?

    Same for mine, and it looks to me like the Northfield armrests (like the Cumberland Acoustic ones) are probably much thinner than both mine and the McClung that Doug makes.
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    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    INDEEDY!... I'll keep this thread updated!
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