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    Re: Shelter-in-place (NMC)

    I just realized something. I can't be infected with OVID-19. I have 219 rolls of toilet paper. :)

  2. Re: Torrafied is actually an ancient Jewish process

    Yeah, right up to the end.
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    Re: Shelter-in-place (NMC)

    I have long-since given up on that.
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    Re: Shelter-in-place (NMC)

    Oh, yeah! I make some additions to my list here at home.
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    Re: buying first mando without playing?

    Mandroid brings up a good point. You may get a good deal from the lady whose father played but the mandolin has been setting in the closet for the last 15 years. But if you can't set up or there's...
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    Re: Shelter-in-place (NMC)

    Oh, my God. You were serious!! I've already done all that stuff. I have eggs. I have plenty of flour for biscuits and gravy. (Sorry, folks, I live in South.) My "libation" is coffee. I have a...
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    Shelter-in-place (NMC)

    The governor is going to implement a shelter-in-place edict, effective Friday.

    Well, I'm a couple of weeks short of 76 and have diabetes so that puts me in the high-risk category. I was...
  8. Re: String Gauge Difference and Effect On Intonation

    I recently put a set of flatwounds on one of my Breedloves. The results was terrible: string buzz and very poor intonation, In another thread, it was explained about a difference in tension, among...
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    Re: buying first mando without playing?

    My 2 worth: As you look around, check some of the advertisers on this forum. They've been around for years, are honest and reputable. They will give honest assessments of their instruments. I'm...
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    Re: Waiting for UPS

    You live in a metropolis. The population here is a little under 200K. Officially, UPS gives me about a 3 hour window but a smaller route probably makes the actual delivery time a little more...
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    Re: Waiting for UPS

    Getting back to the subject of UPS: I have installed their app on my phone and they give me all kinds of information and options. I can "sign" for a package there; I can tell the driver where to...
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    Re: Some instruments take time to sell

    Charles, if you sold a viola this week, it will probably account for at least 25% of the viola market in 2020 for the entire United States. Violas are like mandolas, most folds don't really know...
  13. Re: Difference between J74 strings and EJ74 strings ?

    Here in the South (USA), the humidity can reek havoc. I had some J74s that I bought at a good price some time ago. While I probably change strings more often tham most, it took me a while to go...
  14. Re: Difference between J74 strings and EJ74 strings ?

    I can't figure that out 'cause English was my goodest subject.
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    Re: These are difficult times

    I have a t-shirt like that. It gets lots of smiles.
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    Re: Eric Weissberg

    He did, in fact, die of Alzheimer's Disease yesterday. He was 80. He was certainly a classic.
  17. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Do you really think people misspell Louisiana's capital or the river. Well, yes, I guess they do.
  18. Re: The Long Lost Mandolin Cafe Time Wasters Page

    We originally called our band "Three Old Men Desperately Seeking Attention."
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    Re: Musician Jokes

    COVID-19 hasn't changed anything for me....yet. Tomorrow's another day.

    I know why toilet paper sales has skyrocketed. Everytime somebody sneezes, a hundred people crap in their pants. Everyone...
  20. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Maybe, maybe not. There are those who would complain if you bought a new rope to hang 'em.
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    Re: An idea that does not NOT need to be revived

    ,,,,and yet you did.
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    Re: Marty Stuart's Mando

    I think he still plays it most of the time.
  23. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    Aw, c'mon, now. It's not hurting anyone. Every once in a while, there's an epiphany that makes it worthwhile.
  24. Re: Gibson threatening the mandolin and guitar luthier community

    What about mandolas and octaves? I have a custom f-style octave mandolin. Are Eddie Blevins and I going to jail? :)
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    omg!
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