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    Re: My first mandolin

    Ditto.
    Enjoy it.
    Bill
  2. Thread: two mocha

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    Re: two mocha

    Nice, Diptanshu,
    What language is he singing in? Hindi?
    Bill
  3. Re: check this out, Rahim AlHaj NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

    Thanks for posting this. What a beautiful instrument (looks and sound).
    Bill
  4. Re: New video of the French lefthander who makes his mandolins

    Jean-Luc,
    Good to see you back.
    Nice sounding instrument.
    Bill
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    Re: New Kelley mandolin violin style

    Very nice, Skip.
    Bill
  6. Thread: CF and wood?

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    Re: CF and wood?

    I would be wary of trying this. You'd probably want to use a vacuum setup to get a good bond with the top. But the real issue as I see it is sound. You really have no idea how the CF will affect the...
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    Re: tapered peghead, how to fit bushing

    I would say the holes for the tuners must be drilled at an angle.
    Bill
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    Re: Andrew Mowry article

    I agree with James wholeheartedly.
    Bill
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    Re: NMD... Generosity indeed!

    Marty is a great guy. And a fine, innovative builder.
    Bill
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    Re: Favorite Mandolin Picture

    That Bell rings my bell, Charles.
    Bill
  11. Re: Finished first build - Thanks for all of the help

    Nice work. Let's hear it.
    Bill
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    Re: Passernig two point in the classifieds

    I have played one of his instruments. Very powerful and nuanced. Fine workmanship, too.
    Bill
  13. Re: Emil Ernebro & Erik Igelström - Just Friends

    Yep.
    Bill
  14. Thread: Truss rods

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    Re: Truss rods

    Carbon fiber rods are not really truss rods in that they are not adjustable. The function of a truss rod is to give some adjustment to the neck bow. Carbon fiber is to stiffen the entire neck, but...
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    Re: Famous players using flat fretboards

    I don't really like radiused boards either. I think they actually make it harder to reach the higher strings as it moves them further from the hand (by a very small amount). I keep meaning to...
  16. Re: Experimental mandola with internal horn, neutral tension brid

    Fascinating video. Innovative design work and implementation. I'm sure this will drive a lot of conversation and I look forward to it.
    Bill
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    Re: What is Groove?

    Groove is not, in my view, the same as time. Time is the basic form of the song. 4/4, 3/4, etc. The groove is the rhythm and tempo that is played over this basic form. If you listen carefully to a...
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    Re: Electric Viking Mandolin

    Nice!
    Bill
  19. Re: 3rd FFcP Fourths Exercise (theory question)

    I'm not finding this book anywhere. Any help appreciated.
    Bill
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    Re: Note Manipulation

    I think bending a note is more the correct term. Vibrato refers to striking a note over and over rapidly.
    bill
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    Re: Skip Kelly Mandolins?

    I've got one of his A's. Very strong instrument.
    Bill
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    Re: 10 string mandolin builder

    I'd have to disagree with Verne. I found the transition to fanned frets to be easy and natural.
    Bill
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    Re: 10 string mandolin builder

    Marty Jacobson built me one. Probably more than $3K, but a great instrument!
    Bill
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Andy,
    Is that a scyamore back and sides? If so, I'd like your impressions of sycamore as a tonewood?
    Thanks,
    Bill
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    Re: A brand new Mowry oval A - I am so excited!!

    Andrew is a master, and a great guy. Enjoy the instrument.
    Bill
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