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    Re: James on my J.Bovier

    I did on the two upper holes. They were close but not lined up so...
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    James on my J.Bovier

    Just added a nice James Tailpiece to my J.Bovier. I'm not sure it made a huge difference but it makes me happy. Not a bad little Mandolin, especially for the money. Much brighter than my Ellis and...
  3. Re: Bought this on Ebay, HANDMADE J.W BRADFORD

    Thats kinda cool looking... Love to hear it
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    Re: Trip to Nashville

    Thank you for the correction on Cotton Music. When they were getting ready to move the guy inside told me they were done. Apparently that was bad info.

    Cheers
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    Re: Trip to Nashville

    FYI, Cotton Music has been torn down for awhile now. Good ole Nashville condo etc :(. Noshville is gone too now eeerrrrrrrrr.
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    Re: Trip to Nashville

    You will no doubt have a great time at Carter's and the Station Inn. The Sunday night jam used to be a lot of fun at the Station but I haven't been in awhile. Visit Gruhn too while you're in town. ...
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    Re: Disappointment = MAS Cure

    I would say my personal experience at GC has not been horrible so far. I bought a very nice D28 Authentic 1937 there with a trade which they were very fair on and also cut the price of the guitar by...
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    Re: New to me mandolin

    Congrats! Enjoy the ride
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    Re: New Mandolin Day - Ellis

    Ha John! If I end up buying another you can bet it will be an Ellis :grin:
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    Re: New Mandolin Day - Ellis

    Hi There,

    Truth is I am new to Mandolin (kinda). In 1994 I actually made an F5 with the help of my buddy Cliff Sargent which I was lucky enough to get back and pass on to my son. I've been a...
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    Nod Hill Brewery - Thanks!

    Here's a shout out to Dave and Nod Hill Brewery for sending me what might be the coolest beer label I have seen.

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    Re: New Mandolin Day - Ellis

    Update: I've been playing this Ellis nonstop now for 3 weeks and I can't imagine ever wanting or needing anything else other than another Ellis. I am soooooo happy with this Mandolin. Thank you...
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    Re: Your MAS Progression

    This is my long list of mandolins :)

    Scaggs F5 1992 (Yes I made this one)
    Cliff Sargent F5 1994 (Cliffy was my good bud)
    Gibson Fern 2000
    Ellis Tradition F5 2018 (I'm done)
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    Re: Jazz 5 Roberts/Tiny Moore Mandolin

    Hi Lynda,

    I knew your Dad and played with him on several occasions at the Tex's Saloon. We would see one another during the Western swing Society jams. I was in the house band playing guitar and...
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    Re: New Mandolin Day - Ellis

    Take a look at this!

    https://www.facebook.com/tom.ellis.14606/videos/1903822859747860/
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    Re: New Mandolin Day - Ellis

    Hey guys, Thanks for all the posts and the video clip too. I am admittedly new to the mandolin but have a been a guitar and steel player my whole life doing everything from touring to sessions and...
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    Re: New Mandolin Day - Ellis

    Yes I saw that too and no that's not me. I will try and find a minute this weekend to fire up the camera and play her some. Thanks guys
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    Re: Mandolin Inspired Beer

    I want some!
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    Re: New Mandolin Day - Ellis

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    Re: New Mandolin Day - Ellis

    Nah, thats a Dudenbostel armrest I had. The Tailpiece is a James engraved by Ellis.. Thanks!

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    Yes, a Traditional and tortified top as well. I feel very lucky
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    New Mandolin Day - Ellis

    Ellis #450 showed up today and she is awesome. can't wait to get home and tear in to it.


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    Hello My name is Mike Scaggs and I am an old...

    Hello

    My name is Mike Scaggs and I am an old friend of Cliff. He and I, like many of you, used to sit out in the shop and build mandolins. He was such a great person. He was one of the friends I...
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