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    Whats up with Mandos?

    A friend has a Collings A. Itís a GREAT sounding mando. I stopped by Gruhn's the other day and played a couple of identical Collings A's and they both were very thin and tinny, and it wasnít just...
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    Re: Northfield mandolins

    Very nice!! Congrats!
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    Re: Gilchrist Mandolins

    A buddy of mine has a really nice Gilchrist that I used to have a raging case of MAS over. Its a killer mando. Lucky for me my Northfield killed my MAS and it hasn't returned.
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    Re: Northfield finish issues ?

    I've had my F5M for two years. No problems so far. Looks like the day I got it.
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    Re: Best Mandolin for $3000-$3500?

    Just a fools advice... Years ago, about 6 years after I started playing mandolin, I decided I wanted a nice mandolin. I contracted with a "luthier" (I won't mention their name) to build a mandolin...
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    Re: Best Mandolin for $3000-$3500?

    I was in the same boat about two years ago. I had suffered with a sub mediocre instrument for years and had a raging case of MAS. Over the years I had played and salivated over most all of the...
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    Re: Mando on the boat?

    Wish I had this problem.
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    Broken Heartland

    I found this website called Kompoz.com. It's an online musician's collaboration site. I was browsing around and found this one tune called "Broken Heartland". The collaborators were seeking a...
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    Re: Ovation USA closes down

    I think Cat Stevens used one too back in the day.
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    Re: Country music awards

    Through the years it seems I've always been able to find something in the current country top 10 Iv'e liked. But the new hot trend of breaking into rap in the middle of a country song is a real turn...
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    Re: Chris Thile on Jimmy Fallon

    Threads like these are amazing to me. Somewhere in the middle of us there is this mandolin thing, but Wow, we sure approach it from 360 degrees. Or more like 360 X 360 degrees. Does a sphere have...
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    Re: La Violetera

    Lovely!
  13. Re: The Infamous Stringdusters: LIVE tonight!

    Ditto...
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    Re: making big money in music

    For musicians, what happens when they get old? I'm there and believe me things do not come as easy as they once did. If I were a young professional musician I'd live as meagerly as possible and...
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    Re: making big money in music

    Between this depressing article and the news of Tony Rice's situation... ugh..
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    Hey Brother Where Art Thou

    Look up the song "Hey Brother" by Avicii. Recognize the lead vocal?
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    Improving tone

    Anyone have any experience with having a mandolin taken apart and re-carved/modified to improve sound? Specifically bass...
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    Re: Price Streamline Case

    Got my streamline case a few months back. They are awesome cases! Gary is meticulous about making sure a customer is satisfied.
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    Re: What are you playing for the holidays?

    Thanks Manfred!
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    Re: What are you playing for the holidays?

    This tune has always been a favorite of mine around this time of year. Those Charlie Brown Holiday specials were magic. I worked it up a while back. Here's my version...
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    Re: Even the Big Boys get nervous

    I started to just let this go, but I can't. If this is referring to my original post, you need to go back and read it. I was expressing nothing but the utmost respect and admiration for Steffey and...
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    Re: Even the Big Boys get nervous

    Rob Ickes seemed to be the coolest performer on stage. But watching closely you can see a look on his face when he finished nailing his break that says "Whew! I got it!" I'm still geeking out...
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    Re: Even the Big Boys get nervous

    I originally started this thread hoping to get a discussion going about how the pros can overcome being nervous and still nail a performance. Or how seeing them nervous makes them human and maybe...
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    Re: Even the Big Boys get nervous

    Hey Cheryl, I think Herbm55 found the guitar guy. Look about about four posts up.
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    Even the Big Boys get nervous

    Alan Jackson and his bluegrass ensemble played on David Letterman last night. Here is the link to the show on CBS. Its 39 minutes in.

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