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  1. Re: Country Mandolin players in the Honky-Tonk era

    For contemporary groups playing "traditional" 40s-60s country, the Malpass Brothers incorporate mandolin in their throw-back repertoire. They're great!
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    Re: Happy Birthday, Mandolin Cafe!

    Another Happy Birthday and eternal thanks to Scott!
  3. Re: Ellis Torch and Wire in todays classified.

    An interesting comparison is the Collings Torch & Wire TME is also selling:

    https://themusicemporium.com/mandolins/collings-mf5-v-deluxe-varnish-torch-wire-w-collings-case

    Both have almost too...
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    Re: New here, hello.

    Love a non-traditional design. That really looks like a complete re-thinking of mandolin form! Would love to hear a sound clip when it's done.
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    Re: Missing the bluegrass sound

    And learn how to play bluegrass rhythm!!! Learn the infamous G-chop chord and learn how to chop it (multiple free videos). Listen to your favorite players and try to emulate their rhythm patterns....
  6. Re: To the multi instrumentalists: which instrument is your no. 1

    Early violin lessons until I sprained a wrist playing football in 9th grade. I'd already picked up guitar at that time with the idea of "attracting chicks (in 1966 vocabulary). Through high school...
  7. Keep up the good work, David! MM is a treasure!

    Keep up the good work, David! MM is a treasure!
  8. Re: The Coastal Kid: Musician Jared Pool (The Larry Keel experien

    Jared is a great player and a really good guy. Of course, Larry doesn't half suck either. Nice work!
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    Re: Mandolin Considerations -- Add to my List

    With your budget, the world is your oyster. It would be worth using a bit of your budget to travel to someplace where you can try a variety of different mandolins. The right one will find you.
  10. Re: 10 high end guitars seized by Moose & Goose, find good homes,

    Wow!
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    Re: Collings MT2 Review

    An Mt2 can be a "lifer"- keep playing it; the more you play it, the better it (and you) will get. Love the videos so far!
  12. Re: I think something's wrong with my mandolin.

    I think you should see an audiologist and see if anything is wrong with your ears, or check the accuracy of your tuner! LOL.
    :))
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    Re: Getting mildew off a gig bag

    Location, location: it's been so sunny and dry in NC this past month, I was going to suggest leaving it out in the fresh air in a sun-exposed area... the ozone treatment will surely work. I'd check...
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    Re: Completed First Build

    I like the look. Looks like a keeper that will serve you well for many years, unless you get MAS and build another!
  15. Re: 1939 Regal Custom Mandolin- Carved Top- Two Point- Oval Hole

    In the youtube video, I love the extended outro that introduces the layered instruments playing the same theme... "Mandolin" is a Fender Strat played with tremolo! :cool:No mandolin content at all...
  16. Re: How do you test the qualities you're looking for in a Mandoli

    Audition many and buy one (at a time)...
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    Re: Prettiest Peghead Inlays Ever

    Not a torch and wire, but one of my favorites: 179560179560
  18. Re: looking to move, but I have no clue where ?.

    I'd second the Triangle in North Carolina. Very diverse population, especially in Durham, which is a burgeoning foodie town. Cary is sometimes referred to as "Containment ARea for Yankees", and our...
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    Re: Prettiest Peghead Inlays Ever

    Grit Laskin is always over the top!
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    Re: Interesting video

    Unfortunately, I'll never reach level 7: my mandolin tunes itself every chord, but not in an organized way!
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    Latest find in a Junk Store

    In it's original cellophane, no scratches...179435
  22. Re: Hypothetical high dollar mando purchase question...

    Good luck having Mike K build a Nugget A! Maybe things have changed, but 3 years ago he told me he wasn't taking orders and was going to build according to his whims from time to time. He said to...
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    Re: Free Waterloo Mandolin

    Scott:

    This is one post that hasn't received any contentious, negative or conflicting replies!! For a post this long on this forum, that's got to be some kind of a record. So, got to stop this...
  24. Re: What is the most mandolins you've owned at one time?

    Well there's my two ff-holes- one an A and one two point, one A-hole (the only F-style). Plus a hand made two point from a friend. Oh, and then there's the National Style one that I have set up with...
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    Re: New Kelley A model violin style

    That is one special mandolin! Wish we could hear it...
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