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  1. Re: Duff A style mandolins, like to hear owner thoughts, some ?

    I believe Carter's just received a Duff 2-point mandolin... hasn't been listed yet so it might still be up for grabs...
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    Re: Why play Mandolin?

    uhhh... becauth ith cool...
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    Re: Bill Halsey's last F-5

    Here's a great shot of this mandolin's backside taken by Halsey himself...198737

    I probably shoulda pulled the trigger on this one when I had the chance, but I was overextended at the time. Glad...
  4. Re: Songs of our Fathers on Dawg's podcast with Andy Statman

    Any time you can listen to David Grisman, Andy Statman and Danny Barnes talk music for an hour you can be sure you're gonna learn something valuable and have a good time getting there. Check it out...
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    Re: Crossrock Mandolin Cases

    These look very impressive... thanks for posting these videos.
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    Re: Essential David Grisman

    Here's my top 10 (in no special order)

    Dawg Grass/Dawg Jazz
    Don Stover - Things In Life (Dawg plays on every cut)
    Early Dawg
    The David Grisman Quintet
    Old & In The Way
    Hot Dawg
    Tone Poets...
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    Re: A Loar on Craigslist? Yes sir!

    uh... that would be for each...
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    Re: A Loar on Craigslist? Yes sir!

    I know of two nice, clean Loars that sold in 2021 for $90K. One of them to legendary player.
  9. Thread: Kimble Trio

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    Re: Kimble Trio

    Hi John... no, no problem with the F5, it's just that I had decided my 2-point mandolin was more useful for the the style of music I play/write. Better balance both musically and physically speaking...
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    Re: A Loar on Craigslist? Yes sir!

    I wouldn't touch this one...
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    Re: John Lennon - Mandolinist?!?

    Absolutely! That concise up and down strumming pattern with that noticeable pulse... wow! Thank you so much for mentioning that. Not easy to do... at least not for me!
  12. Thread: Kimble Trio

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    Re: Kimble Trio

    Ha! Two true!
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    Re: Levon Helm’s Gibson F-4 what year is it ?

    sounds right to me...
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    Re: John Lennon - Mandolinist?!?

    "Rhythm is everything" - Jaco Pastorius
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    Re: John Lennon - Mandolinist?!?

    As a teacher I am always trying to have my students learn some Beatles tunes. Especially the beginner students who "want to play bluegrass". I always throw a few Beatles curveballs at them to get...
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    John Lennon - Mandolinist?!?

    I have been watching the interesting Peter Jackson documentary "The Beatles - Get Back" and one thing that really impressed me is how great a rhythm guitar player John Lennon is. He has what I would...
  17. Thread: Kimble Trio

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    Re: Kimble Trio

    Have since let go of the F model and am sticking with my 2-point mandolin and mandola. 2-pointers unite!
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    Re: Bill Halsey's last F-5

    Congrats Demetrius... I had a chance to play that one and I thought it was an exceptional instrument/work of art. Amazing to think of how few instruments Bill actually produced. No doubt he is one of...
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    Re: New Carlo Aonzo Perfetto Mandolino

    Now there's some real mandolin artistry... what a great feel and sound... bravo Carlo!
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    Re: Mandola Hard Cases

    I bought a padded, tenor banjo gig bag (Deering) from Banjo Ben that is a great alternative to lugging my mandola (Kimble 2 point) around in its super-protective yet super-heavy Calton hardshell...
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    Re: Octolindo on the way!

    These Octolindos seem very pricey to me. Basically a uke with metal strings... much like a cavaquinho.
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    Re: XT D'Addario Mandolin Strings?

    Hey Tom... Glassweb here... the XTs suck, but DA's new XS set is fantastic. More expensive, yes, but they sound better, play better, last way longer and if you buy them by the box from Sweetwater...
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    Re: Northfield 4th Gen F5

    gone!
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    Re: Odd Gibson A4 on eBay

    Even more strange is, from what I can see, the absence of an ivoroid binding surrounding the back of the mandolin. Any one else?
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    Re: Northfield M, a Step Up From My KM-900?

    I think you will find the NFM to be the superior mandolin in every way. Fit, finish, playability, intonation and setup will be nearly flawless. As mentioned above the tone between the two instruments...
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