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  1. Thread: Allesi tuners

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    Re: Allesi tuners

    Right on Grand Canyon...he emailed me back after I ordered my second set to tell me he was on the beach in Mallorca and there would be another delay of a few weeks. good for him. Pretty impressive...
  2. Thread: Allesi tuners

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    Re: Allesi tuners

    yup, they went last night it looks like
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    Re: Allesi tuners

    FYI - there's a nice set on the classified board right now. No financial interest, though I do know the seller is a good guy to deal with
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    Re: Thor's Hammer, many thanks

    I think Thor’s Hammer is Old Growth’s nickname for his Wienman F5 if I remember correctly
  5. Thread: Allesi tuners

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    Re: Allesi tuners

    I have Alessi's on my Ruhland F5 and they are phenomenal. Ordered directly from Nicolo for about $450 shipped. Savage Classical is a US distributor and always has a few sets of mandolin tuners. ...
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    Re: What kind of tuners are these?

    Thanks Skip!
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    What kind of tuners are these?

    I don't have the best tuner literacy. I suspect they are older Waverly, but don't recognize the floral engraving 180464
  8. Re: 2019 National Mandolin Championships from Walnut Valley Festi

    Wow, Luke won the flatpicking competition last year at Winfield at age 16. Pretty impressive to take second in the mandolin competition a year later!
  9. Re: Mandolin Orange: Galdden House sessions 2019

    Nice camera work. what a great intimate, upbeat little set of music. thanks for posting that
  10. Thread: Tone

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    Re: Tone

    Will see you at Billy Strings
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    Re: Tone

    That's right you played it at the Compton workshop. Are you coming up next week to get your Ruhland? I'm gonna try to pop over that afternoon and see the new batch. Hope to see you
  12. Thread: Tone

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    Tone

    Amazing how much this improved the tone of my Heiden179758
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    Re: Skype Instruction on West Coast?

    There's also Eli West in Seattle. Don't know if he's teaching or if he would do a Skype thing but might be worth connecting
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    Re: Skype Instruction on West Coast?

    Yes, I hear Tim is also a very good teacher...particularly if Choro is your thing
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    Re: Skype Instruction on West Coast?

    You should talk to Zak Borden - great teacher of bluegrass, irish and Choro. I'll message you his contact info. I study with him in Portland but I know he does Skype / Facetime lessons
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    Re: Mandolins "Opening Up"

    It was definitely an extreme reaction in defense of newbies, but I think new people are looking to engage with the group as well as get factual information and most of the time this community is...
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    Re: Mandolins "Opening Up"

    You know what I mean
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    Re: Mandolins "Opening Up"

    I guess I shouldn't be surprised any more when someone new to the Cafe asks an honest question that you all think is old hat and rather than be kind to the guy, you turn into the worst kind of social...
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    Re: Andrew Marlins Loar

    Andrews solo work on There Was a Time is just fantastic. I'm not good at describing technique but I think his musicianship is notable for his restraint - the notes he doesn't play and the space he...
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    Re: 2019 Monroe Camp Sept 18-22 Roll Call

    You are some lucky people! Enjoy camp. Look forward to the reports
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    Re: NimbleFingers, Michael Heiden, and a Kimble

    Cool post John. Nimble Fingers sounds like it was a great experience for you guys. What a lineup too. John Reischman, Eli West, Caleb Klauder, David Benedict...and Slocan...damn! I agree with you...
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    Re: PBS documentary on the history of Bluegrass

    Wow that’s a big question. I don’t want to take up too much space or cop out of the question so I’ll say a word about each for now. The Duff (which you can hear for yourself in Forrest O’Conner’s...
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    Re: PBS documentary on the history of Bluegrass

    Whoops sorry for the misinformation. I thought it was part of the Ken Burns country music doc
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    PBS documentary on the history of Bluegrass

    In case it's not already on folks' radar. Ken Burns documentary. Looks like it will be fun: ...
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    Re: Uh oh THE Gibson may have a problem

    These guys are in deep shit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_The
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