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    Re: Is my MAS dead?

    With apologies, I recently posted the following in a guitar forum. That thread revolved around finding a lifetime guitar. By substituting ‘mandolin’ for ‘guitar,’ the last paragraph offers my point...
  2. Re: Nitrocellulose reactions with tuning machines

    Only a guess. But it looks very similar to residue from jewelers rouge. I've encountered a couple of folks that used jewelers rouge to clean and polish corroding metal parts on their instruments...
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    Re: Marty Stuart's ex-Loar?

    War eagle!

    Explanation acknowledged and accepted.

    Umm...LSU alumnus here. You guys made it a very good game.

    Good luck.

    Now, after that brief commercial break, back to Marty.
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    Re: Marty Stuart's ex-Loar?

    That's cold. It's true. But cold.
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    Re: Weber, the best years.

    I made a brief reply to the original post in 2018. Since this thread has been resurrected, with a query as to whether Weber “has undergone some improvements in the last year or so,” I guess I’ll post...
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    1925 Martin AK Mandolin

    On Denver Craigslist.
    NFI

    https://denver.craigslist.org/msg/d/denver-1925-martin-ak-koa-mandolin/7009834334.html

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    Re: Unsuspecting new mandolin coming..

    Beautiful mandolin! I’m sure it sounds as great as it looks! Congratulations!

    Umm…
    not trying to put any kind of a damper on your acquisition, but I think I’d wipe it down really well when you...
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    Re: The Un Pequeno

    About 50 years ago, like a lot of teenage wannabe guitar slingers at that time, I started carrying around a couple of picks in my jeans pocket. I guess it was a thing back then, because you never...
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    Re: Mandolin sound changing over time

    Many years ago, I was involved in a fundraiser where a “super group” was put together for a one time performance. Leading professional musicians from popular area bands/groups were selected to...
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    Re: F2/F4 style mandolins?

    Prayers for your safety and that you won't find it necessary to flee.
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    Re: F2/F4 style mandolins?

    That very well could be. However, Bruce Weber's original Vintage series made c.2008 - 2011 do come up on the used market. The Weber Mandolin company was known as Sound To Earth in those days. I...
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    Re: F2/F4 style mandolins?

    Weber Vintage F

    https://webermandolins.com/mandolins-mandocellos/vintage-f-mandolin

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    Re: The end of my playing days.

    May the angels sing for you to bring them joy through the Fern that once again graces your hands. And may you find laughter as you set it down to reach for the Stelling instead.

    God speed, Ivan....
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    Re: Higher Education for Mandolin

    I HAVE NOT gone through all of the information provided, but there might be something that the OP might find useful.

    http://www.bridgetomusic.com/Mandolin-music-schools-programs.php

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  15. Re: What instrument is the hardest? My experience

    Wow! I really enjoyed that!
  16. Re: Bourgeois Guitars Partners with Eastman

    Working capital is always first and foremost with any business. Without sufficient capital, a business cannot grow or be competitive. Costs of manufacturing steadily increase; so do costs of...
  17. Re: What instrument is the hardest? My experience

    I truly enjoyed this video of Mike Katz playing the Scottish smallpipes with Mike Whellans on harmonica.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ui5h_ip_Un8
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  18. Re: How to choose a good F style mandolin when you are miles from

    +1 on Avenue Guitars. Excellent shop with terrific service.
  19. Re: How to choose a good F style mandolin when you are miles from

    My recommendations:

    My first and foremost recommendation for anyone looking to make a sizeable investment is to go where the instruments are. Pick a location, take some of your budget and go on a...
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    R. I. P. Robert Hunter

    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/robert-hunter-grateful-dead-dead-889788/amp/

    He will be missed, but thankfully his memorable lyrics will live on.
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    Re: One more banjo question

    I like Ome banjos. But they’re made in pretty limited quantities and can be difficult to come by. I have four Ome banjos; two that I use for clawhammer. The one I use the most is a 2005 Ome Custom...
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    Re: What's up with USPS?

    For what it’s worth, I believe that USPS does an admirable job under some adverse conditions. I don’t have numbers but I would venture to say that the volume of mail that is now handled by USPS is...
  23. National Tenor Tri-cone Resonator Guitar

    NFI. Can't remember seeing another one of these in the wild. Don't know what it sounds like, but it looks like it would be fun to play.
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  24. Re: You know you think about mandolins too much when...

    …on your way to work you pick up your mandolin case instead of your laptop bag.

    or

    …you suggest that “Gibson” would be a fine name for a grandchild.
  25. Re: For All Of You On The Southeast US Coast

    So good to get your post, John! And, as always, thanks to the Coast Guard for being there!
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