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  1. Does your mando need a setup? Learn to do it yourself!

    Hi there, mandolin lovers. Many moons ago I wrote an ebook on how to set up a mandolin. Mandolins are finicky little beasts and very slight adjustments can make a very big difference. I've been...
  2. Re: Remember that $199 MK mandolin from years ago?

    As a matter of fact I was playing mine this morning thinking what a wonderful instrument it is, and such a good deal (thanks Mike). Lots of volume and crisp "snap" but with body. Great neck, tuning...
  3. Re: Remember that $199 MK mandolin from years ago?

    I do. I started that thread on Sep-21-2016 at 10:13am.

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/126826-199-00-solid-F-style-mandolin

    By the way, mine ended up being gifted to my son-in-law....
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    Re: mandolin tattoos

    196741196742

    Fresh from Friday.
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    Re: The end of my playing days.

    Remembering Ivan today.
  6. Stephen Perry updates, shop running again, located N. Va.

    Greetings mando peoples. Things have settled down sufficiently that I'm starting to touch mandolins again. I'm just outside of Old Town Alexandria, VA. After fits and starts, my shop is fully up...
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    Re: RIP Arthur Stern

    The Stern Studios family is deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved Arthur Issac Stern who passed peacefully on September 22, 2021. His impressive 45-year career as an architectural glass and...
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    RIP Arthur Stern

    I haven't seen it mentioned here, but Arthur was a friend to everyone in the mandolin world and a brilliant artist. He was a long time forum contributor and a fountain of knowledge and experience...
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    Re: Punch brothers

    I as well don't care for the version, love Punch Brothers, and love that they honor Norman and Tony, and hopefully future generations will continue to enjoy this wonderful tune, When PB did "New...
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    Re: Punch brothers

    Sorry, not my particular cup of tea.
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    Punch brothers

    In case y'all haven’t seen this yet...


    https://youtu.be/TytbMZUcurI

    https://youtu.be/8gzBqabAjs0

    Best,
    Dem
  12. Thread: CITES Question

    by rcc56
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    Re: CITES Question

    We're already about 3/4 of the way there.

    A few years ago, I posted an old B & J Victoria mandolin in the classifieds. It was perhaps a $600 instrument. A fellow in Germany wanted to buy the...
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    Re: Kentucky KM 800 - Japan - (1985)

    There is a lot of information about this model to be found in these threads. It also contains images of the original catalog page.

    User Flatrockhill posted this message with the catalog listing.
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    Re: Frank Wakefield

    Had the chance to meet Wake Frankfield a couple of times, character is putting it mildly but, a finer fellow would be hard to find. Shared a gig with him once, he used my mandolin for his “Get up...
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    Re: 61 F5 at Carters

    yes, the 50's and 60's F5 and F12 were custom order only instruments, or made to order. A dealer would normally get a downpayment (it varied) and the order was placed. It could take 6 months to 2...
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    Re: Help me find a video

    Hi,

    They’re French and called the Melonious Quartet. If this link does not work the tune was called Gaucho. Perhaps my favourite video on YouTube.


    https://youtu.be/sj_MpqS53mI

    Regards,
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    Carter Stanley's "I'll Just Go Away"

    (The Great) Carter Stanley's "I'll Just Go Away" featuring Curley (not Pee Wee) Lambert on mandolin.

    "This 7" contains "I'll Just Go Away" which the Stanley's had recorded for their Sing The...
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    Re: Help me identify this mandolin!

    While I agree that we shouldn't scare people off, the idea that an instrument can be identified by having "The Gibson" on the headstock is silly. If that was all it took there would have to be only...
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    Our New Album....

    Our new album "Ramblin On" hit #2 on the APD Global Radio Indicator Charts for Bluegrass this week! Check it out using the link below on Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Deezer, iTunes, Etc.
    Be...
  20. The Po' Ramblin' Boys "Hickory, Walnut and Pine"

    Fast Forward to 2:20 to hear The Po' Ramblin' Boys "Hickory, Walnut and Pine";

    Pretty sure that C.J. is playing (Jerry Rosa's) Uncle Don Brown's '24 Loar. The guitar player's G run could take your...
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    Re: No love for old Martins?

    The CF Martin company has done two things well: flat top guitars and ukuleles.
    They have also tried archtop guitars, electric guitars, banjos, mandolins and perhaps other instruments. They never...
  22. Billy Strings - "Midnight on the Stormy Deep" with Del McCoury

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGj5MONmdlE
  23. Thread: Porch Pride

    by Timbofood
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    Re: Porch Pride

    Sorry to see you go but, I understand.
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    Re: 3 Month Stiver Review

    I have played lots of different Wegen picks and they are great. But I haven't found anything yet to beat the BlueChip CT55.
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    Re: RIP Tommy Edwards

    Reminiscing about Tommy and remembered some videos of a great time I had thumping bass with him and Andrew at the Blue Note in Durham. His guitar playing was original and so cool!:
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