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    Re: Mandolin Mecca

    'not available for legal reasons ' is the message I get here in the UK. what on earth does that mean ?

    Dave H
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    Re: Sumi mandolins

    What mandolin ?

    Dave H
  3. Re: Lose grip on a thick pick or use a thin pick?

    Thin picks don't [ imho ] put enough energy into the strings to produce a full sound.

    Dave H
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    Re: Free Waterloo Mandolin

    Me too.

    Dave H
  5. Re: Tonedexter wavemaps for mando and mic position...

    Wow, that's great, just try and imagine if Dave Appollon or Bill had one .

    Dave H
  6. Re: Tonedexter wavemaps for mando and mic position...

    Can someone explain ' wavemap ' to me, and what use it is ? I just tune up my mandolins and play.

    Dave H
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    Re: Paul Shippey Tone Mandolin

    Having played my Paul Shippey mandolin for over 18 years I can vouch for how good they are and how good a bloke Paul is to deal with.

    Dave H
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    Re: mayhem in the music room

    Poltergeist.

    Dave H
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    Re: Ingles Violin Stand Question

    I've used K & M [ Konig & Meyer ] stands for all my instruments for many years with no finish damage at all, excellent stands.

    Dave H
  10. Re: Bluegrass/celtic band playing Train 45 SUPER FAST

    Anything played too fast seems to lose it's soul IMHO.

    Dave H
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    Re: Mandyln on FB marketplace

    Balalaikas generally have even smaller sound holes, I have one that measures 3/4" accross.

    Dave H
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    Re: string gauges

    Thanks sblock, this what suspected.

    Dave H
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    string gauges

    Can anyone tell me the recommended string gauges for a mid teens Gibson F4

    Thanks in advance, Dave H
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    Re: Clean picks

    I have played mandolin for over 45 years and never had to clean a pick yet, what's up with you Americans ?

    Dave H
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    Re: Musician Jokes

    A man walks into a bar and says to the barman ' you wanna hear my new banjo joke ? ' the barman says to him, listen I'm a banjo player, Big Mike at the end of the bar, he's a banjo player and that...
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    Re: Tremolo for Irish Trad?

    Simon is playing ' The Lark in the Clear Air ' absolutely beautiful.

    Dave H
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    Re: Musician Jokes

    and the difference between a violin and a viola is ?

    violas burn longer.

    Dave H
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    Re: Musician Jokes

    The definition of ' perfect pitch ' is hitting the dumpster first throw with a banjo and it smashes an accordion and a bodhran when it lands.

    Dave H
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    Re: Musician Jokes

    Q, what is the difference between a 5 string banjo and a trampoline ?

    A, you take your boots off to jump on a trampoline.

    Q. what is the difference between a 5 string banjo and a...
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    Re: Musician Jokes

    What do you call 5 bodhrans on the bottom of the sea ? a good start.

    Dave H
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    Re: Musician Jokes

    Banjo player and the fiddler in a bluegrass band are having a real nasty argument, the band leader interupts and asks what the problem is, the banjo player points at the fiddler and says it's his...
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    Re: Show off your back side

    I sometimes get the impression that in the USA you seem to care more about looks than anything else, no-one else is going to see the back of your mandolin so why bother ? I've got a Gibson F9 that...
  23. Re: How did you feel about your new build Mando?

    My only mandolin ordered from a builder is my Paul Shippey, it was far better than my expectations, without doubt one of the UK's best builders.

    Dave H
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    Re: McIlroy Mando-Gazouki

    Personally I prefer mandolin shaped mandolins and mandolas. For quite a few years there seems to be a move towards making everything guitar shaped.

    Dave H
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    Re: Mandolin Stand Recommendations

    Konig & Meyer, great stands.

    Dave H
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