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    Re: Nyberg Flattop Mandolin Build Thread

    Iím sorry that I kinda missed this thread ~ otherwise I would have gone over to Lawrenceís place to check it out before it shipped 😔

    Lawrence lives the next island over and our sons play together...
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    Re: Your first great mandolin

    The first few years after getting into mandolin I bought, traded, and tried out as many mandolins as I could. I fortunately came into possession of my Kimble A-0 oval hole over 5 years ago and...
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    Re: Waiting for UPS

    Those aren’t scratches ~ that’s mojo!
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    Re: Waiting for UPS

    Thatís a great looking mandolin! I love that the neck & headstock arenít bound - gives it an understated elegant look. The sunburst is gorgeous and beautifully done to complement the 2 point body....
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    Re: GIROUARD F4 Delivered Today !!!

    Not bad for a hybrid;)

    Iím sure itís probably the picture/angle, but the top finish colour looks kind of uneven/blotchy. Can you upload another picture of the front without all the reflections?
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    Re: Informal Poll

    I have in the past.

    I’m set with what we have and am not in the market to buy another mandolin. If I had to replace one ... probably, but not by much.
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    Re: Collings MT2 vs MF-GT?

    That is a beautiful looking mandolin! I’m looking forward to hearing your impressions when you get it.
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    Re: Collings MT2 vs MF-GT?

    I think youíll be very happy with the Kimble! Iím amazed that the Kimble at Greg Boydís is still there ~ itís a wonderful sounding and playing mandolin at a great price. If I were in the market for...
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    Re: Shout out to Collings

    I recently played a Collings A and an Ellis F side by side and I would have taken the Collings in a heartbeat. Much more fuller sounding than the Ellis.
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    Re: Hoffee vs new Calton vs Pegasus vs ?

    I really like the look of the Pegasus case, but have never seen one in person. My son has a Canadian made Calton and itís a workhorse that sees a lot of use. Great protection and provides peace of...
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    Re: The Heiden F Artist in the classifieds

    Thanks for pointing this one out. I probably saw it being built when I was there this past summer. An A style also popped up from 2015. Every Heiden I’ve played or heard that was built in the past...
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    Re: Strap for Kimble 2 Point

    I have one made by Alan David German at Mandolin Straps of Montana http://www.mandolinstrapsofmontana.com/ I attach mine to the headstock, just behind the nut. It seems to like my Kimble and have...
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    Re: Thank you Scott and Dan!

    You had me a little nervous and am glad that you could make the roll back happen. Thanks to everyone behind the scene that keep this place running like a well oiled machine.
  14. Re: Review: Carlo Mazzaccara Lucia bowlback mandolin

    Thank you for the review. Beautiful mandolin! Iíve admired his mandolins for a while now.

    Enjoy it in good health and please feel free to share a recording of it if you can.
  15. Re: Article: The Mandolin Store Moving to Tennessee

    Good luck With the move and think it will work out well. I’ve never dealt with them, but I know they have made a lot of people happy and their customer support is top notch. Would love to hear about...
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    Re: Calton Cases - in pictures

    My sonís case ...

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  17. Re: We have a 3-way race: Collings vs Pava vs Gilchrist

    WELL DONE ~ thatís a world class instrument!

    Things lined up right for you ~ those Gils donít become available often and you were in the right position... You got yourself a great mandolin.

    I...
  18. Re: Your thoughts on Ellis A4s and other modern, upper tier ovals

    I kinda like this one :)

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  19. Re: We have a 3-way race: Collings vs Pava vs Gilchrist

    If I were in your position, unable to play them beforehand, and could swing a Gilchrist ... serious instrument to consider!

    I remember when those came out and fell in love with the look of them. ...
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    Re: Kimble a5 captured in the Wild!

    That’s a great price for a great mandolin! Will Kimble makes wonderful mandolins and I’ve been happy with mine for the past 5 years (#168 from 2009). It’s an A-0 oval hole that I recently had...
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    Re: Ibanez Buyer beware

    Check your humidity levels ... cracks usually happen when the air is too dry.
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    Re: Your Thoughts On D'Addario XT Strings

    Update a month later:

    My my initial thoughts were that they were OK, but I preferred my usual nickel/bronze strings. Itís a month later and I like them more than before. It might be that my ears...
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    Re: Should I be insulted?

    Maybe if youíre feeling insulted by a cat, you might have other things to worry about other than your mandolin playing :))
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    Re: Finally playing again

    Awesome news! Hope it keeps feeling better and better
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    Re: Weighty Question

    Believe what you are experiencing and don’t rely on what others tell you on the internet. It seems to be a common thread in society these days where you’re told not to believe what you see, think,...
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