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    Re: V-Picks Giveaway

    I'm in.
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    Re: electric mandos

    think any single-course electric mando is going to sound somewhat like an electric guitar -- especially an electric guitar played up the neck, around the 12th fret.[QUOTE]
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    Sorry I shred...
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    Re: New to this, finger pain

    Stretching ,especially in the negative (opposite) direction of muscle use. I am an arthritic , I play to stay limber and stretch to ease the aches and pains, right down to my fingers.
  4. Re: Suggest your favorite 8-string mandolin string sets...

    Epiphone uses ball end. Right now I using Fender electric mandosrings which came as a set of 8. I find using online resources for my mando strings is most useful. Everyone round here plays guitar...
  5. Re: Does anybody on this forum prefer a pick that is not a bluech

    Beveled edge for mando , liking the Surf pick and the Wegen. Fender medium for acoustic guitar. Fingers work great too.
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    Vega Bowlback

    Found a Vega bowlback at my local music shop. The asking price is 650, fair deal or no. It looks very minty, no wear on the top,no separations between the staves. Looks minty for its age.
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    Re: Taking A "Break"

    Good to discover you are back in action.
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    Re: Just Completed...10 string SG Mando.

    Sweet sg! Where are you visiting?
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    Re: My (great) experience with a JJB pickup

    This is potentially great news, but one question...will the jack/clamp open enough to fit on a flat octave?
  10. Re: Eastman MD515 Mandolin with Schertler Products Giveaway

    Can't wait to register!
  11. Re: nerve damage - potential causes and effects on playing

    A guitarist recommended that I get "the negative" after play/practice. Stretching b/4 and after any physical activity is essential. What is play/ practice but intense localized physical activity? ...
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    Re: Anyone try the surfpick

    Ordered a pair today. Cab't wait to see how they stand up to the weggans.
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    Re: Strings for a Martin mandolin

    My martin guitar asks for light so I use light on my Martin Mando. Also use D'addarioo j74
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    Re: Free V-Picks - Right Here

    Sounds good, deal me in.
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    Re: Billy the Kid

    I play it in G on mando & guitar.
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    Re: why no Martin mandolins?

    I own two Martin mandolins, a #6 bowl from the teens, and a '61 cant top. The bowl is loud and bright with ivory nut and bridge even the bass note have no muddiness. I had the bowl set up a year...
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    Re: Stringing my OM?

    gg dd aa ee one octave lower than a mando, octave at fret 12.
  18. Re: Your First Tune/Piece/Song/whatever you Learned on the Mandol

    Sloop John B, then Streets of Laredo.
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    Re: Which "Band" album is your favorite?

    Ilike all the bands work but my favorite id Moondog Matinee...Mystery Train.
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    Re: Martin mando on Craigslist

    Go for it. I paid that for my '61. It has great tone,tuners and action. The ebony nut and bridge give it a warm woody tone that I like a lot. Fun to strum with no pick. It does not bluegrass well.
  21. Re: Morgan Monroe MMT-1E Electric (First impressions)

    I purchased the same model this past summer. It is my first electric anything so I am a real rookie, but I must agree with everything you have said about it. My price was 204 shipped so we are...
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