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    Back in 2011, I played a Gilchrist for the first time, and a friend asked me how it compared to my then-current instrument. I told him: louder, more even, clearer trebles, fuller bass, easier to play, better fit and finish—but that I didn’t feel any great need to buy it. A few years later, I went ahead and boy, life has not been the same since. I play it every morning and evening, my playing has improved, and it’s just the best material acquisition I ever made. One person’s experience ...

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    From the title I thought perhaps another Schmergel had been discovered!
    One watch by night, one watch by day...if you get confused, just listen to the music play.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Russ Donahue View Post
    From the title I thought perhaps another Schmergel had been discovered!
    If there had been one, then no questions, no thinking. It would be mine.
    Last edited by NursingDaBlues; Mar-15-2018 at 8:46am.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NursingDaBlues View Post
    THE mandolin that could put an end to any future MAS.
    That's what they said about WWI, once.

    For any forms of mandosturbia, providing the drug won't put you off it.

    It wants to be bought!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Mott View Post
    Back in 2011, I played a Gilchrist for the first time, and a friend asked me how it compared to my then-current instrument. I told him: louder, more even, clearer trebles, fuller bass, easier to play, better fit and finish—but that I didn’t feel any great need to buy it. A few years later, I went ahead and boy, life has not been the same since. I play it every morning and evening, my playing has improved, and it’s just the best material acquisition I ever made. One person’s experience ...
    EXACTLY what I meant in post #8 . . . only he did it in short form. (I'm an old radio guy, talking too much has become a habit.)
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