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    that is currently for sale? I suppose it would call for a trip to Nashville to do a taste testing.

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    I would still buy another Ellis !
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    I'll keep what I got and get lessons. Then maybe buy an Ellis or Red Diamond roasted F.

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    We are talking about a $billion here people. What is the best Loar for sale currently?

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    Probably would grab one of those brand spankin new Gils as well, just for kicks.

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    All of them. Start a non-profit "lending library" and loan them to deserving talent around the country. I'll keep playing the couple Collings mando's I have. I wouldn't do justice to a Loar. Fun thought! Delusional...but fun! I usually only bought one quick pick when the jackpot went over 100 million dollars. The past few weeks a bought a few for each drawing. That won't break me.

    On second thought, I'll just buy Nashville. Do I get all of the stores / instruments if I buy the city?

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    If I win there won't be any more Loars for sale! Then I'll keep the best one or two for myself and loan the others out to deserving players.

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    Come one now people. I don't need all of them. Maybe just the top 3. Isn't "Tiger" for sale. I believe that one is kind of famous.

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    If you win Powerball you'll have enough money to buy six thousand Loars at about $150,000 a pop. And I'll be glad to help make sure that you get all of them.
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    http://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/93620#93620

    I'd have to call Tony and send this one over I do believe. It is too pretty.

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    First of all, I'd hire Mike Compton as my full time mandolin instructor to work with me 5 days a week. That way I wouldn't just be just another rich guy with a Loar that can't play it worth a crap. And I'd probably have a Gil custom made, too.
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    https://reverb.com/item/1053305-bree...cy-kf-mandolin

    I would buy this Breedlove.

    It's not a Loar but I have wanted one of these for a while.

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    Zach, didn't you just win the Mandoball ? (The Weber Fern giveaway) What you want a Breedlove for?

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    I would not be buying a Loar. I will be building my studio while my instruments are being hand made in a custom shop.
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    The Loar signed Gilcrhist!
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    I would buy a custom Weber A style oval hole, and a Pava (I already have a Loar I like.) And I would keep my bowlbacks, and work only part-time so I have more time to play my mandos.

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    still work? Are you crazy,you just won powerball!...I know one thing ,if I won I would just flat out buy Carters,,and that'll be my private music studio.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by JWalterWeatherman View Post
    Zach, didn't you just win the Mandoball ? (The Weber Fern giveaway) What you want a Breedlove for?
    I did! And I am beyond grateful My Weber Yellowstone is dream instrument that fortunately became a reality. But, if I did win the jackpot I would have to give into MAS and I've always liked the look and sound of Breedloves, especially the K shaped ones. I would buy a Loar as well
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    The Griffith........if it was for sale.
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    A Gilchrist F5 (just because I could afford the strap hanger) an Ellis, and an RM-1 for my beater, oh and maybe a real Giacomel blonde because it's one of the most beautiful interpretations of the F5 shape I have ever set eyes upon. No Loars, and definitely no bloomin' Blue Chips

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    Quote Originally Posted by F-2 Dave View Post
    The Griffith........if it was for sale.
    This is really the only answer. Or Crusher.

    And I'd make an offer to Scott for his Nugget
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    Well, I lost $6. Anybody want to give me $175K?

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    If i won any mandolin that sounds good to me i would buy , that's if it's for sale
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    I'd buy an Ellis F5 in the blink of an eye !,
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    Quote Originally Posted by T.D.Nydn View Post
    still work? Are you crazy,you just won powerball!
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    I would get Spira dola and OM.

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