Mandolin players are so artistic, this is for some of those who think different.

I’ll write this out with all permutations for chords sometime in the New Year. For now here are some of the common doublestops...

x

**(Y)**xx is note Y,

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Pickloser's Guide to Doublestops
it’s major third below makes doublestop:

**(Y-1)**Yxx.......................called

"Tiny"
and with the major third above makes doublestop: xY

**(Y-3)**x...........called

"two spacer"
Note Y with it’s fifth below is double stop:

**(Y+2)**Yxx .................called

"uptent"
and it’s fifth above is double stop: xY

**(Y)**x .........................called

"bar"
it’s major third, and fifth doublestop: x

**(Y+4)****(Y)**x ...............called

"stretchy"
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