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    Quote Originally Posted by 64lusso View Post
    How about a June 13 '23?
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    ferry nice... ferry tisireable...

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    ferry nice... ferry tisireable...
    Do you have your Ouiji board out convening with Harry?

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    Quote Originally Posted by luthier88 View Post
    Do you have your Ouiji board out convening with Harry?
    Ha! You got me! The first Loar F5 I ever had in my hands was up at Harry's (and Jeanie and Joanie's!) apartment in NYC. What a character...

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    Ha! You got me! The first Loar F5 I ever had in my hands was up at Harry's (and Jeanie and Joanie's!) apartment in NYC. What a character...
    Same, but it was in Durham, NC. The one with the Chiquita Banana sticker on the tailpiece and a "Made in Japan" sticker on the back of the peghead!

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    Happy birthday to the “First Fern”. Wonderful sound, great soul, maybe the only Fern which never had a Virzi installed. Continues to play tunes for folks and jams here and there. Stays out ready to play whenever I pass by. No case sitting for this wonderful partner
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    Happy birthday indeed!

    I have to say, the surprise to a tree geek like me is seeing a copy of Michael Dirr's book in the background on a thread devoted to Loar mandolins . . .
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    Happy birthday indeed!

    I have to say, the surprise to a tree geek like me is seeing a copy of Michael Dirr's book in the background on a thread devoted to Loar mandolins . . .
    Well spotted, sir!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JFDilmando View Post
    Happy birthday to the “First Fern”. Wonderful sound, great soul, maybe the only Fern which never had a Virzi installed. Continues to play tunes for folks and jams here and there. Stays out ready to play whenever I pass by. No case sitting for this wonderful partner
    Happy Birthday, indeed. So glad to hear that it's sitting out (of its case) and getting played. Some more photos, perhaps, please?

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    Happy birthday to the “First Fern”. Wonderful sound, great soul, maybe the only Fern which never had a Virzi installed. Continues to play tunes for folks and jams here and there. Stays out ready to play whenever I pass by. No case sitting for this wonderful partner
    Fascinating... a July 9th Fern Loar! And no Virzi to boot! Now there's a Loar I haven't played that I would sure love to! And yes, some other pix would be much appreciated!

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    I’ve just spent a couple of days reading the long thread and this continuation of it, really enjoying all of the amazing pics!

    I had always meant to read both of these but together they’re soooo long - thanks to the year 2020 I have the time. And like others that had climbed the mountain before me I wanted to sign the visitors log at the top....

    So thanks for all who’ve made this thread, it’s a great history lesson!
    I should be pickin' rather than postin'

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    Not many people know this or seen it happen but at the last Banjothon/Loarfest I was standing close to the first Loar Fern, and was playing my Loar with another picker "Josh Gooding" who was playing my Fern and there was a photo in a heavy glass frame sitting behind the Loar Fern as the Fern was laying on the table and well the photo slid out and kicked out and hit the Loar Fern and I heard it and grabbed my Loar with my left hand and dove with my right hand and managed to save the Loar Fern from falling off the table to certain doom! So next time I suggest no heavy photos/frames behind any Loars! Josh Gooding seen my save of the Loar Fern!

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