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    Very nice! Who is the maker? It looks like those violin pegs have internal gears. I like the look of that with the violin scroll.

    Interesting... it looks like the maker used a Washburn tailpiece. What kind of strings do you have on it? Also, the rosette looks fantastic. Do you have any closeups of that?
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    Beautiful instrument. Who made it? got a sound clip?
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    Looks nice, but the craftsmanship is beautiful. Lots of heart and hours in this instrument.

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    Very nice! Interesting sound hole design, I like how it has layers that recede into the body.

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    Wow! Crazy beautiful.
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    Well, well, you are in for some fun. Thanks for the post.

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    hello ... your colleagues, the mandolin is my inspiration and construction! Be the first to fabricate and surely I will make but also in the future ... I hope after your kind words! Soon you will hear sound and ... The tailpiece is actually an old Washburn. I placed the clipboard until build his own.

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    Just to be clear....are you saying you built this mandolin?

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    Mr. Stavrakakis:
    Are you the same person mentioned in this posting?

    I share your view on Stelios's record. He is a great musician (and also a great luthier), and this record is very good. He was our guest in the Mandopolis Festival 2007, played with a great mandolinist from Creta called Mihalis Stavrakakis.
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    On July 7th, Cretan music with Mihalis Stavrakakis, the best mandolin player from Creta. With Stelios Petrakis on lyra and lute, and Pericles Papapetropoulos on bulgari.
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    exactly ...!

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    Is this you, ΜΙΧΑΛΗΣ? This is very exciting. I did not know you built mandolins.

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    yes! I'm the one you mention and remember to bring together the Mandopolis Festival 2007.

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    Now I getting warmer for personal use and see the future ...

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    Mihalis: that is a very beautiful mandolin. It is obvious you have built many others. Thank you for posting photos. We look forward to hearing some recordings or video or your playing it.
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    truth telling ... is the first and hope you wont be the last!
    Thank you for posting!

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    That is amazing, Mihalis, for the first mandolin you have built.
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    wow. stunning.
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    I love the video. I look forward to hearing more.

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    The movie was marvelous. I admire the skill you have. A beautiful mandolin.

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    Congrats!

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    Very nice. I like the scroll and the rosette. Looking forward to seeing more from you.
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    Wow!

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    Wow, that is great! μακαρισμοι soı!
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    Absolutely fantastic, a truly beautiful mandolin

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