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    Apr-09-2021, 5:24am
    Strabo replied to a thread Mandola owners in CBOM
    Agreed. The 174w strings work well for Bach on my Eastman mandola -- much better than anything else.
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    Apr-09-2021, 5:18am
    Strabo replied to a thread Flatwounds on octave? in CBOM
    Not an OM, but I use Thomastik flat wound strings on my mandola for Bach. Very clear and accurate.
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    Apr-06-2021, 7:51pm
    i like mine hanging on the wall. They are works of art, and I think they should be honored as such. My A-Jr is 100 years old. It has been in...
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    Apr-06-2021, 12:21pm
    Yall have done a great job, thank you!
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    Apr-06-2021, 5:48am
    Strabo replied to a thread McClung Armrest in Equipment
    Thanks for your good work, Doug. I have three, two on mandolins and one on a mandola using a viola clamp. They all look good, work great and prevent...
    44 replies | 29725 view(s)
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    Apr-06-2021, 5:42am
    Strabo replied to a thread Mandolin stands in Equipment
    I use the cheapo guitar stands that suspend the mandolin. The mandolin hangs straight down so the body of the instrument doesn't touch anything. Easy...
    57 replies | 7097 view(s)
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    Apr-06-2021, 5:32am
    In my experience the Thomastiks are much, much better than the D'Addario flat wounds. They are smoother and have better tone. They are also...
    12 replies | 1321 view(s)
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    Apr-06-2021, 5:19am
    Strabo replied to a thread Absolute Silence in Equipment
    I have tried to mute the bridge, but the big adjustable mandolin bridge does not mute nearly as well as the thin violin bridge. My fiddle is easily...
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