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  1. Re: Pickup replacement options now that Almuse has retired?

    Maine based Steve Ryder mandolins https://www.sjryder.com/

    :popcorn:
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    Re: Where did you find your last mando?

    Locally, on consignment. :popcorn: many years ago..
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    Re: Anyone need 13 SM57's

    Has 58's & some stands too ... ( friend in my area)
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    Re: Floor stand for octave mandolin

    Irish Zouk is Octave .. fits in a banjo case.. so guitar stands are fine..

    Ultimate brand & Hercules* hang the instrument from the head stock,
    rest the back against 2 padded legs of the 3 of...
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    Re: Good pick for starters

    #346 (Fender's number for the 'Wankel triangle') many others use that shape.

    Big enough to be easier to hold onto.

    :popcorn:
  6. Re: Where do the names F-style and A-style actually come from?

    Florentine? 'Almondine'? :popcorn:
  7. Re: Walnut Back and Sides Spruce Flat Top Tone

    I have a Mandola out of those woods ,
    I don't also own one of maple & spruce to compare it with.

    So, it is what it is, mate.


    :whistling:
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    Re: New bridge and/or pickup recommendations

    It's older now, my Schertler Dyn M is a contact microphone, so no DI needed to use a mixer channel that is for Microphones.
    They have an XLR Plug. (microphone cable extension)

    the installed...
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    Re: Humidity in Case vs Room

    I'm 2 blocks from a major river, 10 miles from the Pacific Ocean, in a temperate rainforest climate.

    Humidity comes with the location..
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    Anyone need 13 SM57's

    In Seaside Oregon $600 with a case to pack them in,or 50 each. [facebook marketplace ]...
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    Re: Has COVID affected your MAS?

    No, I have essentially 2 new mandolins by having them re-fretted, 1 needed fingerboard leveling in the process .
    the playability after that made a real felt improvement.
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    Re: Vintage Gibson A4

    I have 2, now 100 year old A Gibson mandolins they both have the original tuners .
    lots of obsessing over tuners , gear heads?
    service them , a little oil perhaps? consider dry bike chain lube...
  13. Re: Rails pickups on a solid Chinese 8 string?

    I doubt it.
  14. Re: Speaker size for 4-string emando amplifier

    My Roland AC 60 has 2 wide range 6" .. Their AC 90 2-8" & 2 tweeters .

    :popcorn:
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    Re: The newest hot mandolin accessory!

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  16. Re: Best strings for magnetic pickup mandolin?

    there is a steel core even in bronze wound strings, but better if the winding is seen in the magnetic field, also.
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    Re: case shoulder/carry strap

    Part of why I like Fiberglass cases is the D Rings. Pegasus carries well, 1 on hinge side 2nd, one of the handle D rings.

    But the 3_D rings on the back of my Eastman case take an actual 2 strap...
  18. Re: Replacement pickups for 8 string Chinocaster?

    Not in UK , myself.,
    enlarge the hole to suit. & guitar pickup options are abundant

    I made a new scratch plate for a Fender (Korea) FM61 8 string to do that
    Strat type

    :popcorn:
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    Re: 1942 Levin Mandolin Banjo

    Light is 9/13/20w/32w windings nickel or bronze, your pick. I stuff something inside under the bridge to have a tone I prefer..

    No Band, no critics.
  20. Re: Replacement pickups for 8 string Chinocaster?

    The Internet? why stop searching once you got here, keep looking..
    Try https://duckduckgo.com/?va=b&t=hr

    :popcorn:
  21. Thread: Vintage?

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    Re: Vintage?

    Older than Betty White?
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    Re: How many ways of making a mandolin top?

    Mix Carbon fiber, I think. * Heat activated the Resin. vacuum pulls out air bubbles.

    Check with Clear Carbon in Rhode Island.. also involved in Luis & Clark Orchestral stringed instrument on MA.
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    Re: What style am I hearing in my head?

    There was a Band named Radio Head https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radiohead
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    Re: How many ways of making a mandolin top?

    Autoclaved, Vacuum bagging, Pre Preg.
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    Re: Can you use a Tone-Gard with an armrest?

    Permission? You May, I Did. :popcorn:
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