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    Well guys/gals, time to eat my hat...

    Earlier I had posted about my Loar lm-600 that I had purchased and absolutely hated. It was thin and tinny and didnít even compare to my Km-150 even after being setup appropriately. After some...
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    Re: Is my new mando trash?

    Bridge is fitted superbly. No tilt forward and all parts of the feet are making contact with the soundboard. I ordered 3 different types of strings last night, ghs, elixir, and j75s as well as a...
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    Re: Is my new mando trash?

    It’s funny you say that. I stopped at a local shop to see if there where some different strings I could try and they had a 590 sitting there. It really did almost seem nicer because of that thin...
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    Re: Is my new mando trash?

    Fair enough, I was pretty harsh by calling it trash. It’s not, it’s just not sounding how I thought it would.

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    I can take it to a really reputable luthier to double check...
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    Re: Is my new mando trash?

    It had some flat wound strings on it originally but after the setup I put the ol’ reliable j74s on it. Could it be that this thing just doesn’t like j74s?
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    Is my new mando trash?

    Iíve been playing a Kentucky km-150 for a bit now. Itís been great. Itís loud, it has a nice ďbarkĒ, I enjoy the sound of my chops on it, etc. I saw an ad for a loar lm-600. I read a lot about how...
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    Re: Which Cumberland bridge?

    I do realize it isn’t plug and play. I have no qualms when it comes to fitting a bridge, creating string slots, etc. But the Cumberland website (at least on my phone) isn’t showing measurements. I’d...
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    Which Cumberland bridge?

    I recently acquired a loar lm-600 and for the price I got it for I feel like I can splurge on a nice bridge for it. Judging by what Iíve been reading Cumberland is the way to go. Thereís a few...
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    Re: Beginner looking for teacher in Arkansas

    Fantastic! I’ve sent him an email, thank you!
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    Re: Beginner looking for teacher in Arkansas

    Also I forgot to add, I’m looking to start my journey into the bluegrass side of mandolin.
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    Beginner looking for teacher in Arkansas

    Howdy yíall! After lurking for a while and doing research from all the really useful recommendations here on cafe I just got myself a Kentucky km-150. Now begins the hunt for a teacher. Iím not...
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