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  1. Thread: RIP Tony Rice

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    Re: RIP Tony Rice

    That's sad news,,I saw him play with David Grisman in San Francisco in the late '70s...
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    Re: Types of Mandolin Collections

    How would I know ,you tell me,,I actually own only 2 mandolins and used the A 50 as only an example...
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    Re: Types of Mandolin Collections

    What I've learned from pretty much a professional collector I once knew,,1. A collection is a minimum of 3 items.2 items does not make a collection. 2, a true collection is specific.just because you...
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    Re: Pickboy “Mandolin” Picks.

    Pickboy carbon .88 is my no.2 go to after bc...
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    Re: Tortoise shell pick alternative

    Ok..I totally agree with anyone that said that the old organic stuff produces the best tone,,just in a league of its own,and I have no idea why,,but despite that it isn't my favorite,among other...
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    Re: Tortoise shell pick alternative

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  7. Thread: Key of Bb

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    Re: Key of Bb

    Are you sure you don't mean an "altered" chord? Which is a chord with a raised or lowered 5 th or 9th...
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    Re: Autumn is for playing mandolin.

    That's cool Zach,,I spent my summer on and off backpacking pretty much uncharted Adirondack wilderness...
  9. Re: Top classical pieces every mandolin player should know

    Anything by R.Calace...
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    Re: Eddie Van Halen RIP

    Eddie saved us from disco...
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    Re: 7th fret: 3rd or 4th fingers?

    When I'm improvising crazy at top speed,I'll sometimes use whatever finger is available,,but I know one thing,I've worked very hard to get my pinky as flexible and independent as the others or more...
  12. Re: Unexpected things/benefits about playing mandolin

    It gives me an endorphin rush...
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    Re: new: Northfield neck rest!!!

    I thought it was a roll of toilet paper at first..
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    Re: New tune I wrote, "Red Winged Blackbird"

    Well done..
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    Re: 2002 Roberts Fern w/ different inlays

    An '02 Roberts is probably a killer mandolin,,,I was wondering about the inlay myself,but I know that Roberts did some custom orders in the early 2000's...
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    Re: Trouble with open chords and open E string

    188079This is a photo of what it looks like when I play that C stop. Notice the angle of my thumb and the angle of my fingers, they are slanted, not in alignment like in your photos. This...
  17. Re: How did the "curl" on the mandolin body evolve?

    I think the F model design came about because of the time period in which it was developed..it was the late Victorian era,,where people like Gibson and Fairbanks were heavily influenced by the style...
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    Re: the first 3 tunes you learned?

    I know the first tune I tried to figure out was foggy mountain breakdown,,after that I'm not sure...
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    Re: Fingering Technique

    For 4 straight chromatic notes I would finger it IMRR on the way up and RMMI on the way down.on chromatic scales I use a different fingering descending than I do ascending..
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    Re: Hard Times Bluegrass Festival

    I would guess if your singing you have to wear a mask?...
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    Re: Favorite A style mandolin?

    Monroe played a F 7 before he found his F5,,if he never walked into that barber shop,we probably would be playing F7s not A5s.
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    Re: Blue chip picks

    If you hear a dark,muddy tone from a blue chip,my bet is your using one to thick,try a 35 and youll probaby change your opinion..
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    Re: Blue chip picks

    B.C.'s do wear out though,I've managed to do it,now I use thin ones,bc 35s ,and it took me 3 years but I wore the point right off and put a razor speed bevel on it,,,I'm on my 3rd one..but nothing...
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    Re: New Mandolin Day!

    Everything like this will really drive you nuts all the way up to the point of opening it and playing it,then you can breathe a deep sigh of relief,,just open it and get on with it....
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    Re: Favorite A style mandolin?

    You don't know that...
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