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  1. Cel aig Baile. New Traditional Music on BBC Alba

    Hi,

    New BBC Alba music program Cel aig Baile aired last week. Not any mandolins sighted, although I did sight our own Dagger Gordon watching on. First of a series of four I believe, so we live in...
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    Re: greg butler/ viper strut

    Hi,

    Thanks for posting that, I enjoyed it. Never ever heard of him, so will have to research to see if he’s got anything else out in a similar vein.

    Regards,
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    Re: Nut Width Preference?

    Hi,

    I’ve got small hands and think a narrow nut width should suit me best, but in truth I think you get used to any width if you play it enough. I’ve got several mandolins that range from 27mm...
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    Re: Help me find a video

    Hi,

    Theyre French and called the Melonious Quartet. If this link does not work the tune was called Gaucho. Perhaps my favourite video on YouTube.


    https://youtu.be/sj_MpqS53mI

    Regards,
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    Re: Best all time Inlay's

    Hi,

    I’ve always loved the look of my Michael Lewis in which he paid homage to the Art Deco movement. He is a great luthier and I hope he getting back to work after a tough time.


    Regards,
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    Re: Finally Finished: Soliver #001

    Spencer,

    Think #002 sounds great. Big improvement over #001. Keep it up and #003 should be special.


    Regards,
  7. Re: recorded tunes for turlough O'carloan music posted on the for

    Hi,

    I’m a great O’Carolan fan. My favourite source for how to play the tunes on mandolin is David Hansen on YouTube. He is a member here and a wonderful player. He probably has videos up on most...
  8. Re: John Abercrombie's e-mandos were auctioned off last November.

    Hi,

    Someone got a bargain. Ive been looking for a Schwab 4 string for a few years and not been able to find one. Placed 4-5 ads in the wanted section and never had a single reply.

    Oh well,...
  9. The Cliffs of Conachair by Charlie Grey and Joseph Peach

    Hi,

    Can’t get this fiddle tune out of my head since I first heard it last week. Never a bad thing when you trying to learn it. Puts me in mind of Ricky Skaggs comment about Bill Monroe’s music...
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    Re: Mandolin goes sharp between sessions?

    Hi,

    I find that sometimes individual strings will bind or get stuck in either the nut or bridge grooves. This means that they will release over time and cause the string to play sharp after the...
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    Re: How Many Like Blonde Mandos??

    Hi,

    Two nice blonde instruments from veteran English luthier Dave Farmiloe. Dave is primarily known as a repair man, but he makes wonderful instruments.

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    Regards,
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    Re: First E-Mandolin build

    Hi,

    My Farmiloe 5 string telemando is 1.625 inches.

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    Regards,
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    Re: Question for UK Members re. BREXIT

    Hi,

    I would be grateful if the moderator could close the thread. I had raised the questions in the original post because they were of genuine interest to me, but others seem intent on derailing...
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    Re: Romeo in love (my last mando experiment)

    Hi,

    Very nice. Thanks for posting. Definitely a continental feel to it from a Scottish perspective.

    Regards,
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    Re: Leaving Stoer by Ivan Drever

    Hi,

    Sorry, Im not the most technical. It comes up ok on my iPad?

    If you search Ivan Drever Durham on YouTube it will be first up. Worth watching.


    Regards,
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    Re: Givson (yes, Givson) mandolin

    Hi,

    I bought one from a music shop in Edinburgh in the mid-90s, just when I was starting to play the instrument. It was very similar to that pictured.

    When I took it home, I found that I could...
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    Re: "Bernie's tune" for mandolin( tabs & solo)

    Hi,

    That was excellent. Thanks for posting and providing the tab so that us lesser mortals can understand exactly what you’re playing. Hope you are going to continue playing jazz mandolin. I think...
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    Re: Electric Mandolin Build Help?

    Hi Magnus,

    That’s the first time I’ve been aware of hearing a 5 string octave. Thought that it sounded excellent. Would be interested to see the 4 string in action, if you have a similar video....
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    Re: The Don Stiernberg Quartet - New Release

    Hi,

    If you listen to the recent Beer and Mandolins podcast with Don, he talks about which mandolin was played on which tracks.

    Regards,
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    Re: Nigel Gatherer's Mandomania interviews

    Hi,

    That was an interesting watch, thanks for posting. I started the mandolin in the mid-90’s and had lessons from Nigel for a few years, so it triggered a lot of memories.

    I remember going to...
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    Re: Vinaccia vs Embergher vsCalace Video

    Hi,

    2, 1, 3.

    Regards,
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    Re: Stefan Sobell mandolins and other instruments

    Hi,

    Yes, first impressions of the sound have been very good. The condition was pristine, which always make me nervous on a 30 year old instrument, worrying that the previous owners had been...
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    Re: Stefan Sobell mandolins and other instruments

    Hi,

    Here is a photo of a Sobell mandolin I bought recently.

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    I think it’s from 1991 as it has 2591 stamped on the neck endblock inside the instrument. Nothing on the label. The year...
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    Gigbag for 19 Inch Telecaster Tenor

    Hi,

    I recently got the tenor guitar (octave mandolin?) pictured below.

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    It came without a case, so I’m looking to get a decent gig bag for storing it when not in use. Any suggestions...
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    Re: Live Jazz -- Tom Wright Quartet

    Tom,

    Very impressive in every way. Really enjoyed that. Thanks for posting.

    Regards
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