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    Re: Yet another string winder thread

    I found a couple at Sweetwater on line, one by MusicNomad and another by D’Addario. I don’t own one of these but I’ve had a Dunlop Turbotune for years that has the 1/4” hex, I just use it with a...
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    Re: Just changed up my strap

    I’ve attached a strap differently over the years, my current mandolin doesn’t have a strap button on its neck heel and I don’t plan on adding one. I just use a leather loop and leather button that I...
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    Re: New style Armrest

    I’ve only made one mandolin armrest and the viola chin rest is the one that fits.
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    Re: Mandolin case comparison (for A-models)

    I like the Superior case too, not made to be a flight case but has plenty of protection for everything else and at four and a half pounds it’s light. I also have the Collings TKL case, it’s nice but...
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    Re: Mandolin case comparison (for A-models)

    Nice write up, thank you.
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    Re: Mandolin is guitar upside down?

    I agree with CES above “ I play both and just consider them their own instruments.” even though it is upside down :mandosmiley:
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    Re: Mahogany top wood

    Try this link for LUTHIERS MERCANTILE INTERNATIONAL.

    https://www.lmii.com/honduran-mahogany-guitar-tops/769-top-honduran-mahogany-1st-3a-grade-dreadnought.html
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    Re: TI bridge compensation

    I currently use the Thomastik mettle/medium and didn’t find any different compensation that I could hear or see with a strobe tuner with my bridge when I changed from the D’Addario EJ74’s on my...
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    Re: pickup jack question

    I think you got it right. EMG Ultrajak looks like the same strap button shape.
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    Re: pickup jack question

    Just another thought, I’ve had the outside jack button/cover repeatedly come loose on some of my guitars and I used a dab of blue lock tight to keep them on. To remove them later I cut out a 1/2”...
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    Re: pickup jack question

    Can you use a dental mirror and flashlight to see if there’s a jam nut on the inside holding the jack tight against the end block? If so loosening the tailpiece still won’t allow you to remove the...
  12. Re: New player: a lot of pain in the knuckle of my left hand

    I actually have been using Thomastik mettle/medium on my mandolin for the last four years and really like there sound, they would probably be considered a light gauge set in another brand. There easy...
  13. Re: New player: a lot of pain in the knuckle of my left hand

    My first thought, if you’re hurting at any time it’s not right, I’d take a break and let my hand rest for a week, my next thought if you already haven’t, is to change to a set of light strings that...
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    Re: Different chord shapes

    Your welcome, sent you a PM too.
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    Re: Different chord shapes

    Here is a link to a good tutorial that will explain it better than me and he gives a very good lesson.

    https://youtu.be/tfL9t5-UIgI
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    Re: Different chord shapes

    A Major chord equals 3 notes, the root, the 3rd, and the 5th of the scale. The minor chord equals 3 notes, the root, the flatted 3rd, and the 5th of the scale. An Am chord is the combination of notes...
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    Re: Strap on a L&H

    I’ve done this before it’ll work.
  18. Re: Roadie 2 or Roadie 3 Automatic Tuner and Winder

    So do I, been using it for years.
  19. Re: Trouble with my mandolin not agreeing with my straps

    I also attach my leather strap at the headstock and over the strings just like in your picture. I might be wrong but it sounds like the OP is talking about when he’s standing his mandolin is moving...
  20. Re: Trouble with my mandolin not agreeing with my straps

    Take a look at this video it my help you.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1Z1IGsemW8
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    Re: Midrange Cases; worth the expense?

    I was just looking and there’s not many out there, found one at Greg Boyd’s, the one at Elderly’s is a better deal.
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    Re: Midrange Cases; worth the expense?

    After reading reviews here on the Cafe I bought one of the Saga white fiberglass cases in 2018 and it came with the extra feet on the hinge side. I’ve read the complaints about the case not being...
  23. Re: Tips for someone who took a 6 month break and is changing fie

    It sounds like your musical tastes are pretty diverse, If I was there I would be trying to find some local musicians to play with.
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    Re: My lovely new Morris A5

    That’s definitely a looker, congratulations.
  25. Re: Wrapping strings around tuners too many times restringing?

    You don’t :)), I was pour for along time and I’m not rich now, I used to have to save my used strings as replacements in case I broke one. I tried locking them on like this before but it was’t an...
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