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  1. Got my Eastman mando in the mail today: Manzanita

    This is a used Eastman I traded for which I got in the mail today. I'm still working on the action a bit. There is a pretty noticeable bow in the neck. I adjusted the truss rod relief a bit but...
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    Re: MIX Carbon Fiber Mandolin Truss Rod Question

    Update! The Mix Mandolin has been evaluated by a couple of luthiers at Dusty Strings and as Peter Mix predicted, the neck is straight. Only a minor adjustment is necessary. Thank you to J. Condino...
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    Re: Evening prayer blues

    A different take on it.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKsjTloacmo
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    Re: Carbon fiber mandolins

    Don, I built this one. You like? Here's another one of mine...

    185303
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    Re: When to Play the E on the A String?

    I like to play it there because you can hit the open E at the same time and double. It sounds especially nice when you slide into the A-string E and do that.
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    Re: Practicing Bach during the lockdown

    I recorded the Siciliano from the G minor Partita for Solo Violin about this time last year! I've been hunkering down during my time off right now and learning the B minor Sonata in its entirety,...
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    Re: Practicing Bach during the lockdown

    Very nice!

    https://youtu.be/CYeDpOiRn1M
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    Re: Geek Pre-Amp question OHMs

    I used my Grace Design Felix on 10mOhm for a while before I realized there was a switch on the back, it didnít effect anything I could hear. Ymmv
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    Re: Geek Pre-Amp question OHMs

    Here's my take on it as a former navy electronics tech who dealt with a few signal attenuation problems due to improper impedance matching issues:

    At every interface in a signal path, the greater...
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    Re: New Camptown Races

    While I'm at it here's another video when I did a guest appearance with Peter Rowan and the Tony Rice Unit to play "New Camptown Races" when they played at The Egg Albany NY on April 6, 2008. Tony...
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    Re: New Camptown Races

    And here's another video of New Camptown Races from a show I did back in 2011 with The Hickory Project and special guest Chris Leske on banjo. Hickory Project members - Anthony Hannigan on guitar,...
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    Re: New Camptown Races

    Here's a video of me playing New Camptown Races with the Del McCoury Band at a show back in 2007.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y61wf30jMM0
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    Re: Jethro and Roy

    I'm an old fart, I remember when Roy Clark was honored as Entertainer of the Year, and for good reason. I study his work from time to time, or rather, I watch videos. Buck Owens was no slouch either,...
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    Re: Grey Fox 2018, July 19-22

    Almost Five Decades!
    http://frobbi.org/images/favorites/Lawson-Rowan-1972-2018.jpg
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    SURPRISE!!!... Best Wife ever!!!

    Forgive me the long back story, but I think its awesome and an important part of what is to come, so I felt the need to share it...

    16 years and one month ago I married Mrs. Awesome. The following...
  16. Re: Big Sciota live at the Turning Point Piermont, NY-Jeb Jones B

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0duzACApPsI&feature=youtu.be
  17. Re: Is there a crisis in mandolin, banjo and ukelele tone?

    Here's the tag from the home page:

    Are the uke, banjo, and mandolin families going through an identity crisis, or are more Darwinian forces at work?

    I inadvertently skipped the word 'identity'....
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    SteveMartin/MartinShort Netflix comedy show

    This was the bestest/funniest thing I've seen in years...and that includes when I look at myself in the mirror in the morning--nekked

    There is a cameo with The Steep Canyon Rangers and some...
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    Re: New Gilchrists land at Carter Vintage Guitars

    Beautiful playing, Perry.
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    Re: When you learn something important

    I'm glad the rest of us don't feel that way about sharing knowledge :confused:

    What have you been doing with your 22k posts?
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    Re: Polytune Clip-on Tuner (again !)

    Just got mine to do something similar. Am wondering if it's reading a harmonic instead of the fundamental note?
    FWIW, am using mine in the strobe setting. I like it a bit better than the regular...
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    Re: Polytune Clip-on Tuner (again !)

    Battery good??
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    Re: To lubricate or not...Waverly's

    If you're feeling the sticking & sudden release, rather than just noticing that from the pitch of the string, then it is indeed the tuners.

    I've experienced that many times. Yes, a little...
  24. Re: Grisman & Tommy Emmanuel / hear the new CD & see the tour dat

    And a video of them playing 'Tipsy Gypsy':
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOt-cZIVvu0&feature=youtu.be
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    Re: Gypsy Jazz Books

    Go to the SOURCE and study his stuff!

    Django Reinhardt by Stan Ayeroff (Oak Publications)
    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/415BB6RDPVL._SX358_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg...
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