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  1. Re: Built a contact mic for string instruments.

    Already many Piezo electric wafers stuck on the underside of hundreds of Mandolincafe Member's Mandolin's tops.

    and their owners touting their impression of what they own , check them out..

    ...
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    Re: Bridge Saddle Sag?

    Brekke 'traditional' bridge is not actually traditional .. because ..

    there is a spine connecting the 2 threaded posts inside the wood to prevent sagging ..

    a 1922 A has an aluminum ...
  3. Re: Built a contact mic for string instruments.

    I have a Schertler Dynamic type contact mic inside my Mix A5.. TRS 1/4" end button-jack .

    works & sounds good & is reliable. made in Switzerland.. :mandosmiley:
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    Re: Trigger Finger (s)

    I prefer the name of Index finger .. :whistling:
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    Re: Buying without being able to play

    Done that , using the classifieds, here .. :popcorn:
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    Re: Mando vs. Mandola for swing jazz

    I have what is a luthier's conversion of a A50 as a CGDA 4 string with a 4 pole pickup It's nice . though, I could part with it ..

    :whistling:
  7. Re: Strings for a Gibson 1924 A-1 in "player" condition

    I put 10 ~ 38 on my pre TR '22 A.. 11 ~ 40 on my TR A4 of the same vintage .

    ;)
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    Re: Always use a strap? Even when seated?

    No. I dont when seated .. One benefit a Tone Gard offers is the back's resonance is not dampened holding it against the body ..
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    Re: Frank Wakefield

    Had a Online chat with Frank's Manager-Fiddle player , and managed to get them to stop by our little remote town on the coast
    between dates in the bigger cities .. Community College Arts &...
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    Re: Flatwounds on an Eastman MD315

    Have D'Addario FW on my Lebeda Jazzica, F, .. I just splurged on a Stainless steel re fret ..



    I don't own an Eastman. (Well, I have one of their fiberglass cases) .. mandolin..
  11. Re: Looking to Commission Carbon Fiber Mando (1 1/4" nut)

    here is another one to chat up .. https://www.synergyinstruments.com/collections/mandolin

    Across the border up north ..
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    Poll: Re: Thoughts on electric practice instrument

    Godin A8 have a closed sound chamber but no sound hole & when you do plug them in they sound nice..
  13. Re: Is this a chord? first fret, D AND A, then G&E on 3rd fret?

    Step 1, try figuring out the names of the notes .. count up half steps 1 half step for each fret ..
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    Re: Banjolele tuner ID please…

    given unknown international shipping cost.. it's kind of unrealistic ..

    I'm not a mail order business..


    :disbelief:
  15. Re: Looking to Commission Carbon Fiber Mando (1 1/4" nut)

    Peter Mix Quit . I own an A5 .. it's 3 cm wide @ the nut online pix
    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1310/3673/files/newmad-carbon-fiber-mandolin.jpg?v=1539118076

    there was a new one...
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    Re: Golden Gate Guitar Picks

    GG Mando & Dawg Picks are pretty much the same (I have both).. As I see it. just the GG are more widely available , .. thru Saga..

    :popcorn:
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    Re: Nylon String Mandolin?

    I , 5th tuned my spruce headed banjo uke, with Aquilla's 1M mandolin set .. 1 of each ..

    14" scale.. it is tuned E B F#C# ..

    :whistling:
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    Re: Looking for something darker and throatier

    a Mandola .. :whistling:
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    Re: Grisman Dawg leash?

    He it seems had a scroll loop & a Loop over his head,, same loop or 2 . IDK ..
    Tiny had a screws eye ring . I think , in that 5 string ..

    :cool:
  20. Re: Carbon Fiber Builder wants our input on a Carbon Fiber Mandol

    This autoclaved Vacuum bagged molded Pre Preg ? (I think that was what Clear Carbon did for Peter Mix )
    or wet resin and vacuum bag molded ( atmospheric pressure outside of the bag , pushes ...
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    Re: Do You Baby Your Mandolin?

    Several got Re-frets ..

    You want to sign up, in advance, for my Estate Sale?
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    Re: Grisman Dawg leash?

    I made 1 myself for my solid body 4 string electric .. it has a D ring to hook into .. Saxophones have a ring, to hook into .
  23. Re: Boss AC-3 Acoustic Simulator vs Boss AC-2 Acoustic Simulator

    Know ? no. I guess the 3 replaced the 2 .. Roland/Boss not answering their phone?

    Years ago I got a Y'ha AG , they purport to warm an acoustic guitar's under bridge piezo .. give it more mic'd...
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    Re: Who makes a good Fiddle/Mandolin case?

    Texas? might be some gun cases big enough like for multiple prized double barrels,

    just have to re upholster the inside with suitable plush covered foam ..
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    Re: Strings For Mahogany Back Mandolins

    I had a Mahogany Gibson A40,
    I don't remember being so worried about best strings ,
    I just got what I could buy in the music store.. usually bronze wound,,


    buy a variety of strings...
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