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    Re: Gibson Mandolin Bass

    You turn the little keys....��
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    Re: Frank Wakefield

    Had the chance to meet Wake Frankfield a couple of times, character is putting it mildly but, a finer fellow would be hard to find. Shared a gig with him once, he used my mandolin for his “Get up...
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    Re: Help Identifying Gibson Mandolin

    Pretty cool piece!
    Learn to play it!
  4. Re: "This mandolin was intact until my son sat on it"

    The Titanic was intact until it hit the iceberg. Just perspective.
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    Re: Mandolin Cafe hats

    A “Stormy Kromer” mandolin cafe hat!? Genius!!
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    Re: Weird nut on Planet tuners

    I really like Ray’s suggestion. The guys at a bike shop will probably give you a blank look but then will see the nut and go “Oh, yeah sure, just a second” then come back and pop it right on/off!
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    Re: Someone posted this on FB recently

    Folks, that is why I became interested in Bluegrass and mandolin!
    It’s the “learning” as much as the “doing”. Watching really amazing musicians do exactly the same “Where do you want me to do...
  8. Re: 1920s Gibson Factory Order Numbers location inquiry

    Usually located on the neck block.
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    Re: RIP Nanci Griffith

    So sad, yes, in the 21st century 68 is too young to pass to the larger life!
  10. Re: Emotional hearing, and changing out my 7-year old strings...

    When I was working at the music store, or playing regularly I could not go more than a month tops (back then I was really lashing that poor old mule) sometimes Iíd break most of a set in a night,...
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    Re: Broken Gibson A mandolin- 1903

    Wow, that’s painful to look at! I’m always sorry when I see this kind of accident.
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    Re: Distortion on mandolin

    Pedal? I don’t need no steenkin’ pedal! It’s just how I play:))
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    Re: Western Michigan Pickers

    There used to be quite a few saloon gatherings pre Covid but, it’s been very slow coming back around here in Kalamazoo. What is bringing you to SW Michigan?
  14. Thread: Don Williams

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    Re: Don Williams

    I felt that this morning!and in the grocery store I started whistling that tune!
  15. Thread: Don Williams

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    Re: Don Williams

    Damn! Donít hold back there Hoss! I guess I made a mistake, Gee!;)
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    Re: Custom Build Arriving Today!

    Unbox, pace for fifteen minutes, stare at case, pace another fifteen minutes, post results on opening! I don’t think weather is going to be an issue but, building suspense might cause you to faint...
  17. Thread: Don Williams

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    Re: Don Williams

    Don Williams version of J.J. Cale’s “Tulsa Time” was the earlier version I heard way before I heard Clapton’s. A very good friend turned me on to Don Williams when I helped her and her husband move....
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    Re: Custom Build Arriving Today!

    Oooh, ooooh!
    I can hardly wait!
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    Re: Rest in Peace - Byron Berline passes

    How sad, one more of the greats gone.
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    Re: Replacement for Loar Tailpiece Cover

    Ron, that is really stellar work!
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    Re: Best all time Inlay's

    194969I like mine (see avatar) I think about the day Bill Halsey have it back to me! Reminds me of simpler time in my life, there is a “Yellow Rose” below the script.
    Oops, sorry it’s upside down!...
  22. Re: Jethro & Steve Goodman "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"

    There was, nor ever will be, another Harry Carey!
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    Re: What's the big deal about changing strings?

    I don’t get it either, it’s not hard or even dangerous. Take your time, do it right do it the same way each and every time and you will build up speed and accuracy, try working in an acoustic music...
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    Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    You know JB, I’m getting to like my corner.
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  25. Thread: Porch Pride

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    Re: Porch Pride

    Sorry to see you go but, I understand.
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