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    Re: Monteleones at Rudy's Music

    Hope she didn’t scratch the finish
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    Re: Blem Mandolins

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    Lest we forget our lore, the above is guidance from The Cafe Authority on this marvelous instrument.
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    Re: Blem Mandolins

    Blasphemy! Mentioning the glorious Shmergel Devastator in proximity to the word "blem." May your fingertips peel and every note you play fall flat!
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    Re: Blem Mandolins

    Geez, the mandolins I bought all seem to have acoustic blemishes: fluffed notes, unreliable timing, slow tempos, haphazard chords...

    Couldn't be my playing skills, could it? Those "blems" aren't...
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    Re: Kimble two point reviews?

    I've had two or three of Will's two-points over the years. I am more of a pianist / guitar player than a mandolin player, but I have a hard time imagining anybody being able to do anything better at...
  6. Re: Brilliant learning resource from Duke Sharp

    I've since gotten to know Duke quite well, partly because the Covid crisis has meant he has spent the last year here in North Thailand. He is a real gent with a huge basis of musical knowledge that...
  7. A Mandolin & Octave Mandolin duet: Big Hands

    Hi all!

    Here's a song that I wrote about two years ago and used to perform with my now deceased band. I recorded it as a duet with my octave Weber Bitterroot and my Prucha F5.

    Hope you enjoy...
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    Re: A-strings constantly going out of tune

    Welcome to the club, A strings constantly drive me crazy.
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    Re: Still cant play a break!

    Have you taken a look at this video? It was made for the Cafe's profile of Michael Daves who teaches Bluegrass Vocals for ArtistWorks, but it's a great guide to building a bluegrass mandolin solo.
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  10. Thread: Dammit!

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    Re: Dammit!

    whew, I thought you were gonna say you hurt your mandolin for a minute....
    Fingers will heal faster than a big ol ding in the top. :)
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    Re: Major chord arpeggios

    "More notes is better than fewer notes" - Excuse me if I'm reading you wrong, but that seems to be the gist of your thinking, and I couldn't disagree more. Following that logic, why learn any...
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    Re: How much do you practice?

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    Re: Feline String Change Caution

    Well, for me, this is just another reason not to own a cat.
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    Re: My band asked me to stop playing guitar

    Some of my early bands asked me to stop playing guitar. And I didn't even have any other instruments then.
  15. was looking at a mandolin for a friend, and this happens.........

    let me start by saying,
    1)the Bend boyz got it going on
    2)i pledge i will not look at TMS website for the next 2 years
    3)checks all the boxes, and then some
    4)i was not expecting to do something...
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    Re: Live From Home

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DtyqMvvh7M
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    Re: Shelter-in-place (NMC)

    When I lived on a farm in Arkansas many years ago (and before we got full indoor plumbing), Montgomery Wards furnished our toilet paper. (Yes, I'm old.)

    This brings to mind the fire we had in the...
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    Re: Shelter-in-place (NMC)

    If this quarantine thing lasts too much longer, David might be able to find a desperate mandolin player who will trade his F-5 for some of that TP stash.
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    Re: Live From Home

    Really, really nice. Once again, this one was a judgement call, as the video was not produced as a contribution to the 'live from home' genre, but just listen to that guitar!
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    Re: Live From Home

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JPPNZeMwLs
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    First French Polish session (quick cell phone shot) on the "Angel Step" quilted Sorensen VX --

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    Re: Live From Home

    You are not going to believe this one.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qiija5dBBIw
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    Re: Should I be insulted?

    I have trouble just getting my cat to stay ON the wall hanger.
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    Re: Should I be insulted?

    My cat did this, until I stopped throwing mandolins at her.
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    Re: ToneGuard Question

    I think the point the OP made is that perhaps in some cases there is some other effect of using the ToneGard, perhaps linked to pressure on the ridges of the instrument. I have not noticed this, and...
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