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    Falls City Ramblers

    In the summer of 1974 a buddy and I happened upon the Falls City Ramblers at the Our Common Heritage Festival in Dayton. At the end of the set they invited the crowd to join them that evening at...
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    Re: Underrated Players?

    David Harvey
    Brian Oberlin
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    Re: can you name this tune?

    Sounds like Money's All Gone.
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    Re: D R mandolin strings

    I've had the same problems with the DR wound strings as others noted. They go sharp as you play up the neck but not in unison. One is sharper than the others. I contacted DR last fall and they sent a...
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    by Steve Martin
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    Re: i Rig Pre

    I just bought one for my Android phone. The only problem is I haven't found a camera app that will allow me to monitor the mic input sound levels while recording videos on the phone. I had do to make...
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    Re: Wacko G strings

    I swapped the strings earlier today, and the intonation problem stayed with the string, so I'm pretty certain it's a defective string. I emailed DR Strings and they responded promptly and asked for...
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    Re: Wacko G strings

    Thanks for the input. They are new strings, DR MD-11s. I've added a little pencil lead (graphite) to the nut & tried stretching the strings to no avail. Perhaps it is a bad string, but the physics...
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    Wacko G strings

    These mandolins be wicked little beasts sometimes. Here’s my problem. Just put a new set of strings on my ‘94 Flatiron F5. Some sour sounds are coming from the G (4th) strings. Basically, when I tune...
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    Re: Montana Gibson Mandolin Specifications

    Very interesting info about the Gibsons made in Montana. Based on past posts, it seems like the Gibson employees after the move from Bozeman to Nashville were trying very hard to distinguish their...
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    Re: Black on Blonde Elkhorn A-5

    Here's what it sounds like.
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    Re: Black on Blonde Elkhorn A-5

    Hey everybody. I'm the proud owner of the latest by Robb I ordered it in February and it arrived today. The black on blonde is stunning plus it sounds great. Robb did a really nice setup work on it,...
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    Re: Flatiron F5 chocolate

    Thanks everyone for your responses. The music store where I bought my Flatiron, Dayton Band, didn't have any in stock when I was in the market 20 years ago, but the owner said he was going to order...
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    Flatiron F5 chocolate

    I have a Flatiron F5 which I bought new in 1994. This is the chocolate model, signed by Bruce Weber, and has tone bars, not x-bracing. It's a very nice mando and I always receive compliments from...
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