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    Re: Ready to get my hillbilly on!

    Oh for "goodness" sake......Dah Dah Dada Da Da....

    Too many smiles coming home from the bars. "When I was young"........now that was a fun riff to figure out.

    Old guy stuff.

    Snort.
  2. Thread: Greensleeves

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    Re: Greensleeves

    Thanks Mark....will do!
  3. Thread: Greensleeves

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    Re: Greensleeves

    And the brain goes..........blewwwy! At two minutes in. Gaaaaah!
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    Re: Hill Country Stringworks

    I had emailed him last week and he responded a few days later. He is currently "out of the office" but will be back in a week or two.
  5. Re: Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile: Tiny De

    Not normally my wheelhouse....but that was amazing. Duncan has always been a favorite of mine for tasty playing and incredible fills when playing behind a singer.
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    Re: Ukrainian Pub Folk with Mandolin

    Somewhere........ Mr. Ostroushko is beaming.

    Love it.
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    Regarding proper humidification

    Good discussion on the mechanics of proper humidification from FB Journal interview with TR Crandall. Start at 7:00 to skip preliminaries.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVPJqLmVp34
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    Re: Mandolin Orchestra Soon to Be in DFW Area!

    You might want to get in touch with Lon at Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra...

    http://www.minnesotamandolinorchestra.org/
  9. Thread: Cases and covers

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    Re: Cases and covers

    I swear....you folks have never heard of duct tape?
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    Re: Shellac containers?

    A question. Isn't nail polish remover acetone? Am I missing something there?
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    Re: Instrument Insurance Help

    If you put it on homeowners or renters............read your policy. Carefully and for comprehension. They do slide some caveats in. Do not trust your insurance broker when he tells you "Yep....is...
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    Re: A drum sander with a twist

    "We do it because we can!" Has always been a good enough excuse for me. Nice job!
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    Re: Gear for Electric Mandolin

    The Behringer VD400 seems fine and you can get a decent range of interesting effects out of it. Is dirt cheap.

    Then again, I haven't played around with many pedals. A buddy brought over his new...
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    Re: Help please!!!! Messed up pretty bad

    James, That is why I suggested what I did....better to keep a friend than lose it over 50-150 Dollars. Let the other guy decide what is important.
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    Re: Help please!!!! Messed up pretty bad

    Your buddy knew what he was getting into. You tried. You missed. I would not go any further with that one even for a learning experience (take a look at Condino's avatar!). Throw the metal bits in...
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    Re: Does the mandolin world suffer much from fakes?

    Just watched a documentary on Netflix called "Made You Look" about art fakes....basically bench copies meant to deceive. There is a line that comes up towards the end saying something close to...
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    Re: Deep Nostalgia - Lloyd Loar

    My girlfriend came across this the other day. Is spooky good. Especially when you put in long deceased relatives and friends.
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    Re: Gear for Electric Mandolin

    I don't have a very fine ear but I like this:
    Behringer VD400 delay into TC electronics HOF into mixer into ZT Lunchbox. The HOF is a great inexpensive toy to play with a wide range of...
  19. Thread: KM-1500 neck issue

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    Re: KM-1500 neck issue

    Dang! Bail on that thing if you can. That picture show's more than I'd ever want to see.
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    Peter and Sam and Mike

    A non mando playing buddy sent this to me. These guys are having some fun.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg9bA92rDno
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    Re: The waiting begins: order in for Clark Octave

    Opinion only............On the archtops I always think the full body looks "nicer/classier". The cutaway is for folks that actually need the room for playing on those frets more than occasionally. ...
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    Re: Peter Ostroushko Passes

    This, to me, captures the man.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dtlawUF2EM&list=OLAK5uy_krawKrdjJfMmMMVtS5qVEHVSUkUBPHCTM
  23. Re: chop or other rhythm techniques for octave mandolin?

    David....that post alone is going to keep me out of mischief for quite awhile! Thank you.
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    Re: Pros/Cons - 4 vs. 8 strings

    I played mandolin for quite awhile. Then went to mandola. Then to tenor guitar. Then strung my mandolin to CGDA. Then got rid of my picks. Now am dropping to 4 strings on the dropped mandolin. I...
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    Re: How Would You Play This Double Stop?

    I would look at the fingerings just before and just after that particular fingering and try them out....watch the ease and flow.
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