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    Re: Please School Me On Mandolin Strings

    As you journey through the string offerings, I recommend trying GHS silk n steel, and silk n bronze, and the cryogenic pb. All are as unique as the sound from monel and nickel strings. Regular pb...
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    Re: Mandolin Cafe Milestones

    I’ll commemorate my 1k by congratulating you on being an active member of this fun and inspirational group of music lovers.
    Happy pickin!!!
    Thanks for your posts
    Matthew
  3. Re: Is there a reason for the fretboard extension without frets ?

    Just checking, do none others think there might be some acoustic attributes to the Florida?
  4. Re: Is there a reason for the fretboard extension without frets ?

    I think it might impart some overtone properties. When I thump my mando with the “Florida “ I hear a tone. Mine is scooped, where material has been removed to give more pick clearance.
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    Re: What's your new fiddle tune?

    Kentucky Mandolin, First Day in Town, Garfield’s Blackberry Blossom, Dusty Miller, Lonesome Fiddle Blues
    Those are all similar to J Ridge...
    I don’t have any in my quiver like Midnight...I’ll add...
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    Re: Mandolin armrests - Yes, No, Type?

    191402

    Perhaps you haven’t seen the Weber armrest yet...
    Subtle and effective.
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    Re: 1000 posts!

    A gratuitous congratulations gets me one post closer to joining the 1k club:popcorn::redface:

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    Ooh dang, I’m close too!
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    Re: Resetting Expectations on Quality

    Be careful, when you play a premium mando, you can’t bare to play or hear a basic model. Then the MAS sickness takes over!
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    Re: What's in your case?

    I have a Northfield Heirloom (lots of storage)
    So my list is long!
    Several different sets of string(cryo Americana GHS, silk n steel, silk n Bronze GHS)
    Wildwood Winder, small diagonal cutters,...
  10. Re: The best scroll video! ASMR for F style fans!

    Yeah.....
    I’ve watched it 4 times now, and it continues to be...wow:grin::mandosmiley:
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    Re: Mandolin Mashed Finger Pics

    Mine used to be as tough as leather. With the pause on gigs here, I’ve missed about 80 gigs since March ‘20...my family won’t tolerate that amount of pickin at home, plus it’s no fun without my...
  12. The best scroll video! ASMR for F style fans!

    https://youtu.be/M0x2GmMkFS0
    I have been a fan of Ratliff mandolins for a while now. This video is my new favorite thing!:):popcorn:
    Enjoy
    https://youtu.be/M0x2GmMkFS0
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    Re: Weird sound?

    Ha, great first post on the forum! Welcome!
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    Re: New milestone

    I think...

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    With the right strategy....

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    Perhaps we can catch up to Jim
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    Re: How Many Like Blonde Mandos??

    Blonds and reds for me.190862190861
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    Re: Negative harmony.

    Omg, my mind is stretching! Thanks, I needed this new level of understanding!
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    Re: Seasonal Sight Reading Challenge

    I need a TAB version, I can’t figure out where to put my fingers.
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    Re: Bedbugs And Mandolins

    Instead of fumigation with a pesticide, consider a kill control with CO2, that is likely a safer option, and likely cheaper.
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    Re: 97 Nugget at Music Emporium

    Wow, what is going on with that mandolin back? Was that etched with high voltage? Did you buy it? That is the most fantastic mandolin back I’ve yet seen! WOW!
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    Re: Apollo picks -- another option for you

    You beat me to it...I was fixing to write about how much I like my PEEK Apollo pick. I got shape A, in 1mm and 1.25mm. They are what I’ve been seeking for years. Better than BlueChips. If they...
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    Re: Tone Gard - Comfortable ?

    Yes. Comfortable and functional.
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    Re: ISO 2-Point Builder

    Bruce Weber, Montana Mandolin Authority.
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    Re: Wet Tuning?

    Get a Peterson Strobe tuner, then you can either be very in tune, or as discussed slightly outa tune.
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    Re: Brekke vs Traditional Bridge

    I have two mandolins with the metal bar Brekke bridges. They are both rich, loud, fully responsive, lush.
    If they get louder, that might not be desirable...
    Will I be blown away by a...
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    Re: Sierra Hull- tone tips video

    Perhaps you lose picks because they are no good and your subconscious is making way for a quality product :mandosmiley:
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