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  1. Re: Thoughts on neck profiles and a mandolin upgrade

    a Pava A style was the first mandolin i purchased (couple years ago). I had no idea what i wanted or preferred. My stepdaughter was 8 yrs old and had wanted to learn mandolin so i sold a Martin...
  2. Re: Nickel Creek - When You Come Back Down (posted 2 days ago)

    my wife and i took a trip to nashvegas when NC did a return in 2014(i think it was 14). they did a show at the Ryman Auditorium. it was pretty unreal. they had not played together for years, but man...
  3. Re: Nickel Creek - When You Come Back Down (posted 2 days ago)

    anybody notice that oval hole octave(i assume octave, looks pretty long scale though) in the background on the video?

    see a slight edge of what might be another mandolin family member there also....
  4. Re: Nickel Creek - When You Come Back Down (posted 2 days ago)

    Good to see you here Marty. Cafe is awesome , lots to explore and learn, many
    top shelf players/builders willing to help. be sure to catch "mandolin mondays" every monday(and for sure check out...
  5. Re: Now I know this has been posted before but that's yesterdays

    its one of those things that may or may not make a difference for you. for me, neck profile shapes are the big culprits for my playing issue. fretboard width and whether flat or with radius are not...
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    Re: Music Store Etiquette

    its an excellent idea. even your own instrument may sound very different in a different environment. being able to have it along gives you something of a standard to compare with. all of us are...
  7. Nickel Creek - When You Come Back Down (posted 2 days ago)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1c4OOYp-5ic

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1c4OOYp-5ic
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    Re: Better Than Baggs Venue?

    Deoxit works almost mystical changes, trust me. worth the few bucks to get a spray can of it, it cleans and deox everything electrical. I've had the exact thing happen using alcohol that you...
  9. Thread: Gilchrist

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    Re: Gilchrist

    GregBoyds had one or two used of late, check there

    just checked, already gone, but there's a couple more very interesting ones there
    https://gregboyd.com/product-category/mandolin/
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    Re: I need a Humidifier recommendation

    I spent some time in woodstock Vermont back in 1986 if memory serves. Went to Peter Picketts BMW Wheelshop to acquire certification for mechanic levels on BMW motorcycles(airheads). Saw your mention...
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    Re: I need a Humidifier recommendation

    i've had these two for a couple years. purchased at lowes. adjustable for fan speeds, humidity level. i keep the fan speeds on 2 which are pretty quiet(automatic setting can be loud at times when it...
  12. Re: Molly Tuttle, Sierra Hull, Sarah Jarosz -Back to Boston/Salt

    and a new one just posted on the tube

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UymjeS5ZPWA

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UymjeS5ZPWA
  13. Re: Molly Tuttle, Sierra Hull, Sarah Jarosz -Back to Boston/Salt

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Eg2TotshKs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Eg2TotshKs
  14. Re: Molly Tuttle, Sierra Hull, Sarah Jarosz -Back to Boston/Salt

    Sierra with husband Justin and some interesting mandolins at Carter Vintage


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klASVtdtuWY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klASVtdtuWY
    ...
  15. Molly Tuttle, Sierra Hull, Sarah Jarosz -Back to Boston/Salt cree

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQN2wl-URqA

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQN2wl-URqA




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuW7sNyz-hU

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuW7sNyz-hU
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    check out "Coffee and a good book" to hear a M model

    while you are waiting for delivery on your Northfield M, here's an excellent solo album that used only an early model Northfield M by Andrew Buckner. Andrew is a fellow Cafe member. Highly recommend...
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    Re: Northfield Mandolins

    Aaron
    welcome to the Northfield tribe, and to the Mandolin Cafe, both being in the top tier of all things mandolin.
    i have owned a couple of F 5 Northfields and have always found each one as being...
  18. Re: ever have a day like this (no mandolin content)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kRWIjesSLc

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kRWIjesSLc
  19. NFI: nice looking Gibson A in the classifieds

    can't believe this is still hanging around, NFI (i do not know the owner), just a nice looking, spec'd Gibson from a good vintage year i would think, fair price.
    ...
  20. ever have a day like this (no mandolin content)

    if a mandolin had been available there may have been permanent damage , not sure what the outcome would have been. i can't fully make out some of the language accent so be aware of that, not sure if...
  21. Re: anyone know this signature on this Gibson

    was this time period considered a good one for the mandolins?

    thx
    d
  22. anyone know this signature on this Gibson

    i give it 1 minute and many of you will know the answer, i am naive with all the Gibson names except current.

    thank you in advance.
    191998
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    Re: Tipping a Luthier

    for the OP, i say do what you feel in your heart.

    life is short. any time, especially in this current day we live in, if there's an opportunity to help someone, to make someone have a happy...
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    Re: Gary Vessel Interview

    what an interesting read, thank you for posting this.
    i've been interested in a Vessel mandolin for years after seeing a used one for sale and talking to Gary about it.
    A really nice guy and an...
  25. new lessons:12 bar blues(Mandomike)-hey, subscribe, he needs 50

    for Feb 2021 MandoMike has posted a free monthly lesson for beginner and advanced players on 12 bar blues.

    while there, subscribe to his youtube channel as he needs 50 to reach 1K.

    enjoy some...
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