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    Re: Hangin' Dog (Nancy Blake cover)

    I think Nancy belongs up there with the great pickers of the 70s to the present, really nice to hear her music being covered so well!
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    Re: I'm amazed by the Tone Gard

    Plus one on Tone Guards, they do make a difference (I have one on my 20 F4 and one on my Macica F5), which reminded me I should order some, happy to see he is offering them for H1 Mandolas, I hope to...
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    Re: Tell Me About Playing Mandola Vs. Mandolin

    I wouldn't say my Weber 17inch mandolas sound unlike mandolins and more like guitars, but the Yellowstone does lean towards a "hollow body arch top" sound.
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    Re: Tell Me About Playing Mandola Vs. Mandolin

    There is a Collings 16 inch scale at Music Emporium, so Collings did at one time.
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    Re: Tell Me About Playing Mandola Vs. Mandolin

    I just got my 25 H1 dola back from the Luthier, he did a great job repairing a top crack and some other problems, and its never sounded better, to me anyway - but that has a 16 inch scale, and I can...
  6. Great stuff from a true master, but where is the...

    Great stuff from a true master, but where is the classic Compton one legged stand at the end?
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    Re: NMD: Northfield F5S Amber

    only one mando?- how did you get through? oh yeah you bought another mandolin, proving all of life's problems can be solved by simply buying another mandolin.
    I was reading up the Engelman versus...
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    Re: Help Selecting New Mandola

    I just picked up a used Flat Iron Scout Mandola- very decent for under 1K, I imagine they are somewhat hard to find. While the tone and volume don't approach my Weber Yellowstone, its on par with my...
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    Re: Calling time on this F4 listing.

    and F4 does not equal F2
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    Re: Calling time on this F4 listing.

    I agree with rc556, the current market doesn't demand much over 5k for 20's era F4, and this one is not in particularly mint shape either! Though it seems the average price of a 20's F4 has been...
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    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    Sample of the Scout I just put a set of Curt Mangan Mandola strings on

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    Re: post a video of yourself

    The First of May on the first of May, from the James Bryan album of the same title, I had to plant on the pick guard of this 20 F4 as it was causing some distortion, I may remove it yet. Thanks to...
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    Re: Well that didn't last long...

    I hear ya, and there are just certain pieces my limited ability just can't make fly on the mandola, that being said I now have more mandolas than mandolins.
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    Re: Mohamed Abozekry plays a Sylent-oud

    OK so I just happened upon Márta Sebestyén & The Görög Ensemble "Punkozsdi Rozsa- Ehe Gia Panta Gia" P_oMZz6uyj4
    and am taking it as a hint from the universe I need to obtain an electric oud.
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    the ending to Blood Money from Time Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber's Jesus Christ Superstar on mandola and mandocello

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    Mandocello Etude n33 Alwin Schroeder

    Exquisite

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    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    Well I do have a Flat Iron Festival but its an F style, so I have 2 Flatirons , The Dola is that blood red finish, Scout 9601545 Performer Series it has recommended string gauges listed on the neck...
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    Re: Compulsive purchase- Flatiron 1N

    I just picked up the Flatiron Mandola that Mill River music had on Reverb (only a 2 hour drive so took the wife on a date as part of the deal), I've only every played the octaves and mandos and...
  19. Re: New solo mandolin piece recorded with a Pava

    I liked it, has a very "American" quality to it.
    It could easily work as an ensemble piece and in my mind I could hear bass, guitar and fiddle parts.
    I'll agree with John Kelly that to be a solo...
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    Re: Mandobass Trio

    waaaaaaaay cooooooool, that L & H mandobass is one of the coolest instruments on the planet
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    Re: What's your new fiddle tune?

    Finally getting around to "Up Against the Buachalans / Tuttle's reel" from the James Bryan "Lookout Blues" recording

    The Chieftain's have recorded Up against the Buachalans, I believe Cafe' member...
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    R.I.P Roland White

    Roland White April 23rd, 1938, April 1, 2022

    one of the New Kentucky Colonels, played guitar with Bill Monroe, and with Lester Flatt, and as a member of the Nashville Blue Grass Band.

    its a...
  23. Re: *SHOCKING* Lloyd Loars melted down to make new ukes!

    I applied for one of those transition councilor jobs, you know work from home, easy hours, friendly work environment, but the response to my application was - "you ain't no part of nuthin'"
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    Re: Franks' Mandolin Kitchen

    Frank are there any tunes you don't know?
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    I don't think musicality requires any kind of knowledge of the staff or chords or keys or modes or scales, kind of like the cooking example, a "musical" person just knows what ingredients go into...
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