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    Re: A new GBOM source: Lyn Hardy

    One and the same! I have greatly valued your book by the way, Dagger.
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    A Kala Tenor success story

    I see a number of threads from around the time of the Kala tenor guitar's first release that wrestled with whether its 21.5 inch scale length and small body could produce satisfactory results retuned...
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    A new GBOM source: Lyn Hardy

    On a visit to my Lyn Hardy's Woodstock, NY workshop yesterday for some small repairs, I had a chance to try out one of her beautiful new octave mandolins on what looked to be a body in the size of...
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    Re: Beginner with new Gold Tone GME-5 questions

    An update on my experimentation with the C-string intonation on this instrument: the other string gauges I tried made no improvement whatsoever so I brought the instrument to my trusted local...
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    Re: Rob Meldrum's excellent setup e-book

    Another thank you to Rob here. Such a rich resource!
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    Re: Beginner with new Gold Tone GME-5 questions

    Steady progress! I’ve got some single .48s, .44s, and even .42s in the mail and will report back.
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    Re: Beginner with new Gold Tone GME-5 questions

    Glad to hear it’s getting more comfortable and that the angled jack helped. While a pro set up should certainly help with the issues you’re facing, you can probably reduce the buzzing yourself by...
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    Re: Beginner with new Gold Tone GME-5 questions

    I just picked up one of these a few weeks ago (and am absolutely loving it and finding it incredibly easy to play and inspiring) so maybe we can share experience. I bought mine from Elderly...
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    Re: Pango / Afanti Factory

    Following this discussion with fingers crossed. Seriously considering springing for one of those temptingly priced F-style octaves so please do keep us posted. Any other recent user experience would...
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    Glad you revived the thread because I’ve been thinking about the very same wood combination from Elloree and would love to see photos and video of your instrument, including any options you selected....
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    Re: String gauge for an OM to Mandocello test?

    Thanks for sharing this helpful experience. I was surprised not to find anyone else trying this on a shorter scale length and am glad to hear you've found a good solution for your Suzuki. I'll go for...
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    Re: String gauge for an OM to Mandocello test?

    This is super helpful, thanks for running the numbers! I’ve got a bunch of single strings in this ballpark on their way now and will report back in hopes of saving other short scale folks some trial...
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    Re: String gauge for an OM to Mandocello test?

    Thanks for your helpful thoughts. I understand this experiment may be a failure but will try a few different gauges north of .60 and hope for the best.
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    String gauge for an OM to Mandocello test?

    Iíve been quietly learning from the forums for a couple years and finally think Iíve got a question that hasnít been adequately answered by the search function. I have a Carvalho 305 octave (via...
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