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    Re: NMD road trip!

    What an absolute beauty!! Well done!
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    Re: Antiqued/distressed instruments?

    You don't really see it in the mandolin world, but in the guitar world I'm a fan of Nash Guitars and their relic-ed electric guitars - I had one of their T-63 Telecasters and it was a really nice...
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    Re: Dr. Arm for Mandolin

    I never thought or knew that armrests were supposed to "improve" the sound of an instrument - it's always been my understanding that they were more for protecting the finish and also elevating the...
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    Re: Planning a road trip

    If it's packed in the car so that it can't/won't fall over then flat or on it's side will both work fine. I'd recommend having something you can cover the case with - I drove from California to New...
  5. Re: A few recent original tunes by Aidan Crossey...

    Great stuff Aidan - I envy how prolific you are in your writing of original tunes - to date I've managed to write a single original tune, a jig that I actually wrote on the 6 string guitar first of...
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    Re: Consistency and comfort...

    Posting a brief video clip of you playing, where we can see both your right and left hands clearly could be helpful.
  7. Re: Help identify George Washburn M 2 Mandolin

    Is it like this one?

    https://reverb.com/item/7607948-washburn-m-2-mandolin-1980s-gloss-tobacco-sunburst-mij
  8. Re: how do you prevent and get rid of hand cramps

    I was getting minor cramp in my right arm when playing tenor banjo and changing how I held the banjo completely eliminated the problem, just another thing to look at - poor mechanics when playing can...
  9. Re: Update on "The Irish Mandolin" - and other stories

    What a lovely bunch of tunes - I particularly like the B part of The Seven Derries hornpipe!
  10. Re: Get Well Soon Dennis! (Owner of The Mandolin Store)

    Wishing you a speedy recover Dennis!
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    Re: Girouard Concert Master F Oval Hole

    That looks absolutely stunning - Max and Lauri have knocked one out of the park again! Congratulations and enjoy!
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    Re: Looking for suggestions

    An Eastman would definitely be a step up from the Pilgrim and Ozark. Certainly a second hand Hathaway would also be great if one can be found. You might also keep your eye peeled for a second hand...
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    Re: Looking for suggestions

    What mandolin are you currently playing? An Eastman 304 or 305 would come in just under £600.
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    Re: Happy Birthday Scott Tichenor

    All the best to you on your birthday Scott!
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    Re: Dagger Gordon video

    Great stuff! Your Sobell rings like a bell so it does!
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    Re: Old vs Old vs Old/New Quandary

    Two beauties there, well done!
  17. Re: NMD Girouard Concert A5 (pictures and a video)

    Looks and sounds gorgeous - congratulations! My Girouard is definitely a "lifer"!
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    Re: Hill Country Stringworkws

    Doug posted here recently (last week maybe) about how they were having issues with their website and trying to sort them out ASAP.
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    Re: 2018 Frank Tate tenor guitar!

    Cheers Doug - yes it has a sound port on the upper bout, I think most of Frank's instruments sport this feature if I'm not mistaken.
  20. Re: Best Cases for Temperature/Humidity Control

    Another vote for a Hiscox - I moved back to Ireland last year from California and have gone from a climate controlled, insulated apartment to a 150 year old stone cottage. My '69 Martin 00-18 lives...
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    Re: 2018 Frank Tate tenor guitar!

    Cheers Kevin! Frank had a great wee clip on his Instagram page recently of Brķan playing one of his tenor guitars - sounded fantastic and it had a lovely old 3d coin with a hare on it inlaid at the...
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    Re: 2018 Frank Tate tenor guitar!

    Yes, such great sound from them two mandolins, and lovely playing as well!
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    Re: 2018 Frank Tate tenor guitar!

    23 inch scale length - the tenor guitars I've had in the past have had 21 inch scale lengths but it was quite easy to adjust to the longer stretch on this one.
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    Re: 2018 Frank Tate tenor guitar!

    Yes, all mahogany - reclaimed mahogany salvaged from a shipyard in Belfast if I'm not mistaken!
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    Re: 2018 Frank Tate tenor guitar!

    Cheers folks! I've been a fan of Frank's instruments for a long time so I'm over the moon to finally own one meself! The workmanship is flawless, hands down one of the most beautifully made and...
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