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    Re: Me and my clones-"The Clumsy Lover"

    Like how the peghead of the long necked bouzouki in the back right, disappears into the wall. And at 3:54 the face of the guitar player goes missing. :disbelief:
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    Re: Thinklng inside the box?

    Discussed in another thread here...

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/95948-This-weeks-mandolin-that-won-t-get-a-bid-or-buyer?p=1822700&viewfull=1#post1822700
  3. Re: 1903 postacard showing how to not play a mandolin

    "If I hold it up to my ear, I can hear the ocean!"
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    Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    A bit of wishful thinking on this Kay mandolin....

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/373120371818?hash=item56dfb50c6a:g:8HsAAOSwvCtfFI3S
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    Re: Mandolin Crossword Puzzle

    When can we look forward to another one? :grin:
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    Me and my clones-"The Clumsy Lover"

    Just stumbled upon this, I think it is pretty clever. ;)
  7. Bill Monroe talks about his Lloyd Loar in an interview

    I have not seen this interview posted here before...





    I wonder what year it was done?
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    Re: Vintage Gibson Pickguard Observations

    In the teens version, where the pin went into the non adjustable bridge, there would have been a felt washer keeping it centered. These mostly got lost so the pin became moot. The older style...
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    Re: Random mandolin sightings

    What is even more salt in the wound is that at 5:25 Jimmy identifies the mandolin as a "banjo"! :crying::mad:
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    Re: Girouard Concert Master F Oval Hole

    Darwin, your last pics are not working? :confused:
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    Re: Girouard Concert Master F Oval Hole

    Looking good! I do not think you will be disappointed. Max and Lauri build a fine mandolin. Congrats from another Girouard mandolin owner!
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    Re: My latest order for classical

    Good looking mandolin Tyko, what type of tuners are those? I have never seen anything like them.
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    Re: Ready to get my hillbilly on!

    Enjoy your mandolin journey! You need to seek your inner "Jethro"....Burnes that is.
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    Re: Ready to get my hillbilly on!

    Sue, I think that would make the cut for "Americas Funniest Home Videos". :grin:
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    Re: Ready to get my hillbilly on!

    Ah, yes, about those "Hillbillies"....





    :whistling:
  16. Re: NMD Girouard Concert A5 (pictures and a video)

    Chuck, I would also like to add that if you have any questions about your mandolin, Max and Lauri are the most responsive and supportive people you can hope to deal with. A true class act. Enjoy your...
  17. Re: Latest ignorant question: Bout like "boot" or like boxing mat

    Upper or lower "bout", pronounced like the boxing match.
  18. Re: NMD Girouard Concert A5 (pictures and a video)

    Girouard models from their website...

    http://www.girouardmandolins.com/models-and-pricing.html
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    Frankdolin, the tune is "Over The Waterfall". It is a tune that I grew tired of years ago BUT Chuck puts so much fresh air into it I may have to revisit it (steal Chuck's chords). :grin:
    Beautiful...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Yep, been there , seen that. After working as a violin repairer and builder for 26 + years, I have seen lots of bug (cockroach) poo and even skeletons of mice inside instruments.

    That should...
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    Re: A new Art Deco inspired mandolin

    Beautiful work Graham!That design would make a good looking octave too.
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    Re: Finally got the 314!

    A few years ago I had a 315 and a 314 and liked them both very much. Just for fun, I hot-rodded the 315, Cumberland Acoustic african blackwood bridge (custom made by Steve with wood I sent him),...
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    Re: Finally got the 314!

    Congratulations on your 314! Now all you have to do is start obsessing over replacing the tuners, tailpiece and bridge. :))
    Oh and you need to disregard those inexpensive BC picks and go for...
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    Re: Curly maple wow

    Nothing more satisfying than a nice sharp scraper on the finish surface of curly maple.
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    Re: New Mando on the way...

    Congrats!
    Must be an optical illusion, the 815 looks much smaller than the 505 and the Fender in the photo. :confused:
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