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    Re: Trusted Mandolin Luthiers in Minnesota

    See the thread linked above…Kevin at St. Paul Guitar does excellent mandolin work.
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    Re: Powerful A models in the 5K range

    Kimble or Pomeroy.
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    Re: Happy birthday to me - My new Pomeroy #274

    I've got Pomeroy F5 #39, and it is a killer mando...bluegrass, old time, celtic - it does it all. Can't say enough good things about it.
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    Re: Tendonitis and string gauges

    I agree with grassrootphilosopher...Sharon Gilchrist offers similar advice. And she offers some very good advice about left hand placement, tension etc in her Intermediate Bluegrass Mandolin course...
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    Re: Flatiron F5 - set-up advice needed...

    Hey Sam. sounds like you are on the right track. I recently had a similar situation and I ended up having the truss rod adjusted to flatten out the neck, dressed the frets, replaced the nut (to...
  6. Thread: Luthier Needed

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    Re: Luthier Needed

    good to know, thank you sliebers
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    Re: Pomeroy workshop photos

    Thanks for posting these Cary. I recently acquired Pomeroy #39 2003 F5, what a fantastic instrument!
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    Looking for info on Pomeroy #39

    Hi all, I recently acquired a Pomeroy F5 #39 built in 2003. After a new nut, bridge and setup it is out of this world - plays great, loud, superb tone, overall an excellent bluegrass machine. A few...
  9. Thread: Luthier Needed

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    Re: Luthier Needed

    Just saw this thread so probably too late...but for the record Kevin at St Paul Guitar does outstanding work. He just finished a new nut, new bridge and setup on a 2003 Pomeroy I just acquired and it...
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    Re: Weber Gallatin Brekke Bridge adjustment?

    Interesting. I just had one installed on my Pomeroy F5 and it improved the volume and tone. I really like it! The luthier did spend time to fit it perfectly to the mando top which is obviously key...
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    Re: Question about shipping

    Congrats on your new mando...waiting is painful. Since you are not shipping in extreme winter cold/dry I personally would save the money and have it shipped standard. I've never had to wait more...
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    Re: Considering a trade - is it me or the mandolin?

    Iíve got a Weber and a Northfield with standard necks (1 1/8), and a Collings MT-O with a wide neck (1 3/16). I have no trouble switching between them so I agree with Bill on evaluating your left...
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    Re: Trading instruments in the classified

    Somewhat expensive with fees, but you can "sell' each other your instruments for the same price using PayPal. Then you have the buyer protection from PayPal if things head south. That said, I've done...
  14. I'll add my thanks to and support for the Cafe,...

    I'll add my thanks to and support for the Cafe, Porch Pride and CJ - great article, important conversation, and nice to see the welcoming environment here!
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    Re: Hill Country Stringworks

    Good to see Doug, great arm rests and pick guards! Got'em on all my mandos...
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    Re: Regarding proper humidification

    Great discussion, thank you ajh for posting this. I have used D'Addario uke humidifiers in my mando cases and have had good results in the dry Minnesota winters. Bruce Weber says to humidify below...
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    Re: Pickguard or no pickgaurd?

    Another fan of Dougís work. I have his arm rests on all of my mandos and just ordered a pick guard for my Collings (other mandos already had them). I find the McClung armrest puts your hand in a good...
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    Re: Tone Gard - Comfortable ?

    I’ve got’em on my Weber, Northfield and Collings...I find them very comfortable. Not only do they work as advertised they also protect the back of your mando from scratches.
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    Re: Question for flat top players

    Ditto
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    Re: Online Mandolin Lesson suggestions

    Peghead Nation is outstanding. Sharon Gilchrist's is a great instructor. John Reischman is also good but assumes you know more. Both teach you the "why" behind the action. Banjo Ben has some good...
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    Re: Post a pic of your cat sleeping in your case

    Max, one of our 3 cats pictured above in my Recurve case, has liked music from the time we got him as a kitten. He would sit on my left leg under my arm while playing mando or banjo. As he has grown...
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    Re: Post a pic of your cat sleeping in your case

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    Re: NMD - Sawchyn Beavertail

    Here she is...184006184007
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    NMD - Sawchyn Beavertail

    Wow! Today I received my new Sawchyn Beavertail straight from Peter. What a great little mando. Just like other reports on the forum - it is beautiful, fit and finish are outstanding, the thing is...
  25. Re: Celebrating The Mandolin Pickers Guide to Bluegrass Improvisa

    Ditto!
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