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  1. Re: I have MAS and check the classified hourly…

    I feel your pain. Sadly, a good friend of mine pointed out that MAS also stands for microphone acquisition syndrome:/
  2. Re: Recorded my entire New Years Eve gig (acoustic trio)

    Congrats and good luck out there..
  3. Thread: Wienman F-5

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    Re: Wienman F-5

    Absolutely, you are welcome!
  4. Thread: Wienman F-5

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    Re: Wienman F-5

    I continue to be amazed by the quality of instrument the Wienman team brings to the market. I visited their website yesterday after not being there in a good while. One thought that kept popping up...
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    Re: Where are all the (new) mandolins?

    Pandemic black hole..
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    Re: Two new Hlavaty F5 mandolins

    Today's the first I have heard of this builder, very impressive and consistent, throughout the several I looked up online. So much talent in the mandolin community.
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    Re: Hlavaty F5 nr.31

    Very nice, thanks for sharing. Kind of reminds me of a couple of Heiden's I have heard. Nice pick'in.
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    Re: Tune enthusiasm/A Pro Solo

    I hadn't come across the original recording without the written mandolin part since the final version was completed. The initial piece was two tracks(both guitar).
    Forrest's contribution changed...
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    Re: Tune enthusiasm/A Pro Solo

    Thank you Don, yes, it certainly does lift the tune into a different place when Forrest takes his break. Pretty cool to witness how someone of that skill level approaches a break. It has been a...
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    Re: Throw me over-board..

    Thanks Bill...(1)I primarily play by ear although I occasionally use tab.
    (2) I would say I am determined.
    (3) tbd
    (4) I would like to become a professional one day when I grow up(and play the...
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    Re: Throw me over-board..

    Thanks for your response. Rather than list my many hero's, I would say, I want to become fluid and have strong fundamental techniques in rhythm playing as well as soloing.
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    Throw me over-board..

    Mandolin instruction and seeking out an ideal teacher is a challenge. After developing my own personal approach and technique over the years, I now want to start over. By start over I mean, I really...
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    Tune enthusiasm/A Pro Solo

    https://acousticremnant.bandcamp.com/track/free-fall

    I am sharing this tune once more with the community. Forrest O'Connor takes a solo in the last half of the song that just really places this...
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    Dove Tail Joint

    i am fascinated by the challenge of crafting the perfect dovetail joint on mandos. Would anyone be willing to show a photo or two of your work in this vital area of the mandolin? Much appreciated....
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    Re: Bill Halsey's last F-5

    Dem..both of those F5's just sound like perfectly functioning sound chambers. You can hear the precision...to think Bill created 12 mandolins in total. A master of his craft. I would love to see Bill...
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    Re: Bill Halsey's last F-5

    Definitely special Dem...thx
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    Re: Microphones for home recording

    This topic is one of my favorite...and troublesome:)

    https://microphone-parts.com/collections/microphones

    https://intshop.jzmic.com/

    * I could go on, on, etc
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    Re: William Halsey mandolin owners?

    Hi Timbofood..that sounds like Bill to me. Always happy to lend a hand. In terms of photo's of the 1977 Halsey F5, I will refer you to the previous thread via this link. There are a couple of photos...
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    Re: Andrew Marlin's Mando on "Harvest Moon"

    Scott may know..if that's a Nugget it is a very early one. Jim from Colorado may know as well.
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    Re: William Halsey mandolin owners?

    Thanks to all who have responded. I could not agree more with the sentiment about Bill as a human being. Truly a wonderful person. It's funny to me but even just receiving a package from Bill...
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    William Halsey mandolin owners?

    I am interested to hear from owners who have a Bill Halsey built mandolin. Demetrius and I have spoken a time or two about this topic. I believe Bill built a total of 12 mandolins.
    10 F5's and two...
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    Re: Here's my sad mandolin story...

    Hey Josh,

    I'll happily send you a buck if you provide all of your fans here on the café with back to back to back recordings? I recall you have one additional mandolin in the house that hasn't...
  23. Re: Items stolen from David Grisman's gig last night

    I'm calling local pawn shops to give a Heads up about the gear.
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    Re: Punch brothers

    ('' : ") : )
  25. Thread: Ruhland A5

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    Re: Ruhland A5

    The pricing on Matt's mandos is the classic issue of...if someone has a 4 year waitlist, how much is it worth it to you to purchase a used one today?

    On another note..I was the original owner of...
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