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    Re: My latest build: An Iranian Barbat

    Did you ever build an ErHu?
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    Re: Condition of Martin A style

    I didn't. Interesting method.
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    Re: Condition of Martin A style

    There is not much you can do about the fretboard except having it changed.

    The wear above the soundhole can be filled with superglue or shellac

    On this pocketmandolin I cleaned it with...
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    Re: Odd Issue With Uploading Images

    It took 10-15 seconds but then it worked the first time here. Looks like I clicked 4 times before I saw a reaction :grin:

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    Re: Pick for Classical Music

    I'm just beginning classical but like the sound of a PTFE/teflon pick on Aquila Nylgut strings on my Mandolinetto.

    It takes the shrillness out of the mandolin and sounds softer.
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    Re: “The gibson” stencil or decal

    There is a logo just now on ebay
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    Re: Tips for repairing bowlback cracks?

    Yes that's why I was contemplating humidification.
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    Re: Tips for repairing bowlback cracks?

    That colour is only in the photo, actually the french polish is just missing there.



    Why not?



    I have some repair markers with woodcolour
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    Re: Tips for repairing bowlback cracks?

    It's not VERY valuable but is made by a known luthier, Johs. Møller 1945, so worth keeping fit.

    The big crack has a "repair" which I am trying to remove.

    I do have a lot of old bicyle tubes I...
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    Re: Tips for repairing bowlback cracks?

    Hmm ?? Why not?

    The one I just got has a "Florida" so not much access through the sound hole but I really don't want to remove the top
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    Tips for repairing bowlback cracks?

    How do you fasten a bowlback on the worktable and how do you close cracks between the staves?
  12. Re: Johs. Møller madolin with a strange positioned string cover.

    Hmm. he died more than 50 years ago, but the Music History Museum should have his ledger, where he noted every single instrument he made an even updated it with the name of a new owner if he found...
  13. Re: Johs. Møller madolin with a strange positioned string cover.

    Yes you are right but I just thought that it isn't really an armrest here :-) But You using that designation made me think, that it could have been made for lefthand playing, even though the...
  14. Johs. Møller madolin with a strange positioned string cover.

    I just bought this mandolin by danish luthier Johs. Møller(it's still in the post) and wonder if someone put the "stringcover" on the wrong way? I've always only seen the wider piece placed closer to...
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    Re: mandolintab.net

    I can get to the homepage but when I try to access a tab file via the alphabetical index, I get an error message telling me to download a browser extension of some sort with MS Edge

    The random...
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    Re: This seems odd

    He's looking to trade so $12,345 is not the price, it's really internet slang for "no set price"
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    New old pocket mandolin

    My new little one
    It's in good shape apart from the pickguard being loose and pieces missing.

    Has any one got any celluloid sheets/strips and/or the sparkling red material in the flower?
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  18. Re: My restauration of my Pochette Mandolin is finished.

    Sorry, I don't know where they went??
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    Re: Looking for picture of flower inlay

    Any more suggestions?

    It's still in customs clearance, but any day now.
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    Re: Tabs for Kalinka?

    Hehe, I've taken a shortcut.

    I have tuned the two second highest stringpairs as a Balalaika, i.e. I tuned to A4 and E4
    Then I've found my old Balalaika scores/tabs and can start rehearsing. I...
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    Tabs for Kalinka?

    Has anyone got tabs or links for Kalinka for mandolin?

    I tried balaljka but I couldnt reach the 5. fret, with my thumb on the 1. fret, so I sold it. :(
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    Re: 10 String Mandolin Tuners

    I bought some 2x4 tuners from China but they sent me 2x5, so they exist as standards.
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    Re: Vice grip fingers

    Have you had the string height set up at the nut foremost but also at the 12.. fret?

    PS: My mandolinetto with Aquila nylon strings is very soft on the hand.
  24. Re: NOMD I can resist anything except temptation

    Not at the moment but the strings look like som very cheap yellow ones I once tried for free, so I'l try and change them and the action needs to be lowered
  25. Re: If mandolins could talk, fb marketplace listing

    No no, it's "completely restored" so the foam must be original :grin:
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