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    Re: Pick Thickness

    I think it depends what kind of music you play, and indeed how you play.

    I am Scottish, and I nowadays use a .88 Dunlop pick. For my guitar and octave mandolin playing I use either a .73 Dunlop...
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    Re: Light or Medium strings?

    You may find lighter strings easier on your fingers, which can help your playing.
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    Re: Fylde Signature Octavius Strings

    Try D'Addario phosphor bronze, probably.
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    Re: Fylde Signature Octavius Strings

    The simplest thing to do is buy individual guitar strings. I have a Sobell octave mandolin and that's what I've always done.
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    Re: Scottish Reels

    The 72nd's Farewell To Aberdeen is a a 4/4 pipe march, rather than a reel. It is also called The Boy's Lament For His Dragon in Scotland, but they are not exactly the same. Incidentally, the 72nd...
  6. Re: My wife gifted me two mandolins for Christmas!

    I think it's a very nice gift. Good for her (and you).
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    Re: RIP Tony Rice

    Excellent article.
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    Re: RIP Tony Rice

    "After a series of jazz-influenced instrumental albums, "


    I realise that my experience might be different from many of you, but I actually got into Tony's music through this time. 'Backwaters'...
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    Re: RIP Tony Rice

    Oh no.

    RIP. I loved his music.
  10. Re: Backing Irish music with guitar after playing mandolin melody

    I think you should look at something like this:

    https://www.oaim.ie/guitar/dadgad-guitar-accompaniment/
  11. Re: Phone attachments for making videos. Get better sound

    "The other idea might be to change the room you're recording in. A better sounding room could be a tech free sound upgrade"

    I certainly think that experimentation with rooms is worth doing....
  12. Re: Phone attachments for making videos. Get better sound

    Android.
  13. Phone attachments for making videos. Get better sound

    Has anyone got good suggestions for useful attachments for your mobile phone for getting a better sound if you're making videos?

    I've had to make some instructional videos lately, and we're...
  14. Re: La Machine and Andy Cutting (no mandolins though)

    French music, right?

    Andy is good at this kind of thing. He does it with Blowzabella - an English band who play a lot of French stuff.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhfrhJWR_AE

    I heard a...
  15. Re: Robert godin receives the order of canada

    In addition to the Seagull mandolin I've had for about 3 years, I recently picked up a Seagull guitar which a friend was selling.
    Not expensive, but really nice to play.

    So I've got to say...
  16. Re: Great quote about instruments from Gordon Lightfoot

    You can read 'wires' two ways. Strings, certainly, but also electronics.
  17. Re: Paddy Keenan. Se Mo Laoch, TG4. Essential viewing!

    Yeah, it's always great to see footage of the Bothies. Still unrivalled, probably the best band ever.
    Nice to hear from you. Hope you're all well.
  18. Re: Swedish Christmas Youtubes. Moller, Tallroth etc.

    Time for the annual bump of some of my favourite Christmas music.
  19. Re: Nordic/Finnish/Swedish folk music recommendation

    I have been bumping up this thread for the last 10 years at about this time.
    Some of Sweden's top artistes doing Christmas music. Really delightful.
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  20. Re: Paddy Keenan. Se Mo Laoch, TG4. Essential viewing!

    I've just watched the program about Geraldine and Eamonn Cotter, who I have to admit I really knew nothing about.
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  21. Paddy Keenan. Se Mo Laoch, TG4. Essential viewing!

    The legendary piper from The Bothy Band talks about his life.
    Lots of great music.

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  22. Re: Inquiries on two UK made instruments

    There are some Agnew instruments in a shop in Stonehaven called Celtic Chords, to which I paid my first visit two days ago.
    The shop owner seems to really like his bouzoukis in particular, and...
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    Re: Dagger Gordon video

    Yeah, Seagull are made by Godin (as are Simon and Patrick, Art and Lutherie etc).

    I now have 2 Seagull instruments. The guitar I think you're referring to (which didn't cost much at all) and the...
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    Re: Dagger Gordon video

    UPDATE

    Try going full screen on the recent videos. For some reason it seems to work like that.

    Thanks for your help guys.
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    Re: Dagger Gordon video

    Thanks guys.
    I guess in future I will need to use a different approach.

    Hey John, I don't think you need to be 'on' Facebook to look at the videos on somebody's Facebook page, so you can (if you...
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