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    Re: Apollo Mike Marshall picks

    So went to buy one and online store is temporarily down ;-{

    https://www.apollopicks.com/

    BUT: has anybody seen/tried the John Reischman signature pick that he mentions on Apollo homepage?
  2. Re: Kentucky K1000 Master Model need help with serial number

    Congrats, i think you just scored a pro level instrument you can play happily for the rest of your life at a great price. I've had a few Kentucky's, I'm a big fan (Goldstar banjo too, i really like...
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    Re: Any good RH technique resources?

    Andy Wood Cracking the code https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jr07_DguhCI

    and Thile and Sierra H

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdhVC0DzfFY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tCoGGcsi0I
  4. Re: Looking for a tuner that saves my sweetened tunings.

    I have a Strobostomp HD pedal that needs a preamp to get the Peterson to work properly with piezo clipon (including the one Peterson sells) so, yeah a bit involved.

    However, you can skip the...
  5. Re: Richard Provost Art & technique of practice queries

    The Schillinger system sounds interesting but the wikipedia writer obviously hates it (so I don't think i'm going to spend $200 to read it...)

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schillinger_System
  6. Re: F5 Upgrade Guidance - Gibson, Collings, Northfield

    Did you get enough advice? Another vote for going to shops/festivals/workshops whatever it takes to try a few necks etc out in person.

    Also another shop suggestion tho they're understocked right...
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    Re: A song from Kolkata

    Sounds great. Yours was first youtube channel I ever subscribed too but i have a lot of catching up watching to do on your vids now
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    Re: Advice for first classified ad

    Excellent advice in this thread..

    Helps to have a phone/skype /zoom conversation so you can see who's buying and selling and demonstrate tone, how tight the case lid is etc. When you ship make...
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    Re: Help me date a Kentucky KM-1500

    ... nevermind

    Rosanne Rosannadanna
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    Re: Help me date a Kentucky KM-1500

    Did you ask Saga? Does it have a label like https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/142654-Kentucky-F-style-KM950

    You can also search old threads as suggested in...
  11. Re: Richard Provost Art & technique of practice queries

    This is a good book, also, Halberstadt, funny story of going to Univ of Washington for a jazz trombone degree and becoming a pianist in the process
    ...
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    Re: What are your thoughts on Deering Tenor Banjos

    Another option is to look at Gibsons and other makers that are converted from tenor to 5 string and the tenor necks are available pretty cheap on forums/ reverb/ other selling sites, or the 5 string...
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    Re: Foam rubber armrest?

    Or attach some cork to the top of a armrest, nicer/softer material. I get by with a hand towel folded in quarters on guitars like Les Pauls that have sharp edge that dig into picking arm's forearm,...
  14. Re: Richard Provost Art & technique of practice queries

    There's a few books i remember being good on practicing but some of them were more woodwind/brass/violin oriented, others more Western classical music oriented, dependin on author. My local public...
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    Re: Today's favorite stomp box...

    Daniel: thx for info. I'll keep watching Guitar center's used listings, where i get most of my pedals and they do no hassle returns, you just won't get your shipping cost refunded.

    There's a...
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    Re: Today's favorite stomp box...

    Did somebody say stomp box? Do we talk about those on the cafe?

    I have a few, nothing too impressive, but have been eyeing those Origin slide rigs, how do you like it?
  17. Thread: mildew in case

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    Re: mildew in case

    There were threads on various forum about ozone treatment of cases and instruments that have mold/mildew, bowhair bugs etc (note that it's corrosive to metals)...
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    Re: Fender medium-gauge guitar pick

    Fender heavies are pretty good mandolin picks. I noted in another thread that mediums in celluloid, white and CB (clown upchuck) are allegedly different flexing picks but haven't tried a comparison...
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    Re: TACOMA mandolin high sale price !!!

    Recent Tacoma thread https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/155828-Tacoma-Mandolin-Course-Spacing

    Because of that thread i had to go smell the one that was for sale near me, it smelled like...
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    Re: Clown Barf Construction

    Can't say what they're made of (that Will Hoover book that Mike Edgerton references is excellent if anybody's into collecting BTW) but i've cut/reshaped/buffed a lot of CB thumbpicks, I always need...
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    Re: Kentucky KM 1500 question

    You can email Saga and ask, questions about recent instruments shd get an answer. I would tend to believe Elderly they're very objective in descriptions of used instruments, like when i sold a couple...
  22. Thread: Joseph Joseph

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    Re: Joseph Joseph

    Love these vids

    (Yours was the first youtube channel i ever subscribed to)
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    Poll: Re: Thoughts on electric practice instrument

    Did you search/read threads about mutes? The cheapest one is a rolled up washcloth under strings at the bridge which isn't really that fun to play but you can adjust the diameter and level of muting.
  24. Thread: Goodwill Gibson

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    Re: Goodwill Gibson

    has the usual non informative return policy

    Merchandise is sold As Is. Returns will only be accepted with prior authorization and under the terms stated in this Return Policy yadda yadda
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    Re: Gibson Nouveau mandolin in the classifieds

    One of the national chains has one, search "1989 Nouveau By Gibson C-7 Natural Mandolin"
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