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  1. Re: How much of a difference in sound does string gauge make?

    Some of the newer mando's today are not made for heavy gauge strings ....most are made for mediums and therfore not a problem for light gauge ..but be careful before using heavy gauge it could lead...
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    Re: new Neumann kk14 clip on

    The audio technica 350 is still 1/2 the price and probably just as good if not a better mike.. ......but by the the time ya add phantom power and a d.i. Your not getting by any cheaper. I agree with...
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    Re: Weber Yellowstone Experts

    last time i heard bruce weber was working out of his garage ...my friend sent him a mando to be worked on and said bruce was a great guy and he did some amazing work on the mando .... if you can get...
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    Re: Squirrel Hunters - Which version?

    There's only 1 version ..and thats the adam seffey version on the c.d "new primative"... This song is really wierd because if you play it like john hartford's original version ...its very folky...
  5. Thread: Pick comparison

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    Re: Pick comparison

    John riecshman supposedly uses a red bear ...thile used to use a blue chip ..its all about personell choice and some people use different picks when they switch from mando to guitar......its all...
  6. Thread: Fret Size

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    Re: Fret Size

    i ordered wide frets on my appitius but my friends frets on his northfield are twice as wide ..... so different makers fret width are subjective to say the least .. get what ever feels right for you
  7. Thread: Pro Plec 1.5

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    Re: Pro Plec 1.5

    there is no better pick for the price.....they dont last that long... but they dont have to .. you could use 1 a week and still be ahead
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    Re: Article: The 1988 Jethro Burns Interview

    i got to meet him at the namm show in chicago at the mcormiick place in the mid seventies. i sat next to him and bugged him for an hour or so and picked his brain.
    no one person influenced...
  9. Thread: Wood Anatomy

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    Re: Wood Anatomy

    i am sorry to hear that wood plays a very insignificant role in producing sound ......but you are probably right..... but dont try saying that to the santa cruz guitar co or to martin guitars ...
  10. Thread: Wood Anatomy

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    Re: Wood Anatomy

    guitar player magazine had an article years ago on how wood decays at a molecular level....over decades the wood cell dries out ..therefore transmittiting sound
    more fluidly. it finally...
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    Re: Temperature and Outdoor Gigs

    I've played outside when its 99 degrees and when the wind was blowing so hard at 50 degrees your fingers abouy froze off...... There's nothing ya kin do ...just try your best to stay in tune and...
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    Re: What's are some good guitar soundhole pickups?

    The best one i've ever heard is the l.r. Baggs.......you will probably have to have someone install it ......but they sound the way a martin should ...... Alot these guys these days are looking for...
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    Re: Mounting a DPA 4099 on a mandolin

    i've used the dpa mount with the A.T. 350 NEVER HAD A PROBLEM....GREAT SET-UP
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    Re: Asleep at the Wheel

    ray benson is still the king of swing ..ive seen them several times and it seems they just get better everytime what a great voice ray has and his homespun guitar video is a must have
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    Re: SM57 versus SM58: What's the difference?

    if you have ever been to any festival in the last 20 years the standard set-up is usually 58's for singing and 57's for instruments. the 58's with a rounder ball is more uni-directional....... the...
  16. Re: What Pickup/Pre-amp pedal are you currently using?

    a.t 350
    thru a phantom box
    thru a l.r.baggs venue
    into the p.a system
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    Re: Acoustic pick ups

    the pick-up that a lot of pro's use (thile , ronnie mcourry and many others use is the clip - on a.t. 350 or pro 35 (wireless) its the best as far as price goes its only about $150 bucks you have...
  18. Thread: NMD Silverangel

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    Re: NMD Silverangel

    My friend had a silver angel "f" style and prefered it over his daily .....they are an awesome mando.
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    Re: Mandolin pick guards

    Bill monroe never used one ....and there you have it ...enough said
  20. Re: If Northfields are so amazing, why so many for sale on cafe?

    just because some big name plays one brand doesnt mean its the mando for u. find the mando that fits your style and you really like and go with it. i played several
    'big mon's and...
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    Re: Wireless mandolin connection

    you do know they make a wireless pro 35...... but i use the the cable .....unless your jumping around a lot or doing cartwheels and somersaults ...the a.t. 35 cable works great.
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    Re: Instrument Insurance Help

    they want an appraissal so you dont try and rip them off ..... also you should keep detailed pictures of all your instuments along with serial #'s ..the year it was made ,
    just the usual stuff so...
  23. Thread: Mando Tone

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    Re: Mando Tone

    i gree with ya bill ...adam steffey ....adam steffey ...adam steffey baby.....also that new mando player for the "cleverly's" especially on the song "wait a minute"....that guy's mando sounds...
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    Re: Audio Technica Pro 35 clip on to pedal

    yes...... you have to have a special chord made ...its not that big of a deal... mine has a L
    for the 1/4 inch...... you can find "em" ya just have to look
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    Re: String shortage!?

    they are not the only company whose strings are hard to get ...i usually order
    D' ADARIO BY THE BOX there is 10 sets to a box.....not any more all ya can get are 3 packs so i ordered 3....3 packs...
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