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    Ebay Gibson F-5

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/265355547585?_trkparms=amclksrc%3DITM%26aid%3D777008%26algo%3DPERSONAL.TOPIC%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D234523%26meid%3Dde7fa6fbfe674138b78d7b8c87c0a3fb%26pid%3D101251%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D...
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    LL Waverly tuners in classifieds

    Would one need documentation or does it matter?

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/ads/177121#177121
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    Re: Happy Birthday, Jim Simpson

    Wow! What a nice surprise Jim, Journeybear, Randi, and William! I appreciate it. Jim, I miss the old Washington House jam sessions. A lot of good memories and great friendships formed there. I think...
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    Ebay: unusual shape mandolin

    Seller's descriptions are often funny. This instrument has what looks like a top (circle) inset sort of like Rigel tops.
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  5. Re: What did you goof up when building your first mandolin?

    Mistakes I've made, not all on the same build: I cut the button off of the back plate that usually covers the heel. I had to put an ebony cap on it. I cut f-holes that were not symetric. I made a...
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    Ebay: listed as lute or mandolin

    This Ebay instrument made me think of the musician's saying, "there's no money above the fifth fret" lol!


    https://www.ebay.com/itm/133882072048?hash=item1f2bfe4bf0:g:bBoAAOSwmHRhOxza
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    Re: Stradolin Mandolin

    Someone made an interesting one piece bridge.
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    Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    That bridge is thick! It resembles a guitar bridge.
  9. Re: Augustino LoPrinzi electric mandolin on Ebay

    I first become aware of LoPrinzi guitars through Mark Cosgrove, when I lived near Philly. I liked the headstock shape he used.

    http://www.mcosgrove.com/instruments_02.htm
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    Re: Leather Handle for G&S case?

    Just spotted these:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/384351894449
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    Re: cheap peg winder

    After countless times removing old strings from repair projects, I've come to appreciate my winder that slips into my mini rechargable, pistol grip screwdriver.
  12. Augustino LoPrinzi electric mandolin on Ebay

    I once owned a nice LoPrinzi acoustic guitar and I know that he also makes high end ukuleles but didn't know he had made this mandolin. It looks cool.
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    Re: Who makes a good Fiddle/Mandolin case?

    I always liked having a backup mandolin with me for gigs thus my use of a double case. I don't find mine so heavy as to discourage use. I found it particularly useful when I used to take a guitar...
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    Re: Ugliest F-4 ever?

    I'll give the maker points for the rosette!
  15. Re: seeking advice/connection to builder to re-top an F5

    If you have any interest in doing it yourself, I would go that route. As others have said, the fingerboard can come off with some patience. The top shouldn't be too bad to remove, although the neck...
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    Re: Who makes a good Fiddle/Mandolin case?

    Here's a Bobelock dual case: https://greatviolincases.com/products/bobelock-1022-violin-mandolin-case
    They are easier to find than a double mandolin case.
  17. If mandolins could talk, fb marketplace listing

    I'm not sure what's up with the soundhole on this one, but it looks like it's trying to say something, lol!
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    Re: Gibson A project on Ebay - Shipping!!

    It's back! Now with reasonable shipping:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/334107682730?hash=item4dca5ea7aa:g:1hcAAOSwSydhCsAo
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    Re: Broken Gibson A mandolin- 1903

    Besides the headstock/neck separation, the fractures/crack alongside the fingerboard extension into the sound-hole would be a challenge.
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    Re: Alex brand mandolin

    Here you go:

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/827-How-to-post-an-image-in-your-post
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    Re: Case for big pot banjo mandolin

    I like big pots and I cannot lie....
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    Gibson A project on Ebay - Shipping!!

    Starting bid price not bad but the shipping amount, wow! I wonder if they would allow local pickup?

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/334102160563
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    Re: Action high - but why, I cry!

    So if you have a low Lebeda, you should see a mandolin doctor! lol!
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    Re: Interesting mandocello on Reverb

    Thanks Eric, I hope he continues to build and develop. Glad to hear they are carved.
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    Interesting mandocello on Reverb

    I spotted this Finn mandocello on Reverb. It looks like the seller (Willie's American Guitars) also has a mandola by the same maker. I'm not familiar with Finn but I like the shape on this one. It...
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