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  1. Re: MP3 of the Day - Gotta Have Gawd by Chain Station from the al

    Chain Station puts on a great live show.
  2. Re: Wrapping strings around tuners too many times restringing?

    I posted Roger's stringing method in response to the original post after it came with a set of his strings I had bought. It uses the fewest wraps that I have tried. I've had 2 to 6 and never had a...
  3. Re: Wrapping strings around tuners too many times restringing?

    I have recently used Roger Siminoff's method found on the Straight Up Strings web site which wraps very few times. I was a bit skeptical at first but I have not had any problems.

    202522
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    Re: Flatiron A5 Jr Strap Button Installation

    I've had a strap button on my 1991 Flatiron A5 Jr since I bought it new.
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    Re: Finish pulling away at crazing

    The finish on the lower portion of the top and the back is in good shape. On the sides and neck there are some small places where the finish is separating at the binding/wood interface. It does have...
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    Finish pulling away at crazing

    I recently purchased a 27 year old mandolin that I knew had some finish crazing. I was playing outside yesterday with the sun shining on the mandolin and I noticed that the finish was pulling away...
  7. Thread: Tucker #16

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    Tucker #16

    About 12 years ago I was taking mandolin lessons from Jordan Ramsey at Swallow Hill Music in Denver. Jordan couldn’t make it one night so he had a friend substitute for him. The fellow had a Tucker...
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    Re: Octave Mandolin Course

    I am taking Matt's octave class also. The first session was great. Very well thought out with an accompanying web site with helpful material and a forum for students. Matt says he has never taught...
  9. Re: John Ramsey(ave guitars, formly Tejonstreet music) retiring

    I bought a Flatiron A5-JR from John in 1991 and always wanted a "The Ramsey" F5. A lot of the working musicians along the Colorado front range played them. Good Luck John!
  10. Sticky: Re: An invitation for members to use their real name

    Please change my name from Colo Dave to Dave Hulse.

    Thanks.
  11. Re: If you DIDN'T win the MT, what was your actual entry?

    My entry was:

    Goccia di Pioggia

    The reason for this name is to honor the Italian heritage of the mandolin as well as the shape of the A style instrument. Goccia di pioggia means raindrop in...
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    Re: Anyone else have a Kentucky KM-850?

    Glad to see 17603 found a new home. I sold it off in December 2012 and I think it went to a fellow near Nashville.

    Heck I was in San Antonio yesterday.

    Dave
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    Re: Archtop Guitar to OM conversion scale?

    I was thinking that there would be more work putting an adjustment in the headstock so the cost would be that much higher.
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    Archtop Guitar to OM conversion scale?

    I took an old Kay archtop with a 25.5" scale length and converted it to an 8 string octive mandolin. While I really like the sound,there was just too much real estate on the neck to be very...
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    New Mann EM-5 Hollow body

    I decided I needed an 5-string electric so after much searching of the 'Cafe, I ordered a Jonathan Mann EM-5. I selected the top from photos that Jon e-mailed and we discussed other options like...
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    Re: Who wants a free Mandolin Cafe ball cap?

    58 is a lucky number.
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    Re: Best(cheapest) place to buy mandolin strap

    I went to a leather shop and they had a nice buffalo hide they were working on. They cut me a 1 inch strip 4 feet long. I rounded the ends and punched a hole in each end and cut a bit of a slit to...
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    Re: Anyone else have a Kentucky KM-850?

    Hello RCB, I have S/N 17603 purchased through my mandolin teacher in December 1989. That should give you a pretty good idea of the year of manufacture. Don't know about value. It looks like the...
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    Re: student mandolin

    How about a ukulele tuned like a mando?

    One minute too late. Story of my life.
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    Re: Long Road Home mandolin

    Yessir, Jordan is a very good teacher and a truly nice guy. Not to mention a hell of a mandolin player.
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    Re: Secrets to winning ebay auctions

    eBay calls 'em auctions. They are not really auctions if there is a preset end time.
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    Re: Heavy Handed Network Admins

    Try searching mandolin cafe on the google' and using the link. Sometimes that works on our system. :whistling:
  23. Re: Help Identifying a Kentucky KM-200S Mandolin

    My first mandolin was a new KM-250S S/N 16575. I bought it through my teacher who was a Saga rep. here in Denver. Paid $262 on November 15, 1988. I sold it to get the KM-850 I still have.
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    Re: Kentucky mandola models

    The May 1988 Saga catalog lists one Kentucky mandola, model KH-600.
  25. Re: Flatirons - festival, performer, artist, signature

    I just picked up a '93 Performer A from CL to go with my '91 A5 JR. They really sound similar. The A5 JR may have a slight edge on volume but it has a slightly higher action. They feel the same...
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