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    Re: Desk clamp hanger?

    Maybe a carpet sample put on the floor just where you want it?

    Orcas brand Ukulele clip hanger (OUS-C) has a clamp usable on the horizontal & vertical ,
    but may need some half round pieces to...
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    Re: Better machines give better sustain?

    Maybe add Mass? a brass plate on the back of the headstock , perhaps?
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    Re: High marks for Schaller GrandTunes

    And,.. higher end tuners Really put a premium on the peg head hole spacing accuracy ..

    Bought a Mix A5 , prior owner fitted Waverly tuners.. but , undisclosed, the seller force fit them...
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    Re: Tendonitis and string gauges

    Isn't that an inflammation of the tendons? a bit of Ibu & rest , cold wrapping tried?
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    Re: Thanksgiving Thoughts

    Every one play 'Turkey in the Straw', for the freshly , but delicious, departed.. at least once..
    for their sacrifice. ~:>
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    Re: Better machines give better sustain?

    Or there is the Placebo like, ..Because you spent the money, you convince your self that it made a difference .. :whistling:
    (but maybe only your spouse will hear the before vs after ) :popcorn:
  7. Re: Cheap beater mandolins that play, for leaving in the car etc?

    I'd be fine leaving my Mix A5 in a car, hidden tn the trunk, not visible , if I owned a car.. :whistling:


    Martin's back packer mandolins might work for you..
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    Re: Desk clamp hanger?

    Looking at the wall hanging block adaptation . a trip to the hardware store for some aluminum flat bar
    drilled for some screws and bent into a hook, It could then hang over a slightly open...
  9. Re: Vintage photo of a Lyon & Healy mando cello

    No picture offered, too bad you didn't get it saved for our viewing ..
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    Re: Best Resources for Chord Sheets?

    https://officialrealbook.com/real-books/
  11. Re: Luthier special: Sheraton brown Gibson A2 in need of help

    Same people that took care of the fireplace poker induced damage on that F5, available? :whistling:
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    Re: Loar-era Gibson F4 -- Structurally Sound?

    Better to take it, in person, to a professional than rely on the peanut gallery, here in the nose bleed seats way far away from seeing much.. :popcorn:
  13. Re: Can I get-rid of the end-pin on Godin A8?

    a question of seeking permission or questioning your ability remains.. :popcorn:

    the electric jack is not there? :whistling:
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    Re: over vs under tuners why?

    Lots of it is "tradition" .. F 5 & 4 have to look like they always have ..

    A types have been more flexible same length worm over or under .. gears cut CW & CCW..

    and some use the...
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    Re: Let's hear your BEST musical joke?

    Ritard - a difficult passage, often for t'brass band
    Presto - just like that!
    Allegro - British Leyland car of the 70s and 80s - allegedly more aerodynamic in reverse than going forward
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    Re: Eastman El Rey 'weak E pickup' hack

    Yea, then the pickup only 'sees' the steel core wire ,, winding there for mass is non magnetic..
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    Re: Trying to identify an old pick

    Maybe Dawg 2.0 .. the 1.0 & Golden gate are equally shaped on all 3 sides with equal rounded 'points' .

    2nd version has 2 slightly longer sides than the 3rd, still quite rounded..

    :popcorn:
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    Re: [Import] Price increases coming soon or already here

    Container Ship's capacity are measured in TEU;
    Twenty Foot Equivalent Units 8' x 8' x 20' ..

    commonly maritime shipping containers are 2 TEU each 8x8x40'..

    Not unusual for 1 ship , now,...
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    Re: Electric mandolin.

    Godin gone , RMC in Berkeley Made the electric parts I have a 5 string with RMC Pickups (for sale)
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    Re: Electric mandolin.

    A premium F5 , since you find that important and have the builder add a built in pickup for an electric signal output.. :mandosmiley:
  21. Re: Expanding my searches. Thoughts on USA Ovation mandolins?

    .. a yea, but .. you can add balls to loop end strings ; glue the ball in the loop until up to tension and the loop closes around it better ..
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    Re: moving my collection to Europe

    I'd check Import Duties (Declarations to Italian Customs ) to keep from paying taxes on your own stuff ..

    the one at a time thing may help..
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    Re: Gibson A-4, Teens vs 20s

    Before the CNC was the 3D pantograph carving with a router motor..

    The guy who I Met in Oregon had 3D router patterns in Aluminum , he bought in Kalamazoo at the Parsons street moving sale
    ...
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    Re: How many Mandolins to own

    No one offers a long term loan so to know what one is like, I have to buy it. that's the basics ..:whistling:
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    Re: Higher fret access.

    Metaphor of a violinist reaching over the body to play higher pitches, may be applicable..

    :whistling: something to consider.. :popcorn:
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