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  1. Re: Creating a solo video with my own backing track

    If you are recording video then of course you need a Webcam. Usually they come with software for recording. For audio, Audacity is a free program that supports multiple tracks and many editting...
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    Re: Multiple guitars but just one mandolin

    You can't argue with math
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    Re: Multiple guitars but just one mandolin

    If you want to equalize your collection you have so take into account that mandolins are smaller than guitars. A good rule of thumb is to buy 3 mandolins for every guitar. Ukuleles count as 3/4 of a...
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    Re: ? Changing strings

    I have tried a few methods, but I went back to what you describe. I bend the string about 2 inches beyond the tuner post, shove the string in the hole, and use the stringer winder to get it tight. ...
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    Re: Work distraction

    Gremlins?
  6. Re: Looking for a nice neck rest for re-strings...

    Music Nomad

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00TV90MT0/?coliid=IC73655W93D72&colid=2MMA3SGYRSODS&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it
  7. Re: Article: The Mandolin Store Set to Give Away a Northfield NF5

    Rats! I set up a spot for it in the corner and everything. Well, congrats Paul
  8. Re: Article: The Mandolin Store Set to Give Away a Northfield NF5

    Kevin, when I get the call from TMS that I won, I will post so the other participants won,t have false hope
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    Re: Now that the turkey is gone…

    I picked out the Christmas Carols I plan to play on mando. Gotta leave plenty of time to practice
  10. Re: WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals...

    Going off topic, but I think some of these warnings are actually detrimental. Putting a warning sticker on things that are not dangerous in normal use, makes people numb to warnings that are...
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    Re: Guitar Center

    So I guess my Banjo Center concept might need a re-think
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    Re: Guitar Center

    Here is what I would like to see happen. GC goes belly up and is replaced by the "Mandolin Center". MC stores have a huge selection of mandolins at insanely low prices. They are staffed by...
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    Re: Guitar Center

    The is the time to convert them to mandolin players!
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    Re: Guitar Center

    A classic case of taking on too much debt ($1.3B). I have no love for GC but I dont want folks to lose their jobs. Sales were solid during COVID so maybe if the re-negotiate their debt they can...
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    Re: Monroe's mandolin smashed to bits

    Near the end of the video Charlie seems to be using the same tool my dentist uses to scrape plaque off of my teeth! I have often wondered why Monroe didn't simply get a new mandolin that wasn't a...
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    Re: Kentucky KM-252 A model anyone?

    When I first got the Ibanez, I didn't know any better and it sounded OK at the time. Nonetheless, I learned to play on it and it got into mandolin enough to want something better. Once I got the...
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    Re: Sierra Hull on Steven Colbert

    I thought it was good. It sounded like Kings of Leon goes bluegrass
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    Re: Seeking a virtual program where we can jam

    You lose about .8 milliseconds for every 100 miles the signal travels over fiber optic cable. You can't fix that (the speed of light in a non-vacuum). That delay gets a lot worse every time you go...
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    Re: Kentucky KM-252 A model anyone?

    I have a Kentucky KM-250 that I bought here in the classifieds. I am quite happy with it. The construction seems good although the finish coloring seems a bit cheap. I also have a J. Bovier...
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    Re: Transcribe or Amazing Slowdowner?

    If you just need something to slow down the music without altering pitch, the Music Speed Changer Android app is free and to me sounds just as good as ASD
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    Re: Recent A model Mandolin

    Love the natural look; it really stands out. What is the price?
  22. Re: The merciless camera (recording ourselves as a reality check)

    I agree with this. When I am playing I am noticing all sorts of minor errors, but when I listen to the recording afterwards those "mistakes" are not as noticeable as I expected
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    Re: Room Humidifier recs

    Thanks. 60% seems like a lot (unless its a humidor). I plan to set up a humidifier ion my music room as I now have 2 mandos, acoustic guitar and a double bass to worry about. I think I can easily...
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    Re: Amplification as a learning tool

    I cant say I have had that same experience but I do use my Zoom effects pedal with my Mandocaster for a change of pace
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    Re: Room Humidifier recs

    Newbie question. Is 45% RH considered ideal? What is the acceptable range?
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