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    What tune is he playing?

    howdy,
    carter vintage, 2/8/23 loar, stock # MN481, marc macglashan playing the mando.
    anybody know what tune he plays on the loar? thanks, bruce
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    Re: Kentucky 2013 finish help

    ok, thanks for the ideas. seems like too much to do for this mando, not a gil or nugget, and might make it worse. so i'm gonna just live with it ("distressed") and try to clean it better with my...
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    Re: Superior case covering repair

    ok, no answers but for posterity here is my solution in case someone else has this problem.

    i put case in sun (bout 82 degrees out) for about 1.5 hrs.

    the stiff, peeled up tolex/case skin...
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    Kentucky 2013 finish help

    howdy again,
    i received a 2013 KM1050. extreme, extensive finish cracking, see pix. in the channel/recurve areas of the top and back, the cracks are a bit more longitudinal. was a surprise.
    ...
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    Superior case covering repair

    howdy all,
    searched but nothing to similar to this issue.

    if the pix (a bit blurred) comes thru, you will see how the superior case "fabric" has curled away from the body for 7"-8". all clean...
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    JourneyBear oh JourneyBear

    hey,
    heading south from michigan to key west for the first time. haven't traveled much in last few years so excited about doing tunes in other places. taking a mando and old gibs archtop. would...
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    Re: For the fisherman at heart

    perhaps a bit off topic, but perhaps not...
    for all the fishermen out there. (hoping the pix shows up.)

    173849

    10 lbs, first time in that stretch of the river, quite the battle. was...
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    Re: X bracing vs Tone bars

    just have to offer my perspective as i believe there are some terms that are good for describing a tone, although that is a task which is inherently difficult.

    your fingers can tell coarse from...
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    Re: Stradivarius, del Gesu and Loar

    relative to the initial post, i would also offer up D'angelico archtops (the originals) as the epitome of an instrument, for the benchmark for archtops. i have a number of very nice gibson and...
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    Re: G string slips off saddle on Godin A8

    hi,
    i love using my A8 for some types of gigs.
    i have the same prob w/ my G string, usually the outside one shifting but sometimes both. i play fairly hard at times, use a 1.5mm proplec on...
  11. Re: D'Addario EXP74CM "Chris Thile Gauges" Now Available

    sounds like an interesting mix. i'm a consumer of the exp74s on my F models.

    at my end however, i don't think i need any more beef, or the extra tension, on the E and A on my red diamond or...
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    Re: F model scroll function

    a very nice looking and apparently fine sounding piece of art.

    relative to the air volume discussion, excepting for the sound port concept, this E-5 design seems to be another take on the guitar...
  13. Thread: BigJoes

    by mandobouy
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    BigJoes

    hey,
    anybody know the website for big joes place?

    i tried the bigjoesguitarworks.com and it comes up as if the name expired and there a bunch of links to other stuff there. like the domain name...
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    Re: Gibson "Monroe" model F-5s - 200 of 'em

    How does one get ahold of Bruce Weber to ask? Any contact info for him?
    thanks. bruce
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    Gibson "Monroe" model F-5s - 200 of 'em

    Hi,
    Does any one know if these "Monroe" models had any construction differences or features which give them sonic traits different from the ferns or any other gibson model from that era ('91-'94?). ...
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    Re: Spencer Stricland No. 12

    so what is the name of the tune played in the video of post #8?
    thanks, bruce
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    Re: In Praise of the 16" Archtop

    howdy all,
    i don't post often but this one gets to my core. i grew up with 16" archies, and still have a number of them, as well as the 17" ones. bernie and i have corresponded recently on this a...
  18. Re: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage. Her Mandolin setup.

    hi,
    just to confuse the discussion, here is a shot from august of this year at the milan, mi BG festival. mando is none of the above mentioned ones, although i think she also used the smith creek...
  19. Re: neumann KM184 mic frequency response question

    hi again,
    i started this thread and its time to check in again.

    based on the opinions and experience of the members of this wonderful forum (by far the best of the music forums i frequent), i...
  20. Re: neumann KM184 mic frequency response question

    hi again. thanks for all the "experiential" and technical perspectives. this is an informative thread. good to see some comments back on the 391 too. i do like them, was just wondering about them...
  21. neumann KM184 mic frequency response question

    hey there,
    i'm looking at the KM184 which a number of people have raved about in various threads. i've seem some comments elsewhere talking about hating the upper frequency rise, how some like the...
  22. Thread: K&K Pickups

    by mandobouy
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    Re: K&K Pickups

    a comment from my use of the pickups:

    i have the K&K pickups in an '37 epi spartan archtop (walnut, whatta vibrant instrument!) and in a fine custom, small builder mando. epi has them glued in,...
  23. Re: Sick Craigslist Scam - How Low Can They Go ???

    well well well! i have been trying to get ahold of this seller for the exact same listing - in the battle creek, michigan CL ads. has the exact same text, linda campbell in the reply i finally got,...
  24. Re: Free Matt Flinner CDs - 100th Music du Jour performance

    i wanna hear that halfmoon dog! send one our way please!
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    Re: Small diaphagm condenser mic for live

    two more thing you might want to consider when choosing condensor mic's:

    1) some mic's have a much more linear response than others. sometime back i had looked at a couple of the ATs (a 30...
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