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    Re: ? about Dunlop Primetone picks...

    I think those Americana's only come in 3.0mm if I remember correctly.
  2. Re: String preferences for Collings MTO oval mandolins?

    I get a little longer out of them than I do a phosphor bronze.
  3. Re: String preferences for Collings MTO oval mandolins?

    lol, yanks. I was waiting for that. I actually spoke to Max about a custom about a year or so ago and I may do it one day, but really 3 is more than enough for me. Someone on here has a natural...
  4. Re: String preferences for Collings MTO oval mandolins?

    They should be here Wednesday, Ill get them on ASAP. Don't listen to the noise on the Silk and Steel's, especially from people who haven't put them on an MTO (whose personality they fit perfectly,...
  5. Re: String preferences for Collings MTO oval mandolins?

    Nice catch, I am an unabashed fan of the Collings ovals. My favorite on them is GHS Silk and Steel, second is Monels. I'm going to try Thomastiks on it again this week.
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    Re: A Tone I Like

    I'll just go ahead and assume this is some sort of bad joke.

    Enjoy the fingerpicking, CBF!!
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    Re: A Tone I Like

    This is very impressive.
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    Re: A Tone I Like

    My favorite part:

    "The string tension on a mandolin is very high, and there are double courses." - You just said this to a guy who posted about liking to fingerpick his mandolin on a forum about...
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    Re: A Tone I Like

    Hey CBFrench, look at that - Captain Obvious just gave you permission to enjoy your mandolin the way you want in your own home even though the overwhelming majority doesn't agree with you.

    Have...
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    Re: Octave strings options?

    Thank you. Those string gauges are so close to what I'm looking for that I think some field testing is in order.
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    Octave strings options?

    Does anyone know of an easily accessible string set for short-scale octave (mandola strings) in a material other than phosphur bronze?
  12. Re: Best exercise source for fast accurate picking?

    Cheaper at Elderly and supporting a sponsor:

    https://www.elderly.com/products/exploring-classical-mandolin-technique-repertoire?variant=26854635733056
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    Re: Favorite Metronome

    https://www.elderly.com/collections/metronomes/products/matrix-metronome

    Simple and well built.
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    Re: Truss Rods vs Carbon Fiber?

    double post.
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    Re: Truss Rods vs Carbon Fiber?

    23 A Jr as evidence. Bought from the family of the original owner. Original bridge (not adjustable) and ebony nut. Strings were so old when I got it they disintegrated upon contact. Refret, set-up...
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    Re: Speed of bluegrass... is it just me?

    https://youtu.be/j2egGfd5j_k
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    Re: Music store etiquette?

    On at least 8 different instruments each with a cost of at least 15 times your budget. Make sure you where an old concert t-shirt.
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    Re: New Tuners for Vintage F2

    You can fix just about anything using this method.
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    Re: Collings MT vs Pava A

    No, there’s not and I don’t believe I ever said there was. I’m kicking around the idea of picking up one of their ovals. I just admire yanks dedication to Max and his instruments. Go into a thread...
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    Re: Collings MT vs Pava A

    I've owned (and own) more than a few Collings of all varieties and I am a fan. I also have a satin Pava in my possesion right now (and an MT2-O) - build quality on both is top notch. Both are loud -...
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    Re: Collings MT vs Pava A

    Does a thread exist where you haven't brought up Girouard?
  22. Re: In need of repair: Peter White mandolin

    Looks like melted plastic.
  23. Re: Curt Mangan GW Signature Strings question

    40 G for the signature, 41 G for the standard. Or 11 vs 11.5 and 15 vs 16???

    Now I’m confused.
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    Re: Builder or Company

    Foghorn Leghorn: Looka here son, I say, son, did you see that hawk after those hens? He scared them, that Rhode Island Red turned White then Blue. Rhode Island. Red, White and Blue – that’s a joke...
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    Re: Marty Stuart's ex-Loar?

    You already replied to that comment. Last year.
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