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    Re: Finally built one for myself

    That looks really Nice.
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    Re: This weeks mandolin that won't get a bid or buyer

    Its on ebay as well.
  3. Re: Lacey Act Example Form -- HOW TO -- shipping to the US

    No. Check first with the US Fish and wildlife and US Customs.

    Only if it has Brazilian. Even at that The US made instruments going back to the US isnt that bad. Just shipping Brazilian or...
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    Re: A new Art Deco inspired mandolin

    I like the looks of that. Very Nice.
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    Re: A lovely old 1907ish A4 .. but wait ...

    I was getting at at least most of the Mandolin is all there. The old owner of the harp guitar sawed the back off to hang the guitar on a wall.
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    Re: A lovely old 1907ish A4 .. but wait ...

    Heres another picture.
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    Re: A lovely old 1907ish A4 .. but wait ...

    See anything unusual with this? That mandolin would be a quick fix to this. :grin:
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    Re: My latest baroque mandolin

    Thats pretty Cool.
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    Re: Interesting CNC violin build

    Question for you builders. When you use Ebony for a tail piece. Is the direction grain a factor ? Also whats the best glue to use for bonding two pieces of ebony together?
    The violin build...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    I got great string tension. The cast and structure is holding up well.
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    Its fully tuned. No stress cracks. Nothing for issues.

    Thanks for looking.
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Thats a Nice looking back.
  12. Thread: two part epoxy

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    Re: two part epoxy

    I have a couple different types of 2 part resins here. When these dry. There not brittle unless the mix is wrong. On one product if you pour to thick. It traps the center from gassing off. And...
  13. Thread: two part epoxy

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    Re: two part epoxy

    Theres a task. You might be better off taking a thickness measurement and make a hat strip out of aluminum , take a mold from that. Then brace the back so it does not twist. the mold. Then resin...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Dont mind me asking. What kind of a time frame to just get one finished? Thats quite a undertaking with whats on your bench. Nice.
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Thank you for the info actually a good idea. Im in no rush to get this done. I have no problem in re doing this either. What ever makes it safe and functional. The original was just celluloid with...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Well. I think Ive been doing it right. Tested the product for dry time and strength. I guess patients is key. I am working on a trapeze tailpiece that belongs to a 1911 Gibson style U. ...
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    Re: 1908 F4 w/o case serial number 9245

    Be interesting to check and see if it has a Virzi label too. Ya never know.
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    Re: 1908 F4 w/o case serial number 9245

    I like that. Truss rod too. Your missing a digit on your serial number though. You get number off the neck block or label?
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    Re: 1908 F4 w/o case serial number 9245

    Hi. Do you have a few pictures? It would be nice to see a Burst in one of these.
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    Re: Grandfathers Gibson A3 Mandolin

    That looks like a Nice Mandolin.
  21. Thread: 1931 Fern

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    Re: 1931 Fern

    Hi. My question was about the Fern. I tried to delete the harp guitar picture , it wouldnt delete. Sorry for the confusion.
  22. Thread: 1931 Fern

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    Re: 1931 Fern

    Do these fetch that much in better condition?
  23. Re: Ellis Deluxe Mandolin #110 - scam sales on eBay and elsewhere

    I made mention of a couple a while ago that I had bad experiences with. It was not fun.
    And the down time to retrieve my funds back was aweful. Its easy to get ripped off , and the sale looks...
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    Re: Buying a 1911 F2 w/ repaired neck crack?

    Theres one in Portland oregon CL for sale.
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Pictures?
    I know what I am doing will not be easy . The tailpiece wires will take most the load. Best part is pulling forward. Not up.
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