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    Re: Best all time Inlay's

    https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=78626&d=1322024196
    The first time I visited Tom, he was kind enough to show me a few of his personal instruments which included a black...
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    Re: Powerful A models in the 5K range

    You beat me to it Chris. Ellis A5 (deluxe) should definitely be on the list
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    brad, it's sure convenient to have the 3 rings installed for the backpack straps even if you don't use them all the time. I have them on my Accord & Calton guitar cases and at times they're just the...
  4. Re: Any good Mandolin Transcription books?

    http://www.johnreischman.com/up-in-the-woods John Reischman transcription book
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    Re: Thile's personal luthier

    https://trcrandall.com/
  6. Re: Ellis A5 special deluxe - Brentrup M23V - Gibson F2

    Bob, That F2 sounds great. I agree the Ellis is top notch. I know Tom and greatly admire his mandolins, but I wouldn't sell the A until I had the Ellis F in my hands......you never know which one...
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    Re: Road trip music

    All of the CDs by Joe K. Walsh, & John Reischman
    Although it's by no means new "Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza"
    If you're headed south....anything by Paul Glasse
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    Re: Electric mandolin - who's interesting?

    Paul Glasse in Austin Tx is the real deal and as fine a person as you'll ever meet. A few CDs and lots of Youtube videos. paulglasse.com
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfSRBwtxEAg
  9. Re: Check out this Martin D28 Adi Top and braces VTS

    The low action high saddle is a real modern phenomenon. Modern necks are overset compared to those of the '30s. Martin production is very high, so i think you're wise to ask for another example.
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    Re: A style Kimble, Heiden or ...

    Well DJ, A Heiden, in addition to all the tonal attributes, could save you some cross-border shopping.......
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    Re: Ellis Waitlist

    Josh was doing finish, at least on the Ellis mandolins,& he was not on site. I understood that Christian did the Pava finishing.
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    Re: Gibson mandolin pricing

    Yes.
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    Re: Young Sam Bush A5 video

    Looks like that was before Sam broke his wrist/arm....?
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    Re: DAWG picks. YES, they work

    Blue Chips sell pretty quickly at $25@ and you'll recoup most of what you have into them.
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    Re: Brekke vs Traditional Bridge

    JFMando;1793467] " Hey guys, I am looking for opinions here on using a Brekke Bridge vs a Traditional Loar style bridge.

    I purchased a Weber Bitterroot a little over a year ago, and it came with a...
  16. Re: Our version of David Grisman's 'Ricochet' / quarantine video

    Fantastic!!!! wonderful effort all & an outstanding result!
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    Re: Cherokee Shuffle - Emory Lester

    Emory used to teach at the BC Bluegrass Workshops, back in the day when Chris & Sally Jones were also there. One of the finest sets of music I ever saw there featured (THE) Frankie Rogers on fiddle,...
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    Re: New Northfield/Gilchrist tailpiece-Nice!

    2.461 oz. as per Bill James
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    Re: What's the real difference?

    This question can apply to any product: a hardware store bicycle and a Tour de France ride, a bottom dollar car and a Ferrari, timex/rolex, fast food or five star.... We could add builder experience...
  20. Re: Sparse mando and guitar examples aka taste lessons

    Well... not always mando & guitar, but one of my alltime favourites is "Lonesome Song" by the Foghorn Duo, Sammy Lind & Caleb Klauder. A great CD project
  21. Re: i think this would be such a cool tune to play on mandolin

    Yes indeed Sammy Lind & Caleb K......I can hear it now. BTW Cochon de Lait ....is suckling pig...
  22. Re: What are your favorite albums featuring mandolin?

    It would be remiss not to mention "Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza" Ronnie McCoury, Sam Bush, Buck White, Bobby Osborne, Jessie McReynolds, Ricky Skaggs, Frank Wakefield & Del McCoury.
    & the...
  23. Re: High End Left Handed Mandolin Sightings?

    Here's another. Tom Ellis made this one for me. The first Ellis with a double-flowerpot. A great sounding mandolin. BTW I was the owner of your Heiden F....but developed a penchant for '30s Martin...
  24. Re: What are your favorite albums featuring mandolin?

    Lately..... Darol Anger's "E-and-a"..... Joe Walsh' mandolin playing is sublime....lots of space. The melody is always present but leaving spaces reminds me of Clarence White's syncopation. Darol...
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    Re: Best brand for upgrade

    I failed to mention..... buying in person is always preferable & I say that as an Elderly customer north of the 49th. They get some nice vintage Martins from time to time....
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