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    Re: China mandolin supply

    Very similar situation here in Australia. They predict that up to 30% of truck drivers will leave the industry.
    New and used mandolins are in short supply... It seems that the very cheap and the...
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    Re: Tuners for my German arch back mandolin

    Mike Edgerton... You are very correct. I ended up buying a set of Rubner tuners and had a local Luthier fit them... Disaster. It was totally unplayable as the tuners were jammed tight so I took it...
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    Re: Tuners for my German arch back mandolin

    Mike, Dave Hynds thinks he has a matching set... which would be great (I bought my mandolin from Dave so he will be able to reference the correct measurements ) . I will definitely be taking it to a...
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    Re: Tuners for my German arch back mandolin

    Hi. With a bit of luck I may have found what I need.
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    Tuners for my German arch back mandolin

    Hi. I've just broken a D string tuning knob on my German arch back mandolin. That tuner has been very stiff since I bought it 18 mths ago and has never been able to be freed up. The knob has finally...
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    Re: Got me an Eastman MD315...

    Hi. I bought a 315 last October as an alternate to my restored German mandolin. I had all sorts of trouble playing it so took it for a proper setup... I couldn't believe the difference. Everything...
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    Re: Nearly Forgot my Broken Heart

    Hi. That's the version that I have as well. The intro and verse work well, followed by the chorus that's listed further down, then the intro repeated, the verse twice more... Then it gets muddled......
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    Nearly Forgot my Broken Heart

    Hi. I'm trying to teach myself Nearly Forgot my Broken Heart. I'm basically a learner and I love the song. I've looked at various YouTube tutorials, but most either only do the intro, aren't complete...
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    Re: Hi, I'm new to this

    Thank you for the info. I've taken note of Fret. Com
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    Re: Hi, I'm new to this

    Those Gilchrist mandolins are pretty nice. Saw Andrew McClermont playing his a couple of weeks ago.... Just a tad out of my price range though haha
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    Re: Hi, I'm new to this

    Hi. Yep, my German Mando has GHS light strings on it!
    Just picked up the Eastman... Had a totally new setup down and is so much easier to play. The Luthier said that it was basically unplayable...
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    Re: Hi, I'm new to this

    There's so many nice people here. A bit humbling really. I seem to be sorting that F... Next project Cmaj7!
    Found an issue with the setup on my Eastman. When I bought it and it was retuned for me,...
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    Re: Hi, I'm new to this

    Wow, I'm amazed at the great advice that I'm being given from all over... I've taken note of the Australian info. Thank you. (I'm also not very adept at navigating the mandolin cafe page, so just...
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    Re: Hi, I'm new to this

    Hi, It's been a long time since I've been on here....The world has changed significantly.
    Thankyou Ed for your suggestion re Mandolin for Dummies. I bought a copy and yes, it's very good. I've also...
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    Re: Hi, I'm new to this

    Thankyou Ed. I've seen that book around. I'll look into it. I love many styles, bluegrass, rock, medieval. They are all so different and all use very different techniques. My first hurdle is to get...
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    Re: Hi, I'm new to this

    Thank you. Mando Lessons definitely break everything down into understandable bites. I'll check out more of the lessons. 😊
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    Re: Hi, I'm new to this

    Thank you for your kind words. Yes, I tend to go a bit berserk and expect miracles overnight. Bit impatient methinks!
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    Hi, I'm new to this

    Hi. I've been following Mandolin Cafe for a while from Australia and decided that it's time to join up! I started learning the Mandolin about three months ago and absolutely love it.A lovely friend...
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