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    Re: electric mandolin with octave pedal

    Here is one of a mandolin using an octave pedal:


    https://youtu.be/3rUl-_JGwUk
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    Re: Ovation To Restart U.S. Production

    In case anyone missed it and wants to see it, the story segment can be found here:

    http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/-ovation-guitar--persists-as-a-truly-american-work-of-art-591934019704...
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    Re: New Gig: Restaurant Mandolinist

    DataNick, I'm not sure if this has already been covered yet, but what are you planning to wear at this gig? I'd be interested to know if you discussed this with the manager who booked you, or if you...
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    Re: Ovation USA closes down

    Yesterday was a great day in New Hartford, CT with the official reopening of the Ovation Factory in the USA! REO Speedwagon performed, the politicians kept the speeches short, and a good time was...
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    Re: Ovation To Restart U.S. Production

    Here is a picture from the re-opening of the Ovation factory celebration held yesterday in New Hartford. In addition to the state officials proclamations, Kevin Cronin and members of REO Speedwagon...
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    Re: Taxi me Mandolin bros today=FREE LUNCH

    Here is some info about taking to JFK Airtrain to the subway:

    http://explorebk.com/2015/02/05/get-to-and-from-brooklyn-jfk-train-bus-car/

    Subway fare is $2.75 each way, and will take about an...
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    Re: Hot Shot Players on Electric Mando?

    Check out Michael Kang who plays with The String Cheese Incident. If you go to around 2:40 in this video, you'll get an idea of what he does on a 5-string:

    http://youtu.be/PH8mdBhIEBM
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    Re: Taxi me Mandolin bros today=FREE LUNCH

    If you want a great alternative that is closer and no tolls, check out Retro Fret in Brooklyn while you are in the area. When you get there, you'll probably wish that you had more time:
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    Re: T I Strings

    Longest lastest strings you will find, very easy on the fingers, posessing a unique tone you might really like, but if you don't like them, it is easy to move on to try others.

    But, at least you...
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    Re: RIP Johnny Gimble

    One of the best ever and he certainly left us with a wonderful legacy or music that will live on and on.
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    Re: Post a picture of your mic stand set-up

    Mandroid, have you tried Industrial Strength Velcro? I have found it to be quite useful for attaching things that you need secure when it is in place but that might need to be removed at some point.
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    Re: Post a picture of your mic stand set-up

    Yes, the music stand is attached to the string swing twin hanger with parts from a bicycle rack mount. I'm also posting these on an external site to see if I can get the correct position for those...
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    Post a picture of your mic stand set-up

    I looked but didn't see a topic for this already, and figured it could be helpful for sharing information about various equipment for different playing out situations. Here is my latest...
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    Mandolin Cafe
    caps provide a great way to
    get ahead with class.
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    Re: Happy 70th Birthday, David Grisman

    Happy Birthday, Mr. Grisman and thank you for taking the mandolin to such a wonderful new place.
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    Re: The best electric mandolin?

    This is the lowest price I've seen yet for a new Ovation MM80. There were only 30 of these made before the factory closed and wonder how collectible they will be?
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    Re: Ovation mm68

    One made in 1996 sold in October for $455 and one made around 2006 for $760 a few weeks ago. I've seen them sell for anywhere from $300 in pretty beat condition to as high as $1,700 for a perfect...
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    Re: Strap locks?

    I've had really good luck with these straps and like the D'andrea straps better than a planet waves leather one that cost me about 4 times as much. There is also a less expensive planet waves model...
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    Re: Antique guitarshaped mando?

    Sold for $715.00!
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    Re: GPS tracking

    I was going to buy a GPS tracking device with a 4 month battery life to stick in a case, when I ran across this device called a "Tile". There is a lot of information on the website but had to chat...
  21. Re: Amping the acoustic mandolin without feedback?

    I would recommend getting an American made Ovation mm68. There may be some others that will be recommended but that solved my problem without having to go solid body electric and maintain the...
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    So sad to hear this news and will be saying prayers for Stan and his family.
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    Re: Ovation USA closes down

    I believe that they moved to a different location within the same building but I don't know if the address has changed. Best bet is to contact John Budny at john.budny@kmcmusic.com and they are open...
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    Re: Ovation USA closes down

    Just to set the record straight, Charlie Kaman passed away on January 31, 2011 and he had sold the KMC Musicorp company to Fender in 2008. The Ovation repair shop is still in operation in CT, but...
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    Re: More ebay emandos

    Here is a ROBERTS TINY MOORE MODEL 5 STRING ELECTRIC MANDOLIN SUNBURST CIRCA 1980's and listing says that less than 100 of these were made.

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