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    Re: Apitius Yorkville Jazz Mandolin

    Aaron,
    What type of strings do you use on this lovely instrument?
    (Duplicated question here)
  2. Re: Aaron Weinstein's New Apitius yorkville mandolin

    Aaron,
    What type of strings do you use on this lovely instrument?
  3. Re: Aaron Weinstein's New Apitius yorkville mandolin

    If there is anyone who deserved such a “Beast”, this is surely you!
    Enjoy it at may it bring lots of Nachas to you as a player. It will bring lots of joy to your worldwide listeners.:mandosmiley:...
  4. Re: Centrum Choro Workshop 2021 - Sign up

    Will this workshop be recorded and available to registered participants to view at their convenience?
    I am hesitant to commit to 3 consecutive weekends if this is not available.
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    Re: Mando upgrade - opinions sought

    Why not explore some accomplished builders in England Scotland Wales or Ireland.
    I believed the cost of shipping, insurance, exchange and importation is rather pricey when purchasing from North...
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    Kentucky Nu Hyde gig bag

    Has any one had any experience with these gigbags for carrying a mandolin around town on their back? Is it comfortable? Sufficient? Heavy?Protective?Quality?
    Any thoughts? Comments? Recommended?...
  7. Info: about Irish online Academy mando & octave mando courses?

    Has anyone subscribed to any of these and if so what are your thoughts about their program? Here is the website link:
    https://www.oaim.ie/
  8. Re: Some questions about optional features on mandolins:

    Please don’t take this in the wrong way!
    I am not trying to be pretentious!
    If binding would have been essential for either playability or acoustics I think Stradivarius would have figured that one...
  9. Re: Some questions about optional features on mandolins:

    Just my opinion:
    1. The wider nut will provide you with more fretboard space to accommodate an arthritic condition for finger placement BUT make sure the neck dimension is NOT TOO thick in the back...
  10. Re: Goodbye to.. my Stiver, my Collings, my Rigel...

    “When they close the door just look for a window”
    What a wonderful saying you have shared on the Cafe. So inspirational and applicable to all.
    Thank you for this sad but optimistic post.
    Best...
  11. Re: String preferences for Collings MTO oval mandolins?

    ColdBeer, What genre of music are you generally playing on your MTO? I find different styles seem to warrant different string types.
  12. Re: String preferences for Collings MTO oval mandolins?

    Steve, to what type strings are you comparing the Starks? And could be provide more details in terms of volume? General I find the Thomastiks weak in volume!
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    Re: Looking for some new tunes

    Aaron,
    I just spent the day listening to this incredible creation of yours!
    My wife and I are listening to it now! It is warming up our space up her in frigid -14 centigrade Ottawa!
    Brilliant!...
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    Re: winter non-adjustable bridge

    I live in Canada with similar climate changes through the year. You could use a thin shim to place under your bridge to raise the bridge.
    I use a thin shim on my old my old Gibson teens mandola. It...
  15. Re: String preferences for Collings MTO oval mandolins?

    Anyone ever try Dogals on the MTO?
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    Re: F-2 purchase advice - Canada

    Hi Bazz,
    To my knowledge both Folkways and 12th Fret will give you an approval period however you will have to cover the shipping costs “to and fro”. Also those old tuners my look pretty but more...
  17. Re: String preferences for Collings MTO oval mandolins?

    What is the longevity of the silk and steel string type?
  18. Re: String preferences for Collings MTO oval mandolins?

    Thanks to all of you for chiming in. ColdBeer, I’d like to hear your thoughts on the Thomastiks once you have tried them out!
  19. String preferences for Collings MTO oval mandolins?

    I was wondering what strings types and gauges Collings MTO owners are currently using?
    I have only tried J74s. Any alternative suggestions for me to try? I mainly play Jazz, folk and, Celtic and...
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    Re: Kerman Mandolin Quartet

    It is quite interesting how both Jacob and Avi do not conform to any of the commonly described “principles” of plectrum hold, right hand positioning or technique as taught in Italian, German or...
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    Re: CMSA Convention in the Clouds

    I don’t think there is any need to qualify the $150 cost for this event. It is way beyond my expectations. Along with my inscription I have repeat access and I get to meet fine people in this COVID...
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    Re: Has anyone use a K&K Dual channel preamp

    Pops,
    Why not blend the 2 and have 1 out to the amp or board and control the output with the preamp?
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    Re: Has anyone use a K&K Dual channel preamp

    Thanks Pops,
    It was designed to to plug them both into the suggested Tonebone PZ which has 2 inputs. Each input has a possibility to be adjusted for either a piezo or non piezo pickup. You then...
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    Has anyone use a K&K Dual channel preamp

    I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the dual K&K preamp for a Phoenix Jazz mandolin which has two pickups. I have used the Radial Tonebone PZ-Pre
    Any comments or comparisons would be...
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    Re: String comparison forthcoming...

    I am looking for string suggestions for my Collings MTO! I am using it mainly for Celtic and Classical! I play throughout the fretboard if that helps, so I need strings which are responsive at...
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