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    Re: Hand Surgery

    Well wishes to you. I’m facing carpal tunnel surgery on my left in a few weeks followed by my right after recovery. Hope you are back to picking soon.
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    Re: Carpal Tunnel surgery?

    Thank you. How long before you could swing a mandolin pick?
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    Re: Carpal Tunnel surgery?

    How long ago did you have the surgery? I have heard that methods have changed radically in just the last few years and not only is the incision now much smaller but recovery times also much shorter. ...
  4. Re: Duff A style mandolins, like to hear owner thoughts, some ?

    I did not anticipate my Stiver build having a 1 1/16 nut. At first I wasn’t liking it. Did not take long to adjust and maybe now prefer it. No problem now moving between mandolins with varying nut...
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    Re: Mandolins as a work of art

    Interesting and I truly do appreciate the education. Never too old to learn.
    However for the purposes of Rose#1"s thread, Rose#1 was likely thinking in more layman's terms of "works of art".
    I was.
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    Carpal Tunnel surgery?

    I am interested in hearing the experience of others after carpal tunnel surgery. My syndrome has advanced to the point where I have little strength or feel in two of my fretting fingers with constant...
  7. Re: Payment for Mandolins on Mandolin Cafe

    I recently bought a bowl back. Not Big dollars. The seller wanted a check. He sent the mandolin the same day we sealed the deal and I didn't send the check until the following day. I received the...
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    Re: Mandolins as a work of art

    Probably most of the participants on this site. When I look at my Stiver or mandolins from other quality builders I am much taken by the beauty of the mandolins,
    by the level of perfection and...
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    Re: Ronnie McCoury on "Let Her Go"

    Thank you for posting this.
    I was fortunate to see The Traveling McCourys Band play at an outdoor festival two years ago. Not a band that I would have typically gone to see but they were on a bill...
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    Re: Calhoun case?

    Ask Northfield. They are very open to customer or potential customer questions.
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    Re: Plectrums

    I am using the same .73"s suggested by DavidKOS when playing classical and some show tunes on my bowlback. I started using them just last week when he recommended them on another thread. I like them....
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    Re: Bowl Backs

    Jim Thank You for the info on vintage American bowl backs. I have no familiarity with any of those bowl backs you mentioned. I do see a very significant difference in tone from my bowl back and my...
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    Re: Bowl Backs

    I found it or I should say the seller found me after I placed a "Wanted ad" here in the classifieds. I bought it. Not an Alverez as I thought, but instead an Ibenez. Glad I bought it as it, at least...
  14. Re: Can beginners learn on a 4 String Electric Mandolin?

    I am new to electric mandolin so my opinion is just my opinion and perhaps not the most enlightened. I find that what I have learned on an acoustic 8 string to be transferable to an electric but am...
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    Re: John Lennon - Mandolinist?!?

    Rhythm YESTERDAY will do it.
  16. Re: Can beginners learn on a 4 String Electric Mandolin?

    And.. not just different from an 8 string acoustic but same holds true for an 8 string electric.
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    Re: Bowl Backs

    I played one once and found it to have a nice tone but not as loud as other mandolins. Holding it was difficult, but I think something that you get better at with a little experience.
    Was the one...
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    Re: Waylon Jennings and the Mandolin

    Not sure why you may not be proud or even be indifferent. Waylon went through different periods of life as he matured. Few of us have not.
    The works of those that eventually formed the Highway Men,...
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    Re: Thoughts on a Big Muddy MM-8?

    I can't speak for the tone of a MM-8 but I can speak for the build quality of Mike's builds. My introduction to his work came in an EM-8 that plays "like butter". From the comment of others on this...
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    Re: Continuing my electric education

    My octave pedal will arrive tomorrow, though I purchased a Donner rather than the Mooer.
    Now to look into and find out how and when to use an EQ Pedal.
    Figuring out how to make the electrics sound...
  21. Re: I have MAS and check the classified hourly…

    MAS seems to me to sometimes become recessive, but always is lurking.
    Perhaps a 12 step program may help. Even now, when I think I have it licked, outcomes the classical sheet music, and I find...
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    Continuing my electric education

    For those of you that have played electric guitar and mandolin my questions may seem to you trite.
    If you have not read my previous threads I am totally uninformed regarding electrics. I bought my...
  23. Re: Playing chords alongside traditional tunes?

    Or compromise, get a C G D A mandola.
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    Re: Slow, sweet songs

    Not exactly sure what you are looking for but when in the mood a few others I go for:
    Sweet Baby James
    Sunshine on My Shoulder
    The Rose
    Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
    Dream A Little...
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    Re: Slow, sweet songs

    Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain in E major
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