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    Re: Sturgill Simpson Bluegrass Album

    I heard this on the radio yesterday while working in the yard. The mando bit in "I don't mind" almost made me cry. I dropped everything and ran inside with my muddy boots to find the radio station...
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    Re: A string intonation weirdness

    Yeah, definitely using a tuner. My ear is okay but not good enough to keep up with some of the people I play with so I'm dependent on a tuner.



    Hmm, good question. Strings are pretty new...
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    Re: Mandolin Set-up E-Book by Rob Meldrum

    Just got the eBook and I love it, a great resource.

    Great work Rob and thanks for making it available!
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    Re: A string intonation weirdness

    Thanks, good tips. Will try your suggestions tonight.



    I noticed that I can compensate a little bit by using less pressure on the first few frets so what you're saying makes a lot of sense.
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    Re: A string intonation weirdness

    Thanks for the reply.



    I had that problem early on so I doubt it's a wear problem.



    Thanks, I'll keep that in mind. Maybe the frets aren't worn but were bad from day 1. It's not a very...
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    A string intonation weirdness

    Hi all,

    I've got a Samick F style mandolin (I believe it's a MF1) and I've been having some intonation issues on the A string.

    Here's what I'm seeing when I tune the open A string:

    - A#,B,C...
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