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    Re: Here's my sad mandolin story...

    Glad this sad story has a happy ending...
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    Re: Beginner song list?

    MandoLessons.com

    Tons of lessons on bluegrass, old time, and Celtic fiddle tunes
  3. Re: Sierra Hull & Sam Bush - Turkey in the Straw Transcription

    Well, how about this one:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPU7FPhui1s

    Curious if you are doing these transcriptions by ear or is it a function of the Soundslice tool (I'd also not heard of it...
  4. Re: Sierra Hull & Sam Bush - Turkey in the Straw Transcription

    You are my hero......
  5. Re: Sierra Hull & Sam Bush - Turkey in the Straw Transcription

    Wow! Nice work! Thanks!

    If you're taking requests, I'd love to see a transcription of Andrew Marlin's work on this video:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCiT0Ebqtys
  6. Re: Shove that Pigs Foot a Little Farther into the Fire

    Nice work, Gunnar!
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    Re: Total noob wanting to get a mandolin

    +1 on Charley's comments above.

    Buy a 305 from a shop that is a Cafe' sponsor (so you'll get a good setup, which is critical for mandolins), or search the Classified ads here. Scott and his team...
  8. Re: Decided to expand from just guitar to mandolin

    You can read dozens of threads here just like yours. Here's the TL;DR of virtually all of them:

    Buy an Eastman (or Kentucky) from one of the Cafe' sponsor shops. You'll get a decent mandolin...
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    Re: harmonic dampener grommets

    Just get 'em from Elderly; these are the perfect size.
    https://www.elderly.com/products/harmonic-suppression-grommets?variant=26854638223424

    A pair of needle nose pliers makes it a lot easier to...
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    Re: NMD, But there's a problem

    Well, you have your (first) excuse to buy another mandolin...
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    Re: MAS temporarily appeased

    Welcome to the F5S Fan Club.

    Absolutely love mine. It holds its own against mandos costing twice as much. Congrats - that one is a beauty!
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    Re: Workshop Topics Suggestions

    Matt - just checked out the page linked above. Looking forward to hearing about a double stops workshop!
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    Re: Always use a strap? Even when seated?

    +1 on Brent's comments above: Always on the instrument, always around my neck when playing, sitting or standing.

    Just always done it that way.

    Which is, of course, the best reason to keep...
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    Re: NMD - 2007 Kimble F5

    That's a beauty!

    Welcome to the Kimble Fan Club!
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    Re: Goodbye Sugar Hello Fiber

    And mandolins left out of the campaign, again.

    Guess they figure we get enough fiber...
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    Re: I went and did it!

    Most important thing is to realize that a guitar is not a great big upside down mandolin...
    :)
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    Tenor guitar/Bouzouki combination

    Andrew Marlin appears to have commissioned an instrument from Gil Draper that is a custom bouzouki neck on an archtop tenor guitar body. Standard mando tuning (GDAE), but the G and D are octave...
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    Re: Strings For Mahogany Back Mandolins

    I really liked the Straight Up Strings when I had an older Weber Bitterroot with mahogany back and sides. Gave it a bit more presence than the EJ74's. That mando also benefitted greatly from a...
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    Re: Northfield Workshop S-Series NFS-F5WN

    Welcome to the F5S fan club!
  20. Re: Mandolin Tasting: Gibsons, Buckeye, Duff, Northfiled

    All sound fabulous. 1 and 2 are my (slight) favorites, in that order.

    Great playing, too, BTW...
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    Re: App for Lyrics and Chords?

    Ultimate Guitar is probably the most widely used for lyrics and chords, and it has the features you mention. The app is not great - lots of pop-ups and ads, but less if you actually create and...
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    MP3 Library - sorting?

    May have covered this before, but couldn't find anything in a search.

    Is there a way to get the MP3 library in some kind of sorted order? Either by Artist or (preferred) by Song Title?

    Most of...
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    Re: Powerful A models in the 5K range

    Kimble.

    But I'm biased...
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    Re: Small amplifier

    I just picked up one of these Mackie units and am very impressed. Thanks for the rec, pops!
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    Re: Small amplifier

    I have one of the older Loudbox amps, and the sound is great, but there's no way to mute just one channel. This looks like a great solution. Mackie has always had impressive stuff.
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