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    Re: “Bouquet de roses” by Patierno

    Beautiful Toomas!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8yWlQZjilc
  2. Re: Songs/tunes that drive our partners (and families) crazy!

    When I was a kid my Uncle Jay always said "Everything you guys play sounds like " Red River Valley ", including tuning up"! :mandosmiley:
  3. Misunderstandings ( Original ) Mandolin and Guitar

    This is an original tune performed here on my MT2 and Tacoma Road King. Thanks for listening!:mandosmiley:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urzLn5oMaZc
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    Poll: Re: Poll - Torrefied vs Natural

    I bought my two newest mandolins a Pava A4 and a MT2 with T-Tops for all the reported benefits listed above, without ever hearing one. And from my experience so far everything is true. I've pretty...
  5. Re: How to Keep a Headstock Tuner from Damaging Your Instrument

    As well as not leaving the tuner on I would just add that you make your adjustment for the display ect. before clipping it on. This should help any prevent rubbing from constant adjustments, open...
  6. Re: Planet Bluegrass Announces Outdoor Live Spring Concerts

    That is good news ! :mandosmiley:
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Thanks John ! I am indeed delighted. The arrangement and the key change are all Jay and Mollys, and I love all their work.:mandosmiley:
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Here's a couple tunes on my new Collings MT2. Let me just say this mandolin IS everything it's said to be. Just a joy!:mandosmiley:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MXX4uE89o8 ...
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    Jimi art w/mandolin

    One of my kids sent this to me and I thought it was worth a share.:mandosmiley:192913
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    Re: It Made the Mandolin Sound Better

    It makes me so happy that finally, in 2021, we can have this conversation. But being born in 1956 and graduating in 1974, I'm still to paranoid to talk openly.:grin:
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    Re: What are you looking forward to?

    Today! :mandosmiley:
  12. Re: Harmonic Overtone Supressors - great. So....

    If you strum behind your bridge and the strings are dead, you don't need them. And IMHO, I don't like any kind of suppressor that can and will alter your tuning by stretching them as far open as some...
  13. Re: An Alternative Way to Keep an A Mandolin in Place

    Like this...:mandosmiley: 192765
  14. An Alternative Way to Keep an A Mandolin in Place

    I've been following Sue's thread on holding an A style mandolin. I too am a strapless right thigh holder. I know Mikes method is more correct but my back can't do it. But what I did learn as far as...
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    Re: Cullng the herd

    Pay no attention folks ! This is just another thread gone right off the tracks...:mandosmiley:
  16. Re: How do you think of the fretboard - closed patterns or just n

    For me it's neither, or both. I have no idea what I'm doin'. Seriously, I just play.:mandosmiley:
  17. Re: Do mandolins respond to playing at the dusty end?

    What Jim said...:mandosmiley:
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    Re: NMD Northfield F5S

    Congrats! I liked it when Chuck had it ,so it's on you to enjoy the heck out of it now.:mandosmiley:
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    NMD Collings MT2

    Hey Folks, I ordered this beautiful Collings MT2 w/torrified top a few weeks back and after waiting a week to be shipped, because of some real nasty weather most of us saw. And then waiting an...
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    Re: Peter Ostroushko Passes

    RIP Peter
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    Re: Alexandria's Waltz ( Original )

    Thanks John, I should have mentioned she'll be 29 this week and she's 1 of 4 including one grandson.:mandosmiley:
  22. Re: Small hands and neck width - instruments that fit/don't

    Trying many different shapes and styles is best. I've had a Martin A since I was 6 and by the time I was grown that tiny little neck gave me physical problems with my left hand. It was and is just...
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    Re: Alexandria's Waltz ( Original )

    Thanks Chuck ! And thanks for that question. Prior to 2/19 I'd written maybe 4 songs. In 2/19 we were all enthralled by the battle of our beloved MC friend Ivan Kelsall. So inspired to get with it,...
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    Alexandria's Waltz ( Original )

    This is a little song I wrote for my first grandchild. Hope U enjoy and thanks for listen'n:mandosmiley:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjDq95f76Ac
  25. Re: Erik Satie - Gnossienne Number One on mandola and mandocello

    "Mean Old Timer, He's got grey hair, Mean Old Timer he just don't care
    Got no compassion, thinks its a sin
    All he does is sit around an play the Mandolin" ...
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