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    Default recently built Octaves

    I am finally getting around to posting the pictures of the 2 OM's I built this past year. I am still trying to decide which one I like better. They both sound good but they are slightly different sounding. One is a bit stronger on the D and A coarses. THe other is a bit more balanced sounding. It sure is fun trying to figure this out though.Click image for larger version. 

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    Thanks a lot
    Bob Schmidt

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    Default Re: recently built Octaves

    They look great! I'm sucker for figured wood
    2020 Big Mon
    2016 Skip Kelley A5
    2019 Weber Bitteroot F17
    2011 Weber Gallatin A20
    2013 Colling Mandola
    Richard Beard Celtic Flattop
    And a few electrics

    When learning an instrument, there are no cheat codes, short cuts or crash courses. It's simply a matter of practice! - Mr Jenkins (HS Music Teacher)

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    Default Re: recently built Octaves

    Bob,
    These octaves are beautiful. Just gorgeous.
    Now, what was I after when I wandered in here?

    Phoebe, my 2021 Collings MT mandolin
    Dolly, my 2021 Ibanez M522 mandolin
    Louise, my 193x SS Maxwell mandolin
    Fiona, My 2021 GSM guitar-bodied octave resonator mandolin
    Charlotte, my 2016 Eastman MDO 305 octave mandolin
    Giuliana, my 2002 Hans Schuster 505 violin
    Sally, my 2021 Jasmine S35 guitar

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