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Pick Selection

I've been playing mandolin for several years and have been using standard guitar picks and occasionally a tear drop style pick. Recently I…

Started by John Gundrum

7 May 6
Reply by Phillip Taylor

Tuners for Mandolin

I've been using Fine Chromatic Tuner for Android for some years now. One reason was because it showed cents clearly and allowed me to tune…

Started by Robert Williamson

0 Dec 5, 2015

new to the game

I have several guitars and a bass guitar and now wanting to start playing the Mandolin, I would like some advice on what would be a good pu…

Started by Ron

6 Nov 13, 2015
Reply by Robert Williamson

New mando player

Hi everyone, As a new member to the group, I thought I'd make a quick introduction. I'm primarily a guitarist, but I needed a smaller instr…

Started by Jason Derrick

4 Nov 8, 2015
Reply by Robert Williamson

Why do so many pros play the old Gibson A's?

I have been watching concert footage as of late and one thing I can say without a doubt-if the professional musicians AREN'T playing "F" mo…

Started by Janice Hamilton

5 Apr 15, 2015
Reply by Jim Yates

Mandolin soloing over chord changes

I am working hard on making my mandolin breaks more "musical" and not so predictable.  I can play melody lines when I know the song, but on…

Started by John Ek

3 Mar 5, 2012
Reply by Jason Derrick

Aspring player seeking advice.

Hi   I am 54 years of age and have been playing the guitar for a little more than a year. I have a Taylor Big Baby and a Fender Telecaster.…

Started by Wayne Bagley

9 Jul 31, 2011
Reply by Will Becker

New player buys first mandolin

After months of searching and trying all the mandolins that I could find in my general area I have purchased my first mandolin.   I really…

Started by Wayne Bagley

4 Feb 27, 2011
Reply by Wayne Bagley

Pickup for mandolin

I play guitar in several big bands. One of the bands has an octet. I am going to play with the octet for a dinner for the Sons of Italy. I…

Started by John Michael Meehan

6 Feb 27, 2011
Reply by Ray

Mandolin Adjustments

How can I tell if the floating bridge on my mandolin is in the right place?  My cheap mandolin has intonation problems and I was wondering…

Started by Randy Harvey

4 Aug 7, 2010
Reply by Nikko Denniz


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