"Depending on how the bridge is fitted to the top, it might be an easy fix. I lay a piece of sandpaper, face up, on the top of the mandolin and sand the base of the bridge till it's smooth fit.The height of the Pick guard depends on the…"
"Wow, I was just noticing the price of Marine Band harps and it seems they (and all Hohners) have really gone up in price. Over $60. They're now more expensive than Lee Oskars.I recall buying my brother and his friend mouth harps…"
"Now that Robert has introduced the topic, I wonder how many of us have other mando-things like mandolas, mandocellos, mandobasses, Octave mandolins, Greek bouzoukis, Irish bouzoukis, citterns, octophones, bandurias, or other types of monster…"
"Sorry, I thought there were only three on the list. I did mention both Caterina and Mike in my post, though I've never heard them pick together. Thanks for that.I think there's nothing wrong with playing a few songs on the…"
"Sorry, I call it the "bird finger", I guess because it's the finger you use to "flip the bird". Most folks seem to know what I'm talkin' about.
A chop chord is a chord played on the 2 and 4 beats of a…"
"I most often make F as 5301 and G as 7523. The F is not a closed chord and to get the bluegrass chop, you must mute the 2nd string with the finger that frets the third string. I make the F chord with my Pinky, ring and bird fingers, but…"
"If it's set up properly, these can be good entry level mandolins.I never lock my cases. I figure nobody's gonna take the mandolin out of the case to steal it.The position markers are in the normal place on your mandolin. For…"