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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael T. Swisher Nov 10, 2009.


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Robert Williamson replied to Ron's discussion new to the game in the group Mandolin Players
"Back in the 80's I owned an assortment of instruments in addition to guitars, a autoharp, a zither, a banjo, a sitar (yes 2 gourd!) and..a mandolin (no idea what marque) was the 80's :) Right now, I'm in a G.A.S. phase that is…"
Apr 15
Randy Lee Hano replied to Ron's discussion new to the game in the group Mandolin Players
"I have been messing with the mandolin for about 3 years. I started with a decent $100 A style and during the learning period researched what I hoped to own. If you go into hardcore bluegrass, my understanding is they mostly use Gibson F Style…"
Apr 11
fred davis replied to Ron's discussion new to the game in the group Mandolin Players
"Gold tone macks some great instruments  and music friends has mandolins from 39.   several of us have these to take to the beach ect. been thru the gonlet with instruments.  Ukuleles,mandolin guitar,bass, lap-consol…"
Jan 31, 2013
Ron replied to Ron's discussion new to the game in the group Mandolin Players
"thank you for the input "
Jan 21, 2013
Jim Yates replied to Ron's discussion new to the game in the group Mandolin Players
"First of all, if money is a factor, go for an A style rather than an F style.  That scroll adds a lot to the price and not much, if anything, to the sound. Mandolins with round or oval holes are mellower sounding and seem to emphasize the lows,…"
Jan 19, 2013
Ron added a discussion to the group Mandolin Players

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 purchase in terms of sound, tone and value.  I see them ranging from $199 to over $10K.  Any advice is appreciated.See More
Jan 19, 2013
Ron joined Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group

Mandolin Players

Pick mandolin-family instruments as well as guitar? Share tips, tunes, and techniques in the mandolin group.
Jan 19, 2013
Ron commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"I was in a music store the other day playing a 1990 Martin D12-28 and the guy there said the best thing to do is tune it a step down and caple the first fret, has anyone heard of this or subscribe to this practice?PICT0595.JPG  BTW, I…"
Jan 5, 2013

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
2-5 years, 5-7 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Electric guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Gibson Les Paul, PRS Hollow body, Martin Acostic/Electric 6 string, Marting Accoustic, Breedlove Acoustic, Fender Stratocaster, Fender Telecaster, Dean Hollow Body Electric 12 string, Gibson Acoustic
What type of music do you like to play?
Blues and Rock
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At 8:26pm on March 28, 2009, cameron said…
We play mostly private partys and so on we're not set up around wildwood in the near future. I'll let you no if anything public happens close by. We don't do the bar scene.
At 6:55pm on February 4, 2009, cameron said…
I Play classic rock, southern rock, classic country, modern country, folk ,gospel , just about any thing except classical , not that I have any thing against it I just never took the time to learn any. what do you play.
At 5:43am on January 28, 2009, cameron said…
I'm going thru the members list to contact the locals to see if we can set up a jam

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