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Alternate tunings for Mandolin

I tuned up Ddad yesterday -- wow does the instrument resonate!  Yes that low string is very loose and floppy, and you don't use it much exc…

Started by Diane in Chicago

3 Mar 13, 2011
Reply by Richard Sanabia

nylgut strings

I just restrung a commerical mando yesterday with Aquila Nylgut mandolin strings.  You have to search them out a bit, and they are $8/set b…

Started by Diane in Chicago

1 Mar 13, 2011
Reply by Richard Sanabia

Mandolin basics

I've never built a mandolin before. Can someone tell me what a typical scale length is for a mandolin? I'm assuming if you were to make it…

Started by Mike Babcock

2 Mar 12, 2011
Reply by Mike Babcock

Tuning a mandolin

this is the tuner ive used - pretty simple to work http://www.get-tuned.com/mandolin_tuner.php

Started by c# merle

2 Mar 12, 2011
Reply by Mick--THE RagPicker Mojo

Info & history

From Wikipedia   Mandolin From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia MandolinA Glenn F5 Fern mandolin A mandolin (Italian: mandolino) i…

Started by Ted Crocker

1 Mar 10, 2011
Reply by Jess


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