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Old 10-19-2018, 11:51 PM
Wade Hampton Wade Hampton is offline
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Originally Posted by Earl49 View Post
Way cool! I love walnut, to look at and for woodworking projects.

I have pondered an octave mandolin on several occasions. Regular mandolin has a tiny neck, too small for my bear paws (size XXL gloves). I've even considered a custom made wide-neck mandolin. I'm not completely averse to smaller necks, having just spent the last two hours playing tenor ukulele at a senior center. But regular mandolin is just too small for this guitar player that has "bass player" finger pads.
Iíve known Earl for years and played music with him, and can attest that heís a tall guy. Earl is so big that he scares bears and frightens career politicians....

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