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Old 03-03-2019, 06:33 PM
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Default New Mandolin Day!

I'm playing guitar/mandolin about 50/50 these days, mostly bluegrass. Been wanting to upgrade for a while. Proud owner of a new Gibson F9. Not fancy but its got the pop! Inspiring instrument!
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Old 03-03-2019, 08:45 PM
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Congratulations - good looking mando!
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Old 03-03-2019, 10:41 PM
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Congrats!!
Gibson's are superior.
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Old 03-03-2019, 11:01 PM
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F-9 is a darn fine mandolin.
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Very cool.


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Old 03-04-2019, 08:17 AM
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it's a beauty! Congratulations.
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Old 03-04-2019, 03:49 PM
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Sweet! I appreciate understated elegance over flashy bling.
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Man thatís beautiful.

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Old 03-04-2019, 06:30 PM
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What did you pay for it if you don't mind me asking? My brother was looking at lots of Gibson F mandos and he was considering the F9, but we couldn't find any for sale.

He ended up with a 1912 F2 to match my Style R harp guitar, but there was no truss rod and the neck was relieved severely. So we took the fretboard off and built a new one with ebony after routing a channel for carbon fiber stiffening rod in the neck. Now it plays like brand new.
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Old 03-11-2019, 09:33 AM
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Congratulations on the Gibby F-9.
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Old 03-13-2019, 05:14 PM
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Very nice. I dont play mine much, but I can appreciate the beauty of good craftsmanship. That is a very pretty mandolin. I am not surprised by the money that vintage Loar's get.
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That is beautiful
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