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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:51 pm 
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Tune it in 5ths it will make you think differently. Sounds like you have a good handle on this one.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2012 7:21 pm 
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finally. pictures...

Original Auction Pictures


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Here some pics I found of a PCM Mandolin...

http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-1.jpg
http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-2.jpg
http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-3.jpg
http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-4.jpg
http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-5.jpg
http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-6.jpg
http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-7.jpg
http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-8.jpg
http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-9.jpg
http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-10.jpg
http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-11.jpg
http://www.indysworld.com/guitars/Projects/mandolin/pcm-mandolin-12.jpg

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:26 am 
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That is an amazing transformation good work.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:15 am 
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Pics of the same - or 2 different mandolins?

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2012 12:15 pm 
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Two. The second section is a pcm i found pics of.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2012 5:33 pm 
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You know what a Plugger is, right Mick?





...here's a hint.... go look in a mirror

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 6:57 am 
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:) well, using your mirror hint eliminates this...

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so assuming you mean this:

"80 percent of humanity who unceremoniously keep plugging along -- balancing work, play and family life."

or this:

"vigorous promoter of something or somebody"

and NOT this:
"a dental instrument used for packing, condensing, and consolidating filling material in a tooth cavity"

8)

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:44 pm 
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http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_4sGgoWECIeU/S ... .602.g.gif

You 'da man, Mick... :up:

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:50 am 
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Good one Iceman - LOL.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:55 am 
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Yay! frets are in. Replaced the zero fret I installed earlier with a taller one. need to file ends a bit and level, then put the new binding on....

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:35 pm 
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Cool McB! Movement on the Mandolin!

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:52 pm 
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What about the white knob pointers? Can you tell what they would be made of?

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:22 pm 
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i'll have to check, but i believe they are thin metal....

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:48 pm 
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binding is on, but I've now started on the process of trimming the excess and leaving the "nubs" like this...
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and yes, it is a tedious a job as it looks like it might be.... especially with the low/tiny frets I used...

http://www.stewmac.com/tsarchive/ts0131.html

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:39 am 
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latest pics

binding install

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binding trimming... yes, its a PITA, but looks really cool....

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