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Old 04-10-2012, 06:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Picking up the mandolin

I've been playing the mandolin for about a week and have been thoroughly enjoying it. I don't have any previous string instrument experience but I'm picking it up well. Chords, scales, arpeggios, and everything is so easy since it tuned in fifths and it's really easy to find my way around on the fretboard. I have played the piano and drum set for years and am also picking up the sax and some harmonica but I enjoy the mandolin by far the most.

I'm looking to pick up a nice all solid mandolin soon, but they are so damned expensive for a nice one.

Any of you folks play the mandolin?
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Old 04-10-2012, 06:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Tuned in fifths is a lot of fun. I tune my guitar to just straight fifths quite often.
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Old 04-11-2012, 08:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I have been playing mandolin for a while now, I love it I have a cheap indiana acoustic and an eastwood Mandocaster which I love, Was about $400-450 with the case. Welcome to EastwoodŽ Guitars.com
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