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I want to know when my Kentucky Mandolin was made serial nummber61102-1

Year this mandolin was made a Kentucky Model KM-630 serial no.

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Looking for confirmation for a Gibson model A mandolin (snakehead) serial number 73___, and FON 11186. 1922 or 23?

The Gibson A model mandolin serial no 73000 is a 1923, so that would be the year. The FON does not give a closer guide than 1922-23. Nice instrument.

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Could you please tell me the year of manufacture of Washburn mandolin serial number A16672.I suspect it would be approx 100 years old.

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    Look up

    First, I'll need to know what I'm looking up- guitar, mandolin, banjo, bass? Acoustic or electric?

    After that's settled, are we looking for a review, or a problem to solve...

    Need more information.

    Jul 18, 2014 | Gibson Music

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    How to change a string? (My instrument is bought to day) Sincerely yours Herluf Sklibdahl

    After getting the PROPER string, watch YouTube videos on replacing strings... guitar and mandolin are similar so you can watch either. Search "replacing string" and select video from choices.

    Sep 05, 2011 | Fender Musical Instruments Corporation...

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    Where do you plug in the cord on Kentucky KM-300E mandolin

    Most of these have the plug where the lower guitar strap slips over. You will find a 1/4 inch hole in the center and that is the plug.

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    Ibanez acoustic/ electric mandolin top caced in on upper side next the fingerboard.

    Take it to a luthier (find one with google or in the phone book) to see if it can be economically repaired.

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    The body has sunk on my mandolin between the sound holes. I took the old strings off and cleaned it and started to restring it and the bridge was pushing down. I didn't notice it until the strings started...

    Sounds like the bridge was either in the wrong place or the string tension excessive.

    Sometimes there are low, medium, and high tension grades of strings.
    Find out what your mandolin requires.

    If the strings are snapping, you are tuning them wrong. They should NOT break with 10% over the final tuning. It sounds like you may be using the wrong strings.

    De-string it to see if the wood will recover. If it doesn't take the instrument to a Luthier for repair.

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    Johnson MA-100 Mandolin

    Go to - Luthiers Suppliers. They have a "contact us" link and report your problem. They may be able to supply tuners that will fit or offer advice on re-drilling the headstock.

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    Guitar strings on a mandolin.

    Looking at your desired notes the mandolin is standard tuned to gdae.
    So three of the four notes are already available, just put the "d" mando strings where the "g" ones would go and the "g" ones where the "D" ones would go the highest is already a "e" and I am sure the "a" would tune up to a "B" with little risk.
    You can also
    look at string sets made for the madochello or possbly octave mandolin.

    Good luck,

    The dude.

    Aug 07, 2008 | Johnson Ma100 Lynchburg Mandolin

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