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Graham McDonald, Australian author/luthier


Graham McDonald with one of his Kickstarter mandolins and his own, personal player, and Marv with his autographed copy of Graham’s book   Monday, May 16, we had a special guest here at the Pickin’ Parlor. Graham McDonald, a luthier from Canberra, Australia, dropped in to buy some cases for several of his mandolins, and […]

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Breedlove Mandolins: We’ve Got Them, We Love Them!


A few months ago we had a visit from the new Breedlove Mandolin dealer in our area. We played the mandolins he brought in and fell in love! They have a natural, bright, woody tone that is associated with the best of mandolins. Think Bill Monroe’s classic Llloyd Loar with modern body details and hardware. […]

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FAQs about our record dept. Well, not really FAQ, but I wish . . .


Do you guys carry vinyl? Yes we do. Records, albums, vinyl, 33s, LPs, wax, etc., are located in the back room. Just keep wandering through the store, past the instruments and jammers(if there’s a jam), and lo and behold, there they are. Wow! There they are. Are they new or used? Good question. Most of […]

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