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Post by Johnny Dangerous » Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:29 am

Shang Shung is out of stock, and I have wanted one for a while.I prefer to have my money go to the DC, but who knows when they will have them again. Does anyone have suggestions for other places to buy them?

I saw some on etsy and other places that also have the Longsal symbol, mostly from Russia....Would you buy one of these? Should I?
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Re: melong pendant

Post by lelopa » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:17 am

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:29 am
Shang Shung is out of stock, and I have wanted one for a while.I prefer to have my money go to the DC, but who knows when they will have them again. Does anyone have suggestions for other places to buy them?

I saw some on etsy and other places that also have the Longsal symbol, mostly from Russia....Would you buy one of these? Should I?
http://shop.dzam.org/index.php?route=pr ... path=63_70
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Re: melong pendant

Post by Mantrik » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:41 am

The older melongs from ChNN have a tiny piece from his own Master's melong in them. Newer ones have metal from a temple. They are mostly silver. So they have a few special qualities, blessed etc.

Try a shout out on Norbunet.

I've seen the copies and they look OK but I wouldn't buy one as it seems to create no funds for the DC. It may not be illegal, unless ChNN protected the design, but I wouldn't encourage them. Having said that, if that's all that is available, maybe buy one and make a donation to the DC as a nod to their lost income?
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Re: melong pendant

Post by Norwegian » Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:03 pm

lelopa wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:17 am
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:29 am
Shang Shung is out of stock, and I have wanted one for a while.I prefer to have my money go to the DC, but who knows when they will have them again. Does anyone have suggestions for other places to buy them?

I saw some on etsy and other places that also have the Longsal symbol, mostly from Russia....Would you buy one of these? Should I?
http://shop.dzam.org/index.php?route=pr ... path=63_70
Dzam in case it's not clear, is affiliated with the SSI and DC. So I'd buy from them if not available on an SSI site.

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Re: melong pendant

Post by Mantrik » Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:21 pm

Norwegian wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:03 pm
lelopa wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:17 am
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:29 am
Shang Shung is out of stock, and I have wanted one for a while.I prefer to have my money go to the DC, but who knows when they will have them again. Does anyone have suggestions for other places to buy them?

I saw some on etsy and other places that also have the Longsal symbol, mostly from Russia....Would you buy one of these? Should I?
http://shop.dzam.org/index.php?route=pr ... path=63_70
Dzam in case it's not clear, is affiliated with the SSI and DC. So I'd buy from them if not available on an SSI site.
Yes, thanks for clarifying that - I like the Medium (which is actually the largest) size, as it includes the mantra - and they are definitely the real deal. :)
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Re: melong pendant

Post by Johnny Dangerous » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:18 pm

Norwegian wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:03 pm
lelopa wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:17 am
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:29 am
Shang Shung is out of stock, and I have wanted one for a while.I prefer to have my money go to the DC, but who knows when they will have them again. Does anyone have suggestions for other places to buy them?

I saw some on etsy and other places that also have the Longsal symbol, mostly from Russia....Would you buy one of these? Should I?
http://shop.dzam.org/index.php?route=pr ... path=63_70
Dzam in case it's not clear, is affiliated with the SSI and DC. So I'd buy from them if not available on an SSI site.

Ordered, thanks guys!
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Post by Mantrik » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:22 pm

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:18 pm
Norwegian wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:03 pm
Dzam in case it's not clear, is affiliated with the SSI and DC. So I'd buy from them if not available on an SSI site.

Actually tried this, but their order form does not work for me, it demands a fiscal code, and a couple other things that don't apply to the US.
They should have an international bank code they can email you so you can use it online or in your bank. I even managed to pay people in Mongolia that way, so it must be something they can do.
It may be all they are after is your own international code which your bank can provide.
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Post by Johnny Dangerous » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:25 pm

Mantrik wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:22 pm
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:18 pm
Norwegian wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:03 pm

Dzam in case it's not clear, is affiliated with the SSI and DC. So I'd buy from them if not available on an SSI site.

Actually tried this, but their order form does not work for me, it demands a fiscal code, and a couple other things that don't apply to the US.
They should have an international bank code they can email you so you can use it online or in your bank. I even managed to pay people in Mongolia that way, so it must be something they can do.
It may be all they are after is your own international code which your bank can provide.
I just entered all zeros, and the order went through.
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Re: melong pendant

Post by Mantrik » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:29 pm

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:25 pm
Mantrik wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:22 pm
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:18 pm



Actually tried this, but their order form does not work for me, it demands a fiscal code, and a couple other things that don't apply to the US.
They should have an international bank code they can email you so you can use it online or in your bank. I even managed to pay people in Mongolia that way, so it must be something they can do.
It may be all they are after is your own international code which your bank can provide.
I just entered all zeros, and the order went through.
That's good. :) If it gets rejected later and Paypal won't work for you then PM me and I can try to buy one and forward it to you.
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Post by Johnny Dangerous » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:37 pm

Mantrik wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:29 pm
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:25 pm
Mantrik wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:22 pm


They should have an international bank code they can email you so you can use it online or in your bank. I even managed to pay people in Mongolia that way, so it must be something they can do.
It may be all they are after is your own international code which your bank can provide.
I just entered all zeros, and the order went through.
That's good. :) If it gets rejected later and Paypal won't work for you then PM me and I can try to buy one and forward it to you.
Cool thanks, my guess is it'll be fine, but i'll hit you up if not. I think the fiscal code was an Italy thing, so beyond that it was just like a normal checkout. Shipping is a bit of course, but that's to be expected;)
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Re: melong pendant

Post by Johnny Dangerous » Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:49 pm

Is it best to wear these melong-side out, or does it matter?
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Post by Mantrik » Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:14 pm

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:49 pm
Is it best to wear these melong-side out, or does it matter?
Traditionally, the convex side is outwards to repel harmful energy, or inwards to focus positive energy. So if you are just generally trotting about, keep the melong convex mirror outwards. but if sitting in front of ChNN you may wish to wear it the other way around. :)

However, you may wish to consider the 'liberation through seeing' of the Six Spaces mantra, and display it for that reason.

So, .......'it depends'. lol :)
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Post by Johnny Dangerous » Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:06 pm

Mantrik wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:14 pm
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:49 pm
Is it best to wear these melong-side out, or does it matter?
Traditionally, the convex side is outwards to repel harmful energy, or inwards to focus positive energy. So if you are just generally trotting about, keep the melong convex mirror outwards. but if sitting in front of ChNN you may wish to wear it the other way around. :)

However, you may wish to consider the 'liberation through seeing' of the Six Spaces mantra, and display it for that reason.

So, .......'it depends'. lol :)
Mine doesn't have the mantra, just the longsal symbol on one side, and the melong on the other, it is also not convex. So, longsal symbol or melong out?
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Post by Mantrik » Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:10 pm

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:06 pm
Mantrik wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:14 pm
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:49 pm
Is it best to wear these melong-side out, or does it matter?
Traditionally, the convex side is outwards to repel harmful energy, or inwards to focus positive energy. So if you are just generally trotting about, keep the melong convex mirror outwards. but if sitting in front of ChNN you may wish to wear it the other way around. :)

However, you may wish to consider the 'liberation through seeing' of the Six Spaces mantra, and display it for that reason.

So, .......'it depends'. lol :)
Mine doesn't have the mantra, just the longsal symbol on one side, and the melong on the other, it is also not convex. So, longsal symbol or melong out?
I thought they all had a bit of a dome on the mirror side, but I've only seen the bigger ones.

I would wear it with the mirror side outwards.
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Post by Johnny Dangerous » Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:12 pm

Mantrik wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:10 pm
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:06 pm
Mantrik wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:14 pm


Traditionally, the convex side is outwards to repel harmful energy, or inwards to focus positive energy. So if you are just generally trotting about, keep the melong convex mirror outwards. but if sitting in front of ChNN you may wish to wear it the other way around. :)

However, you may wish to consider the 'liberation through seeing' of the Six Spaces mantra, and display it for that reason.

So, .......'it depends'. lol :)
Mine doesn't have the mantra, just the longsal symbol on one side, and the melong on the other, it is also not convex. So, longsal symbol or melong out?
I thought they all had a bit of a dome on the mirror side, but I've only seen the bigger ones.

I would wear it with the mirror side outwards.
Suspected as much, thanks!
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Re: melong pendant

Post by Lukeinaz » Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:25 am

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:29 am
Shang Shung is out of stock, and I have wanted one for a while.I prefer to have my money go to the DC, but who knows when they will have them again. Does anyone have suggestions for other places to buy them?

I saw some on etsy and other places that also have the Longsal symbol, mostly from Russia....Would you buy one of these? Should I?
I noticed the dzam webshop is now sold out of the mediums. Any idea who may have one for sale? How are you enjoying yours?
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Post by Johnny Dangerous » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:08 am

Lukeinaz wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:25 am
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:29 am
Shang Shung is out of stock, and I have wanted one for a while.I prefer to have my money go to the DC, but who knows when they will have them again. Does anyone have suggestions for other places to buy them?

I saw some on etsy and other places that also have the Longsal symbol, mostly from Russia....Would you buy one of these? Should I?
I noticed the dzam webshop is now sold out of the mediums. Any idea who may have one for sale? How are you enjoying yours?

It's really beautiful and i'm glad I got it, unfortunately it is already scratched, anyone know how to handle this? Fine grain sandpaper?
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Re: melong pendant

Post by Fortyeightvows » Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:27 am

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:08 am
It's really beautiful and i'm glad I got it, unfortunately it is already scratched, anyone know how to handle this? Fine grain sandpaper?
Alot of people say that when an amulet is damaged is a sign that you have been protected from some misfortune

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Post by Johnny Dangerous » Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:02 am

Fortyeightvows wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:27 am
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:08 am
It's really beautiful and i'm glad I got it, unfortunately it is already scratched, anyone know how to handle this? Fine grain sandpaper?
Alot of people say that when an amulet is damaged is a sign that you have been protected from some misfortune
Hmm, I will consider this.
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Post by billy hudson » Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:39 pm

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:08 am
Lukeinaz wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:25 am
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:29 am
Shang Shung is out of stock, and I have wanted one for a while.I prefer to have my money go to the DC, but who knows when they will have them again. Does anyone have suggestions for other places to buy them?

I saw some on etsy and other places that also have the Longsal symbol, mostly from Russia....Would you buy one of these? Should I?
I noticed the dzam webshop is now sold out of the mediums. Any idea who may have one for sale? How are you enjoying yours?

It's really beautiful and i'm glad I got it, unfortunately it is already scratched, anyone know how to handle this? Fine grain sandpaper?
I use jeweler’s polishing compounds with a chamois:

https://www.pjtool.com/jewelers-rouge-chart/

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