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    Billy-Bo on the cheap ......

    So you may have heard me say a time or two ...." I wish Gretsch would build an Electromatic Billy-Bo for us poor folk " ........ Well I'm on this Facebook group called " Cheap Awesome Guitars " and one of these guitars popped up . Could make a nice platform for someone . Just thought I'd pass...
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    R.I.P. Jim Seals of " Seals and Crofts "

    R.I.P. sir . You gave us some good music back then https://variety.com/2022/music/obituaries-people-news/jim-seals-dead-seals-crofts-summer-breeze-soft-rock-1235286748/
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    12 string freaks , what in the world is this thing ??

    ok , wasn't really sure what forum to place this in but here goes . So I'm surfing Facebook Marketplace for the deal of a life time and this pops up . A Framus Texan 12 string ... but what exactly is this thing attached to the sound hole ??? Never seen this before
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    What type of Bigsby is this

    Calling @Wayne Gretschzky I notice this Bigsby on a gorgeous Country Gentlemen from an episode of " The Monkees " . This was on a guitar that Micheal Nesmith was playing . Looks almost like it would work hand in hand with the mute system
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    Where's Waldo ?

    Posted this on my High School Facebook page . Find me .....go
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    PSA - Just passing' along .....

    Stumbled upon an add on Facebook regarding a sale on a Thalia Capo ( The Whiskey Wing ) If you ever wand to try one out , this is a great price . Just passing' along ..... ;) Sale ends this Sunday, May 8th...
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    Came across a great memory today

    So I'm surfin' Facebook today and this video popped up . In 1977 , I watched Jimmy Page play a 20 minute solo sitting on a chair . Then he stood up and the band played Kasmir . My cousin is a big Zepplin fan as I am too . I gave him my ticket stub a few years back . So glad I made a copy of it...
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    What song do you wanna hear ------ FREEBIRD !

    Wish I could play like this . Will Wilde , the guy is amazing , Give a listen .........
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    Water from the bath tub !! ....she' such a girl

    So i was going to soak my humidifiers like I do about once a week . Damp sponges in soap travel containers with holes / Herco humidifier canisters / Damp-it sound hole snakes is the routine . All at the kitchen sink . Herco's soaking on red SOLO cups , Damp-it snakes in water bottles and just...
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    Locking Tuners .... on an acoustic ???

    So heres what I'm talking / thinking about and I did ask this question on the other guitar forum ... no not that forum ....the U.M.G.F. ( Unofficial Martin Guitar Forum ) So years ago I had a Martin GC-MMV Dreadnaught and it was really nice . The one thing I loved about it was it had gold...
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    A " BIG SHOUT OUT " to member afire , a true watch maker , a true friend indeed .

    So a few weeks ago we had a thread regarding our watches here on the forum . Lots of members here shared there watches and stories . As some of you know , forum member @afire is a watch extraordinaire who collects , refinishes and repairs quality watches from the 1930s , 1940s and the 1950s ...
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    Learn everything about Electronics in about 10 minutes

    Here's a great video gang if you're thinking of learning electronics to work on your gear . Enjoy
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    Bourgeois Guitars - Anyone ever try one ?

    So I got to thinking after seeing Tony's NGD thread regarding that gorgeous Collings Acoustic .......... I'm a big fan of Josh Williams , bluegrass picker for Rhonda Vincent & The Rage . I've met him , talked with him and he's just a " salt of the earth " kind of " good ole boy " type of guy and...
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    If it helps : Font size

    ( Although the suggestion was put in , you may want to for now ) I know things are new around here , but if it helps , each time you post , you may want to get in the habit of scrolling down on the " font " tab before you begin to type . I've been getting comfortable with size " 18 " . It's a...
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    R.I.P. Howard Hessman / T.V.s Dr. Johnny Fever WKRP in Cincinnati

    Howard Hessman passed away at the age of 81 . Not starting 2022 off on a good note and it's not even February yet R.I.P. Howard https://www.nbcnews.com/news/obituaries/howard-hesseman-star-wkrp-cincinnati-dies-81-rcna14133
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    Oh no ... R.I.P. Comic Louie Anderson

    Comic Louie Anderson passed away today at 68 yrs young from diffuse large B cell lymphoma , a blood cancer . R.I.P. Louie and thanks for the laughs
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    R.I.P. Meatloaf

    I just heard that Meatloaf ( Michael Lee Aday ) passed away yesterday at 74 yrs young . His family was by his side and had a chance to say their goodbyes . R.I.P. Meatloaf and thank you for one of the greatest albums of all time .
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    What is it about the music that makes us smile ..........

    So I just finished watching this video that @loudnlousy posted . I noticed how all the musicians in the video were always smiling ....until the end .... when the song was over . I don't know what it is about playing music , but I smile too :) , or at least feel so good about myself when I play ...
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    Watch you looking at ..... just showing off the bling

    Picked this up at my first visit to the Martin Factory about 25 years ago . In the words of STYX .....too much time on my hands ( tick tick tick tickin' away )
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    R.I.P. Ronnie Spector

    R.I.P. Ronnie and thank you https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/ronettes-ronnie-spector-dead-1283586/
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    Sneak peak : New Trem System unveiled at NAMM this year

    The latest in Tremelo Systems is being unveiled this year at NAMM . I understand the same company that manufactured the Robo-Tuner has the patent on this too . Enjoy the day gang :p
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    R.I.P. Bob Saget

    Found in a hotel room in Orlando , no foul play suspected according to the Sheriffs Dept . 65 yrs young R.I.P. Bob Saget , you were a stand up type of guy https://www.fox35orlando.com/news/deputies-comedian-actor-bob-saget-found-dead-inside-orlando-hotel-room
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    WELL ! I've never heard of such a thing .....

    Watch what he does with the spring :eek: OMG !!!
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    R.I.P. Sir Sidney Poitier

    I just heard that Sir Sidney Poitier passed away yesterday at the age of 94 . He was appointed a Knight of the British Commander of the British Empire , that entitled him to use the title " Sir " though chose not to do so . A class act . Thank you Sir Sidney
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    NHD -Anni model

    That's right ! ... New Harmonica Day . Most of you know I'm a harp / harmonica lover all my life . Besides playing them , I really enjoy collecting them , especially the " Signature Models " and " Anniversary Models ". Signatures and Annies are never played and some are still in their wrapping...


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