Gretschtim1's Recent Activity

  1. Gretschtim1 posted a new thread.

    Chinese Rickenbacker Question

    A friend gave me a Chinese copy of the John Lennon 325. I gave it to my 7 year old grandson to learn on. The fake Bigsby is missing the...

    Forum: Technical Side of Things

    Dec 8, 2021 at 10:24 AM
  2. Gretschtim1 replied to the thread This Crazy Guitar Market.

    I don't know if you've noticed but prices on everything have gone through the roof. It's not really a good time to buy anything and it's...

    Dec 8, 2021 at 10:12 AM
  3. Gretschtim1 replied to the thread Dr Petty I Presume.

    Doctor this, Reverend that. Those prefixes get thrown around far too much. Just like these days anyone who ever made a record is a rock...

    Dec 8, 2021 at 10:03 AM
  4. Gretschtim1 replied to the thread Got the letter from Reverb.....

    Reverb and Ebay will take the biggest hit. Lots of people will decide that it's not worth the hassle to deal with 1099s and they will...

    Dec 7, 2021 at 9:24 PM
  5. Gretschtim1 replied to the thread RICKENBACKER 360/12C63 (Fireglo) - To 12 String or Not.

    In 2021 they list for $2599. I wasn't impressed with the one I played at a show last year. It felt dead and sounded dead through an...

    Dec 7, 2021 at 8:34 PM
  6. Gretschtim1 liked GlenP's post in the thread RICKENBACKER 360/12C63 (Fireglo) - To 12 String or Not.

    Lots of great songs sound great on a 12 even if they were not originally recorded that way. But yeah, those KICKS just keep getting...

    Dec 7, 2021 at 8:28 PM
  7. Gretschtim1 replied to the thread Got the letter from Reverb.....

    :) Yeah thanks. I've been considering getting out of the business since last Winter. It's only worse this year because the endless...

    Dec 7, 2021 at 7:57 PM
  8. Gretschtim1 liked Highroller's post in the thread Got the letter from Reverb.....

    Sorry to hear that, Gretschtim. As a former business owner myself, I fully understand how hard it can be. At a certain point, you...

    Dec 7, 2021 at 7:43 PM
  9. Gretschtim1 replied to the thread RICKENBACKER 360/12C63 (Fireglo) - To 12 String or Not.

    Absolutely all great songs and fun to play the 12 string guitars parts. If you can afford one I say go for it. Just try one out before...

    Dec 7, 2021 at 7:38 PM
  10. Gretschtim1 liked englishman's post in the thread Got the letter from Reverb.....

    I was referring to the 'rooting through everyone's bank account' rather than the 'tax the poor' 1099 thing.

    Dec 7, 2021 at 12:42 PM
  11. Gretschtim1 replied to the thread Got the letter from Reverb.....

    In my case - not even close and nearly two years later I'm still losing money trying to keep my business afloat. Bye Bye middle class.

    Dec 7, 2021 at 12:41 PM
  12. Gretschtim1 replied to the thread Got the letter from Reverb.....

    error!

    Dec 7, 2021 at 12:31 PM
  13. Gretschtim1 replied to the thread The stomach bug thread.

    Yeah I understand that but a doctor's job is to help people who are ill not talk to them on the phone. I can find more information on...

    Dec 7, 2021 at 11:30 AM
  14. Gretschtim1 replied to the thread The stomach bug thread.

    The last Telephone Dr Appointment I did earlier this year cost me $50 co-pay and they charged my insurance company $240 for a stinking...

    Dec 7, 2021 at 10:14 AM
  15. Gretschtim1 replied to the thread RICKENBACKER 360/12C63 (Fireglo) - To 12 String or Not.

    An electric 12 string is a great addition to your sound arsenal. I've owned a Rickenbacker 330 for 40 years and I love it. That said...

    Dec 6, 2021 at 12:01 PM