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I always wanted to put foam rubber under a bridge, or rubber o-rings under a tune-o-matic to absorb some frequencies.
To me it’s all about what...
I have a Quilter Aviator Cub 50w 12” combo.
It does three Deluxe impressions: Tweed; blond; Black (face): very well, plus gain&volume pots so you...
I hitch-hiked around Ireland, etc. in 1967. Great holiday!
Been looking at the Black Lacquer version at Sweetwater.
Same specs, just semi gloss black lacquer.
Not sure I will pull the trigger (couldn’t...
A fellow truck driver said he could tell by hearing what kind of truck was approaching.
His back was to traffic in a restaurant we were in.
I’ve had Morgan Plus 4 owners tell me that in running over a cigarette butt on a paved road, they could tell if it was filter or plain tipped, and...
Poly vs lacquer!
Laminated doesn’t matter, as long as the finish can breathe (inserts tongue in cheek)…
The best (Gretsch) solution is a Tru-Arc.
That said, my favorite remain an aluminum Bigsby “wiggle strip,” like used to come on 6120DSw and DSV’s....
You should have seen the accordion player!
I’m not primarily a bass player but have tried a few and settled on a Short scale (30”) LP Tribute, for less than a kilobuck. Nice for...
I can believe you like that neck pickup!
Gives me idea$ for when I get back to being just broke vs in the hole.
Neat ol’ Gretsch
17” arch top with short scale length.
Same body, different pickups. Kind of a gas.
It’s the AMPLIFIER, where weight matters.
Pick one that doesn’t feel as if it’s bolted to the floor!
If you’re young, a Boogie is fine....
You’ve been playing an acoustic?
Even a 6120 size will not throw you, in that case.
CNC manufacturing has turned the world around. I have guitars...
Geezer gets bagged again! You’re absolutely correct!
Ahhh… maybe I need a nap!
My previous house was built in 1923.
Boy was it noisy!
My new place is modern code.
The only noise comes from a tube amp.
Anything else is nice...
Danny Kortchmar “Kooch”
Like A Rock (Seger) solo, etc.
EDIT: Rick Vito did that solo!
Danny Kortchmar played on something else that impressed...
Boy, these already seem to be adjusted well for sound. What am I missing?
I may get some foam if nickel wound or flat wound strings don’t work as...
I prefer it over most other Gretsch bridges, with a nod to the aluminum Bigsby “wiggle strip” for its contribution to so-called jazz tones I got...
I once had a vintage used 1958 Anniversary w Filtertrons, trestle bracing, ebony fretboard, and enough paint chips to see it was Birdseye...
I love the necks on that model.
And it sounds good unplugged.
I used an old BF Showman head and a 12” JBL for years.
Made my MIJ Squire Strat with those behind the coil magnet stock pickups sound awesome!
Oh well then, go ahead and ruin your hands!
Have you even seen Angus Young play acoustic guitar?
That would be boring!