Greetings from East TN

Discussion in 'New Member Intros' started by OleDangy, Oct 23, 2020.

  1. OleDangy

    OleDangy Electromatic

    60
    Oct 23, 2020
    JC Tennessee
    Hey guys,
    Glad to be part of the forum. A little about me and my Gretsch journey...
    When I was 10 or so my uncle passed away and I was left a 6120 Nashville. I have tracked it down to be a 1968. Not a desirable collectors year, but whatever. The monetary value of the guitar is not that important seeing as I'll never sell it anyway. When I was a kid I was afraid to play it because I didn't want to mess it up. Found out later that leaving it in the case is a big cause of binding rot. Counterintuitive, but go figure.
    I play mostly rock and blues. Heavy blues mostly and have a Suhr Strat and a Les Paul. But this guitar was my first electric and I love it dearly. It sounds sooooo good.
    The frets are pitted pretty bad in the cowboy chord area and I'm looking to get a refret soon.
    Anyway, that Gretsch sound is so good no matter what style you're playing and I look forward to learning more about them.
    Thanks for having me.
     
  2. Zeek

    Zeek Synchromatic

    935
    May 29, 2016
    Illinos USA
    Welcome, We love pictures around here.
    Enjoy that Gretsch
     
  3. lathoto

    lathoto Gretschie

    362
    Apr 23, 2020
    Ohio
    Welcome aboard Dangy. May your Gretsch always be twangy.
     
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  4. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

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    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Welcome to the forum, OleDangy!
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  5. johnny g

    johnny g Country Gent

    Sep 2, 2017
    union, ms
    Wrong about the value of your 6120. Any 6120 is a treasure to enjoy.
     
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  6. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

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    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    Howdy! Welcome to the madhouse!
     
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  7. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

    Here's a welcome from Canada, OleDangy!
     
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  8. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

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    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
  9. Jeff67

    Jeff67 Country Gent

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    Nov 3, 2019
    Crockett, Texas
    Welcome! Let's see some pics whenever you can.:)
     
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  10. tartanphantom

    tartanphantom Friend of Fred

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    57
    Jul 30, 2008
    Murfreesboro, TN
    Welcome to G-T from a fellow Tennessean.
    When you say "East Tennessee, you ain't kiddin'! I take "JC" to hint that you're in the Tri-Cities area?
     
  11. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

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    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
  12. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
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    Welcome friend , glad your here . As mentioned , yes , we love pics
     
  13. OleDangy

    OleDangy Electromatic

    60
    Oct 23, 2020
    JC Tennessee
    Thanks for the warm welcome. I think I have one picture of the guitar...and it's up against a brick wall, but worry not, there was a pad there lol.
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  14. OleDangy

    OleDangy Electromatic

    60
    Oct 23, 2020
    JC Tennessee
    Yeah bud. Over by ETSU
     
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  15. BakoVibe

    BakoVibe Electromatic

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    Apr 16, 2020
    Bakersfield
  16. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Welcome to Gretschville!
     
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  17. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Friend of Fred

    Welcome to Gretsch-Talk, OleDangy!

    I am a former Middle Tennessean, recently retired and living in the Kansas City, Missouri area.

    You've got a beautiful 6120 there!
     
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  18. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Nice guitar, great back story. Welcome!
     
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  19. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Synchromatic

    768
    Nov 26, 2019
    Greybull, WY
    Hello and welcome to Gretsch-Talk. Nice 6120 and your Uncle had good taste. Keep her up and running, I'm sure it has great sentimental value to you.
     
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  20. speedicut

    speedicut Friend of Fred

    Jun 5, 2012
    Alabama
    Welcome to the forum OleDangy!
     
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