New member from Canada.

Discussion in 'New Member Intros' started by Mr Twangy, Dec 31, 2020.

  1. Mr Twangy

    Mr Twangy Electromatic

    60
    Dec 27, 2020
    Chesterville ON Canada
    Hi all, I’ve had a few guitars over the years but just got my first Gretsch this past week, a Jet Club in Firebird Red. Thanks to this forum I have already learned 1) that some people think Gretschbucker pickups suck, and 2) that raising the pole pieces (staggered) improves them greatly, which I did, and I can tell you that if you do that you will have a very good pair of humbucking pickups. I love the guitar, great neck, frets, everything, all for a ridiculously low price!
     
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  2. cowmoo

    cowmoo Country Gent

    Aug 19, 2011
    North Wales
    Welcome Mr Twangy!
     
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  3. Midnight Rambler

    Midnight Rambler Electromatic

    Age:
    56
    23
    Dec 28, 2020
    Germany
    Hey Mr Twangy, welcome! I'm here since a few days only but what I learned: The guys here are greedy for pics. So, let's see some...
     
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  4. JC higgy

    JC higgy Gretschified

    Age:
    50
    Jun 6, 2008
    Belfast Norn Iron
    Welcome to the nut house Mr T!;)

    Congrats on the new geet sir.
     
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  5. musicman100

    musicman100 Country Gent

    Age:
    40
    Aug 15, 2008
    England
    Welcome aboard
     
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  6. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Age:
    62
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Admin Post
    Welcome friend , glad you're here
     
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  7. Zeek

    Zeek Country Gent

    May 29, 2016
    Illinois USA
    Welcome and enjoy that new Gretsch
     
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  8. Back in Black

    Back in Black Country Gent

    Age:
    72
    Jun 22, 2020
    Ontario Canada
    Mr. T,

    Welcome!

    IMO...Jets are king...

    The very best of the Holidays...

    Flip us a few photos!

    BIB.

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  9. Dumbthumbs

    Dumbthumbs Gretschie

    269
    Nov 28, 2020
    New Mexico
    Howdy! Let's see a pic of the gitfiddle!
     
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  10. pmac11

    pmac11 Country Gent

    Mar 4, 2018
    Toronto, Ontario
    Welcome aboard! You'll probably end up liking it here.
     
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  11. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Age:
    55
    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
  12. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    Welcome to our new Canuck member. There are as many opinions on pickups and set up here as there are members. Don't sweat it too much and have fun.
     
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  13. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    73
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Welcome to the forum, Mr Twangy!
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  14. Jeff67

    Jeff67 Country Gent

    Age:
    54
    Nov 3, 2019
    Crockett, Texas
    Welcome!
     
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  15. 64ChevSS

    64ChevSS Gretschie

    154
    Dec 24, 2016
    Innisfil, Ontario
    Welcome Mr. Twangy. I also have a G5421 Jet Club in Firebird red.
    Great guitar for the money and then some. Enjoy it loudly.
     
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  16. David_GS

    David_GS Electromatic

    58
    Oct 16, 2020
    Toronto
    Welcome! Post a pic of your guitar. Where in Canada are you? I’m in Mississauga.
     
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  17. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

    Here's another welcome from Ontario, Mr Twangy.
     
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  18. Ricochet

    Ricochet Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Welcome to Gretschville!
     
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  19. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Country Gent

    Age:
    72
    Nov 26, 2019
    Greybull, WY
    Hello and welcome to G-T. Glad to have you join us. Show us a few pictures, and jump right into the discussions. Nice choice on your first Gretsch, they are addicting though so be careful.
     
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  20. Robbie

    Robbie Friend of Fred

    Age:
    68
    Jun 17, 2013
    Sarnia Ontario Canada
    Welcome from a fellow Canuck
     
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