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Another new used guitar day!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Aug 2. 8 Replies

I picked up another Strat at the pawnshop for 79 bucks. Squier Bullet Strat by Fender. At that price, I couldn't resist. Problem is they had 2 other nice guitars that were beckoning to me and marked…Continue

New Modular Guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Aug 11. 15 Replies

Check this out and say what you think about it.…Continue

Found a band on Youtube

Started this discussion. Last reply by jeff weins Jun 6. 6 Replies

 Like the title says, I was on the YT last night and found this band. They sound great. 1 guy sings and plays guitar and one guys plays drums while doing the bass lines on a keyboard. 2 guys and they…Continue

New Used Guitar Day x 2

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Jun 24. 22 Replies

My local pawnshop had a certain guitar that I saw a couple months ago, but didn't have the money to get it. I finally got some ME money and went to see if they still had it, they did.I took it off…Continue

 

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"Looks great. Love the short scale bass."
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Paul Craig replied to James Pobog's discussion Yeah, OK,...
"A friend of mine had a guitar with built in effects back in the 80's. Eventually the effects stopped working and that made the whole guitar quit working. He asked me to fix it, but I didn't have a schematic to follow and not much internet…"
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"So I have an update. The Preamp and Psycho Knob don't play well together when using a walwart. Had a sine wave going through when trying to use them. I'll switch over to individual batteries and see if there's any interference.…"
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Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Another setback for this loaded pickguard. The pickups would work right with the 4-way switch and the minibucker on a volume to the same jack. If The Gold Foil wasn't grounded internally and I had some isolation diodes, I could fix this. I do…"
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ILL GREEN replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Been a while, but I've been busy with my job and my music. Things are cool now, thanks to school opening again =D Glad to see everyone still here getting their git on. I am returning to projects myself so stay tuned for pics."
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"What's on my bench, on my bench, on my bench, on my................. It must be the weather, a trickle turned into a rush, ha ha. Taff"
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"Great idea Taff."
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One Fine Summer Day A D Eker 2018 triumph slide

"My condolences AD. A wonderful Heartfelt tribute to heard. Well played. I added a pickup to a similar styled acoustic back when I was a late teen, it didn't turn out well. This one sounds great."
Sep 4
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Paul Craig replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Cutting sound holes in pressboard
"Sharp Xacto knife. My preferred way to cut a soundhole in a pressed board top of a Cigar Box is to use the knife to cut the paper holding the pressed board on the box and use it as a template to cut out a new plywood top, drill a soundhole, screw it…"
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Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"A fine line between right and wrong. ;)"
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14 and more on the way
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At 9:41am on June 15, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Paul Will do ! just like in many cases the hunt is nice'r than the kill! relocating these old songs and lyrics takes you to places and people that you never think about ,but verry much enriches your world and way of thinking ! be reading you !

At 8:30pm on June 13, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi Paul Thanks for the info on that timeless niffty lady Ruth Etting there are some nice recordings from her on the tube so the titel of the song is as old as 1913 ,my titel is the same but my lyrics are still verry differend  in relation to the ruth song all thow those lyrics are pretty cool themselfs thank you Paul for the input and efford appriciated !! bee reading you !

At 12:31pm on June 12, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Thank you kindly for your vote & Like i trased the song back to Elvis presley

but thats not the song i sing in this version ,the theme is the same but the words are mine, who is that early blues guy that you credit this song to ? 

Greeeettssszz A.D.

At 6:34pm on September 23, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thank you for your Like of approval ! Appriciated Greeettsszzz A.D.

At 2:12pm on July 6, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the like there paul ! appriciated!

At 4:57am on June 28, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Paul Thanks for the Like ! appriciated! good wall full of smooth gits !in the picture show !

At 6:59pm on May 8, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the Like Paul ! Greeettsszz A.D.

At 6:12am on May 8, 2018, John said…

Ok, thanks and anytime!

At 2:25pm on April 15, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hello there Paul ! Thanks for the Comments! Glad you liked it !

At 8:05am on March 11, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks! There is more to it then the eye meets!

 
 
 

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