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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

Linnstrument Midi Controller

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Feb 21. 3 Replies

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Lonman replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"thanks for the tips Kigar. Looking forward to giving it a try"
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Kigar replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"If you can try the torch on a piece of scrap it would be good to get the feel of it. It seems like nothing is happening then suddenly it changes. I'd suggest a broader flame and not to close or you will get lines running across the wood.…"
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Lonman replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Not yet decided what this will be, but I know 24inch scale, 3 string, pine neck, oak fretboard. Not sure if I will be fretting or not. not much room on neck for frets.  Am going to do my first blow torch look on the neck.  Any tips for…"
Saturday
Paul Craig replied to gordon barnes's discussion Large unadorned , square corners, silverware box, free
"Lots of Magazines going under because of low interest from today's generation. They would rather read it on the internet. Had a few years of subscription to Rod & Custom Magazine that went out of business and gave me a year of  Street…"
Friday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"That's cool. We all tend to try and resurrect our childhood memories. My Dad would get cars, do some mechanical work and body work on them and then sell them for more than he paid. He taught me things along the way."
Friday
Ron Lutz replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"these are nice boxes.  A friend gave me one which I made into a 4 string fretted.  The box had seen a few better days so I gave it a golden oak stain which complemented the aging beat up look.  the top on mine was about 1/4"…"
Friday
Oelfinger replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"To make it worse, they probably used russian sheet, which was known for rusting very fast. Much of the bodywork was made by hand. So they put one uncoated sheet on the other and set at every 3 inches a welding spot. (I used three times more) Water…"
Friday
Paul Craig replied to gordon barnes's discussion Large unadorned , square corners, silverware box, free
"I bought one for 50 cents at a Goodwill store awhile back, nobody at the store knew what it was(they were all young). LOL I made a 6 string BO Diddly tribute guitar out of mine. Used the Gitty/Foundry Tone Toaster Bucker pickups(minibuckers that…"
Friday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I bought something a week ago that's pretty awesome and once I finish learning about all of what it does, how to set it and control it and the results of it all, I'll probably start a thread on it. So far I'm liking it alot."
Friday
Paul Craig replied to Andries D. EKER's discussion What Neck Shape do u use or like?
"The only bad things about a router is tear-out from dull bits, going the wrong way with the grain or just the way the wood grain reacts to a fast cutting bit. A good sharp spoke shave, small plane, heavy file or scrapper is what I use most often. It…"
Friday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I started this thread awhile back no even thinking about the blogs that could be done. LOL Usually the way these threads work out is: click on the title of the thread and it goes to the first page/beginning of the thread, but if you click on the…"
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Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Cool bus. It has a lot of room. It seems that just about every auto manufacturer in the 70's used the same low grade steel that just rusts away. Haha  American auto makers cars were well known to have bad rust problems around the fender…"
Friday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"That's a good looking box."
Friday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Buyer's always right. Then another buyer will pickup the other one. Haha"
Friday
Paul Craig replied to Andries D. EKER's discussion What Neck Shape do u use or like?
"True that."
Friday
Daniel Walter replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Hi Paul.. we've talked before.......would really like to get involved in your blog, so much good stuff.......question: why do the new "postings" not show up at the top? do i have to drill down to page 94 to see them.? doesn't…"
Thursday

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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, Beetlejuice! 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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