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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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Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Usual Strat wiring has neck on 1 tone and middle on the other tone while bridge is no tone. That makes the Strat bridge very bright and a bit thin tone wise. Many like it that way, many don't and there's a bagillion wiring mods out there.…"
12 hours ago
Cause the Blue rat replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Update on my fixes. Decided against a tone pot for the Glider. It really does need one. For now I can control the harshness with a graphic EQ pedal. Opened up Rusty. I used aluminum foil as a cavity shield. Some of this had come loose. In contact…"
yesterday
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Let's hear it when you get it back together, looks great so far!"
Monday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I'm doing this to a Squier Bullet Strat.The bridge(Cavalier Fat Lion) pickup is a Telecaster Bridge pickup, middle pickup is a DeArmond style Gold Foil(RWRP of the bridge) and the neck is a Seymour Duncan minibucker(made like the snake oil)…"
Monday
Cause the Blue rat replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"The quack sound is the reversed wound middle pickup. That out of phase sound. It's Fender's version of hum canceling. Both the bridge and neck pickups are wired the same. I would end up with something more like the original Fenders. Before…"
Sunday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Sounds great. Most lap steels have aluminum or steel bridge/nut assemblies, so it's nice to see some difference and it sounds great. Your playing is great too."
Saturday
Paul Craig replied to Pim's discussion Hey there in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Good work and welcome to the addiction."
Saturday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"That kit looks like it's made well."
Saturday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"That really looks nice MadGomer."
Saturday
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"My apologies, photo didn't come through IMG_20190808_132942.jpg"
Saturday
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Just finishing up a CB Uke for my oldest daughter.  I bought the strings, feet wire, and grommet from Gitty, the rest is stuff I've scrounged here and there.  Walnut neck, Corian countertop sample for bridge and nut.  Sounds…"
Friday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"The fun of building your own is worth it. Has a BO Diddley look."
Aug 14
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Looks great Fantacone."
Aug 14
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"If you switch the middle and bridge pickups, you'll still get the quack sounds when those 2 are played(comes from 2 pickups in parallel and 1 pickup is rwrp of the other), but the bridge and neck together will have a thin out of phase type…"
Aug 14
Paul Craig replied to Josh Thompson's discussion Store Front
"While a guitar shop or pawnshop may be a bad idea, other shops may be more willing to sell your product at a reasonable price for you and them. A shop that sells antiques, old style decor or consignment shop."
Aug 14
Paul Craig replied to Taffy Evans's discussion Bamboo Guitar.......
"That's why it's hard for people to nail down a particular sound for a type of wood because each guitar made of a particular type can be different. Some are resonant and some are dull and some in between. You can only attribute a general…"
Aug 14

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14 and more on the way
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The sound played with a slide.

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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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