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Big hello, a virtual laurel and a hearty handshake ...

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by trouserpress, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. trouserpress

    trouserpress Strat-Talk Member

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    ... from Leipzig!

    Been lol while browsing through YOUR thread in the tdpri and I'm looking forward to spending some time here too.

    I even got a Strat - look here:
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  2. dueducs

    dueducs Senior Stratmaster

    ...and a Laurel and Hardy handshake to you as well.

     
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  3. Omar

    Omar Most Inquisitive Junior Jazzer Strat-Talk Supporter

    Aug 9, 2017
    Marbella, Spain
    Welcome to the madness. :cool:
     
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  4. trouserpress

    trouserpress Strat-Talk Member

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    Coincidence: madness is my middle name!
     
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  5. trouserpress

    trouserpress Strat-Talk Member

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    I heard 'hearty' when I watched that best of all movies. I only just now realise the joke!! o_O
     
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  6. trouserpress

    trouserpress Strat-Talk Member

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    Hey Omar, what's the Spanish Inquisition like?:)
     
  7. Thrup'ny Bit

    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    May 21, 2010
    Sheffield, UK
  8. trouserpress

    trouserpress Strat-Talk Member

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    Oh Sheffield! I was 'playing' on a Doncaster a long time ago. She was a beauty!
     
  9. Omar

    Omar Most Inquisitive Junior Jazzer Strat-Talk Supporter

    Aug 9, 2017
    Marbella, Spain
    So bad :)
     
  10. Mutnemom52

    Mutnemom52 Strat-Talker

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  11. nungesser

    nungesser Time for a Tiger Strat-Talk Supporter

    Apr 28, 2014
    Ireland
    Welcome aboard!
    at least you already know what you're in for with this bunch :cool:
    cool amp!
     
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  12. Tone Quest

    Tone Quest Strat-O-Master

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    Sep 11, 2013
    Raleigh, NC
    Welcome to the party.
     
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  13. trouserpress

    trouserpress Strat-Talk Member

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    Thanks - yeah true, I'm fond of that amp.:)
     
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  14. Stratbats

    Stratbats Strat-Talker

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    Welcome! What does Karl have through his head?
     
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  15. trouserpress

    trouserpress Strat-Talk Member

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    Thanks. Indeed it's Karl with what I think is a straightened tuba mirum. If I put one of those through my ears and looked into a mirror - wait, I'll try that with a Tele...
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  16. Strat Jacket

    Strat Jacket Senior Stratmaster

    May 11, 2018
    Illinois
    Welcome to the 'locked side' of the nut house! And thanks so much for hosting us over at TDPRI when our beloved forum was, well...bat-sh!t for a while. I've thrown my hat in the ring over there as well, being a fairly new Tele owner. Welcome aboard!
     
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  17. trouserpress

    trouserpress Strat-Talk Member

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    Thanks Strat Jacket and welcome to th tdpri! We're all lovers of guitars, amps and music - in that respect a kind of a big brotherhood.
     
  18. Percy

    Percy Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Welcome
    Looks not of the Fender Brand?
     
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  19. trouserpress

    trouserpress Strat-Talk Member

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    No, here's the story: 10+ years ago I bought a black MIJ-Strat that hit the marked as a speacial deal in the 90ies because of 'american hardware'. Some previous owner had competely messed up that body (ugly humbucker routing) and my overall impression was the whole guitar being out of whack (couldn't set it up properly). Somebody later told me, that back in those days Fender America would once in a while ship 'unwanted?' parts to Fender Japan - letting them decide what to do.

    Although it has some dark spots in the wood on the headstock and i've been told that it's most likely not original I kept the neck 'cause of its beautiful ebony fretboard and built a whole new guitar around it. I like Callaham parts and MJT bodies - this one I finished myself with nitro (tried to match FiestaRed)

    Well - suppose I could put Fender strings on it;)
     
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