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  1. SAguitar

    My first 'proper' gig was 50 years ago!

    I think I started playing for money in 1971, so it's been over 50 for me too!
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    NGD 2004 Gibson SG

    Man, that baby has some nice vibes! Enjoy the ride.
  3. SAguitar

    This has been listed near me for 6 months

    Lonn, you must do this. It is destiny.
  4. SAguitar

    Does this poll need a thread?

    If it ain't fixed, break it. I vote yes.
  5. SAguitar

    I fried my TS9. Help!

    OK, I just checked and you of course are right. I must have bought this stomper in the early '80s. It has rocked for a good long time, and now I have a new TS9 to carry on the tradition.
  6. SAguitar

    One word song title transference

    Sex Machine (Get On Up) - James Brown
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    NGD - American Professional II

    Congratulations, that is a beauty! I have been forced to love Olympic White. I spent a long time searching for a really nice Strat and Oly White with a rosewood board was the nicest playing and sounding Strat I found. Since then I continually get compliments on it whenever it goes on stage...
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    I fried my TS9. Help!

    OK, now you guys have done it! I recently rediscovered my trusty old (early '70s) TS9 and started enjoying its specific tone flavors. And then it quit respecting its 9 volt input. I tried a few other wall warts but none of them worked either. I opened it up and investigated replacing the...
  9. SAguitar

    "Naughty" auto accessories

    Fuzzy dice, bongos in the back My ship of Love, ready to attack - Frank Zappa
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    Just Took My First Chemo Pill - felt horrible and got sick

    Praying for your recovery. My wife is battling through ovarian cancer so I can empathize.
  11. SAguitar

    What goes best with Sonic Blue?

    White looks great, a light shade of Mint Green looks awesome and more mysterious, like it has some great stories to tell. I bought a Mint Green 'guard once and it was too green, so I left it out in the summer sun for about 3 weeks until it turned awesome.
  12. SAguitar

    Well this is a new one for me…

    I use too much vibrato, so I have experienced that before!
  13. SAguitar

    NGD shell pink goodness

    That is awesome!
  14. SAguitar

    Anyone use a blender pot?

    Yes, I have wired that same setup as Intune to several of my Strats, and I've found it quite useful. It is subtle onstage and doesn't make a huge difference, but playing at home I enjoy having it.
  15. SAguitar

    You've all done this and i know it

    There's more old drunks than there are old doctors, so I think I'll just have another round. --Willie Nelson
  16. SAguitar

    Best one-liners from Bond Movies

    "Shaken, not stirred."
  17. SAguitar

    Preference For a 2-point or 6-point Tremolo System?

    Simple, I use 6 screws for all my 6-string Strats, and 2 screws for all my 2 string Strats! There, I said it.
  18. SAguitar

    How to darken Pau Ferro and Laurel fingerboards

    Ya mon, I've got two Old English oil bottles in my cabinet, one dark and one lemon colored. I've been using them for many years and they will probably outlive me.
  19. SAguitar

    Holy crap! Rest in Peace, Dusty Hill - ZZ Top

    Rest in peace, brother Dusty. Thanks for all you gave to all of us, holding down the foundation for the baddest blues trio ever. I'm very glad that I got to see the Top at 4 awesome shows.
  20. SAguitar

    What are some of your favorite acoustic songs?

    Black Queen - Steve Stills
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    In memory of Elizabeth Reed featuring Eric Clapton

    I've always tried to play with people that are a level or two above me, it makes a difference.
  22. SAguitar

    ROCK!!! Ihg, I am an old guy.

    Great job! I really enjoyed that rocker.
  23. SAguitar

    When is too much gear too much

    I'm down to 20-something electric guitars, and I regularly play around 15 of them. I also have 3 basses and an acoustic guitar! Oh well, I have to be excessive in something.
  24. SAguitar

    Headed for OK City

    Please accept my sincere condolences, may he truly rest in peace.


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