NHD: New home day.

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by albala, Dec 4, 2020.

  1. albala

    albala Most Honored Senior Member

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    A week ago tomorrow, I left my hometown of 42 years, Stamford CT, and headed to a place I wanted to live since 1992...Hilton Head, SC.

    We arrived last Sunday with two cars full of stuff, 2 big dogs, and a mouthy 5 year old.

    This must be heaven.

    The rest of our stuff will be here tomorrow. I can't wait to see my other guitars again.

    I told my wife I was taking a few pieces with me in the car so I didn't go insane.

    Also, I just had Duncan Stk4s installed in the blue Plus and the amp guy tuned up the Vibro Champ, so I hadn't had a chance to play them yet.

    Here is a group shot.

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  2. SonOfLerome

    SonOfLerome Strat-O-Master

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    CONGRATS!
     
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  3. Bob the builder

    Bob the builder Most Honored Senior Member

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    Congrats man.
    You sure picked the right time to head south.
     
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  4. stevierayfan91

    stevierayfan91 DEEPLY SHY.

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    Hi, @albala
    Happy New Home Space Day !!


    What kind of dogs do you have?
     
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  5. StratoMutt

    StratoMutt Senior Stratmaster

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    You are quite fortunate. Enjoy the new house!
     
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    Lonn Mod Admin Staff Member

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    Jealous. I was just there last Wednesday for one night, loved the place.
     
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  7. thomquietwolf

    thomquietwolf Dr. Stratster Silver Member

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    Ding
    Dang
    I
    Saw the whole gang
    Dancing on the living room floor...
     
  8. Chuck8436

    Chuck8436 Senior Stratmaster

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    Awesome. Nothing like that new house smell.
    I dont trust my guitars with movers anymore though. I had an 80s Ibanez Destroyer stolen out of its case around eight years ago. Couldnt file a police report because I didnt have the serial number. At least thats what the cops told me. Saw it in a pawn shop a few months later. I was too pissed to buy it back. I learned a few hard lessons. Ha
     
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    Swingbass Senior Stratmaster

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    Congrats on your new place.

    Our last move was from NH to FL We had movers for all the house stuff. My wife rented an RV that we loaded up with the pets (4 elderly cats, 1 elderly dog and another dog), as well as my golf clubs, all my guitars, amps, misc gear and home studio stuff. I worked remotely at the table while my wife drove. I used my iPhone as a modem. It was fun cruising down 95 with a Golden Retriever sitting opposite of me at the dinette table while I worked and had conference calls.
     
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    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast

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    Nice!

    I'd like to know more about the blue Strat.
     
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    Stratbats Senior Stratmaster

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    Make a guitar room! And post photos!

    Nice group, that's all you need.
     
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    Mouse The Knees of Rock

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    I had no idea you left CT. Congrats on the move.

    No knock to SC but good luck finding pizza on par with CT's ;)
     
  13. Bowmap

    Bowmap I nose a thang or two Platinum Supporting Member

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    Congrats! Best of luck with it. I couldn't think of too many other islands to live on.
     
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    SAguitar Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Congratulations!
     
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    nuculer terrist Senior Stratmaster

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    Congrats. Welcome to the south!
     
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    Baelzebub Most Honored Senior Member

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    Welcome to the south! That's a nice collection.

    Just a word to the wise. Now that hurricane season is over you have about 6 - 8 months to think how you can secure all that stuff before next season. I bought a lot of guitars this year and realized when the season started I didn't have a plan in place.

    I managed to come up with one but did so under threat, which is rarely the time you make the best choices/plans. I tweaked things after the threat was gone, and now. once another materializes, I can everything stowed safely in a matter of an extra hour during the securing of everything else.

    You can only do so much, but I'm good unless the water gets up over 12 feet in the yard.

    Enjoy your new place!
     
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    Baelzebub Most Honored Senior Member

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    You can always find a transplant who does it right. Just requires a bit of looking. Plus, there are always Italians in places near water, so I'm sure he can find someone down there.
     
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    Bodean Just A Simple Man

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    Hey bro. We have Lil Cesar's.:D
     
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    Congrats on your new home :thumb:
     
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    Malurkey Senior Stratmaster

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    Congratulations! :thumb:
     
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