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  • mfc2006mfc2006 PDX--->KCPosts: 32,922
    goldrush said:
    I haven’t played guitar since I emigrated to Australia a little over 10 years ago. I sold a couple to help raise cash for the move and haven’t bought a new one since. 

    However, we were visiting my family in Wales in December and my 5 year old son was digging through some boxes that I’d packed up but never shipped. Inside one was my first guitar, the only one I still have. It’s a crappy old Hohner that I was given for my birthday 30+ years ago. It’s certainly seen better days but I love it. It’s hard to describe, but it just feels nice. The neck is a perfect shape, and it has a nice warm sound, although it is a little quiet.

    (Apologies in advance for lowering the tone after so many beautiful photos in this thread!  =) )





    I guess the point is that, after uncovering my old guitar and then finding this thread for the first time, maybe it’s time to pick one up and start again. 
    That's awesome, man!!!
    I LOVE MUSIC.
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  • NEweatherNEweather Posts: 157
    That is really cool and your guitar is special!
  • pjpjpaulpjpjpaul Posts: 827
    edited January 14
    I put a new pickguard, new roasted maple neck with pau ferro fingerboard, locking tuners, tusq nut, string saver saddles, black knobs, string trees, and Klein 1959 pickups in my 1996 strat this week. This was my first guitar. She is playing better than ever after this overhaul.

    Before: 
    After:


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  • dudemandudeman Posts: 2,328
    Looking good! That neck is beautiful. 
    If hope can grow from dirt like me, it can be done. - EV
  • pjpjpaulpjpjpaul Posts: 827
    dudeman said:
    Looking good! That neck is beautiful. 
    Thanks!
    Virginia Bach 2000
    DC 2003
    DC 2004 (VFC)
    DC 2006
    Pittsburgh 2006
    Bonnaroo 2008
    Virginia Beach 2008
    DC 2008
    Philly (Spectrum) 10/31/2009
    DC 2010 (Jiffy Lube Live)
    PJ 20 night 1
    PJ 20 night 2
    Phoenix 2013
    LA 1 2013
    Memphis 2014
    Jacksonville 2016
    Greenville 2016
    Hampton 2016
    Columbia 2016
    Fenway 1 2016
    Fenway 2 2016
    Wrigley 1 2018
    Wrigley 2 2018
    Fenway 1 2018
    Fenway 2 2018
  • dudemandudeman Posts: 2,328
    I assume the pick guard is anodized aluminum. Have you noticed any difference in noise or hum through your amp since you changed it?
    If hope can grow from dirt like me, it can be done. - EV
  • pjpjpaulpjpjpaul Posts: 827
    dudeman said:
    I assume the pick guard is anodized aluminum. Have you noticed any difference in noise or hum through your amp since you changed it?

    Well, the old pickups were lace sensor noiseless except the bridge was a duncan so the fact I went for a more vintage sound with the Klein 1959's means there is more naturally occuring feedback/hum anyways but I don't think the pickguard made a big sonic difference really.
    Virginia Bach 2000
    DC 2003
    DC 2004 (VFC)
    DC 2006
    Pittsburgh 2006
    Bonnaroo 2008
    Virginia Beach 2008
    DC 2008
    Philly (Spectrum) 10/31/2009
    DC 2010 (Jiffy Lube Live)
    PJ 20 night 1
    PJ 20 night 2
    Phoenix 2013
    LA 1 2013
    Memphis 2014
    Jacksonville 2016
    Greenville 2016
    Hampton 2016
    Columbia 2016
    Fenway 1 2016
    Fenway 2 2016
    Wrigley 1 2018
    Wrigley 2 2018
    Fenway 1 2018
    Fenway 2 2018
  • mcgruff10mcgruff10 New JerseyPosts: 23,334
    edited April 28
    BO175983 said:

    @BO175983 is that the Martin d-10 road series? I m thinking of pulling the trigger and getting one.  How do you like it?
    also how much is the Marshall behind it? My amp sucks.  
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    I'll ride the wave where it takes me......
  • bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 13,044

    I realized why I haven't itched to buy a new guitar in 8 years.  It is because I wasn't playing very much.  Now stuck at home I'm playing more and want to get an acoustic that sounds great fingerpicking. 

    It seems like it will be awhile until we can go to a store and try out guitars.  I don't like to order guitars on the web. 

  • mcgruff10mcgruff10 New JerseyPosts: 23,334

    I realized why I haven't itched to buy a new guitar in 8 years.  It is because I wasn't playing very much.  Now stuck at home I'm playing more and want to get an acoustic that sounds great fingerpicking. 

    It seems like it will be awhile until we can go to a store and try out guitars.  I don't like to order guitars on the web. 

    Yup 100% agree.  
    I'll ride the wave where it takes me......
  • static111static111 Posts: 716
    2014 J45 and a 2012ish Frankentele with roasted maple neck, reverse control plate, and a p90 neck with a Gibson wiring mod so the neck p90 gets the full power of the 500k pots and the bridge gets 250 like a normal tele. Now I just need a LP Special and a Collings D1 and maybe a Victoria 20112 or Tungsten Cortez.
  • bbiggsbbiggs Posts: 5,020
    mcgruff10 said:
    BO175983 said:

    @BO175983 is that the Martin d-10 road series? I m thinking of pulling the trigger and getting one.  How do you like it?
    also how much is the Marshall behind it? My amp sucks.  
    @mcgruff10   I'll let him answer the question about the Marshall, but a similar sized, and likely similar price point amp that I bought and really like is the Boss Katana.  I think it ran me $220 on sale.  I actually tried it alongside a similar Marshall (maybe the same) and went the Katana route.  Some decent stuff on youtube to listen to them side by side since your probably not strolling over to a guitar store anytime soon. 
  • dudemandudeman Posts: 2,328
    bbiggs said:
    mcgruff10 said:
    BO175983 said:

    @BO175983 is that the Martin d-10 road series? I m thinking of pulling the trigger and getting one.  How do you like it?
    also how much is the Marshall behind it? My amp sucks.  
    @mcgruff10   I'll let him answer the question about the Marshall, but a similar sized, and likely similar price point amp that I bought and really like is the Boss Katana.  I think it ran me $220 on sale.  I actually tried it alongside a similar Marshall (maybe the same) and went the Katana route.  Some decent stuff on youtube to listen to them side by side since your probably not strolling over to a guitar store anytime soon. 
    Good call! Lots of great options for smaller amps these days. Costs have come way down as low wattage amps occupy an increasingly large market segment. 

    Competition between companies is good for our ears and wallets. 
    If hope can grow from dirt like me, it can be done. - EV
  • mcgruff10mcgruff10 New JerseyPosts: 23,334
    bbiggs said:
    mcgruff10 said:
    BO175983 said:

    @BO175983 is that the Martin d-10 road series? I m thinking of pulling the trigger and getting one.  How do you like it?
    also how much is the Marshall behind it? My amp sucks.  
    @mcgruff10   I'll let him answer the question about the Marshall, but a similar sized, and likely similar price point amp that I bought and really like is the Boss Katana.  I think it ran me $220 on sale.  I actually tried it alongside a similar Marshall (maybe the same) and went the Katana route.  Some decent stuff on youtube to listen to them side by side since your probably not strolling over to a guitar store anytime soon. 
    Thanks bud!  I'll check it out!
    I'll ride the wave where it takes me......
  • mcgruff10mcgruff10 New JerseyPosts: 23,334
    @static111 I am absolutely loving the looks of that gibson acoustic!!!
    I'll ride the wave where it takes me......
  • static111static111 Posts: 716
    mcgruff10 said:
    @static111 I am absolutely loving the looks of that gibson acoustic!!!
    @mcgruff10  J45s are the best! Truth be told I did put a few filters on the photo to make it pop, not that it didn’t look great to begin with. 
  • mfc2006mfc2006 PDX--->KCPosts: 32,922
    I did a live stream from the basement on Monday & played these 3 instruments...

    It was a lot of fun. I alternated between covers & originals.
    I LOVE MUSIC.
    www.cluthelee.com
    www.cluthe.com
  • bbiggsbbiggs Posts: 5,020
    ^ That gretsch is bad ass looking! 
  • mfc2006mfc2006 PDX--->KCPosts: 32,922
    bbiggs said:
    ^ That gretsch is bad ass looking! 
    Thanks! It plays really nicely. I had my eye on it for years & finally pulled the trigger about 4 years ago.
    I LOVE MUSIC.
    www.cluthelee.com
    www.cluthe.com
  • static111static111 Posts: 716
    mfc2006 said:
    I did a live stream from the basement on Monday & played these 3 instruments...

    It was a lot of fun. I alternated between covers & originals.
    Awesome gretsch 
  • mcgruff10mcgruff10 New JerseyPosts: 23,334
    bbiggs said:
    ^ That gretsch is bad ass looking! 
    Agreed!  
    I'll ride the wave where it takes me......
  • mfc2006mfc2006 PDX--->KCPosts: 32,922
    Thanks!
    I LOVE MUSIC.
    www.cluthelee.com
    www.cluthe.com
  • BO175983BO175983 Posts: 13
    edited April 30
    mcgruff10 said:
    BO175983 said:

    @BO175983 is that the Martin d-10 road series? I m thinking of pulling the trigger and getting one.  How do you like it?
    also how much is the Marshall behind it? My amp sucks.  
    The marshall was about 300.00 new. The martin is a
    DX2MAE 

    Nice guitars everyone.. pretty cool vinyl set up you have there @static111  The Gibson is nice too. I had one a few years ago, and sold it...

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  • BO175983BO175983 Posts: 13
    Here are my newest additions. 
    Johnny Cash Martin, and Jimi Hendrix Strat
  • bbiggsbbiggs Posts: 5,020
    Bad lighting doesn’t do it much justice, but the wood grain looks really good on it. Been playing it a bunch with all the time at home. Great sounding guitar. 


  • mcgruff10mcgruff10 New JerseyPosts: 23,334
    BO175983 said:
    mcgruff10 said:
    BO175983 said:

    @BO175983 is that the Martin d-10 road series? I m thinking of pulling the trigger and getting one.  How do you like it?
    also how much is the Marshall behind it? My amp sucks.  
    The marshall was about 300.00 new. The martin is a
    DX2MAE 

    Nice guitars everyone.. pretty cool vinyl set up you have there @static111  The Gibson is nice too. I had one a few years ago, and sold it...

    How do you like the dx2mae?
    I'll ride the wave where it takes me......
  • BO175983BO175983 Posts: 13
    @mcgruff10 I like it. Plays great. Sounds outstanding plugged in. 
  • static111static111 Posts: 716
    bbiggs said:
    Bad lighting doesn’t do it much justice, but the wood grain looks really good on it. Been playing it a bunch with all the time at home. Great sounding guitar. 


    Is that one of the mahogany ones? 
  • static111static111 Posts: 716
    BO175983 said:
    mcgruff10 said:
    BO175983 said:

    @BO175983 is that the Martin d-10 road series? I m thinking of pulling the trigger and getting one.  How do you like it?
    also how much is the Marshall behind it? My amp sucks.  
    The marshall was about 300.00 new. The martin is a
    DX2MAE 

    Nice guitars everyone.. pretty cool vinyl set up you have there @static111  The Gibson is nice too. I had one a few years ago, and sold it...

    I’m sure you still miss it.  The tone of a J45s is a sweet and wonderful thing.  How do you like that fender acoustic amp?
  • BO175983BO175983 Posts: 13
    @static111 i like the fender acoustic amp. built in effects work good. Pretty clean sound. 
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