Anyone who plays heavy gauge strings needs punched in the mouth

Discussion in 'The Backstage' started by rufftuff, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. Leumas

    Leumas Senior Member

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    :laugh2: :laugh2: :laugh2: I really stepped in it when you created that award for me! :laugh2:

    I was dilligently trying to prove or disprove whether or not Vasco was actually holding a plinko-caster or if it was a photoshop set-up. Needless to say I was nowhere NEAR in on the joke. :laugh2:
     
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    Hey Ho! SIX OH!

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    I've missed Sam and Deej both. Other storied names, too.
     
  4. John Vasco

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    Sad to say, but the guy who owned the red lefty Strat, Lou, has cancer, and when I last heard, had only weeks to live. I expect to hear of his death soon, and the funeral arrangements...
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    Leumas Senior Member

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    I'm very sorry to hear that, John. Cancer is a bitch of a thing. It's what took my dad down. I can only hope he's at peace with what is happening. Good wishes to him from a stranger across the pond.

     
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    John Vasco I'm with the band V.I.P. Member

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    Yeah, not a nice thing at all. He is one of the good guys. Was in on the joke of me holding and playing his lefty Strat. He happily played my LP at a jam as well. Terrible shame, but I know he'll get a good send-off, as I'm sure a lot of local musos will be in attendance...

    Hope you are doing well. This nutter is still gigging and I'm 67 later in the year!
     
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    Awful news, John. Sorry for him, and you as well.
     
  8. DarrellV

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    +1:thumb: Here as well. I'm a little late coming in on this but nonetheless!

    Wouldn't wish it on anybody, lost a dear sister to it years ago. Nasty stuff! Hated seeing her like that near the end!
     
  9. DarrellV

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    Hey there Rufty-Tuffty!

    We're talkin about you over in the philosophical religion thread!

    Really wish you would come back!

    few people have ever reached your mythical status in under a dozen posts and then vanished!
     
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    This thread was due for a long overdue bump!
    @I Break Things and others have been quoting it for a while now.... Generally I'd say we are all still a little gun-shy of getting a 'punched in mouth!'
    How about you? Any sentiments you can share with ol' Ruffty Tuffty!?
     
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    I'm in a trial period with heavy strings. I will report back if I keep the heavy strings and rufftuff prescribes me a punched mouth.
     
  12. DarrellV

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    The trick is not to tell him how much you like them or how much better they are than his skinny strings.
    And DO NOT recommend he try them or his toanez will suffer! Better duck quick if you do!
     
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    Me Like's 9s yes but not punch in mouth!
     
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    I have to say, even with 11's, I feel like I'm going to break that high E, especially tuning. Maybe I should try something stupid like 16-22-28 for the high strings just for laughs sometime! :laugh2:
     
  15. DarrellV

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    Outside of MLP, that sounds perfectly normal..... :hmm:
     
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    Don't stress yourself too much, Spuds, or you may blow a gasket!:shock:

    You don't want to end up like her, do you!?:wow:
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  17. LtDave32

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    Maybe someone should try to contact rufftuff through some internet searching and invite him back here.

    I mean, anyone who can author a thread that has grown legs this long surely has more to offer?
     
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    Yeah, we need ol' rufftuff back. Like to know his opinion on top-wrapping. And poo covered candy.
     
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    I dunno- I'm mostly an acoustic (and bass) player, and I found when I played an electric with 10s that my left hand was bending strings out of tune.
     
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