Sunday Thoughts...

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  1. burke

    burke Senior Member

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    As I finally had a few minutes to clean my "area", I realized that I will never have enough time to play my instruments as the they are intended. I have forgot more than I will ever know again, and will never have time to dedicate "the time" I know is needed to become the player I envision.

    An almost overwhelming relief came over me when I thought of selling all of the amps and guitars. This would allow for the following:

    -Funding for the wife for remodeling of the kitchen & Bathroom without dipping into savings.
    -Giving the kids a downstairs play area for their toys and such, or a small sitting nook.
    - No Instrument upkeep (humidification & tubes & such).

    The most I will need to satisfy my meager guitar needs will be a Squire (I will opt for the Jazzmaster I suppose) and a small practice amp tucked in back of a closet with a small crate to sit on and play if and when time permits. I will keep the kids Rogue acoustic for my needs in the unplugged realm.

    I think this is founded in common sense and logic. Seems all to easy and good for the many.
     
  2. LPJR

    LPJR Senior Member

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    I can totally relate, the older I get the less stuff I want to have !
     
  3. rxbandit

    rxbandit Senior Member

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    Reading this made me feel sad. Gonna go crank my amp and remind her that I love her :D
     
  4. Fiat Lux

    Fiat Lux Senior Member

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    Common sense and logic have no role to play in the establishment and maintenance of a musical instrument collection...!

    Making decisions for the good of the many is laudable, but not if it is at the expense of your own identity. If you give too much away of what is important to you, you end up being surrounded by only the unimportant.

    Cheers
     
  5. Bobby Mahogany

    Bobby Mahogany Senior Member

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    Sunday was yesterday...

    How do you feel today?
    :D
     
  6. Maynar

    Maynar Welcome, my son Premium Member

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    THIS. :applause:
     
  7. lancpudn

    lancpudn Senior Member

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    I can relate to that although the bathroom & kitchen renovations came out of our savings.
    The Squier VM Jazzmaster is very good, I love mine.



    ^this^ I'm beginning to feel the same, I have 14 guitars & I think to myself, the hell do I need all these for!!!!! It just seems overkill.
     
  8. Bytor1958

    Bytor1958 Senior Member

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    I've had so much going on lately my guitars is in a cases to keep the dust off.
     
  9. rxbandit

    rxbandit Senior Member

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    :applause:
     
  10. burke

    burke Senior Member

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    I have also decided to get a cheapie classical. But that's all I'll need. And this lamp, a Squire Jazz master, a small amp, Rogue acoustic and a cheap classical, and that's it.

    And this paddle ball game, and that's it..
     
  11. Malikon

    Malikon Possibly a Bot V.I.P. Member

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    Do you want to play music or have an instrument collection?

    You can easily do one and not the other.

    ...not that there's anything wrong with doing both.

    But you don't have to be a collector to be a player.
     
  12. TheX

    TheX Voice of Reason Premium Member

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    If I was forced to have one guitar, and it was a Ramirez classical I could be happy.
     
  13. Malikon

    Malikon Possibly a Bot V.I.P. Member

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    ..then you cry













    ( I hope that was like a $50. Suzuki POS :laugh2: )
     
  14. burke

    burke Senior Member

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    I do have a Ramirez, I love it. I love all the guitars I have that why I know it's going to be difficult to sell them but however gets them will be super happy.
     

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