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    I did it ...Scheduled for a total knee

    I was military 23 years...we did not make CORN FLAKES. Among other surgeries...C6,C7.ANTERIOR DISCECTOMY WITH PLATING, HERNIA, RADIO FREQUENCY ABLATIONS EVERY 6 MONTHS for low back issues and assorted steroid injections periodically in both hips.... The TKR is by far the worst....a nightmare...
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    Is Joe Bonamassa a good show?

    I HAVE TICKETS FEB 2022.
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    Wildwood Guitars - Negotiating With

    I purchased an R8 and a 1965 deluxe reverb reissue from WILDWOOD...COMPLETELY HASSLE FREE and on target. Customer service was exceptional...shipping was excellent....I am completely satisfied and give WILDWOOD my highest endorsement....I am originally from Brooklyn, NY and everybody knows what...
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    My uncle gave me his '65 SG (long story, lots of photos!)

    THAT IS A NEVER SELL KEEPER HEIRLOOM...WHICH IS LESS PREVALENT IN THESE MODERN TIMES....IT IS ADMIRABLE TO BESTOW HONOR OF LEGACY FROM ONE GENERATION TO THE NEXT.
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    Just read where Gibson is raising their prices next week…

    THE PRICE OF OIL AFFECTS EVERYTHING DOWNSTREAM...IT IS ONE OF THE BAROMETERS OF THE ECONOMY...THE MARKET PRICES IN
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    What amp did this Great Guy use?

    I saw him...MOUNTAIN. (and many others)...at FILLMORE EAST....
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    Aging hardware on the guitar?

    YES SIR....I had not considered that application.
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    Aging hardware on the guitar?

    I have no utilitarian idea why this is even a thing. In my advancing years, accruing more age seems counter intuitive..but yet it is a BIG BIG DEAL. No offense intended to those that gravitate towards purchasing new guitars with the RETRO distressed antique look.
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    Storage, display, but still using them.

    In June, i took my daughters Martin to Umanov's in Greenwich village for necessary repair....after reviewing the Guitar...he became slightly agitated. He knew why the instrument needed repair....he said this guitar was left out on a stand desiccating..which over time causes a lot of problems...
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    How old are Historic and RI owners?

    OLD ENOUGH TO AFFORD ONE..THAT IS PRETTY OLD.
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    Let’s Talk Attenuators

    i have a Clark Attenuator in A Clark Piedmont..I regret getting it..I have never used it. Adds weight and I wonder if its' additional circuitry affects tone.
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    2019 R8 REFRET

    Old Customs were known as ....fretless wonder. The frets on the 2019 R8 I had re-fretted are not the same as those installed on the old FRETLESS WONDER LP CUSTOMS...The 2019 R8 frets are a little meatier than the Fretless Wonders.
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    I’m also leaving this forum

    What a self congratulatory....circle jerk.
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    Uncle Larry

    OUR MAN IN NASHVILLE...What a unique relationship has developed between the world's guitar playing public and the self-titled.....SESSION MAN.......aka Uncle Larry, Little Tommy from Cleveland...Tom Bukovac. Unlike anything else, Little Tommy has amazed us,,(His Public) with a narrated window...
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    Anyone have experience with guitar as carry-on baggage?

    IN 1978, I CHECKED A MARTIN D35 INTO THE AIRLINES BAGGAGE SYSTEM TO FLY FROM NYC TO FAYETTEVILLE NC....MY D35 WAS STOLEN..OBVIOUSLY BY SOMEONE IN THE BAGGAGE WORKFORCE....RECENTLY, I TRAVELLED FROM FLORIDA TO NASHVILLE TO HAVE WORK DONE ON A 2019 R8...I BOUGHT A SEAT FOR IT...
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    Post Your Black (Beauty) Les Paul Customs

    INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY...has anyone seen a LP Custom with the serial # scratched out ? I had one , that i purchased in 1971 that was stolen...then recovered by police from a pawn shop. I got the guitar back but traded it in Seattle in the 80s..I just wonder where it is now.
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    Unpotted Alnico II = Gooooooodneeeesssssssss

    I cannot AB compare my 2019 R8 CUSTOMBUCKERS to any unpotted PAFs and/or After- market offerings....I can say the unpotted CBs are excellent. There is something very different and Special to my ear about them...I am very satisfied and want for nothing with this guitar.
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    the lion sleeps tonight

    DEATH IN THE TALL GRASS...BY PETER HATHAWAY CAPSTICK....IS JUST THE TICKET FOR READING WHILE EN VACANCE.
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    2019 R8 REFRET

    As best as I can tell...these are the spec......034-036. WHO MAKES THEM? I do not know.

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