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Forum: Luthier's Corner 08-16-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By JanVigne
Sure does shine.

Sure does shine.
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 08-06-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By JanVigne
So don't buy the $4k model. Buy the version...

So don't buy the $4k model. Buy the version that's "not too bad a price for an all solid wood USA made guitar."

Problem solved.
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 08-06-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Ngd
Views: 174
Posted By JanVigne
No doubt it is. Small bodied guitars aren't...

No doubt it is. Small bodied guitars aren't known for bass quantity. It would be the exception to the rule to have a bass heavy parlor and certainly so if it was constructed of laminates and sells...
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 08-05-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Ngd
Views: 174
Posted By JanVigne
I haven't used D'Addarios for quite a while. You...

I haven't used D'Addarios for quite a while. You might want to contact them and ask about strings for a parlor.

Any idea what the OEM strings are?
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 08-05-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Ngd
Views: 174
Posted By JanVigne
Using a Chromebook doesn't put me in the best...

Using a Chromebook doesn't put me in the best seat for diagnosing forum issues with photos but I have heard the one item that is guaranteed to solve all issues is called "unobtainium". Last I...
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 08-05-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Ngd
Views: 174
Posted By JanVigne
"So, after the above-referenced ministrations, I...

"So, after the above-referenced ministrations, I can report that it has a nice, dry bluesy tone -but the low E is a tad lacking. All in all, not bad for $25."


Well, we all know...
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 08-03-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 60
Posted By JanVigne
"Mellow" = "Ripple"

"Mellow" = "Ripple"
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 08-03-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 60
Posted By JanVigne
You appear to play well but, at my age, I need...

You appear to play well but, at my age, I need music that keeps me awake.

"Easy listening" is, IMO for many boomers, a recollection back to the programmed, dumbed down, low dynamic range, all...
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 07-28-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By JanVigne
Nice playing. Is this your own transcription?

Nice playing.

Is this your own transcription?
Forum: The Pub 07-26-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By JanVigne
"Lucille" would almost seem to be a name provided...

"Lucille" would almost seem to be a name provided to several variations on the basic Gibson ES-335, much like "Coke" means soda in the South.

Though not the first Lucille, as King's name began...
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 07-24-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Ngd
Views: 174
Posted By JanVigne
Seems the forum has become unfriendly territory...

Seems the forum has become unfriendly territory for incoming photos.
Forum: The Pub 07-24-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By JanVigne
Lucille hits the block

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/bb-king-lucille-guitar-auction-862789/
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 07-24-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By JanVigne
Free TAB for all you double stringers

And a reason not to own a 12 string.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twYqYBiCDto
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 07-21-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Ngd
Views: 174
Posted By JanVigne
"dadgum it, I hate summer; 96F & ~90% RH. I'm...

"dadgum it, I hate summer; 96F & ~90% RH. I'm dyin' here!"



I saw Chicago had a higher heat index than did Dallas the other day. By quite a bit!

We were due for some severe storms week...
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 07-20-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Ngd
Views: 174
Posted By JanVigne
Hotdiggety! A quick Googles search and a new one...

Hotdiggety! A quick Googles search and a new one sells for 99 bucks and a used one sells for 79 bucks. Martins don't hold that kind of value! For $25, run and don't look back to see if they...
Forum: The Pub 07-07-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Rip
Views: 140
Posted By JanVigne
https://www.google.com/search?q=Jo%C3%A3o+Gilberto...

https://www.google.com/search?q=Jo%C3%A3o+Gilberto&rlz=1CAHKDC_enUS754US756&oq=Jo%C3%A3o+Gilberto&aqs=chrome..69i57&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 07-03-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By JanVigne
Yeah, well, for Santa Cruz prices you got much...

Yeah, well, for Santa Cruz prices you got much more guitar than the Gibson but it had a sound that surprised me. It was a signature model so that may have been the reason though I couldn't begin to...
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 07-03-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By JanVigne
It's been several years now since I picked up a...

It's been several years now since I picked up a Santa Cruz at a guitar show and it sounded similar to what I'm hearing from this Gibson. Being a Santa Cruz my memory says it was about $10k worth of...
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 07-03-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By JanVigne
If the question is, "Could they have done...

If the question is, "Could they have done worse?", the answer would appear to to be, yep!

Nothing against walnut, I really liked the sound of the Larrivee parlor in walnut. Just seems like a...
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 07-02-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By JanVigne
Doesn't sound like a Dove to me

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GY5TjQtwBTo&list=PL7qLGYJiRJ1jQXSFIErGKp6e5q6QrCtA4&index=3&t=0s
Forum: The Pub 06-30-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By JanVigne
I was considering an emptied Pringles can, but...

I was considering an emptied Pringles can, but you may be right.
Forum: The Pub 06-29-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By JanVigne
Only in Texas?

Sadly, probably not ...

" ... at another Wichita Falls Walmart, police received a call about a woman drinking wine from the Pringles can while riding on an electric shopping cart in the parking...
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 06-26-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 691
Posted By JanVigne
OK, how about every eco-system in the contiguous...

OK, how about every eco-system in the contiguous US?
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 06-26-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 691
Posted By JanVigne
Do we still have glaciers in the US? If so, even...

Do we still have glaciers in the US? If so, even at 8,000', TX does not have a glacier. Therefore, I may need to edit that sentence.

Yeah, been a while since I was in Denver but even back...
Forum: Acoustic Guitars 06-26-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 691
Posted By JanVigne
"60-mile visibility sounds like something to see...

"60-mile visibility sounds like something to see - once. I've been in IL since '74, and still get crazy with the flatness. This past weekend we went back to OH (the Appalachian part of the state) and...
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