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  • Good job with the video review Rea. Informative, and the professional presentation and excellent playing make it enjoyable to watch.
  • What’s a pay rise? I recognise the two words and know what each means. But put them together like that and I'm struggling to know what they mean!
  • Lovely looking guitar! If it sounds as good as it looks you'll be in heaven.
    in More Faith Comment by Mark P November 28
  • WOW! Classy look! Look forward to hearing your #6 on video.
  • Close Nick. Spaniel yes, but a Cocker rather than a Springer. He IS a bit of a charmer, and is developing a lovely character. Very affectionate. I've lived in a household with a dog on the premises for more than half my life, so it seems the norm…
  • That's a good summary of life with a dawg Kevin. There are so many positives - they really do outweigh that final negative but it doesn't make that last stage any easier. Our older dog will soon be at that last stage - he has a congenital heart con…
  • Sorry - I've been even more infrequent than usual visiting here. We're a bit busy with ..... 9 1/2 weeks of mischief and pointy sharp tiny teeth! He's not a bad wee chap. Thankfully the older dog (9 years) seems to be getting used to the new a…
  • That'How can I put this delicately. Erm... YUCK ! The colours jar as do the conflicting grains. The picture should come with a warning. It's in line for refinishing since a bit of the veneer got chipped off by persons unknown. One piece mahoga…
  • Thanks for the replys Guys... and to Mark, the VE2000GG should be winging its way to moi as I type ^. I looked at the MGG version and that looks interesting, maybe later, but I would be interested to know how you find the tonal differences between …
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  • Hi Dave Glad you found my words about the VE2000GG Gordon Giltrap guitar. I've only had it for about a year and a half and I wish I'd got one a long time ago. Liked it so much I've also recently got one of the last available V2000MGGs - the all mah…
  • It's not just finger length but also flexibility and handspan. I have small hands and so despite not being chubby my fingers are short. It became very apparent on an acoustic forum I'm on after a thread surveying this issue was started that I came…
  • Hope this doesn't sound like oneupmanship. Welcome from someone in their seventies who's been playing on and off for 60 years. You're not a lefty, are you? Feels like I'm in a minority of one here! Thank you for making me feel better!
  • Hi - I'm a sixty (something) bloke Michael and I hope that makes you feel better still, and hopefully makes Lester feel better too! I hope you enjoy the forum. It is, as Lester says quiet, but I agree it does have friendly and helpful forum membe…
  • Potentially dangerous to the wallet are these wanders round guitar shops when not intending to buy! But you obviously have good willpower. Red Cow would be dangerous territory for me. A fair range of decent makes in the low / mid budget area, but…
  • Very clean and precise playing on the Bach with no apparent strain or effort too which is an achievement with Bach! Well played! Wow Kevin - the Casio VL Tone ... I remember having one of those. Which shows that the lower end of the quality scale…
  • A couple of excellent videos there Nick! Impressive to see you so much in charge of guitar, bass, vocals, fx, looper, and video and sound technology. Classy examples of how a skilled player / performer can use a looper to great musical effect. …
  • Maybe one day I'll come into some unexpected cash and get one so I've got the trilogy! We did get £3 on the Thunderball yesterday, so only another £800 or so to go.
  • I can understand your quandary Graham. I can also understand why as an electric player you fancy something smaller than the huge bulk of a Dreadnought. I would also recommend you get the selling shop to set up an acoustic to have an action closer to…
  • I think the dog stole the video! Good to get a link to TABS - thanks Kevin.
  • Typically Lowden - clear sounds and very well balanced across the range of notes. Quite a neutral, cool sound which requires the player to bring various colours and warmth to the tone. Takes a capo well. If you're a good enough player it can be a…
  • The usual great playing from Mick'n'Pete. It's pretty astonishing how close Sigma can get their acoustics to guitars costing 3 or times as much. I find it difficult to feel that much extra cash is justified by the marginal return. If I was a much …
  • Very well played and good sound too!
  • Good to hear from you - hope you're well! Shame you've stopped playing guitar, but who knows - maybe in starting to pass things on to your grandson it'll start up an interest again. I don't know what I'd do to fill up all the spare time if I sto…
  • I wish I could ... in my hands usually too much or too little silence! Some would say total silence would make my playing better!
  • Mark - I think are right on the money with a piece like sylvia - the phrases are so melodic they need to be played note for note, beat for beat to sound right. A lot of impressive fretboard theatrics can be bluffed or misplayed and no one (save for…
  • You're right Lester - being focussed on the task in hand is such a boost to working through those various stages of learning quicker. Linked into focus is, I feel, visualisation. The more that virtue kicks in the better. Interesting one that with …
  • Welcome back to the forum Dharma. Funny the way guitar comes in and out of our lives, and the type of guitar playing changes. Interesting that playing another type of instrument helped get the guitar going again. I started with classical, went t…
  • What a wonderful example of a unique instrument! Great looks and quality. It's hard enough work to build just to a standard specification.
  • Sad to hear of another passing that has made the world musically poorer. Always sad to when the person is not really that old. He certainly made an impact on music though. May he rest in peace.