The left thing is interesting. I drink beer with my right hand and port with my left. But that's only because I can only hold one glass in a hand at a time.
The only thing I do left handed is play hockey (ice hockey to Europeans) - the stick would …
When I dress up, I wear only a patterned shirt and a plain tie - or - a patterned tie with a plain shirt. Never both, otherwise it looks too busy. Perhaps no tie at all.
I'd suggest any plain scratchplate with a grained guitar body. The brown one …
Re: drill press vs hand drill, I blu tack-ed a spirit level bubble to the back end of my drill and made some (if I say so myself) rather straight holes for trem posts. You can get them off eBay for a couple of quid or less. Worked for me.
My favourite quote regarding age:
I may be old but I got to see all the cool bands!
Sadly I’m not old enough to say that, but I’m still kicking myself that I never saw Queen with Freddie. Oh well. I saw David Bowie twice so for me that makes up …
Nice to meet you Michael. Another almost-fifty guy here (go on, admit it!!).
This forums a good place with nothing but nice folk in it. Feel free to share your decades wisdom insight and wonder.
Anyone getting tired of these yet? Well there are lots of other threads to read.
Like Bob Dylan said, “if you don’t want to see me, look the other way”
Jesus is for Losers (finally put the light on the other side of the room...,)
£35 and a vintage piece of musical history is yours.
Forget the £18k Les Paul.
Never thought of a Casiotone like that. I will now!
Bach and Wes Montgomery - you have impeccable taste! Without wishing to be patronising, it's also nice to hear a yo…
Welcome back, Jocko.
Playing an instrument is like riding a bike: you'll never forget what you've learnt and you'll always be able to play. (With a few wobbles at first perhaps!) One day maybe you'll pick up a guitar, strum a few chords and think "…
Thanks Kevin. That means a lot.
I use the rig in the picture at the top of this thread.
Guitar > boss GT8 fx processor > Roland rc-300 loop station >mixer
Bass > korg Fx pedal > rc300> mixer
Drum machine > mixer
Vocal mix &…
There's a Gear4Music place you can look around? How cool.
I didn't realise York was such a hotspot for guitar shops. I have family there so may thave to make a diversion at some point. I daren't try an Eastman though. I just know I'd need it!