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  1. nickmsmith liked Charlodius's post in the thread Sweetwater calls and emails - Why?.

    I’ve gotten calls from Musicians Friend the last two days , wanting to talk about my next gear purchase. Pretty annoying, really.

    Feb 24, 2021 at 2:36 PM
  2. nickmsmith liked sixstringbastard's post in the thread Sweetwater calls and emails - Why?.

    "Hey Mike..... This is Dave, the manager at your supermarket!" "Uh.... Hi Dave. How can I help you?" "Well, I saw that you purchased a...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 2:32 PM
  3. nickmsmith replied to the thread The Cowsills - The Rain, The Park and Other Things (Live).

    Is that all live, or is there a backing track for some of the background vocals? If not, that's quite impressive. I'll always associate...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 2:12 PM
  4. nickmsmith replied to the thread Easy, cheap way for a luddite to play backing track for small gigs?.

    Iphone 6S, I still use mine daily. I found one a few years ago for 150 bucks. And I presume they've gotten cheaper since then. Or you...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 12:23 PM
  5. nickmsmith liked bgmacaw's post in the thread Easy, cheap way for a luddite to play backing track for small gigs?.

    My suggestion would be to find an older refurbished phone, probably Android based, with a headphone out jack. You could use a cable to...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 12:22 PM
  6. nickmsmith replied to the thread Which headstock shape do you prefer? Tele or Strat?.

    Strat headstock seems more logical. There is a designated place to put the logo. On Tele headstocks, it seems like they're trying to...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 9:47 AM
  7. nickmsmith replied to the thread Fry’s Electronics Closed Last Night.

    Seems like they went the way of Blockbuster. Be too resistant to change, and bite the dust. They, and Blockbuster could have been at...

    Feb 24, 2021 at 9:36 AM
  8. nickmsmith liked BigDaddyLH's post in the thread Fender Merch Sale - Hideous Hawaiian Shirt Content..

    Nothing with flames?! [IMG]

    Feb 23, 2021 at 10:12 PM
  9. nickmsmith replied to the thread Vintage Tele meets Modern Tele.

    78 bodies may not be as precise in the neck pocket as modern guitars, but it should still be a decent fit, with a modern neck, I'd think.

    Feb 23, 2021 at 5:12 PM
  10. nickmsmith liked Danb541's post in the thread Are Xaviere/GFS guitars any good?.

    I've gone from GFS to guitar madness recently too. I think Artec makes the pickups for guitarmadness and GFS.

    Feb 23, 2021 at 4:48 PM
  11. nickmsmith replied to the thread Are Xaviere/GFS guitars any good?.

    Yep. There are companies that just about match their quality for a small fraction of the price. I feel the same way about other "low"...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 4:45 PM
  12. nickmsmith liked driver8's post in the thread Are Xaviere/GFS guitars any good?.

    I don't even buy pickups from GFS anymore. I wanted a single coil set, for example, and I found pickups with the exact same look and...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 4:44 PM
  13. nickmsmith liked Dan German's post in the thread Fender Merch Sale - Hideous Hawaiian Shirt Content..

    I had a nice collection of Hawaiian shirts that I amassed by steadily prowling thrift stores. Then I went to a Little Feat concert...

    Feb 23, 2021 at 4:40 PM
  14. nickmsmith liked bgmacaw's post in the thread Fender Merch Sale - Hideous Hawaiian Shirt Content..

    I think I could get away with buying yet another guitar easier than I could get away with wearing that shirt out somewhere with my wife.

    Feb 23, 2021 at 4:37 PM
  15. nickmsmith liked ale.istotle's post in the thread Fender Merch Sale - Hideous Hawaiian Shirt Content..

    Thank you. I knew I had the wrong beast. In any event blood won't clash with the shirt.

    Feb 23, 2021 at 4:34 PM