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I'm the same vintage as the Stratocaster so you're barely out of kindergarten to me:lol:
Dunno really - guess I just got carried away:lol:[ATTACH]
Apologies for using this pic again:rolleyes:
64 EB2 68 335 12 string 59 335 63 345
Definitely a bit gratuitous!
it was a 1959 near mint blonde stop tail 335 - can't quite remember how much but my wife does.............
One of my all time faves over the years.
Saw him whenever he came to the UK. When he came out of retirement in 2018 I saw him in Amsterdam cos...
Yeah I see that. Needs someone with more knowledge than me to explain it, if indeed there is a known answer!
I'm not a vintage expert but my understanding is that the early 59 LPSs had a very weak neck/body joint, leading to many heel breakages (including...
LP Specials are awesome.
Bolt on neck never - it's alien to the design concept of LPS.
One day you might get one of these!
I'm stuck at c.20 as well (not counting 2 crappy acoustics from my youth which I keep for sentimental reasons).
I got uncomfortable at 25 and...
Was his name Mr Harrison from Musicground by any chance:lol::lol:
'Never give a sucker an even break' - W. C. Fields 1941
Here's my old 3**s
L-R top row
64 EB2 59 335 68 335 12 string 63 345
L-R bottom row
68 Trini 64 335 60 355 62 330
He was the best of the lot in his prime.
Linda McCartney veggie burgers are great.
Maybe I'm Amazed that she's still able to make them:lol:.
Sorry that's the worst joke I ever inflicted...
Did you deliberately misspell Towns(h)end and p(a)edo in the same sentence as a defence against libel laws:lol:.
I had a high value 59 ES which seemed 100% authentic. Gibson kindly looked up the serial number for me and said that the number in the ledger was...
I know I'm a lucky SoB to have picked these up over the years. A red ES is just the iconic blues...
It's sadly true that you can pick up a great piano for not much money these days.
My advice echoes what others have said:
Get a professional...
Welcome - great part of the world.
Started with Bert Weedon's book - good to start a few chords but felt very old fashioned in the late 60s.
Then listening over and over to Clapton...
I picked up my SG from my luthier in London just before lockdown. I cleaned every inch of it and the case with anti-bac wipes in the street before...
Great guitars. My early 62 is my go-to gigging guitar. Pure late 60s Townshend. Fortunately the OPs and mine were not among the 35 he's documented...
My two. 65 Fender Electric 12 and 68 335 12.
Both great sounding 12s. The Fender is great to play with the 1 3/4" wide neck at 1st...
Here's my 1918 F4. Brilliant tone and very loud.