Best Wife Everrrrrr!

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by d barham, May 16, 2021.

  1. telemnemonics

    telemnemonics Telefied Ad Free Member

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    So those are stock HS filtertrons but with the different MOTS instead of black top plastic?
    Wondered if they were aftermarket.
     
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  2. Deeve

    Deeve Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    Just read the op aloud to Mrs Deeve, who said nothing, but looked over the top of her glasses at me in such a way that I just stopped talking.
    :oops:
    She knows where I sleep.
    :eek:
     
  3. aadvark

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    what a great story!
    You're lucky to have them both!
     
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    Great post! Congratulations on having such a cool and loving wife.
     
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    My story is a little different.

    About 20 years ago, we were re-doing our master bathroom. I let my wife do it entirely as she wanted. That included an all glass shower door that I definitely could have done without.

    Towards the end of the project, Guitar Center was having its annual Memorial Day sale. I worked out an amazing deal on a Rickenbacker 330 and a natural finish American Standard Telecaster. To this day these are two of my favorite guitars. When I walked in the door with two new guitars, my wife asked how much I had spent on them. Answer: "the same as on that glass shower door."

    Congrats on your new Gretsch.
     
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  6. Jakedog

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    She’s a keeper. For sure. I know. I’ve had one of those for twenty five years now, married for twenty four this year. She a repeat offender. That’s why she’s been sentenced to life without parole.
     
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  7. gimmeatele

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    Two keepers there. :):)
     
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  8. dented

    dented Doctor of Teleocity

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    That is just the best tale ever. Wow, congrats and don't forget your anniversary! Play on!
     
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    What a great gift from a great wife. Congratulations to you. That's super :cool:
     
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  10. Controller

    Controller Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Love these stories! Even better than the "I just went into the music store to buy some strings" stories. Congrats, beautiful guitar!
     
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  11. gkterry

    gkterry Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    Definietly a keeper: wife & the guitar!

    Several years ago, my wife surprised me at Christmas with a Brad Paisley signature guitar (the silver one). It has become one of my favorites, partially because she bought it but my goodness that guitar sounds & plays awesome too. Having the good fortune of a wife that supports the Tele obsession is a real blessing.
     
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  12. Kevin Wolfe

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    same thing happened to me, Christmas 2016. A 2013 American Deluxe Thinline, still brand new hanging in the local Mom & Pop.

    edit: Nice Gretsch by the way. Wife too!
     
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  13. burntfrijoles

    burntfrijoles Poster Extraordinaire

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    Send that woman some roses and a gift card.
     
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  14. Old Plank

    Old Plank Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Wow! best wife AND a sweet guitar, Congrats!
     
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    Great wife! Congrats on both!
     
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    Sounds like a keeper!
     
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