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#1 User is offline   jaxson50 

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Posted 16 May 2017 - 07:08 PM

Happy Birthday wishes going out to Caliman!Rock it like, well,

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#2 User is offline   Californiaman 

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 08:43 AM

Thank you Jim.
One more year in the book of life.
This chapter has been a good one.
1987 Alembic Five-String Spoiler Bass
1988 Gibson ES-175
1998 Epiphone Sorrento
2006 Fender Diamond Anniversary Telecaster
2008 Fender American Vintage '62 Telecaster Custom
1988 Gallien-Krueger 800RB
2001 Fender Custom Shop Master Built Two-Tone Amplifier
2006 Gibson Goldtone Les Paul Jr. GA-5
2007 Fender "The '57 Limited Edition Deluxe Amplifier" Only 300 made for the world.


Signal Chain: Thomas Organ Cry Baby Way, Fulltone MDV-2, Fulltone '69 Slight Return, Home Brew Electronics Ultimate Fuzz Octave, Electro Harmonix Germanium 4,
Fulltone PlimSoul, Way Huge Green Rhino, MXR EVH 117 Flanger, Maxon AD 999 Analog Delay.

"We're all playing the same 12 notes. After that, it's what's inside that counts," Joe Satriani.

"If you don't sing, you better have a van, because that's the only way you're going to get a gig." Jimmie Vaughan.

"...Teles and Big Muffs go together like ham and cheese," Gearmanndude.

"If you're going to play the damn thing, play it like it's never been played beforeóor don't play it at all," Buddy Guy.

"See, a lot of cats don't work on the rhythm enough, and if you don't have rhythm, you might as well take up needlepoint or something," Prince.

"A pop star's career lasts for 18 months, but a musician's career lasts a life time," Peter Frampton.

"When I was touring with Neil Young, I got the best schooling ever on guitars and tone. He taught me that basically if you donít have tone, you might as well go home," Mike Ness from Social Distortion.

"To be honest, looking at your pic for about 18 months (I downloaded it, very good shot apart from also being a beautiful guitar) was one BIG reason for me getting it. I thought "I MUST have one of those before it's too late," Gibson Forums Member.

"It's all about feel, passion, and emotionómoving people with the guitar," Kenny Wayne Shepherd.
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#3 User is offline   pippy 

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 11:06 AM

Happy Birthday from here, too, Cali. Glad to hear the chapter's a good 'un!

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#4 User is offline   BigKahune 

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 11:48 AM

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Happy B'day! . . B)


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Posted 17 May 2017 - 11:53 AM

Happy Birthday. May is an excellent month to be born. Glad to hear the last years has been kind to you.
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Posted 17 May 2017 - 12:21 PM

Keep on Rockin, Happy Birthday!
1960-ish Guillermo Lluquet arch top vintage burst 2 Voss single coil pups
1971 SG Standard Lyre Maestro tremolo, Cherry, original patent number sticker humbuckers
1983 Corvus, old gold, 3 single coil pups with 5 way selector switch
1997 Blueshawk, red/gold hardware,2 blues 90 pups with rotary vary sound selector
2002 Fender Strat MIM Standard
2006 LP Studio project, refinished with a gold leaf top, Seymour Duncan pups with Jimmy Page set-up
2006 Johnny A custom, 57 Classic pups
2007 JP EDS 1275, Jimmy Page pups
2007 LP classic Heritage Cherry Sunburst, 496R and 500T ceramic humbucker pups
2007 LP Robot Guitar 1st edition, 490R and 498T pups
2007 LP Custom black/gold hardware, 490R and 498T pups
2007 Brain May, Red Special 3 Andeson Tri-Sonics pups
2008 Alhambra Acoustic model Auditorium Luthier. Hand painted one of a kind...
2011 Fender Strat Mahogany Crimson Red 2 Tex Mex single coils, 1 humbucker and S1 switch
2013 Fender Acoustic CD140SCE NAT
2014 Pignose travel guitar, 1 humbucker with built-in speaker and 1watt amp
2014 Taylor 214ce Deluxe Auditorium cutaway. Natural gloss finish
2014 Gibson ES 175 D 1959 Historic, vintage burst, 57 classic pups


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I don't want to be the fastest guitarist, I want to be a guitarist with lots feeling and able to express the music I hear in my head...

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 12:29 PM

Happy Birthday IdahoMan.

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 12:33 PM

View Postrct, on 17 May 2017 - 12:29 PM, said:

Happy Birthday IdahoMan.

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You can take the man out of Cali but you can't take the Cali out of the man :)

Happy bday caliman
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Posted 17 May 2017 - 12:38 PM

View PostDub-T-123, on 17 May 2017 - 12:33 PM, said:

You can take the man out of Cali but you can't take the Cali out of the man :)

Happy bday caliman


True! Cali burns deep!

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 03:07 PM

Many Happy Returns!
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Posted 17 May 2017 - 08:11 PM

Happy Birthday Caliman.
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Posted 18 May 2017 - 11:58 AM

Happy birthday!
Pesh, also known by some as Tom; an English bloke living in Spain, who likes sending all kinds of well-intentioned sonic shrapnel careening through the air. (Twitter = @TM_Fisher).

Things with Strings...
2002 Fender Squier Affinity Stratocaster - "Janus".

2013 Gibson USA Limited Les Paul Traditional Pro II - "Negroni".
2014 Gibson USA 120th Anniversary Les Paul Studio - "Jupiter".
2015 Epiphone Limited EJ-200 Artist - "Nightmaiden".
2016 Stagg M20 Mandolin - "Octavia".

Things I've Built...
First build; cross between a '57 Goldtop & the Lou Pallo Signature Les Paul; thread here [in progress and sadly on hold]

Things without strings...
Marshall MG15DFX.
Orange OR15.
1 Jam Jar Amps "JAM" Jar.
Boss DS-1 Distortion pedal.
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Posted 18 May 2017 - 03:02 PM

Happy birthday California man, California misses you!
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Posted 18 May 2017 - 04:43 PM

View Postrct, on 17 May 2017 - 12:29 PM, said:

Happy Birthday IdahoMan.

rct



I'm moving back to California!!!!
Thanks for the birthday wishes.
1987 Alembic Five-String Spoiler Bass
1988 Gibson ES-175
1998 Epiphone Sorrento
2006 Fender Diamond Anniversary Telecaster
2008 Fender American Vintage '62 Telecaster Custom
1988 Gallien-Krueger 800RB
2001 Fender Custom Shop Master Built Two-Tone Amplifier
2006 Gibson Goldtone Les Paul Jr. GA-5
2007 Fender "The '57 Limited Edition Deluxe Amplifier" Only 300 made for the world.


Signal Chain: Thomas Organ Cry Baby Way, Fulltone MDV-2, Fulltone '69 Slight Return, Home Brew Electronics Ultimate Fuzz Octave, Electro Harmonix Germanium 4,
Fulltone PlimSoul, Way Huge Green Rhino, MXR EVH 117 Flanger, Maxon AD 999 Analog Delay.

"We're all playing the same 12 notes. After that, it's what's inside that counts," Joe Satriani.

"If you don't sing, you better have a van, because that's the only way you're going to get a gig." Jimmie Vaughan.

"...Teles and Big Muffs go together like ham and cheese," Gearmanndude.

"If you're going to play the damn thing, play it like it's never been played beforeóor don't play it at all," Buddy Guy.

"See, a lot of cats don't work on the rhythm enough, and if you don't have rhythm, you might as well take up needlepoint or something," Prince.

"A pop star's career lasts for 18 months, but a musician's career lasts a life time," Peter Frampton.

"When I was touring with Neil Young, I got the best schooling ever on guitars and tone. He taught me that basically if you donít have tone, you might as well go home," Mike Ness from Social Distortion.

"To be honest, looking at your pic for about 18 months (I downloaded it, very good shot apart from also being a beautiful guitar) was one BIG reason for me getting it. I thought "I MUST have one of those before it's too late," Gibson Forums Member.

"It's all about feel, passion, and emotionómoving people with the guitar," Kenny Wayne Shepherd.
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#15 User is offline   Californiaman 

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 04:44 PM

View PostTman, on 18 May 2017 - 03:02 PM, said:

Happy birthday California man, California misses you!


Won't be long now.
California Here I Come!!!!
1987 Alembic Five-String Spoiler Bass
1988 Gibson ES-175
1998 Epiphone Sorrento
2006 Fender Diamond Anniversary Telecaster
2008 Fender American Vintage '62 Telecaster Custom
1988 Gallien-Krueger 800RB
2001 Fender Custom Shop Master Built Two-Tone Amplifier
2006 Gibson Goldtone Les Paul Jr. GA-5
2007 Fender "The '57 Limited Edition Deluxe Amplifier" Only 300 made for the world.


Signal Chain: Thomas Organ Cry Baby Way, Fulltone MDV-2, Fulltone '69 Slight Return, Home Brew Electronics Ultimate Fuzz Octave, Electro Harmonix Germanium 4,
Fulltone PlimSoul, Way Huge Green Rhino, MXR EVH 117 Flanger, Maxon AD 999 Analog Delay.

"We're all playing the same 12 notes. After that, it's what's inside that counts," Joe Satriani.

"If you don't sing, you better have a van, because that's the only way you're going to get a gig." Jimmie Vaughan.

"...Teles and Big Muffs go together like ham and cheese," Gearmanndude.

"If you're going to play the damn thing, play it like it's never been played beforeóor don't play it at all," Buddy Guy.

"See, a lot of cats don't work on the rhythm enough, and if you don't have rhythm, you might as well take up needlepoint or something," Prince.

"A pop star's career lasts for 18 months, but a musician's career lasts a life time," Peter Frampton.

"When I was touring with Neil Young, I got the best schooling ever on guitars and tone. He taught me that basically if you donít have tone, you might as well go home," Mike Ness from Social Distortion.

"To be honest, looking at your pic for about 18 months (I downloaded it, very good shot apart from also being a beautiful guitar) was one BIG reason for me getting it. I thought "I MUST have one of those before it's too late," Gibson Forums Member.

"It's all about feel, passion, and emotionómoving people with the guitar," Kenny Wayne Shepherd.
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Posted 18 May 2017 - 07:04 PM

View PostCaliforniaman, on 18 May 2017 - 04:43 PM, said:

I'm moving back to California!!!!
Thanks for the birthday wishes.


Good luck with the move. That's a lot in a pretty short time there fella, I hope all is well.

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 08:53 PM

 Californiaman, on 18 May 2017 - 04:44 PM, said:

Won't be long now.
California Here I Come!!!!

Awesome man where are you moving? I'm still in OC
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#18 User is offline   Californiaman 

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 10:58 PM

View PostDub-T-123, on 18 May 2017 - 08:53 PM, said:

Awesome man where are you moving? I'm still in OC


I'll be moving back to Santa Maria in Santa Barbara County.

We got a strong offer on our house here tonight. We'll see what happens.
1987 Alembic Five-String Spoiler Bass
1988 Gibson ES-175
1998 Epiphone Sorrento
2006 Fender Diamond Anniversary Telecaster
2008 Fender American Vintage '62 Telecaster Custom
1988 Gallien-Krueger 800RB
2001 Fender Custom Shop Master Built Two-Tone Amplifier
2006 Gibson Goldtone Les Paul Jr. GA-5
2007 Fender "The '57 Limited Edition Deluxe Amplifier" Only 300 made for the world.


Signal Chain: Thomas Organ Cry Baby Way, Fulltone MDV-2, Fulltone '69 Slight Return, Home Brew Electronics Ultimate Fuzz Octave, Electro Harmonix Germanium 4,
Fulltone PlimSoul, Way Huge Green Rhino, MXR EVH 117 Flanger, Maxon AD 999 Analog Delay.

"We're all playing the same 12 notes. After that, it's what's inside that counts," Joe Satriani.

"If you don't sing, you better have a van, because that's the only way you're going to get a gig." Jimmie Vaughan.

"...Teles and Big Muffs go together like ham and cheese," Gearmanndude.

"If you're going to play the damn thing, play it like it's never been played beforeóor don't play it at all," Buddy Guy.

"See, a lot of cats don't work on the rhythm enough, and if you don't have rhythm, you might as well take up needlepoint or something," Prince.

"A pop star's career lasts for 18 months, but a musician's career lasts a life time," Peter Frampton.

"When I was touring with Neil Young, I got the best schooling ever on guitars and tone. He taught me that basically if you donít have tone, you might as well go home," Mike Ness from Social Distortion.

"To be honest, looking at your pic for about 18 months (I downloaded it, very good shot apart from also being a beautiful guitar) was one BIG reason for me getting it. I thought "I MUST have one of those before it's too late," Gibson Forums Member.

"It's all about feel, passion, and emotionómoving people with the guitar," Kenny Wayne Shepherd.
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