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  1. The first two hours of MTV, commercials and all. You're welcome. πŸ˜ƒ
  2. I recall coming back stateside after a number of years stationed in Germany. This was in late 1984. Seems like after we settled in, MTV was on the TV all day, for a couple of years anyway. MTV sold the product, and I bought it. Lock, stock, and teakettle. Who profited? David Lee Roth, surely. Hall and Oates. Cindy Lauper. Etc. πŸ˜—
  3. Oh, for sure. Certain products and markets have already caught onto tone rubber. 😬
  4. If I went for the Epiphone Muse, I think I would want one with the pearl white top and black sides and back. Classy!! πŸ™‚
  5. Welcom, Rohan Glad to have you aboard, mate. I have noticed the Epiphone Muse, but never managed to lay my hands on one. I would like to try one some day. Congrats on the new Stratocaster Player HSS in buttercream. That's a fabulous guitar!! 😘
  6. I really like his Ibanez Prestige guitar. Not so pointy, and fairly straight forward. Pretty much this guitar below, only a year or two old. πŸ™‚ https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/AZ2402PWF--ibanez-prestige-az2402-pearl-white-flat
  7. Interesting. The song was recorded in 2016, after Sir Elton gave Slash and Myles Kennedy permission to do so. It was intended to be part of the soundtrack for the documentary movie Stuntman, about stuntman Eddie Braun’s daredevil project to jump the Snake River Canyon. The movie made its debut in September of 2018 at the LA Film Festival. It never got a distribution deal at the time, so the project languished. Recently, Disney agreed to distribute the film, and so it was released last week on July 23rd as a 'Disney+Original'. Fascinating what the flash-to-bang is on movie
  8. So much negative energy. I'm going off to my happy place now. 😐
  9. I swear it's getting to be like NASCAR with these guys. 😐
  10. What do you call a fish with no eye? Fsh. 😬
  11. Aw man. That's terrible. He was such a sport, that guy. And a crazy-good bass player. Never used a pick. Saw him with ZZ Top live in Honolulu in 1997. Such a good show. πŸ˜”
  12. Congrats. Great guitar!! The naked pickups look fine to me, but then again, that's just me. I don't care for anything that subtracts from the rock. 😐
  13. Carnauba is the definitely the way to go. I've been using the spray version of it on all my guitars for many years. Cars and motorcycles too, as you can imagine. I admire that you use the paste version of it. My only problem with the paste wax is that it can get crusted up in the crevices and cracks, and then I have to use a soft toothbrush to get it out of there. Plus it takes a lot of work, and I'm getting lazy in my old age. I use terrycloth for buffing down the frets and any slightly corroded or dirty bits (like you tend to find when you visit pawn shops). In general, I
  14. Two of the four of us (in my band) never really locked-down or isolated. The nature of our jobs meant getting up and going to work every single day. I might have stayed home and tele-worked five or six times, ever. The other two tele-worked their jobs from their homes, exclusively. On top of that, the cancerous health issues of periferal family members meant an extra layer of caution when it came to social distancing. Still, we managed to have band practice a few times over the past year and a half, and there have been some sporatic side-projects and two-man performances her
  15. Fine here in northern Alabama. Huge gig lined up in September, and the band is falling apart. Aside from that, all is hunky dory. πŸ˜—
  16. Yes. https://www.allparts.com/collections/screws/products/gs-0039-tremolo-claw-screws Precisely what I would order, if I were in your shoes. πŸ€”
  17. That Inverness Green is a sharp finish. πŸ™‚
  18. My dog cleared out my cache of cookies. 😬
  19. Alex is always such a great interview. Just a genuine, humble guy. His best buddy Geddy as well. I really liked this. Thanks for posting it, Rabs. πŸ™‚
  20. She waxed up really nice, and the plastic stuff came off the pickguard really well. Plugged her into my Crate V18, clean and dirty, and I must say, she's a little more versatile than I had anticipated. Warmer than expected. Dirty, I played thru some AC/DC (Shook Me All Night Long), and that was entirely great. Appropriate, in any case. Crunchy, crisp, soaring harmonics. Gibson. Played some original jazzy stuff clean, and I was pretty happy. Had to strum and pluck up the neck a bit to take the bite off of things, but all in all, a great sounding guitar. I'm one ha
  21. Oh man. Happy day. She arrived an hour ago. I unboxed her, and she is pristine, and more to my concerns, undamaged. Brand new condition, for a ten year old guitar. But that's how she was advertised on Reverb. Plastic still on the pickguard. Neck and fret ends are smooth and supple. Everything is brand new. All the case candy still in the padded Gibson gig bag, with the final QC inspection sign-off on 2 November 2011. Nobody ever played this guitar. Not a scratch or ding on her. I need to call Hyperium Guitar Shop in Round Rock, Texas, and thank them for
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