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by blackgold1963
Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:54 am
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: VINTAGE GUITARS - A NEW EXPERIENCE !
Replies: 3
Views: 4202

Re: VINTAGE GUITARS - A NEW EXPERIENCE !

Hi Gordon and thanks for your feed back. I guess what makes your web page and discussion so different is your input and willingness to share with us - I make a living singing in South Wales clubs and am blessed to still be doing it after 36 years, but I never look at a Shure radio mic and get all lo...
by blackgold1963
Tue Apr 21, 2015 8:38 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: VINTAGE GUITARS - A NEW EXPERIENCE !
Replies: 3
Views: 4202

VINTAGE GUITARS - A NEW EXPERIENCE !

Hello all Just thought I would share a recent experience with you and how pleased I was with my GG 12string and a more recently acquired Paul Brett 6 string. I was in my little home studio the day before yesterday working on a song that was a bit folky / country and the lyrics and melody started to ...
by blackgold1963
Thu Apr 09, 2015 4:31 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: Vintage Paul Brett signature 12 string guitar - a niggle
Replies: 7
Views: 6921

Re: Vintage Paul Brett signature 12 string guitar - a niggle

Hi yes understand your comments re the battery holder. I got the six string version after buying the GG 12 string and being really impressed with the Vintage stuff. My guitar arrived with the holder totally loose and the mounting plate had come right away from the guitar. The action was also very po...
by blackgold1963
Mon Apr 07, 2014 12:04 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: VE2000GG-12 vs VE8000PB-12 - Youtube demos and reviews
Replies: 6
Views: 6800

Re: VE2000GG-12 vs VE8000PB-12 - Youtube demos and reviews

Hello all :D :D as promised I have gathered some feed back on the GG12 over 2 gigs - last thurs and Friday. Comments as below. Quality was the word used on several occasions regarding construction Unplugged views were - easy to play / will suit 6 string players / string height good / lovely ringing ...
by blackgold1963
Sat Mar 29, 2014 12:39 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: VE2000GG-12 vs VE8000PB-12 - Youtube demos and reviews
Replies: 6
Views: 6800

Re: VE2000GG-12 vs VE8000PB-12 - Youtube demos and reviews

Hello Old Bones :D :D I will be using the GG 12 string during our acoustic duo show next Friday. Its a nice venue with meals etc and generally has a few players watching - I will get some feed back and ask those I know to give it a strum and look over for thoughts. Will be happy to pass this on afte...
by blackgold1963
Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: Vintage VE2000GG 12 string - my experience
Replies: 51
Views: 36728

Re: Vintage VE2000GG 12 string - my experience

Hi Brad / Fellow Pickers :lol: Great to hear your experiences with the GG 12 String . I bought one last December and am having a ball with it. Agree with your comments re : tuning stability and light action . I took Gordons advice and tuned down a full tone , then use the capo 2nd fret or elsewhere....
by blackgold1963
Wed Jan 08, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: Stratocasters
Replies: 20
Views: 14329

Re: Stratocasters

Hi Guys Great to see the Strat thread up and running. I guess there will be so many great players mentioned who are associated with them. Personal favourites for me - Jeff Beck Hank of course Mark Knopfler SRV Walter Trout Richard Thompson My Strats - 1979 Silver anniversary Hank Marvin 90s Japan st...
by blackgold1963
Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: Telecasters
Replies: 50
Views: 31574

Re: Telecasters

Hi Gordon thanks for the info re: strings for the GG 12 string acoustic- will try the wyres . Cant wait to give it a go at acoustic pub sessions coming up in Jan/ Feb. Just wondering - have you had a thread on strats ?? Have returned to using some of mine the last few gigs over xmas and been fab . M...
by blackgold1963
Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:33 pm
Forum: Guitar Anoraks Forum
Topic: Telecasters
Replies: 50
Views: 31574

Re: Telecasters

Hi All being new to the forum , I have really enjoyed the telecaster thread. like many of you , I have played teles on and off for years , from Japs to Squires , and a Joe Strummer model. I don't know if its something that happens as you get into your 40s / 50s , but I too now love the old girl stra...

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