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Re: Guitar and equipment insurance (reply)
After a bad experience with a hail storm on my roof from Liberty Mutual, i would never trust my home owner policy. I did get a quote and it was not much more to do all of my guitars from Heritage so I am going to do as Todd did....
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tammuz7000

01/19/17 6:52 PM
Re: Looking for pick recommendation (reply)
SteveDenver wrote: I like stiff picks. I use blue chip 60s, two points one rounded. I like my picks stiff\thick as well. I bought a TD50 at Folkway because thats all they had. I actually wanted a TD60. I love the TD50 but am thinking...
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terryf1960

01/19/17 6:30 PM
Re: If you ran martin guitars...... (reply)
I wish they returned to the previous website which was much more straight forward to find the guitar you want or the 1833 shop.
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lamplighter66

01/19/17 5:38 PM
i'm going to let a proverb explain why people make posts like this. (reply)
SteveDenver wrote:Respectfully, i never get these type of posts."a wise man never knows all.  only a fool knows everything."i appreciate the feedback and recs.  i'll look into a few of the ones mentioned.  i like a stiff pick but not...
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idog

01/19/17 5:08 PM
Re: Spreading the Seeds of Bluegrass - Column (reply)
KeeneValleyGuy wrote:Recce - Contact me, and depending where you live, I might be able to help you. There's plenty of bluegrass around, and some of it might be near you. - TedWhat are the best bluegrass events in the Ohio, Michigan area?...
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terryf1960

01/19/17 3:32 PM
Re: Spreading the Seeds of Bluegrass - Column (reply)
Recce - Contact me, and depending where you live, I might be able to help you. There's plenty of bluegrass around, and some of it might be near you. - Ted
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KeeneValleyGuy

01/19/17 1:22 PM
This is my second opinion... (reply)
guitargabor wrote:Had to downsize from Dreadnought to 00 and 000 size guitars.Very sensitive to any extra weight carrying any music related gear.So I have an AER compact 60 amp and Hiscox cases for transportation etc... Had two...
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billt

01/19/17 4:03 AM
Re: Guitar and equipment insurance (reply)
Buck wrote:If you are just now getting a Heritage policy, shipping is not automatically covered.  You have to pay extra, per shipment, per $100 in value, which is about triple if you are shipping into or out of the US.  Not a deal...
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ferganzo

01/19/17 1:54 AM
Re: Guitar and equipment insurance (reply)
Heritage has never asked me to get an appraisal, but my values are pretty accurate in the current market.  They told me as long as my values looked "reasonable" they'd insure instruments for that amount, which would be the payout for a...
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oliverkollar

01/19/17 12:36 AM
Re: Guitar and equipment insurance (reply)
Here's an FAQ Rhys put together some time back.A few points I'll make....If you are just now getting a Heritage policy, shipping is not automatically covered.  You have to pay extra, per shipment, per $100 in value, which is about triple...
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Buck

01/18/17 11:28 PM
Re: Guitar and equipment insurance (reply)
If you are current or ex-military, USAA offers great instrument insurance at a great price.
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6L6

01/18/17 11:10 PM
Re: Guitar and equipment insurance (reply)
tammuz7000 wrote:just filled out a spreadsheet for Heritage to get me a quote. do you put down every guitar you own and all the miscellaneous stuff? or just the ones you want insured. Heritage told me to list everything such as pedals...
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oliverkollar

01/18/17 10:28 PM
Re: Guitar and equipment insurance (reply)
just filled out a spreadsheet for Heritage to get me a quote. do you put down every guitar you own and all the miscellaneous stuff? or just the ones you want insured. Heritage told me to list everything such as pedals etc...there are...
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tammuz7000

01/18/17 10:16 PM
Re: Spreading the Seeds of Bluegrass - Column (reply)
I am going to have to find a Bluegrass Festival this summer.
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Recce

01/18/17 9:54 PM
Re: If you ran martin guitars...... (reply)
luke warm wrote:MarkinSonoma wrote:luke warm wrote:Competition is one thing, but I would bring all production of Martin guitars back in house in the USA...either all in Pa or a second location for those models being MIM.YMMVLukeLuke, I...
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MarkinSonoma

01/18/17 6:47 PM
Spreading the Seeds of Bluegrass - Column (topic)
My weekly column in No Depression explores how changes in technology and taste have affected the growth of bluegrass and influenced music widely. Give it a read and please let me know your thoughts about it. -...
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KeeneValleyGuy

01/18/17 6:04 PM
Re: Looking for pick recommendation (reply)
My favorite picks are also really cheap... but they sound great and have great grip : Jim Dunlop Gel Heavy picks. They are red. $5 bucks a dozen.
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ThemisSal

01/18/17 5:13 PM
Re: All you active buyers/sellers, are you still pressing the market for the big fish? (reply)
I love instruments. I find them beautiful and inspirational. I always look, but have become more discriminating. I have more than i need. Like fichtmuller, i tend to focus on other stuff. And, i find the more i work at music, reading,...
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SteveDenver

01/18/17 3:07 PM
Re: Looking for pick recommendation (reply)
Respectfully, i never get these type of posts. I tend to be willing to pay for first hand experience. Since you cant test drive some things, you have to bite the bullet. Like picks, strings, certain wines, whisky, etc. Most picks are...
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SteveDenver

01/18/17 2:43 PM
Re: Guitar and equipment insurance (reply)
In my experience, it is just a matter of whatever value I want to put on the guitar for insurance purposes which may not be exactly the same as the determined value at the time of a loss since these things change from time to time.
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Cass Sumrall

01/18/17 11:33 AM
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