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Re: NOGD 1938 00-40H (reply)
Great, well done!
The Vintage Corner

rrussell8

08/12/17 11:20 PM
Re: Glass slide sizing. (reply)
I went to a Muddy Waters concert back in the 1970s, when he was still playing guitar. We wanted to figure out which finger wore the bottleneck, and were amazed to find out it was the pinky. We assumed that, given the anchored fretted...
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

08/11/17 1:51 AM
Re: 000-16gt w/striped ebony board & bridge (reply)
I had a 2000 000-16GT (a nice guitar). Striped ebony fretboard and bridge. There was indeed a similar OM-16GT, I think the only difference was the string spacing - the 000 was 25.4 inch scale.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

08/10/17 11:59 PM
In Praise of the Martin Traveller (topic)
Ever since I bought my first Martin, an 0-16NY, in 1975, a Martin has accompanied me on my travels. I was learning bottleneck, and my teacher, Bob, had a wonderful 1920s 0-28. He told me that old-timers called the 0 size Martins...
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

08/09/17 1:37 AM
Re: Intonation doesn't really matter... (reply)
Outstanding!
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

08/06/17 1:14 AM
Re: Anybody into.....decals!!!? (reply)
Just paint over them.
The Vintage Corner

rrussell8

08/03/17 12:50 AM
Re: Photobucket TOS change in hosting (reply)
Photobucket has turned out to be ransomware. Unless we are prepared to pay $400 a year, every image Photobucket users have poured into this knowledgebase will have to be reposted from another site if it is to be preserved. Which it...
Forum Guidelines and Feedback

rrussell8

07/31/17 12:24 AM
Re: Why is Martin shipping some of their Guitars with Light Gauge strings now ? (reply)
Probably because they sound better and play better with Lights. I don't think there is any dogma.
Technical Info

rrussell8

07/31/17 12:05 AM
Re: New D-28 Brazilian (reply)
The 45 has a Mod V neck, too, while the 28 is LP.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

07/31/17 12:02 AM
Re: OM-42 and 000-30 Authentic (reply)
Outstanding Frank! I am very interested to hear the mooted comparison recording from Honolulu.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

07/28/17 4:33 AM
Re: NGD 2017 14-Fret "0-18".....A Nice Surprise.... In More Ways Than One (reply)
Congratulations. I hestitate to suggest we need pics these days.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

07/25/17 3:46 AM
Re: D-28 B and D-45 B Brazilian models - UPDATED INFO (reply)
But harder to adjust. If you are into seasonal adjustments. Totally agree on the necks, I like 'em chunky.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

07/17/17 9:22 AM
Re: Bottle neck slide source. (reply)
Copper pipe from the hardware store.
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

07/16/17 10:33 PM
Re: Photobucket TOS change in hosting (reply)
Just to save me looking back through the thread, am I correct in saying that to continue to use Pbucket as before, one would now have to opt for the top-priced package? Cloud overhead?
Forum Guidelines and Feedback

rrussell8

07/14/17 5:55 AM
Re: Idle Speculation - Where would you expect to hear the biggest difference/improvement? (reply)
You will hear it more from the OM.
Technical Info

rrussell8

07/14/17 5:31 AM
Re: NY Times archive on Martin Strike from 1978 (reply)
Come off it.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

07/13/17 11:32 PM
Re: Martin 00-28 Review (reply)
Nice review of a very welcome addition to the Standard series. Thanks!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

07/11/17 9:21 AM
Re: 1970 000-28 (reply)
Yes, that is the small rosewood plate.
The Vintage Corner

rrussell8

07/10/17 10:46 PM
Re: For The Deadheads And Guitar Lovers (reply)
I am using this post as a test to see if Photobucket still works for me, but if it does, always good to see anothe acoustic GD image. This is the same guitar, I think, on stage in 1970:
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

07/09/17 1:18 AM
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