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Re: perfect tuning (reply)
I think the guitar sweetened setting on the Peterson strobe tuners is the way to go in terms of simplicity, speed and results.
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

03/04/15 2:22 AM
Re: Gasoline Alley, Rod Stewart, anybody know who's playing what on this spectacular acoustic guitar workout? (reply)
An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down (the debut) and Gasoline Alley (the follow-up) remain the best releases in Rod Stewarts solo catalogue, IMHO.
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

03/03/15 6:33 AM
Re: My HD28V is a bugger to tune (reply)
Easiest way to get a guitar to sound good? Tune it to the guitar sweetened setting on a Peterson strobe tuner.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

03/02/15 9:09 PM
Re: Most stunning guitar (to the eye) ever, your choice: (reply)
There are certainly some lovely guitars (and a stunning guitar) shown in these posts. My vote would go to the original OM-45 Deluxe:
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

03/02/15 3:22 AM
Re: Peterson Strobe Clip and battery life (reply)
I turn it off after I tune and have no problems with battery life. I bought one years ago and have replaced the battery once. 
Technical Info

rrussell8

03/01/15 8:12 AM
Re: Strings on my new Martin 0m-28 Marquis?  (reply)
I use Thomastik Infeld Plectrum .012 - .059 lights on my OMs. I agree that the Spectrums also sound good on OMs. While Plectrum are marketed as lower tension, there is not much difference compared to Spectrum really. Plectrums are 168.4...
Technical Info

rrussell8

02/27/15 5:27 AM
Re: Stamp on back of headstock?  (reply)
Here is my OM-45RR:And 1926 Style 1 uke (sorry about the poor focus):
Technical Info

rrussell8

02/26/15 11:40 AM
Re: The saddest song you ever heard (reply)
Happy Hour, written by Dave MacKechnie and Steve Gillette, is an under-recognised classic. I was struggling to think of any happy song that I play. Let it Rock, maybe, if you assume the workers were all able to avoid being run over by...
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

02/25/15 11:06 PM
Re: Stamp on back of headstock?  (reply)
Yes, before the decals the only branding on the headstock was the stamp on the back (but the stamp on the back centre brace was there, that you could see through the sound hole). Up to about 1934 there were transitional guitars that had...
Technical Info

rrussell8

02/25/15 3:09 AM
Re: Are my tuners any good? 2014 D-18 (reply)
It is strange that I have not experienced a single problem with Martin branded Gotohs over more than ten years, if they suck big time.
Technical Info

rrussell8

02/24/15 9:46 PM
Re: new martin depression (reply)
It will pass. What did you get?
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

02/21/15 12:56 AM
Re: Are my tuners any good? 2014 D-18 (reply)
Yep, those Grover Fatlines were an abomination all right!
Technical Info

rrussell8

02/20/15 5:22 AM
Re: pic of my first martin. 2011 HD28V (reply)
Stunning guitar!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

02/20/15 5:13 AM
Re: Are my tuners any good? 2014 D-18 (reply)
I have guitars with Martin branded Gotoh and both old and new Waverlys. They are all fine. Many times I have seen comments here along the lines of "Why does Martin put crap tuners on a fine GE?" I have an OM-28GE with Gotohs and an...
Technical Info

rrussell8

02/20/15 12:50 AM
Re: what back wood is this? (reply)
+2
The Log Cabin

rrussell8

02/18/15 10:38 PM
Re: Martin Roger McGuinn HD-7 (reply)
Yes, the prices can be off-putting! Still I try to make time for a morning or an afternoon in Denmark Street when I am in London.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

02/18/15 10:23 PM
Re: Will Martin ever put Performance necks on the 000/00/0 VS slot heads? (reply)
I suspect not, since these are aimed at a particularly discerning demographic.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

02/18/15 8:41 PM
Re: Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition (reply)
Hats off to Martin.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

02/18/15 8:40 PM
Re: Bill Walton RAVES about Dylan & the Dead during basketball game (reply)
Top notch commentary, much better than the usual mundane description of what is happening on the court.
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

02/13/15 3:26 AM
Re: 50's pickguards (reply)
Another '54:
The Vintage Corner

rrussell8

02/11/15 10:31 PM

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