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Re: Waiting on the Brown Truck...IT'S HERE! (reply)
Very nice indeed. Congratulations to Bob!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

06/26/17 1:47 AM
Re: Any difference between 00-21 models? (reply)
There were indeed both 00-21NY and 00-21 models available in the period when the NYs were marketed. The differences between a 00-21NY and a 00-21 from the same era are: Smaller rectangular bridge No fretboard inlays No pickguard Satin...
The Vintage Corner

rrussell8

06/25/17 11:44 PM
Re: Giveaway - Deck of Martin Playing Cards. Looks like we have 2 Winners! (reply)
It must have been in the cards.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

06/25/17 10:10 PM
Re: New "StreetMaster" Martin Guitars... (reply)
If offered a choice between a 000-15M Streetmaster and the regulular model, I might well choose the Streetmaster. While the finish is nothing like my 60 year old 0-15, I like the look of it. The diamonds and squares short pattern...
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

06/25/17 12:04 PM
Re: Giveaway - Deck of Martin Playing Cards. Looks like we have 2 Winners! (reply)
Very kind of you, but I think they are a left handed deck.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

06/25/17 11:19 AM
Re: Giveaway - Deck of Martin Playing Cards. Looks like we have 2 Winners! (reply)
Well, I didn't see the result, so maybe I let that deal go down.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

06/25/17 8:33 AM
Re: For The Deadheads And Guitar Lovers (reply)
I looked into it last night. The doco is only available streamed from Amazon Prime, but there IS a 30 day free trial, so no outlays necessary. I watched the whole thing, it is fantastic, and in parts very moving. Not for Deadheads only.
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

06/24/17 12:14 PM
Re: Care for open-backed vintage style tuners (reply)
Generally speaking, modern tuners do not require lubrication. Lubricating them is, in fact, inviting trouble where there was none before. I don't lubricate the old Waverly WG-31s on the 0-18K, 00-21 and 0-16NY either, and have...
Technical Info

rrussell8

06/21/17 2:23 AM
Re: Opinions Sought (reply)
As others have noted, caution should be exercised before scalloping the braces. There is a risk involved (mushy sound), and if it sounds good, why take it? I would apply the same reasoning to an oversized rosewood bridge plate....
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

06/21/17 2:10 AM
Re: For The Deadheads And Guitar Lovers (reply)
00-45 maybe?I'm pretty sure this is the guitar Garcia used for Mountains of the Moon on Aoxomoxoa. Can you post a link to the Wolfgang's Vault 1970 Fillmore East shows please? I couldn't find them.
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

06/19/17 2:25 AM
Re: My quest for 1967 Martins (reply)
What are the issues?
The Vintage Corner

rrussell8

06/14/17 12:40 AM
Re: Don Hurley... a verse of Remembrance (reply)
Thanks, Bill. Nicely done.
General Musical Topics

rrussell8

06/14/17 12:37 AM
Re: Quest for a 00 comes to an end (reply)
Nice work!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

06/14/17 12:21 AM
Re: Another day anther mystery top....1953 00-21 (reply)
CFM III thought so too.
The Vintage Corner

rrussell8

06/13/17 1:17 AM
Re: Opinions on the new "0-18"? (reply)
I loved the 50s and 70s 0-18s I have played.
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

06/01/17 3:36 AM
Re: New Martin Owner: 000-28 (reply)
Welcome, nice choice!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

06/01/17 3:25 AM
Re: Lighter tuners = better guitar sound? (reply)
The discussion is fascinating, but I wouldn't change those particular tuners unless they were not working properly (and could not be repaired).
Technical Info

rrussell8

05/30/17 1:00 PM
Re: Giveaway - Deck of Martin Playing Cards. Looks like we have 2 Winners! (reply)
I've been gambling hereaboutsFor ten good solid yearsIf I told you all that went downIt would burn off both your earsPlease count me in!
The D28 Lounge

rrussell8

05/29/17 1:05 AM
Re: 1929 000-45 (reply)
Wow!!!
The Vintage Corner

rrussell8

05/02/17 1:54 AM
Re: which brand and number of strings do you perfer . this is just a poll to see what is more popular (reply)
Thomastik Infeld, hands down.
Technical Info

rrussell8

05/02/17 1:51 AM
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