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Re: James King (reply)
Fond memories of James! I remember a time when James came by and listen to us play. I said, "there's James King, he's big time, he plays for cabbage, while we're still playing for corn, tomatoes and okra"! He laughed and said, "you boys...
The High Lonesome Sound

bluegrassD28

05/24/16 12:51 AM
Re: "As Though I'd Ordered a Custom Martin But Never Got the Actual Guitar" WINNER!!!!!!!!!!!!! (reply)
I have a full head of hair in my old age, but I still like hats. Thanks for the kind offer! I played in the barn as a kid, Rex.
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

05/17/16 8:08 PM
Re: Which Festival?? (reply)
I was at Houstonfest two years ago and we were the only one's jamming in the camp ground. Pretty much everyone was listeners. They had good bands, but I don't spend a lot of time at the stages. Hope that changes, reckon I'm used to the...
The High Lonesome Sound

bluegrassD28

05/15/16 4:03 PM
Re: Guitar picks (reply)
kydave wrote: Re Picks: I would like to know what they accomplish for some of the people here .   90% of the people here probably couldn't tell much difference, in the hands of a really good guitar player, between several similarly...
Technical Info

bluegrassD28

05/06/16 3:59 PM
Re: Guitar picks (reply)
I've been using the same Blue Chip TAD-60, for 10 years, that's $3.50 a year. It's the closes thing to real TS, without the maintenance. In the past, I've spent more that $3.50 a year on plastic picks, by wearing them out, loosing them...
Technical Info

bluegrassD28

05/05/16 1:46 PM
Re: WINNER - garyedelman Giveaway: Martin Retro Monel Light & Dunlop Road Pro String Winder (reply)
Toss my name in the hat too, never tried the monel lights and I have one guitar case without a winder. Thanks for the kind offer!
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

05/04/16 2:14 AM
Vinci Nickel plated strings (reply)
Thanks, Bill, I'm grinnin' like a possum!
Technical Info

bluegrassD28

05/03/16 3:34 PM
Re: Fav Strings for Bluegrass D28 (reply)
Buck wrote:In local Bluegrass circles, EJ-17's are the string to beat. Some players prefer coated strings, but I loathe them in all their forms. My preference in PB strings are 700M, M-550, and EJ-17 - in order of darkest to brightest...
Technical Info

bluegrassD28

04/23/16 6:13 PM
Fav Strings for Bluegrass D28 (reply)
I use Nickel medium gauge strings (.013 - .056), D'Aquisto TR-235's (my favorite now defunct), switched to D'Addario EJ-22 Jazz, now using the Martin Tony Rice Retro Monels, I've tried the GHS White Bronze. Vinci is sending me a set of...
Technical Info

bluegrassD28

04/23/16 3:40 PM
Re: Dwight Yoakam -- his d28 (reply)
The original spelling of his last name is Joachim, but in German, the "J" is pronounced as "Y"! My branch of the family spell it Yocum.  
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

04/10/16 6:16 PM
Re: Tough Week- Heading To Taylor Forum (reply)
Hey Dick, you may want to get your shubb capo ready for your other wrist! I just heard on Fox Business Network, that Taylor Guitars just bought CF Martin and all production will be moved to El Cajon, California.
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

04/01/16 5:32 PM
Re: New old stock (reply)
numberone este ban wrote:bluegrassD28 wrote:The 50's and 60's D28's I've played sound too good to make these kind of changes! They've had 50-60+ years to forget they were once a tree. Why would you want them to sound like a new guitar?...
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

04/01/16 1:40 AM
Re: New old stock (reply)
flatpicker18 wrote:Here's an idea for Chris Martin. Buy up a bunch of 50's and 60's D28 retop and add new necks and refinish them. You could call them New Oldstock Authentics.The 50's and 60's D28's I've played sound too good to make...
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

03/31/16 9:53 PM
Re: WHAT MARTIN WOULD YOU CALL? (reply)
A bluegrass D-28 "G" Run.Question answered!
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

03/06/16 8:02 AM
Re: This is a first for me.... (reply)
Work was probably done on a Monday or Friday!  Wonder how many others have missing bridge plates? Quality control should have caught this! Now I'll take my engineer hat off, put my pocket protector away and just pick.
Technical Info

bluegrassD28

03/02/16 5:04 PM
Re: Antique Acoustics Pin Set Giveaway- Winner post #13 (reply)
Please include my name, thank you.
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

02/24/16 5:38 PM
Re: bound or unbound neck (reply)
Unbound!
General Musical Topics

bluegrassD28

02/13/16 6:24 PM
Does More $$ Always Bring Better Sound? (reply)
Not necessarily. Two of the biggest duds I've ever played, a mid 80's D-28 Marquis and a D-42. I cringe every time I hear either of them, but I don't say anything about it to their proud owners!         
General Musical Topics

bluegrassD28

02/02/16 3:11 AM
Re: Safe capo? (reply)
Mister Shakey wrote: I only use Shubb capos. I bought the first one probably when they came out or I found out about them. Before that all I could find was the rubber one with the elastic strap. ShubbI thought you were going to say a...
Technical Info

bluegrassD28

01/29/16 7:14 PM
Plain old D-28 (reply)
3fangers and kydave are right, Plain old D-35!
Technique and Players

bluegrassD28

01/28/16 6:08 PM

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