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Re: D-16Gt vs Vintage Japanese dread....Thoughts appreciated (reply)
Look for a Yamaha Red label. Capoed at the second fret, it's hard to distinguish from a Martin! 
The Guitar Critic's Corner

bluegrassD28

09/13/16 2:32 PM
Re: Guitar Case Accessory Pocket Contents (reply)
For your friends after the first day at Galax, who don't have callous fingers like you do! 
Technical Info

bluegrassD28

09/01/16 3:50 PM
Re: Elixir String Give-A-Way (reply)
I don't use Elixir's, but I will make sure someone in need of a set of strings will use them.
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

08/18/16 4:49 PM
Re: Dailey and Vincent (reply)
terryf1960 wrote:bluegrassD28 wrote: The last time I saw Dailey and Vincent (good musicians) they were on stage acting silly. I got up and went back to the campsite and played some Bluegrass! You like your Bluegrass serious eh? Well...
The High Lonesome Sound

bluegrassD28

08/06/16 1:53 AM
Re: Dailey and Vincent (reply)
I also am a die hard Bluegrass fan, more of a picker than a listener. The last time I saw Dailey and Vincent (good musicians) they were on stage acting silly. I got up and went back to the campsite and played some Bluegrass!
The High Lonesome Sound

bluegrassD28

08/05/16 8:03 PM
Re: GiveAway... Two Wegen Bluegrass Picks...Time Running Out Drawing is Tonight @ 7pm EDT Get Your User Name Entered...Winner Announced!!! (reply)
Toss my name in the hat, thank you for the kind offer!
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

08/01/16 1:47 AM
Re: Vinci Nickel plated strings (reply)
Hey Bill, the Vinci's have been on 10 weeks, with no sign of a need for a string change. Still play like butter, great tone and plenty of volume. I'm happy with them and going to leave them on until they die. I thought they would die...
Technical Info

bluegrassD28

07/06/16 8:45 PM
Re: Any X-series love out there? (reply)
BaptistPicker wrote:"You might also want to look at the all solid wood Dreadnought Jr, better than the Taylor 110!" Actually there is more solid wood in the Taylor 110. Both have a solid top but the Taylor has an ebony bridge and...
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

05/31/16 2:40 AM
Re: Any X-series love out there? (reply)
I have my late fathers 2003 DX-1, that has medium gauge string on it since day one, no problems with mediums! It sits out and I use it as my couch guitar, I also used it Saturday at the church pick nick! It has the Martin tone, unlike...
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

05/30/16 6:03 PM
Re: Do you keep Martin-recommended Mediums on your guitar? (reply)
Tony's original strings, before Washburn bought them, now the family bought them back. Vintage tone, that play like light gauge strings! 
The D28 Lounge

bluegrassD28

05/30/16 5:45 PM
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

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