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reverend mikey

An Amateur built the

Ark...Professionals built the Titanic
Oct 18th, 2012 05:15 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Well, I was just thinking of lefty stuff - guitars, basses ... but what the heck.

I've also bought an Ethos Overdrive Amp and a Dr. Z 212 cab - they sound incredible together!

LeftyMeister
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Buckeye Country, USA

Motorcycles, Guitars, and Golf
Oct 18th, 2012 07:02 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Nothing for me. I'm still jonesing for another bucker guitar.

LHW

Southwest Ohio

Alone in my principles
Oct 19th, 2012 04:24 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I bought a left handed Fender Excelsior amp!

MarkLinCA

Seattle

Innovation rules
Oct 19th, 2012 02:20 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Gibson SG Standard with P-90s

12/17 update: Gibson SG Standard (to keep the first one company)

Both are Heritage Cherry

(This message was last edited by MarkLinCA at 05:38 PM, Dec 17th, 2012)

reverend mikey

An Amateur built the

Ark...Professionals built the Titanic
Oct 19th, 2012 02:57 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I want to hear more about both the Excelsior and the SG with P-90s! (I've played the Excelsior, but not with my own guitar, and in a very noisy store - why don't guitar shops do something to deal with the 60 cycle hum in their wiring?!)

LHW

Southwest Ohio

Alone in my principles
Oct 19th, 2012 04:28 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Reverend mikey, there's an entire thread dedicated to the Excelsior amp in the Fender:1985-current category. I love the combination of 13 watts into a 15" speaker with an open back cab.

fadehook

Texas

the air smelled like snakes
Oct 21st, 2012 09:32 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Geeeez...I bought more than I thought in 2012.
1.) '12 Am. 52 RI Tele
2.) '11 Am. Strat Surf Green
3.) '11 Am. Strat Lake Placid Blue
4.) Another '11 Am. Strat Lake Placid Blue
5.) '11 Carvin DC-127
6.) '12 Gibson Firebird 70s Tribute
7.) '11 Gibson SG Standard

Acoustic& Acoustic Elec.
1.) Martin DC16 GTE A/E
2.) Simon& Patrick 12 string Acoustic

Amps
1.) Peavey Delta Blues
2.) Fender Hot Rod Deluxe
3.) Peavey ValveKing combo
4.) Genz Benz Shenandoah 60w acoustic

Had to edit I forgot about the Acoustic & Acoustic Elec

(This message was last edited by fadehook at 09:38 AM, Oct 21st, 2012)

LeftRightOut
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Australia

too many guitars and not enough hands
Oct 21st, 2012 03:18 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

i think fadehook wins hands down on gear acqusition thats one hell of year for guitars almost 1 a month



reverend mikey

An Amateur built the

Ark...Professionals built the Titanic
Oct 21st, 2012 10:51 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

LHW - Thanks - I've read through that thread with interest. I was just curious if there was anyone else around here who had another opinion that hadn't been expressed "over there."

Just sold a guitar today (Carvin DC150) - if the money shows up in my Paypal account (and I think it will; I've sold two other Carvin's to this guy).

I'm really tempted to get the Excelsior amp or a low-medium watt head, but I just don't NEED anything - except to get some bills paid!

wallyw26
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Dallas, TX

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Oct 22nd, 2012 10:10 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I got a 2008 AM Std Tele in Blizzard Pearl from Jerry's. That one was used but not played. Blizzard Pearl is a really pretty color!

And at the Arlington show over the weekend the
Guitar Center Arlington TX Store had a booth with a 2012 70s tribute plain jane Gibson SG that looked like a refugee from "Lefty Land" (dusty but at least it was in tune). It was priced to sell and I got them down a few dollars more so while it's not as flashy as an SG Standard I cured my SG lust and saved several hundred dollars. It's got mini humbuckers which sound fine.

Texican
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Cypress, TX

I Dare To Be Different
Oct 22nd, 2012 10:45 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Wally, congratulations on your SG.

reverend mikey

An Amateur built the

Ark...Professionals built the Titanic
Oct 22nd, 2012 11:51 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Wally,

You need to update your profile - included pics of both of those!


...I also bought a new Warmoth neck (maple, vintage tint gloss) for one of my Warmoth Strats - really really like this one. And also traded out the EMG pickups that were in my SG, and bought a set of pickups from Larrivee. They're excellent; I'm wanting some more for some of my other 'bucker guitars.

fadehook

Texas

the air smelled like snakes
Oct 22nd, 2012 03:35 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

LeftRightOut.....I was not competing for most monies out of pocket by no means. I have sold quite a few of my collection over the past few years....mostly mfg. in Japan, Korea, and a few from Chinese factories. I have decided to replace all of those with American manufactured guitars. The non US guitars just don't hold value it seems and for sure most American stuff play and sound better to me anyway.
The amps are a different story...I still have way to many amps , of which I modify most, but amps to me are like nitrous to a street racer>>>>> the more you have the better it is.
Anyway I will be slowing down on the buying for a-while.....and the Kurt Cobain Mustang mentioned in another post is of Japanese Mfg. and I am not going there again.
Keep playing guys!!! "we grow old way to soon" and I refuse to let time catch me. :->

LeftRightOut
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Australia

too many guitars and not enough hands
Oct 22nd, 2012 08:32 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hey Fade if you can afford it why not! Lifes to short as it is, so make the most of it.

there are some real nice purchase right there i've got guitar eny

i'm still gassing for a few things and like you will cull some of my collection to get them .

i'm still contemplating the firebird i would also like a gretsch or two and an sg and a nice 12 string acoustic and nylon string and ........







reverend mikey

An Amateur built the

Ark...Professionals built the Titanic
Oct 26th, 2012 05:53 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Not for me - got my son a new Warmoth maple neck for his Tele. He plays righty, but this lefty dad will be cutting the nut and setting it up for him. Beautiful quartersawn neck with flame in it, finished in vintage satin...sooo smoooooooth.

(This message was last edited by reverend mikey at 07:28 PM, Oct 26th, 2012)

LeftRightOut
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Australia

too many guitars and not enough hands
Dec 2nd, 2012 09:52 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Better update this

another guitar Japan 62 RI Tele

reverend mikey

An Amateur built the

Ark...Professionals built the Titanic
Dec 3rd, 2012 10:49 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Congrats! Pics ASAP!

ch willie

USA

Dec 4th, 2012 10:09 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hi, I'm a bit new to the forum. I've made two lefty purchases this year. In February, I got a 2011 AS Telecaster and in October a 2012 AS Jazz Bass. Have to say that I'm in love with Fender's American Standards. I also own an AS 2008 Strat.

(This message was last edited by ch willie at 02:10 PM, Dec 4th, 2012)

1HandTapping

the thin ice

of a new day
Dec 4th, 2012 04:01 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

1954 Gibson Lefty ES-140 3/4 scale. P-90 in the neck. Love these for slide!

(This message was last edited by 1HandTapping at 04:03 PM, Dec 4th, 2012)

LeftyMeister
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Buckeye Country, USA

Motorcycles, Guitars, and Golf
Dec 5th, 2012 12:38 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I snuck in under the wire with an Epiphone Les Paul Custom Pro. My bucker GAS is satisfied.

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