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    looks for the wife, Big sound for me

    Those old console stereos are fun but your ability to get great sound will always be compromised due to the speaker placement options being severely limited.
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    Do tonewoods really matter in building a guitar?

    what other materials and non- traditional woods do you have experience making guitars from?
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    I Inherited a Record Player...

    My previous post is based 100% in that philosophy. Unless the OP is 100% ready to go down the vinyl rabbit hole, any money spent on getting this free turntable integrated into their current setup, including the cost of any albums, would be better spent on a DAC. That's of course, just my opinion.
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    I Inherited a Record Player...

    Unless you feel like you'll enjoy the "ritual" aspect of the vinyl experience, I'd say just sell it. Vinyl is not automatically superior to other formats and is absolutely more finicky. From a bang for buck (strictly audio fidelity) perspective, vinyl offers the lowest returns. Turntables are...
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    Do you ever ask to play someone else's guitar?

    I play lefty so this is one of those situations that never arises.
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    Valvetronix amps - what do you think (@why so inexpensive)

    I’d recommend the THR over the valvetronix. I had a valvetronix about 15 years ago (so I’m sure it’s changed since then) and there were definitely good tones to be found but I found it finicky and complicated. I recently got a thr10 and have been thoroughly impressed. Sounds great and easy to...
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    Seething rage bout my goldtop w/roasted neck

    How's it smell?
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    Tube amps for home stereo

    No, that general rule does not apply.
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    What are you all using for home audio?

    I have a simple two channel rig. It’s a very dynamic, “fun” sounding setup. - Sophia Electric Baby 10w integrated tube amp - Tavish Design Vintage 6sl7 tube phono stage - Project RM 5.1 turntable with a Sumiko Bluepoint #2 cartridge - bluesound node 2i for streaming - Klipsch Forte III
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    Watching all these freaks on YouTube can be depressing

    delete your tgp profile and spend that time practicing.
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    Recent guitar shipping costs?

    I’d take the $800 cash. No worries of shipping issues or a buyer deciding to return it.
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    White Wedding Hybrid Picking

    That was great.
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    Educate me on Telecaster Pikcups Please

    Gotcha, yeah I have the MFDs so everything I said can be disregarded.
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