I enjoy his gear reviews more than any else I've seen.
Something about how he addresses the instrument. Very natural relationship, it always appears. He has the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner, without being over-the-top.
Do you remember much about the two guitars you built for Ed King just previous to the '87 Lynyrd Skynyrd reunion tour? About ten years ago on his forum he got some semi-negative feedback from a few hardcore fans about opting to use active instead of passive single-coils. He, however, was quite...
Not to be a kiss-ass, Lance, but I really like the way you demo guitars.
You have an approach and attitude toward the instrument that is very natural.
And, you're not all "jacked" up.
I really like that Ribbecke Les Paul.
Love the way everything aesthetically going on fits together perfectly. That light blue accents well with just about any natural wood color. The clear 'ish knobs are perfect for the blue.
Hope it stays in your family after your gone, even.
Nice heirloom piece.
Could you talk about "sinker" cypress as a tonewood, and what it looks like finished in various grain cuts?
By "sinker", I assume this means the submerged part of the cypress trunk/knees?
I grew up in the Mississippi Delta and thus have always been intrigued with cypress as a guitar...