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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by DrumBob, May 25, 2008.

  1. DrumBob

    DrumBob Gold Supporting Member

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    Hello...A buddy of mine who I used to play with in a Jersey bar band, recommended I check this forum out. I play drums and guitar in two bands, and as far as guitars go, I'm a big Les Paul Junior fan, although I also play a Gretsch Anniversary, a Rickenbacker 330-12, a Tele, a Strat, an Eastwood Airline Map, and assorted Danelectros and other guitars. I'm getting seriously into boutique stompboxes, and am crazy about the Janglebox I bought recently for my Rick 12. I'll lurk and respond to threads for which I can make a contribution. I really enjoy helping young musicians whenever I can, passing along my years of experience.

    Also, I used to work for the Guild Guitar Company back in the early 80's, doing artist relations, research & development, customer service and much more. I enjoy relating my experiences at Guild if anyone is interested. I registered a while ago on the Let'sTalkGuild forum and discovered it to be a pretty unfriendly place, with one idiotic jerk in particular who got under my skin. I don't go there anymore.

    I look forward to hanging out here.
     
  2. Dave C

    Dave C Gold Supporting Member

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    Greetings and welcome to TGP.
     
  3. archtopjazz

    archtopjazz Gold Supporting Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Hi,

    Welcome to TGP.

    Jim
     
  4. Pa'ani

    Pa'ani Supporting Member

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    Hello DrumBob,

    Welcome to The Gear Page!
     
  5. DGDGBD

    DGDGBD Member

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    Hi DrumBob, Welcome to TGP!
     
  6. goodtone

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    Welcome to the gear page Bob ! I am a Les Paul Junior fan as well . Had a beautiful original 1957 sunburst that I sold in one of my many gear lust moments . Have you tried any of the historic reissue's ? What do you think ?
     
  7. MikeMcK

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    Welcome...there seem to be a ton of us from New Jersey here, most apparently spending the weekend in my neighborhood (the shore).
     
  8. clmazza

    clmazza Supporting Member

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    Welcome... Enjoy the ride! :)
     
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    Dave Orban Gold Supporting Member

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    Welcome from Exit 7A...! ;)
     
  12. picnic

    picnic Supporting Member

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    Hello from GSP Exit 100B

    1970 D-25 original owner too
     
  13. Ken I

    Ken I Silver Supporting Member

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    Welcome aboard!
     
  14. MikeMcK

    MikeMcK Member

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    100B !? Well if you just heard someone playing a tad too loud, I apologize... I forgot the windows were open (I'm on the border of Neptune City and Bradley Beach).

    And coincidentally, I had a 1970 D-35 (Guild, not Martin) until just a couple of years ago. Glad to see the Guild love is still around.
     
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    orogeny Supporting Member

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    Welcome from Freehold/Allentown/Toms River/Ship Bottom.

    I have been living out of my car lately:cool:

    Most of my gear's in Freehold, where I actually pay rent. . .
     
  16. DrumBob

    DrumBob Gold Supporting Member

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    Thanks for all the nice welcomes. I actually played a gig in Seaside Heights this holiday weekend and what a zoo! I swear, every hip-hop, urban, worthless dirtbag was walking the streets, some in gangs. It was scary. The cops were busting people left and right, and ambulances were rushing injured kids to the hospital.

    goodtone...Yes, I have tried all the reissue Juniors and I own a new Billie Joe Junior, which I am absolutely crazy about, although I'm thinking of dropping a Lollar P-90 in there and getting rid of the H-90. I like the VOS series guitars, but think they're a little overpriced. Of course, Gibson guitars ARE overporiced in general. To be honest, I have a beautiful Dillion TV yellow double cut Junior that's just amazing, and cost me $399!
     
  17. A440

    A440 Silver Supporting Member

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    welcome to TGP

    near exit 117 :)
     
  18. Icculus

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    Welcome to TGP. Exit 3 off the NJTP here!
     
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    Welcome from GSP exit 135.....
     
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    welcome - exit 165 here.

    Cheers - from another over taxed New Jersean. Vote em all out!
     

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