~ Non-Digital Tom’s Super Spectacular NAMM 2008 thread! ~

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    Greetings, fellow gear freaks! Welcome to Non-Digital Tom’s Super Spectacular NAMM 2008 thread. This idea was a big hit when I did it for the 2006 NAMM Show. I attended the show last year, but never got around to making a presentation of the photos I took. This year I decided to dig in and do it again – it took WAAAY too much time and labor to put this together (that’s why I’m just posting it now). I remember now why I took last year off.

    Before we start, one thing you have to understand about NAMM is the sheer magnitude of the whole thing. With nearly 10,000 exhibitors and over 85,000 attendees crammed into 4 days, it’s impossible to really see everything that’s there. So for every cool piece of gear or famous axe slinger I saw, there were at least ten others I missed.

    This presentation also reflects my own personal experience of the NAMM show. The stuff that’s here is what I’m interested in (for example, I skipped over isles and isles of band and orchestra instruments). But I’m pretty sure that if I like something, most people here will too. There are more than 250 photos to follow. Please allow the whole thing to post before replying… and ENJOY!

    * WARNING: Viewing this thread will result in unremitting and financially debilitating GAS – proceed with caution! *
     
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    Welcome to NAMM!

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    Let’s go register and pick up our badges.

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    Kerry King’s gonna bash your head with a JCM 800.

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    A digital Vox Continental?

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    The latest pedal from Electro-Harmonix – Steel Leather Bass Expander

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    More EH goodness…

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    HE’S BACK!!!

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    The first three of the “reissues” – Pork Pie, Swollen Pickle, and Fat Sandwich

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    I actually spent a good deal of time in the Dunlop booth talking to Jeorge Tripps, but I forgot to get pictures…
     
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    Here ya go! Rick Johnson Guitars

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    Okay, how much?

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    I can has dragon guitar?

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    Please?

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    Rambo Signature Series? WTF!

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    Shiny pearl pickguards and pickups from Q-Parts


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    Delia is my cat’s name, so I had to get a pic…

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    I have a soft spot for high-end acoustics…

    Breedlove

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    Santa Cruz

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    Goodall

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    Sorry, my browser just crashed while I was posting :jo Sorry for the interuption...
     
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    Dusty Strings

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    I thought the hammered dulcimer was cool, so I asked for a demo. This guy promptly obliged with a tasty improvisation. Then after a couple of minutes, his buddy joined in on a smaller model. They drew quite a crowd after that.

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    Deering Banjos

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    Luthier’s Consortium… I didn’t know luthiers consorted…

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    Here’s Andy Fuchs at the Fuchs Amp booth

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    Fuchs also makes a line of pedals called Plush

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    James Trussart Custom Guitars

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