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Molly wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 2:55 pm
Conway wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 2:51 pm
Molly wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 2:47 pm

Make sure you're in a busy cafe. :thumbup:

Separately, I was just looking at your TK Imperial. Just sayin'.
Should I make sure the volume is right up?

Have you had an Imperial before??? Outstanding amp.
I got one new from Malcolm back in the day (and a Sky King too actually). Then another Imperial from Troy. Spiffing amps.

I'm in that 'fed-up - buy a new bike / guitar / amp' mood.
Pm or email me if you want to discuss how to scratch that itch. :wink:
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Molly wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 2:55 pm
Conway wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 2:51 pm
Molly wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 2:47 pm

Make sure you're in a busy cafe. :thumbup:

Separately, I was just looking at your TK Imperial. Just sayin'.
Should I make sure the volume is right up?

Have you had an Imperial before??? Outstanding amp.
I got one new from Malcolm back in the day (and a Sky King too actually). Then another Imperial from Troy. Spiffing amps.

I'm in that 'fed-up - buy a new bike / guitar / amp' mood.
Yeah... well... not even a Kemper will scratch that particular itch, I imagine. As evident...

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It probably will, for a week or two.
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Molly wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 2:25 pm Could you not just Sellotape a Rampant Rabbit to the guitar?
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Conway wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 3:03 pm
Molly wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 2:55 pm
Conway wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 2:51 pm

Should I make sure the volume is right up?

Have you had an Imperial before??? Outstanding amp.
I got one new from Malcolm back in the day (and a Sky King too actually). Then another Imperial from Troy. Spiffing amps.

I'm in that 'fed-up - buy a new bike / guitar / amp' mood.
Pm or email me if you want to discuss how to scratch that itch. :wink:
My stocks of Tone Kings might out strip Conway's :lol:
But none are for sale

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Had a dig around. This one's a primeVibe. Intended for guitars and violins...
Doesn't produce a tone but accepts music from an ipod or any other connected source.
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Oh man, how many do you have Troy???!!!

Mine are all for sale! :lol:
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Conway wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 6:40 pm Oh man, how many do you have Troy???!!!

Mine are all for sale! :lol:
Total of three. No gremlin :thumbup:
Not a hint either :lol:

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The Gremlin is an awesome little amp. You really need one Troy!!!
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Conway wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 10:57 am Anyone tried one of these things?

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Vibrates the top of the guitar to loosen it up. Borrowed this from a customer of mine who swears by it. I'm about 90 hours in. Tomorrow might be test day.

If it works, I might try my PRS Hollowbody II next. (22 frets. Sounds nothing like a Strat. :moresarc: )
I'd love to try the Tonare after that treatment. I formed some strong impressions of that guitar. Reckon I could tell if it has done anything or not.
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Jellybelly wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 6:16 pm
My stocks of Tone Kings might out strip Conway's :lol:
But none are for sale
I am just in awe of you Troy.... :wtf:
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murky wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 8:28 pm
Yeah, we've all done that. But it's usually a reference to the singer.

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..and back to the subject of getting Acoustic guitars to open up: What I have found with any new guitars I have bought is to leave them on a stand in the sun for a few days as this seems to help the top to age. Often you can also notice the colour of the top wood getting a more honey like colour. The tone gets warmer and the guitar sounds less compressed when you play it. I often find new guitars to be tight and dead sounding. With my older and more well played guitars they actually seem to come alive in your hand as you get stuck into them almost like a living breathing animal.

Am not sure if all this holds true for Mahoghany top guitars though. Theres a theory about that a hog guitar needs to be at least 50 years old before it gives it best.

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vinylguy wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 11:43 am ..and back to the subject of getting Acoustic guitars to open up: What I have found with any new guitars I have bought is to leave them on a stand in the sun for a few days as this seems to help the top to age. Often you can also notice the colour of the top wood getting a more honey like colour. The tone gets warmer and the guitar sounds less compressed when you play it. I often find new guitars to be tight and dead sounding. With my older and more well played guitars they actually seem to come alive in your hand as you get stuck into them almost like a living breathing animal.

Am not sure if all this holds true for Mahoghany top guitars though. Theres a theory about that a hog guitar needs to be at least 50 years old before it gives it best.
Do you think that the logic of this is that acoustic guitars reach an optimum and that it'll therefore at some stage pass? I recall John Williams saying something along those lines.

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