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    All done for the day

    All done for the day
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    Database Work - Feb 23, 2020

    Just a quick note that I've been hitting the database pretty hard today in an effort to ban over 4000 users that I've identified as spammers. This likely caused the site to seem very slow for the...
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    If affordability is the goal, why not Newark St.?

    If affordability is the goal, why not Newark St.?
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    I agree with getting a V. As for the OPís...

    I agree with getting a V.

    As for the OPís question, what era Starfire?
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    BTW the ability to coil-split is why I love those...

    BTW the ability to coil-split is why I love those 4-wire HB1s. You can't do that on the vintage models.

    Also, I'm wrong all the time. Just look at the pics in my X175 article. Oy. :very_drunk:
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    A phase switch reverses the direction of the...

    A phase switch reverses the direction of the signal on one pickup so that the "both pickup" selection can sound thin and nasally (peter green tone).

    A coil split takes one of the coils of the...
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    Now that I see the EK I'd definitely go with dash...

    Now that I see the EK I'd definitely go with dash (hyphen, really).
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    Faded 4?

    Faded 4?
  9. Thread: Musty Case

    by GAD
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    I've tried it all from leaving it outside, to...

    I've tried it all from leaving it outside, to activated charcoal, to everything in-between. I am very sensitive to smells and while all the tricks make things better, some smells just never go away.
  10. Thread: NGD again

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    That's some crazy quilting! Beautiful score.

    That's some crazy quilting! Beautiful score.
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    Sticky: The only way this will work given the current...

    The only way this will work given the current software is to put the site into desktop mode on the phone. That makes everything tiny, but it does work.
  12. As a consultant, I learn to use the tools that I...

    As a consultant, I learn to use the tools that I can always count on being there. Hence, I love vi. Knowing vi has allowed me to save the day more times than I can count.

    Now if you'd really like...
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    S300s and the like from the '70s/'80s had labels...

    S300s and the like from the '70s/'80s had labels inside the control cavity cover. I've not seen that on Nightbirds.
  14. Try clearing your cache and cookies. That will...

    Try clearing your cache and cookies. That will suck because it will log you out of everything, but it might do the trick.
  15. Because the answer is vi? :)

    Because the answer is vi? :)
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    The phase switch is supposed to sound thin. Itís...

    The phase switch is supposed to sound thin. Itís a variation of the Peter Green tone. I never used it as a kid but kind if like it now with some distortion.
  17. I don't know what's up with the Apple bashing,...

    I don't know what's up with the Apple bashing, but it's getting old.
  18. Thread: X-175 vs X-500

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    The only X500 I'm aware of that's 25.5" is the...

    The only X500 I'm aware of that's 25.5" is the X500 Paladin. Can't speak to the older Hoboken models, though.
  19. Thread: X-175 vs X-500

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    Very cool! To add something to the mix: In...

    Very cool!

    To add something to the mix:

    In 1975 the X500 was $1050 while the X175 was $725
    In 1981 the X500 was $1540 while the X175 was $1075,

    I'd say that the X175 is far more than 70%...
  20. Happens with my Canon P&S Camera, too.

    Happens with my Canon P&S Camera, too.
  21. Thread: 1983 Guild X175

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    Well, crap. Consider it proof that I shouldn't be...

    Well, crap. Consider it proof that I shouldn't be playing with jazz guitars. LOL.

    My OCD won't let that stand and I'll need to reshoot those pics. Oy...
  22. Sometimes this can make things worse. The root...

    Sometimes this can make things worse. The root issue is that the iphone (assuming it's an iphone) has tried to "help" by placing an orientation in the EXIF of the file. The browser is also trying to...
  23. Thread: 1983 Guild X175

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    What else do you need? :emmersed: All fixed.

    What else do you need? :emmersed:

    All fixed.
  24. Thread: 1983 Guild X175

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    1983 Guild X175

    Review: https://www.gad.net/Blog/2020/02/16/1983-guild-x175/


    https://www.gad.net/Blog/wp-content/uploads/3019/04/Guild-1983-X175-TopFull.jpg
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    Now my head hurts.

    Now my head hurts.
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