andrewsrea's Recent Activity

  1. andrewsrea replied to the thread String Size Recommendations.

    I just played my 1949 ES 125 and noticed the bridge arch was falling due to string tension.

    Sep 15, 2019 at 5:11 PM
  2. andrewsrea liked Mickey's post in the thread How Important Is Fretboard Radius To You.

    You started two years before I did! :) Oh, and I agree, skinny necks give me hand cramps.

    Sep 15, 2019 at 5:09 PM
  3. andrewsrea liked ronnx's post in the thread NGD Epiphone John Lee Hooker Zephyr.

    The plus is when playing unplugged is there is enough acoustic volume to hear well without disturbing others at home. Plugged in it...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 5:08 PM
  4. andrewsrea replied to the thread Flea Market, Yard Sale, Pawnshop And Local Finds 2019.

    Wow - pole spikes I have not seen them in 40 years.

    Sep 15, 2019 at 5:07 PM
  5. andrewsrea liked golem's post in the thread Flea Market, Yard Sale, Pawnshop And Local Finds 2019.

    This had to go in the @mozz thread as he'd appreciate it more than most. Eico 666 Tube Tester | Owner says it works and I have no reason...

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  6. andrewsrea replied to the thread String Size Recommendations.

    +1 for @Mickey - I'd go 11's myself.

    Sep 15, 2019 at 1:12 PM
  7. andrewsrea liked Mickey's post in the thread String Size Recommendations.

    On that guitar you could use either acoustic or electric strings (whichever you prefer.) At the time that guitar was made the most...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 1:11 PM
  8. andrewsrea replied to the thread Had Forgotten Just How Nice My Al 2000 Is.

    I regret not buying one when they were banging them out one Christmas for about $189.

    Sep 15, 2019 at 9:32 AM
  9. andrewsrea liked howardlo65's post in the thread Had Forgotten Just How Nice My Al 2000 Is.

    I replaced the pots in my spalted TSB AL2000 to CTS pots a few months ago. Fine initially, but then developed a hum. Checked grounds and...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 9:31 AM
  10. andrewsrea liked RiverDog's post in the thread NGD What's Your Latest Gear Acquisition?.

    Not here yet but I've been wanting a Tonebender-type fuzz that will cop some of those sweet, early Pagey tones and Sweetwater is selling...

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  11. andrewsrea liked Dfb's post in the thread NGD What's Your Latest Gear Acquisition?.

    A rodent showed up on my doorstep today. [ATTACH]

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  12. andrewsrea liked MrM0964's post in the thread NGD What's Your Latest Gear Acquisition?.

    [IMG] [IMG] Hotone Ampero. I picked this up about a week ago for $399 from B&H Video. This thing is excellent, and very small too....

    Sep 15, 2019 at 9:30 AM
  13. andrewsrea replied to the thread How Important Is Fretboard Radius To You.

    The first time I 'noticed' fretboard radius was actually in the Rondo music store in NJ sometime in the late 90's. I played a knock-off...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 9:29 AM
  14. andrewsrea liked jam's post in the thread How Important Is Fretboard Radius To You.

    Most of mine have a radius.

    Sep 15, 2019 at 9:12 AM
  15. andrewsrea replied to the thread NGD Epiphone John Lee Hooker Zephyr.

    Ohhh-my! Color me envious. HNGD! How does it sound?

    Sep 15, 2019 at 9:11 AM