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by Sollophonic
January 12th, 2012, 4:33 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Is it bad that I can't read sheet music?
Replies: 62
Views: 21782

Re: Is it bad that I can't read sheet music?

In a word.... No! I joined a 9 piece soul covers band just over a year ago, and have done several gigs and even more rehearsals with them. I am the only one in the band that cant read sheet music, all the rest have music stands in front of them, even the drummer and the singer. I had to learn their ...
by Sollophonic
January 12th, 2012, 4:23 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: Preferred string guage for blues and slide?
Replies: 9
Views: 12066

Re: Preferred string guage for blues and slide?

I go for 12s or 13s for electric slide.

I have a Busker MM Blues acoustic reso that has 16-59s on it though. Sounds huge, but works your singers hard.
by Sollophonic
February 2nd, 2010, 12:50 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: 2nd Customized Squier '51
Replies: 43
Views: 4158

Re: 2nd Customized Squier '51

I love my two 51s. I just swapped pickguards on them, as I thought that the blonde would look nicer with a black guard and the sunburst would look better with the red tortoiseshell http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k7/andys_01/Squier51BlondewithBlackguard1.jpg http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k7/an...
by Sollophonic
February 2nd, 2010, 4:43 am
Forum: Slide and Alternate tunings
Topic: What Kind of slide do you use?
Replies: 20
Views: 9095

Re: What Kind of slide do you use?

I have all kinds of slides around depending on which guitar I am playing. My favorite is a Diamond Bottlenecks glass slide made from a wine bottle. Fits well, and sounds great. I have a Rock Slide, which is OK, I have a very heavy brass Dunlop slide with a lighter slide inside it as a shim, which so...