"Hi Andy long time no see or hear,how are you and Nadine doing in Spain,ive not seen or heard form Ray Smith in a long time.so dont know what happend to him,i know at one time he was ill but Anne didnt want me to come over to see him, so left it at…"
"Yes. Excellent. We actually use a pair of Fishman SA220's (SoloAmps) for 90% of our gigs these days, though. Similar circuits. Excellent dispersion, plenty of power (2 X 220w), nicely portable (back saver!) and in addition to the 4 mic/DI…"
"My wife has a custom Martin OM-42 with a red spruce top. It is a few years old now and has opened up nicely. It has good 'cut' and volume-wise is very good. Louder than some dreads, but not louder than all dreads. The main difference is…"
"As a matter of interest, we did quite a large outdoor gig here last night, in a city park. We used my Breedlove D/SRH prototype with a Baggs Element into a Fishman Aura Spectrum DI and our Martin OM-42 custom (Red spruce top) with a Thinline pickup…"
"I think one issue is that there are so many different guitar + PU + Pre + PA combinations involved, so what works for one, may be poor on another. For example, a light fingerstyle player using a guitar with a cedar top is going to get very different…"
"I had two separate guitars with K&K's in and was not happy with either (a D-18GE and a D16). They were both used via a Baggs Para DI (which is a nice box of itself). To date, the best results I have had have been with UST pickups via…"
"1950 D28 - unusual example with Englemann top
1945 D-18 (Kenny Smith really liked this one when he tried it)
1939 D-18 (one of the last 1 3/4 neck examples)
and.. my main performing guitar these days, Prototype no. 2 of the Breedlove Roots D/SHR.…"
Hi Andy - thanks very much for the tip off, great little network isn't it? I've been busy finding and requesting friends! I better try and spruce up my profile too! Hope to see you soon and get a jam in! soph xx
Hi Andy long time no see or hear,how are you and Nadine doing in Spain,ive not seen or heard form Ray Smith in a long time.so dont know what happend to him,i know at one time he was ill but Anne didnt want me to come over to see him, so left it at that,how the music going you playing in any venues,and keeping busy,i hardly play at all now,be nice to find out how your both doing.all the best to you both Andy
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