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You don't got GAS like I got GAS


way2fat

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Hi, My name's Tom and I have GAS. I have managed to cram a lifetime worth of gas into the last couple of months. Starting with a set of Lindy Fralins for my MIJ jazz, the one with the better neck than any MIA I've tried, the one I was offered an active Lakland for, even up. I suffered guilt feelings about the purchase; What kind of behavior is this for a 50 year old beginner, after all? It felt so good, though, that I just had to accquire an Ampeg SVTCL pre-amp. Out went the bulletproof SVT-III that has served 5 years without a single complaint. Did I feel bad about treating a faithful companion in such a shabby manner? Yes I did. So bad that I went and ordered an Accugroove Whappo Jr. (If you see this, Mark, my T-shirt size is XL). Now my Eden 212XLT sits in the corner weeping...... but I must harden my heart and say goodbye. Oh the pain I've caused others; young man, don't do as I have done. Treat your gear right and don't let your head be turned by a pretty grill or smooth tubes, for that way lays ruin.....

 

 

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I hope it isn't so good that it shows off my limitations! :D

 

zeronyne: went right over my head.

 

matt- It just occured that moke hill might be Mokelumne Hill, n'est-ce que pas? I grew up not to far from you, in Rocklin.

 

 

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matt- It just occured that moke hill might be Mokelumne Hill, n'est-ce que pas? I grew up not to far from you, in Rocklin.
The same. Don't know how long since you been there but if it's been oh, say, a week, you wouldn't recognize it anymore. :)

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I have nothing nice to say so . . .

 

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Yes, you can get a T-shirt if you talk about your Accugroove purchase, provided, of course, that you are a member of Skull and Bones and that you know the secret hand shake. It also helps to be a 45th degree Blue Grotto Mason. Thats all I'm at liberty to say.

 

 

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shhh. the secret handshake thing is BS.. the rest is spot on...

and i have a line on a bunch of shirts that "fell off the truck"

with minimum purchase...

 

SPAM!!! :eek:

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Originally posted by way2fat:

zeronyne: went right over my head.

"Hello, my name is Way2FatC and I'm..."

 

It's like SteveC. And looks at Willie's sig - refers to Bump as BumpC because of the Alembic monster that Bump couldn't resist.

 

While you are taking steps into better sound, it seems like your "previous" stuff isn't bad. Keep it and find a way to use it (e.g. leave the Eden at your practice site). It will be great to have backup gear just in case.

 

And remember our motto:

 

What I rationalize today will be required tomorrow.
Enjoy!

 

Tom

www.stoneflyrocks.com

Acoustic Color

 

Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars and keep your feet on the ground. - Theodore Roosevelt

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What I rationalize today will be required tomorrow.
Holy cow! It's like the clouds parted and I have been delivered a new credo!! Oh, woe is me for the time wasted on the "do unto others" and "live and let live" crap! *sniff* All the years!!ALL THE YEARS!

"He is to music what Stevie Wonder is to photography." getz76

 

I have nothing nice to say so . . .

 

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Tom- Its a great idea on paper, but she who must be obeyed sounds the alarm when the size of the pile changes. The shape of the pile can change and the color of the pile can change, provided the mass remains constant. You may ignore wind resistance.

 

 

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Yes my fat friend, tis true about She Who Must Be Obeyed. But if Rumpole got his claret, there is a way. It does require patience. We sometimes refer that that person in our life as the Minister Of Finance.

 

Thanks for your compliments on the bit of inspiration.

 

Tom

www.stoneflyrocks.com

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Be practical as well as generous in your ideals. Keep your eyes on the stars and keep your feet on the ground. - Theodore Roosevelt

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Minister of Finance. :D That's a good'urn. Ours did well at Christmas as part of the "softening up" process. Seems to have helped, along with selling enough gear to make the pile noticeably smaller. Although she hasn't yet asked, in so many words, how much, exactly, this new piece of equipment, or to use her own, less informed, laymans language, "toy", cost.

 

 

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It helps to have various musicians coming into the house, lugging gear, on a weekly (or more frequent) basis. The mass of the pile grows & shrinks regularly, so the Minister of Finance does not quite know which gear is part of our capital investment program and which gear might be guest gear :D It's only when BIG gear sticks around for awhile that the Minister takes notice.

I used to think I was Libertarian. Until I saw their platform; now I know I'm no more Libertarian than I am RepubliCrat or neoCON or Liberal or Socialist.

 

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Um...My wife told me to buy my recent amp purchase.

Nay, insisted that I do so.

 

Just thought I'd mention that. :D

 

Congrats, oh overly fat one! :thu:

 

Peace,

 

wraub

 

I'm a lot more like I am now than I was when I got here.

 

 

 

 

 

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Excellent, coyote, looks like I'd better start hosting a few jams. "Oh, that thing? That belongs to the drummer". Wraub, sounds like she has something in mind herself. Is her birthday or your anniversary near? Keep a sharp ear for hints.

 

 

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Originally posted by way2fat:

Wraub, sounds like she has something in mind herself. Is her birthday or your anniversary near? Keep a sharp ear for hints.

Actually, we just did that New Year's Eve, the anniversary and her birthday are on the same day, easy for me.

She's a special lady. I think I'll keep her. :D

 

Peace,

 

wraub

 

I'm a lot more like I am now than I was when I got here.

 

 

 

 

 

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Originally posted by wraub:

Originally posted by way2fat:

Wraub, sounds like she has something in mind herself. Is her birthday or your anniversary near? Keep a sharp ear for hints.

Actually, we just did that New Year's Eve, the anniversary and her birthday are on the same day, easy for me.

She's a special lady. I think I'll keep her. :D

 

Peace,

 

wait, were we talking about a bass or a woman :D

wraub

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