DanielT Posted October 20, 2003 Share Posted October 20, 2003 I've been a frequent visitor, and an infrequent contributor to this forum for some time now, but being a relative novice to the workings of the cyber-world, I have yet to formally introduce myself. So, here goes... I'm 48, been playing guitar for 35 years here in rural southwest Michigan, I'm self taught (on guitar and elec. bass), and I love just about any kind of music. Currently, I'm involved with three steady gigs, two on guitar, one on bass. My main gig is a bar band (all covers) that plays one or two weekends a month locally. The rig consists of a 70's Warmoth kit with Schaller humbuckers, coil taps, hardtail bridge, and Carvin tuners. I plug into an original Crybaby and a ProCo Turbo Ratt. There's a Yamaha DG Stomp pedal with the preamp turned off in the effects loop of a Carvin Bellaire which also powers a 4-12 Carvin cab. with 75 watt Celestions. Yeah, it's loud, but extremely sweet sounding (in my opinion). Every Tuesday I jam with some friends on original tunes destined for internet availability. That rig is the Warmoth straight into the Bellaire. My third gig is a five piece swing band that plays once a month at a senior center in Battle Creek for well attended dances. I play a 1964 Fender Precision with an active pickup through a fairly run-of-the-mill Peavey TNT 130, from the 70's I think. I feel very fortunate to have found this eclectic mix of fellow guitar devotees. I've learned alot just "listening in", but I hope I can contribute more in the future. See you around. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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