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Being bassless has forced me to do something drastic....

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Squidfinger, Nov 22, 2005.


  1. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    I ordered an acoustic guitar!!!!!!!! :bassist:


    I've been bassless for a month now while it's getting converted back to EADG (how long does it take to cut a nut?!?!?! :mad: ) and slowly going insane. So I dig out of my closet an old, beat up, child size 1966 Airline acoustic. The binding is cracked, neck's warped, the strings are brown with rust, and it's missing the small E string tuner. I've played it before but only like a bass (single notes and intervals). I didn't know any chord fingerings or how to strum. So I printed out some lessons on major/minor chords and got to work.

    I LOVE IT! :hyper:

    So I've decided to expand my horizons and take up guitar as well.
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    It's a Rogue (I'm poor right now OK :oops: ) honduran mahogany dreadnought. I got it for $60 at MF on sale (usually $80). I did some reading and it seems mahogany produces a mellower tone (obvious reasons why I'd prefer this). This will be my first experience with Rogue. I hope it's not a piece of poo.

    Just had to share. :cool:
     
  2. Brad Barker

    Brad Barker Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2001
    berkeley, ca
    playing acoustic guitar is a lot of fun.

    (i probably play more of that than bass now. :ninja: )



    tomorrow i am returning my dad's guitar, though. :(

    oh, well. fun while it lasted. :meh:



    ...now i'm kinda considering that rogue. :bag:
     
  3. slickhare

    slickhare

    Feb 2, 2005
    why not play acoustic bass? viva la low end! :bassist:
     
  4. syciprider

    syciprider Banned

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    Oh... I thought you said you were @$$less.
     
  5. Rumzini

    Rumzini

    Feb 14, 2004
    Jackson, MI
    Oh man! Someone else like me! The other week I borrowed an ol' Applause acoustic from my friend...and I really don't wanna give it back. I've been able top come with more song ideas than I have evr hadd with my bass. I plugged it into my bass rig as well...and holy crap does it ever sound SWEET! Alil chourus, delay, and next week I'll try the Russian Small Stone with it as well...Dreamy!
     
  6. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA

    Nope, I've got too much arse if anything. :p
     
  7. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    Cool!!! I know what you mean. I've been playing things that sound like crap on my bass but sound great on the old, crappy acoustic I have. Can't wait to hear the new one.
     
  8. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA

    For awhile I really wanted one to practice scales and such with while I was watching TV but then I tried a couple in the store and to be perfectly honest I didn't think they were that much louder than a solid body. :meh: