Best wishes and vibes to Rick Turner!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Dude, Sep 2, 2003.

  1. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass

    I've been unable to get in contact with RT for several weeks and I finally called down to D-Tar in Santa Barbara and was told that Rick has been in the hospital and is recovering from surgery.

    Please join me in wishing Rick a very speedy recovery!!
  2. g'luck rick! hope it wasn't anything serious!!
  3. Yggdrasil


    Aug 16, 2001
    All the best, Rick - I'll play some positive tunes on my Model 1 tonite!:bassist:
  4. I called last Wednesday and the message machine said he is expecting to be back at work this week. Looks like his website is down as well. :crying:
  5. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
  6. Zon Bass

    Zon Bass

    Jan 20, 2002
    Dallas, TX
    Good luck man, get well soon.
  7. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    My good wishes go out to him.
  8. mikemulcahy


    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    Get the hell outa that bed and make some basses!!!! J/K Get well soon.

  9. LM Bass

    LM Bass

    Jul 19, 2002
    Vancouver, BC
    Best wishes to a genius luthier! I hope your recovery is quick and complete.
  10. Best wishes Rick, I hope you have a speedy recovery.

  11. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Get well soon, Rick!
  12. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    Get well soon Rick.

    Hope your ok.
  13. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    This in from Rick this afternoon....ouch and pass the frozen peas!!

    Subj: Re: Hope you're ok RT
    Date: 9/3/03 3:49:57 PM US Mountain Standard Time
    From: RTurner466
    To: VintgeBass

    Hiya Steve,

    I'm coming back up for air. Had a 3-fer...ganglion cyst removed from my left foot, a vasectomy, and a more complicated herina operation than expected...wound up with a 6" incision rather than the usual 2" number, and today the surgeon told me he'd had to go "way in there" to put in the mesh patch and all that. I'd put it off for so long that, as the surgeon said, "It's a very good thing you did this NOW!"

    Anyway, I made it into my shop just long enough today to know it's still there and get some guitars out to Lindsey B., and I should be able to hit it for about 4 hours tomorrow. I hope to add about an hour a day & be up to full time by the middle of next week.

    I'm moving off the Vicodin which never gets me high, just a bit sideways; Ibuprofin does help. But in the end, I'm just as glad to have done it all at once, and thank God for icepacks!

    Once I catch up a bit, I'll be back at the 'Pit. Feel free to post this message to all the Pitsters and Wallowers in all Things Low.

    My Best,

  14. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    MMM, not fun

    well get welll
  15. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2000
    Best wishes Rick.

    Get well soon.
  16. jazzbo


    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    My regards, Rick.

    Get well soon!
  17. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    (As I posted to TBL today)...Horray for ice!!!!

    Make sure you keep using it, and that it's right on the money:D