What have forum members been up to?

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mtskull wrote: Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:19 pm
Filtertron wrote: Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:33 pm Servicing and restringing this old girl.
Nice. Gretsch, I presume?
Yup. It’s a heavily modified 1969 Anniversary.
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Filtertron wrote: Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:32 pm
mtskull wrote: Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:19 pm
Filtertron wrote: Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:33 pm Servicing and restringing this old girl.
Nice. Gretsch, I presume?
Yup. It’s a heavily modified 1969 Anniversary.
Wow, envy!
I bet it would sound great played through my 1964 AC30 (by a better guitarist than me, I might add).
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mtskull wrote: Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:11 am
Filtertron wrote: Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:32 pm
mtskull wrote: Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:19 pm

Nice. Gretsch, I presume?
Yup. It’s a heavily modified 1969 Anniversary.
Wow, envy!
I bet it would sound great played through my 1964 AC30 (by a better guitarist than me, I might add).
It probably would! What do you usually plug into your AC30?
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Filtertron wrote: Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:17 pm
mtskull wrote: Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:11 am
Filtertron wrote: Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:32 pm

Yup. It’s a heavily modified 1969 Anniversary.
Wow, envy!
I bet it would sound great played through my 1964 AC30 (by a better guitarist than me, I might add).
It probably would! What do you usually plug into your AC30?
Fender Tele, various Gordon Smiths and, when I want to pretend to be Nigel Tufnel, Musicman Axis SS.
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mtskull wrote: Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:53 pm
Filtertron wrote: Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:17 pm
mtskull wrote: Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:11 am

Wow, envy!
I bet it would sound great played through my 1964 AC30 (by a better guitarist than me, I might add).
It probably would! What do you usually plug into your AC30?
Fender Tele, various Gordon Smiths and, when I want to pretend to be Nigel Tufnel, Musicman Axis SS.
Love Telecasters. I traded one of my Gretsches (an Electraumatic) for a Tele with a B-bender in it recently. It looks like a '52 with a few modern appointments...And the B-bender of course. It's a bit on the heavy side though due to the swamp ash body.
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The last few days, I have been avidly watching this guy’s tracking app as he smashed the record for a complete round of all 214 Lake District “Wainwright” fells. 318 miles and the equivalent of four Everests in 6 days 6 hours. A fantastic achievement.

My own personal best for all the Wainwrights is a bit over 23 years.....

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To follow the thread...

Not been up to much apart from work, including a Saturday in the office typing procedures and various risk assessments (its a shame to spend a Saturday doing that when I can think of so many other things that should be possible to do) and studying various videos for automotive sport and incident management - warning flags and emergencies....Oh and a ride out on one of my motorbikes, which, as always is very nice!

I hope other forum members have had a good few days!
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I hope members of the forum are keeping fit and well.

The weekend was spent social distancing in the garden, did some jobs in there I have ignored in the past few years, a walk and cycle ride, on different days, to keep reasonably fit and to prevent agorophobia from setting in (within the government guidelines of course) - raised a few glasses to those I have not met in a few weeks ,and watched "Across the Lake" last night to keep my eye in!

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Been working. When not working, I've been following the Government guidelines of isolating at home. Restrictions here have been eased a little, so I might go for a drive to somewhere other than work or the shops this weekend, for the first time since March.
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Been building pizza ovens, my little carrier along with work and my own business.... in between drinking too much ! Also reading up on upping my dive skills....moving towards tec from rec for those slightly deeper wrecks !

Need to sort my fitness for sure as presently I am not even remotely dive fit !
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