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hi everyone, this is my first post, i've been playing a very long time and look forward to hearing from you all and getting advice about my acoustic guitars. i first question is what's the deal with…Continue

Tags: blueridge, pins, bridge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Cohen Aug 26, 2012.

 

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Terry Angelli replied to joey pinter's discussion dumb ass thing to do in the group Martin Owners
"Bug spray attacks AGAIN! Wow and I thought I was the only one who experienced that."
Tuesday
joey pinter replied to joey pinter's discussion dumb ass thing to do in the group Martin Owners
"thanks to everyone who wrote to me with their sympathy and stories. I do feel much better now."
Tuesday
joey pinter replied to joey pinter's discussion dumb ass thing to do in the group Martin Owners
"holy crap!! that same thing happened to me when I had my D28 for a few days. I sprayed some weapons grade bug repellant on myself then later I noticed the back looked like I put paint thinner on it. needless to say, I lost my mind. having just…"
Tuesday
Michael S. Jackson replied to joey pinter's discussion dumb ass thing to do in the group Martin Owners
"Yup. Dumb ass thing to do. Life is full of them... some believe that is why we are here in the first place. In 1984, when recovering from a huge financial set back that lasted for two years (read that: I was poor as can be, living in a trailer in a…"
Monday
Terry Angelli replied to joey pinter's discussion dumb ass thing to do in the group Martin Owners
"Here's another one for you. I was sitting out back in the pavilion at the condo's we lived in playing with a friend. I had my Marting J65-M and since the mosquitoes were pretty heavy I went inside and got the can of Off bug repellent. I…"
Monday
Mike Raeburn replied to joey pinter's discussion dumb ass thing to do in the group Martin Owners
"Alternatively you hit it all over with a hammer and perhaps a length of chain, then have a go at the finish with a kitchen pot cleaner. Add a few more cigarette  burns, random ones. (Tip, get really drunk before you do this, it adds…"
Monday
Robin June Nakkula replied to joey pinter's discussion dumb ass thing to do in the group Martin Owners
"If you have householder or renter's insurance, I've heard of that fixing non-Martins damaged by airlines. There is a possibility that if you are the original owner, the Martin lifetime warranty might help out with the repairs; you'd…"
Monday
Mel Green replied to joey pinter's discussion dumb ass thing to do in the group Martin Owners
"Oh the humanity! Joey... my guess is that most of us guitar players, (ex-smokers, or those still "enjoying" that err... not so healthy past-time), have had "stuff" like this happen to them and their beloved guitars. Like,…"
Monday
joey pinter added a discussion to the group Martin Owners
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I hope the discussion title is ok, there is no other way for me to say it. a couple month's  ago I finally, after playing for over 40 years bought a Martin D28. according to Martin my guitar was "born" left the factory on December 5 2013. it's just shy of a year old, exactly what I wanted.now, here's the dumb ass thing I did, yesterday I was playing while smoking my pipe (tobacco), I know now most of you are cringing,it seems, some tobacco came out of the pipe and landed on my wonderful D28. a…See More
Monday
joey pinter replied to Dave Fengler's discussion New Martin! Well, new to me in the group Martin Owners
"hurray and good for you!! a few weeks ago I finally got a martin D28. i'm not eating too much but I have a martin!!"
Oct 9
joey pinter commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"thank you all for your kind words. I never thought I would have a martin. if fact before I got this one I was thinking about upgrading my blueridge BR 140 to a BR 180. then my wife says, "why don't you quit dicking around and buy a…"
Sep 29
joey pinter commented on John Gundrum's group Cakewalk SONAR Users
"that's good to know because the computer I have is one that cakewalk recommends."
Sep 28
joey pinter commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"thank you, it's a 2013. just what I was looking for, brand new their $2500 "vintage" is crazy, a year or two old is perfect. kind of like a car, only better."
Sep 28
joey pinter commented on John Gundrum's group Cakewalk SONAR Users
"I've been using Cakewalk for years, my first was guitar tracks. it was in 2001. I knew nothing about recording on a computer then. at the time pro-tools ran on mac not windows. I've progressed through cakewalk stuff, what I use now is…"
Sep 28
joey pinter commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"finally, after playing guitar since age 15 I own a Martin D-28. absolutely the best acoustic I have ever owned. in the early '90's I had a low level endorsement (very low level) with Gibson. I was able to borrow anything, so I had a…"
Sep 28
joey pinter joined James Sennett's group
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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Gigging or professional musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Electric guitar
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
I finally own a Martin D-28
Gibson Les Paul special (1997) it's an OK guitar AFTER I did a ton of work on it. the way it shipped from Gibson was crap, they should be ashamed.
What is your website address?
http://joeypinterrockandroll@facebook.com
What type of music do you like to play?
rock & roll
Do you subscribe to or regularly read Acoustic Guitar?
I don't regularly read Acoustic Guitar

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