I'm just rambling a bit. It helps me cope.
Losing James is just damn unbearable. He loved me totally and unconditionally, and was always there for me. He truly was my "soul mate." I have never loved anyone the way that I love him.
Everyone keeps saying it will get better, I honestly do NOT believe that. At all. Not one fucking bit. It seems to me that it is getting worse. The feeling of hopelessness is overwhelming. Crying 1/2 the night, the lack of sleep, being
While I was trying to figure out what I would do with the 3A, I tore it down with the intent to clean it and figure out what would stay and what would go. The inventory of what I had:
Neck - needed a level and crown and had a chip in the headstock. The original truss rod cover had been lost and replaced with what looked like a cut down Epiphone TRC. The fretboard cleaned up with a rag and some bore oil. Looked OK - worn, sure - but I like that in a nice rosewood board.
I posted some in progress shots before, and then some finished shots, but I figured I might try this blog thing and post the whole thing again.
I got this for a song during the end of the summer of 2010 - up in Kingston, NY. $200 with a crummy chainsaw case. I figured it would be worth it just for the Floyd.
So this started off as a Charvel Model 3A, black with a Floyd Rose replacing the stock trem and a J-50N in the neck instead of the stock J-80NC. It had been
Too many to mention going on.
My account is full, I have more amps, tubes, and parts than I know what to do with.
The Cyg-7 (AKA SEL...) has sold well, but I get bored and too many want a higher watt version.
So I am making a cathode biased 30 watt version.
Amongst others, most are organ amps.
Some are fine as is, just a few mods and build a cabinet or combo.
Others are strippers, to be rebuilt into worthy beasts.
Just thought I would let off some steam after visiting GC today. You cannot get a fair deal out of them. They want you to just give them your gear and not budge on any of their prices. They sure have changed, not for the better.