Geez at that price, you have to pay shipping ?

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  1. Biddlin

    Biddlin Well-Known Member

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    Nobody wants to keep that SG!

    Now if a collector wants to buy it and then let me use it so that the guitar gets played, I'm available for the deal.
     
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    I'm not sure why a working, top-tier (read: rich) touring musician doesn't pick this guitar up. The guitar is famous in its own right.
     
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    I looked at the descraption and read between the lines.
    "OMG what did we do! Maybe we can get the money back!"
    The guitar is probably beat to hell, has not been played or
    maintained and is probably a dog. There is no doubt in my
    mind that mine sounds better, is a much better player and
    actually has more "players value" than this "showpiece"
    that carries a rediculous price tag because it was owned
    by the ex wife, not the "name" himself, but the ex wife of
    a guy who was more of an inventor than a guitar player
    anyway. Listen to the records. The true stars are the
    innovations in recording technique and gimmicry, not
    the actual guitar playing. Give me a break already.

    Get mad.
    I don't care.
     
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    I wouldn't get mad, and as far as the recorded hits are concerned there could be a case for your opinion, especially comparing Les' playing to his own in his earlier trio, which was much "hotter" than Les and Mary.

    Colleen Summers was a singer and guitarist, though, and not a bad one. I have no idea what condition that SG is in.

    And if Tony says HIS SG's play better, then fuggedaboutit. It does.
     
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    Pawn Stars bought it for $90,000 and sold it for $110,000 (or $120,000, I can't remember) a couple of weeks later. This person is trying to get their piece of the pie.
     
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    You spelled it incorrectly.
    Here is a picture of the actual sign on the Belt Parkway.
    (left click to enlarge)
     

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    The no pickup cover look isn't working for me. Not on that guitar.
     
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    I can't imagine Mary Ford taking the pickup covers off because she wanted a "hotter" sound. :dunno:
     
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    I got that spelling off the internet because I wan't sure.

    I thought it was :

    fuggedaboudit

    My guess was ay least as close!
     
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    The only reason I know the spelling is I have seen that sign lotsa times.
     
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    lotsa - adj - word in the Brooklyneeze dialect of English.
    def: many, a large amount, as in an oversized portion of food,
    "I had lotsa food on Thanksgiving."
    sometimes used in mathematics with the verb gazinta:
    2 gazinta 694 lotsa times.
     
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    akshully i get wut Tony's tawkin about, my New Awlins Yat tawk iz almos' d' same dialeck uh da King's English az hiz.

    also

    Wotza ,n- What's a, an , as in "Wotzan erster poboy cos'?" (What's an oyster poor boy cost)

    Hayuh - How are you, not a greeting , that's "Where Y'at?", but as in "hayuh gonna fin dat poil ring ya dropped in da bayou? (How are you going to find that pearl ring you dropped in the bayou)

    Turns out the same ethnic groups in the same historical order of Germans and Irish, Jews Italians and Sicilians, wound up in New York and New Orleans after the 1840's or so....we wound up with mutually understandable dialects. Same as the other "new", Jersey. I can understand them too.

    I'm not sure the New Yorkers have "yamomanem", though....your mom and them, a reference to a whole family, ganze mishpoche.
     
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    Tony M Well-Known Member

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    I always wondered why the 2 dialects were so close.
    When I went to NOLa I was very suprised by that.
    Thanks for the "knowledge snack" David
     
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    "yamomanem" in-laws to "yodaddy'speople"
     
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    Ya welcome Cap! Like a nice calzone, or for us, a muffaletta.

    I always wondered when I was a kid why we sounded like all the tough guys from Brooklyn or the Bronx. The people from the Midwest were the ones that sounded weird, as did the "Southern" drawling accents on the Mississippi/Alabama side and the East Texas/Texarkana twanging accents the other way.

    I had a girlfriend , Karla; in New Orleans she was "Kawluh", but in Miss. she was "Kah-lah" and in her hometown of Vivian LA, near Texarkana, she was "Karler"

    "Treme" is the only TV show or movie that ever got it right.

    We understood Cajun, though, and most of them understood Yat.

    Yup! but we really mean all the family, Momma and Puh-pah's sides.
     
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    The Mary Ford SG!?!?!


    Here we go again...
     
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    there are custom sg for 10-14 big ones on ebay just as nice,the only difference is paperwork,pictures and DNA on the guitar .and some zero probably cleaned it off.
     
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    If I ever pay 10 grand for a guitar, it had better be delivered by Liz Hurley in a friendly mood .
     
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    If I ever pay 10 grand for a guitar y'all can come visit me at the asylum.
     

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