On Drudge: This is disturbing

Paf Dvorak notmyname at THATSWAYTOOMUCH.INFO
Mon Aug 29 00:24:54 MDT 2011


At 08:50 PM 8/28/2011 -0400, you wrote:
>At 12:56 AM 8/28/2011, you wrote:
>>At 03:03 PM 8/27/2011 -0400, you wrote:
>>>At 01:25 AM 8/27/2011, Paf Dvorak wrote:
>>>>At 12:23 PM 8/26/2011 -0500, you wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 12:05 PM, John A. Quayle 
>>>>><<mailto:blueoval57 at verizon.net>blueoval57 at verizon.net > wrote:
>>>>>At 11:59 AM 8/26/2011, Tom Matiska wrote:
>>>>>>How big is the market for guitars made with exotic wood that it 
>>>>>>threatens these trees?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Just saw ZZ Top this past Sunday and it looked to me like their 
>>>>>>guitars were made from synthetic trees.   I didvalue one 
>>>>>>politically incorrect moment during the encore when Gibbons 
>>>>>>openly violated the non-smoking restriction of the open air 
>>>>>>amphitheater by smoking a cigar on stage .
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Tom
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>--- On Fri, 8/26/11, William White 
>>>>>><<mailto:wbbanjo at YAHOO.COM>wbbanjo at YAHOO.COM> wrote:
>>>>>>From: William White <<mailto:wbbanjo at YAHOO.COM>wbbanjo at YAHOO.COM>
>>>>>>Subject: [RUSHTALK] On Drudge: This is disturbing
>>>>>>To: <mailto:RUSHTALK at CSDCO.COM>RUSHTALK at CSDCO.COM
>>>>>>Date: Friday, August 26, 2011, 11:22 AM
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Did you see this, John.  This is disturbing.
>>>>>          This is indeed, most disturbing! Gibson is certainly 
>>>>> an iconic brand and I hope and pray that the objective isn't to 
>>>>> torpedo the company!
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>I hope so too. I always thought the maple of the neck made a 
>>>>>prettier and just as resonant fretboard, but I want people to 
>>>>>have a choice.  If you took all the rosewood and ebony used in 
>>>>>bridges and neck veneers over a year, you would barely have two big logs.
>>>>>
>>>>>JD
>>>>
>>>>I think they should make the fretboards from lignum vitae and 
>>>>machine the frets right into it.
>>>>http://www.lignum-vitae.com/Products_Hydro-Bearings.html
>>>
>>>         That would greatly compromise the sound qualities. Might 
>>> be good for sustainability, though...............
>>
>>I disagree. The strings vibrate after the fret, through the bridge 
>>and out the sound hole.
>
>         There are no soundholes on SGs, Les Pauls, Explorers, 
> Firebirds and the like..........................

Not even "F" shaped ones??



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