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Thread: I Miss Gary Larsen and "Far Side."

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    Senior Member dreadnut's Avatar
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    I Miss Gary Larsen and "Far Side."

    "The air's as still as the throttle on a funeral train." John Prine

    '76 D-25M
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    I have a couple of collections and I use them now and then for balance...seem to need it more these days.

    Joe
    "Just give me one extra season, so I can figure out the other four."

    Westerly:
    '75 D35
    '76 F112-6
    '94 D4-12

    Other:
    Seagull S6

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    Gary was a player and proud owner of a D'Aquisto amongst others.
    "Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.' Groucho Marx

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    Is that a Guild?
    First good guitar - GUILD Duane Eddy 400 - I was 3rd owner - still regret letting it go 25 years ago - used to have Artist Award and Starfire - no regrets here.
    Present guitars - all bought new - F50R 1975 - F512 1977 - F212CSB 1979 - OM-240CE 2018 - Schecter Startocaster
    bought secondhand - B30SB fretless - RED Songbird - White Songbird - D-125 - Gibson 3/4-size acoustic 1957 - Carmelo Gonzales nylon string - old Levin Lute

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    Loved Gary's "Farside". He is somewhat a recluse these days after his early retirement at 44 in 1995.

    And for what it's worth it's Larson not Larsen.
    Busted out in SoFlo waiting on a Guild,
    Scott
    '78 D-50 "Dharma"
    '66 MKII "Marketta"
    '98 Starfire 4 "Summer"

    "Well done is better than well said"-Benjamin Franklin

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    Don

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    My all time fave:
    Al
    "Time May Change the Technique of Music But Never Its Mission " - Rachmaninoff
    My 1st Guild: '96 Westerly D25NT "Hally" (10-31-96 stamped on heelblock)
    #2: '01 Westerly F65ce "Blondie"
    #3: '03 Corona D40e Richie Havens "Richie"
    All bought new!

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    "The air's as still as the throttle on a funeral train." John Prine

    '76 D-25M
    '99 DV-52ABHG
    '98 DeArmond Starfire Special
    Takamine Acoustic Flying "A"
    Crate CA-125D Acoustic Amp
    Fishman Loudbox Mini Acoustic Amp

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    Don

    Guild X-170-T
    Guild Starfire V
    G&L ASAT Deluxe Semi-Hollow
    Gretsch 6119-1962HT Tennessee Rose
    Gretsch 6120 DC
    Gretsch 5422-12
    Fender American Standard Stratocaster
    Fender '90s Custom Telecaster

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    Yes - loved them all!
    And nobody understands a word I say
    Cryogenic Jerry

    Guild - twice the guitar for half the price!
    'It was in tune when I bought it!'
    Oh $h*t is my most used lyric!

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    Epiphone Texan 1980 (now given to my son)
    And that's my lot!

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