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High Flying Bird

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    Photography, Health Physics, Military/US History, Martial Arts, Karst Systems, Basketball, Heritage Guitars, Disc Golf, instigating fraud..... oh and #u@k3d up humor.

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  1. In my opinion the 535 was their flagship. I bought and sold two to get the one I loved the best. They were all great guitars but why should I have 3 when I can only play one?
  2. Rob, I think he was trying to say, Fug 'em. If so that is my stance as well. Selling the templates? Fug 'em.
  3. Yep, 170 with Schaller pickups, bridge and tail piece. Nothing wrong with that guitar... unless you don't play it. ;^)
  4. Yep. That was at the first PSP. I walked in there not knowing what to expect and came home with some very good friends. I got this photo shortly after entering the factory.
  5. I will be the guitar has been stored improperly for most of it's life. My 2003 535 has no finish flaws.
  6. I can't count the number of good decent people I first met inside these walls.
  7. If you ever get down that way look her up at the factory. People talk about southern hospitality but I can tell you hospitality is just as strong in Michigan. Here is one of my photos from 2008.
  8. No, she wasn't there when the walk out occurred.
  9. Jim and Alicia were passing through town so they stopped for a visit at the Jam House. After a meal of ribs and German tater salad we jammed for a little while. Not often do you see two 535s in the same joint.
  10. He ain't. The Gold Top is a 137 not a 150.
  11. In mid 1998 I ordered a black 150 from Heritage. My local dealer was told they had just the model I was looking for. He said they told him that Roy Clark had ordered a black H-150 and they made two. I got the one he didn't pick. I never thought much about it until one Saturday night when a buddy called me and told me to look at the TV show Hee Hah. Sure enough Roy was playing the same guitar. Marv told me later that Roy knocked that guitar off of a dresser in a hotel and cracked the head stock. Word on the street is that Roy was picking up a guitar from 225 Parsons and called an em
  12. I have owned a few H-137s. Here are the two that I bonded with. In the photos below is a 2010 Gold top custom I got second hand and the 1993 first edition 137 which was my daughter's Christmas present a while back. Also pictured with the gold top is a buddy's H-150 Special. It is thinner than a normal H-150. Even though it has a maple cap it weighs the same as the 137C. I had the 137 with the Bigsby first and after that a TV yellow. These guitar have a thicker neck on them than the two I still own. I like that I can change the pickups of those designs for other humbuckers. My da
  13. A buddy has a 550 much like this one. Give it some time. You may like it as it is.
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