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Real World Setup Tips for Stratocasters

In my 18+ years of playing Fender Strats, I've come to know a few real world solutions for fixing some annoying basic setup problems that I would like to share with anyone who might be facing similar issues and scratching their heads about it. The beauty of the Fender Stratocaster is that one of Leo Fender's foremost considerations in it's prototype design in early 1954 was that it be easily serviceable, and it remains so to this day. You can't say that about a lot of other modern versions of… Continue

Added by Robert Throckmorton on August 7, 2008 at 12:30pm — 11 Comments

From Bulgaria

I'm writing to you today from Sofia, Bulgaria. I took an extended vacation here, (1) because I needed it and (2) to study more closely some of my favorite music in the world- Bulgarian folk music.

At the Composer's Union in Sofia, I discovered the mother load of knowledge regarding Bulgarian Folk music- a two volume anthology of folk musicians by the legendary composer and writer, Todor Bakalov. It's a wonderful comendium, because instead of being like a dry textbook, it's a rich… Continue

Added by Robert Throckmorton on July 24, 2008 at 3:59am — No Comments

BFD 2 and Bulgarian Radio National Anthem

Hi there! I'm new to this forum, and haven't had much time yet to look around at all your profiles yet and listen to your music, but I'm very much looking forward to it. :-)

In the mean time, I've been busy working on some test projects to work out the kinks with various components in my system. For those of you who are into reading about gear and how people use it, this is going to be the main focus of my blog.

About a month ago I purchased BFD 2, which was a new release… Continue

Added by Robert Throckmorton on March 19, 2008 at 10:51pm — No Comments

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