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post Nov 4 2011, 06:52 PM
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Hey guys.

I'll try not to take up too much of your time. I'm Danny, 18 years old from the UK. I'm currently studying Music Technology at the University of Huddersfield and im in my first year. The course delves into a lot of electronics behind audio equipment which i find pretty interesting and would love to be able to build my own amp.

Before moving to university i took A-levels at my secondary school which involved me building my own guitar (including my own neck) with salvaged wood from an old door frame. If you guys are interested i've still got a bucket load of pictures of the build and a sort of log-book for of the building stages that i'd be happy to share, however i wont go into it anymore for now. tongue.gif

Musically i began playing the drums at a young age and did so for a couple of years. However, due to downsizing house etc i wasn't able to continue. Roughly 2 years ago now i begun teaching myself the guitar. I've never had any lessons or intuition, however i receive help from time to time from 2 of my close friends who have around 6 years experience each. I've always found myself trying to compete with one of the two which has been my main source of motivation and progression, but unfortunately he's recently started to lose interest in playing and also will be moving away soon. Consequently i joined up to GMC last month to help keep me motivated and to learn as much as possible. I look forward to getting to know you all.

Music i find myself returning to:

Mr Big, Van Halen, Danger Danger, RHCP, Feeder, Stereophonics, Andy Timmons, Paul Gilbert.

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post Nov 4 2011, 07:42 PM
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Hi Danny and welcome to GMC! smile.gif

Great to hear about your guitar building (and amp) experience, your help will be valuable in the forum.

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post Nov 4 2011, 07:52 PM
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hi and welcome !

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post Nov 4 2011, 09:24 PM
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Hi Danny,

Welcome to the!

You'll have a good time here learning!

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post Nov 4 2011, 11:33 PM
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Welcome!! smile.gif You have found the right place and you are gonna LOVE it here! Jump in to the lessons and try to attend some of the live video chats. I teach the Saturday Video Chat each week. Stop by! We'd love to have ya smile.gif

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post Nov 5 2011, 05:44 AM
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Hi Danny!! Welcome to the community! Enjoy the site! smile.gif

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post Nov 5 2011, 10:31 AM
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Welcome to GMC Danny!

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post Nov 5 2011, 06:38 PM
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Welcome Danny! I am sure you will make a lot of friends and keep motivated here! Awesome about your experience with building your guitar! You have any pics of the process?
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post Nov 5 2011, 10:50 PM
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Welcome to GMC Danny wink.gif !

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post Nov 6 2011, 12:09 AM
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Hey Danny! Welcome to GMC smile.gif as Todd mentioned, you can check out the videochat sessions for a fun learning experience! biggrin.gif I am a huge Andy Timmons Fan smile.gif

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