[Homeroast] When your do NOT have home roasted coffee... a Sunday post.
sandraandina at mac.com
Thu Mar 11 15:36:51 CST 2010
Yeah--he or she had played it. I think they'd never seen a bright orange Pegasus flight case before, and I'd customized the guitar a bit (saddle, tuner buttons, bridge pins). At any rate, Taylor now says that as long as the neck and headstock are immobilized, guitars can and should fly at concert pitch. The case was made to fit that guitar like a glove.
On Mar 11, 2010, at 3:14 PM, Brian Kamnetz wrote:
> If I recall correctly, Sandy had let off some tension on the strings
> for the ride on the plane, and the baggage handler left a note saying
> that the tuning was flat, and had been "corrected".
> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Yakster <yakster at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If I remember right, you had a baggage handler detune your guitar for you
>> and leave you a note, right? Scary.
>> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 6:12 PM, Sandy Andina <sandraandina at mac.com> wrote:
>>> Try dealing with a TSA guy who's never seen a preamp/DI box, electronics in
>>> a guitar, or a dulcimer. (Fortunately, the last time I flew with one, the
>>> TSA supervisor had been at my concert the night before).
>>> But the most priceless story was coming back from Folk Alliance in Austin,
>>> TX in 2006. There was a trainee working the TSA X-ray belt, and it picked
>>> up the image of my guitar capo in my purse. The trainee called another
>>> inspector over, who took one look at the screen, shook his head and
>>> chuckled, "Kid, y'ain't been in Austin very long, have ya?"
>>> On Mar 10, 2010, at 7:52 PM, Allon Stern wrote:
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