I did the silly driveway photo thing again

Brian Krashpad

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For about 8 years or so, the only physical grouping photo of "all" the electric gear (guitars/basses/amps/cabs) I had was one that I took on a Saturday in our old office library back in summer of 2012, before we wound up the firm. Of course, pieces come and go, so it wasn't accurate within a few years of that, if not sooner. But it's such a hassle to hunt everything down, put it all in one place, arrange it, photograph it, and then put it all back, that I couldn't be arsed to do it again. Plus, I've always done a "collage" type photo of the guitars, at least, which was very easy to update.

Anyhow, in 2020 I finally got round to dragging all the gear out on the driveway here at stately Casa Krashpad. It turned into a 2-day thing because I'd forgotten that I lent out a bass to one of my son's friends, and by the time he brought it over, it was dark, haha! But eventually it got done.

Of course, eventually I sold some stuff and bought some other stuff, but I resisted doing another "driveway grouping" simply because of the hassle factor. Until yesterday!

Here's the shot with the guitars added (check the "Other Amps" forum for the amp shot and list of what's what):

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Back Row (L-R): Peavey T-40 bass, Fender Jazz Bass, MIJ Squier Precision Bass, Gibson Les Paul Studio Double Cutaway, DeArmond Jet Star, Gibson Les Paul Special, Rickenbacker 620, Gibson Les Paul Classic, Gretsch Electromatic Pro Jet G5438, Epiphone Casino (with Bigsby, master volume, and other mods), Les Paul Special Double Cutaway, Hamer USA Special, Ovation Breadwinner, Gretsch Electromatic Special Jet G5255, Gibson SGJ.

Front Row (L-R): Epiphone Thunderbird bass, Aria 1720 bass (MIJ Mosrite copy), Epiphone Les Paul Special (setneck version), Fender Telecaster Special, Brownsville Choirboy, Fender Classic Series 50's Stratocaster, Squier Jagmaster II, 1960 Fender Duo-Sonic, Epiphone Les Paul Deluxe, Fender '52 Re-Issue Telecaster, Peavey T-60, Danelectro Hodad, Epiphone Wildkat.
 

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Yeah that is a lot of work setting up and tearing down.

And geez, if you ever do it again, please get big piece of cheap carpeting or something so everything isn't sitting right on the concrete.

And man, it only takes one of those puppies to tip over to commence the domino effect, lol. :rolleyes:
 

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And man, it only takes one of those puppies to tip over to commence the domino effect, lol. :rolleyes:

Well, that's the reason that most of the setnecks are in the second row, with the taller amps to support them. First row is mainly boltnecks.

I did have a couple basses tumble when breaking down. Lost one speed knob on the Aria, but that was the only casualty.
 

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For about 8 years or so, the only physical grouping photo of "all" the electric gear (guitars/basses/amps/cabs) I had was one that I took on a Saturday in our old office library back in summer of 2012, before we wound up the firm. Of course, pieces come and go, so it wasn't accurate within a few years of that, if not sooner. But it's such a hassle to hunt everything down, put it all in one place, arrange it, photograph it, and then put it all back, that I couldn't be arsed to do it again. Plus, I've always done a "collage" type photo of the guitars, at least, which was very easy to update.

Anyhow, in 2020 I finally got round to dragging all the gear out on the driveway here at stately Casa Krashpad. It turned into a 2-day thing because I'd forgotten that I lent out a bass to one of my son's friends, and by the time he brought it over, it was dark, haha! But eventually it got done.

Of course, eventually I sold some stuff and bought some other stuff, but I resisted doing another "driveway grouping" simply because of the hassle factor. Until yesterday!

Here's the shot with the guitars added (check the "Other Amps" forum for the amp shot and list of what's what):

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upload_2022-4-17_11-51-2.gif



Back Row (L-R): Peavey T-40 bass, Fender Jazz Bass, MIJ Squier Precision Bass, Gibson Les Paul Studio Double Cutaway, DeArmond Jet Star, Gibson Les Paul Special, Rickenbacker 620, Gibson Les Paul Classic, Gretsch Electromatic Pro Jet G5438, Epiphone Casino (with Bigsby, master volume, and other mods), Les Paul Special Double Cutaway, Hamer USA Special, Ovation Breadwinner, Gretsch Electromatic Special Jet G5255, Gibson SGJ.

Front Row (L-R): Epiphone Thunderbird bass, Aria 1720 bass (MIJ Mosrite copy), Epiphone Les Paul Special (setneck version), Fender Telecaster Special, Brownsville Choirboy, Fender Classic Series 50's Stratocaster, Squier Jagmaster II, 1960 Fender Duo-Sonic, Epiphone Les Paul Deluxe, Fender '52 Re-Issue Telecaster, Peavey T-60, Danelectro Hodad, Epiphone Wildkat.
What a lovely bunch :applause:
 

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For about 8 years or so, the only physical grouping photo of "all" the electric gear (guitars/basses/amps/cabs) I had was one that I took on a Saturday in our old office library back in summer of 2012, before we wound up the firm. Of course, pieces come and go, so it wasn't accurate within a few years of that, if not sooner. But it's such a hassle to hunt everything down, put it all in one place, arrange it, photograph it, and then put it all back, that I couldn't be arsed to do it again. Plus, I've always done a "collage" type photo of the guitars, at least, which was very easy to update.

Anyhow, in 2020 I finally got round to dragging all the gear out on the driveway here at stately Casa Krashpad. It turned into a 2-day thing because I'd forgotten that I lent out a bass to one of my son's friends, and by the time he brought it over, it was dark, haha! But eventually it got done.

Of course, eventually I sold some stuff and bought some other stuff, but I resisted doing another "driveway grouping" simply because of the hassle factor. Until yesterday!

Here's the shot with the guitars added (check the "Other Amps" forum for the amp shot and list of what's what):

[IMG]
upload_2022-4-17_11-51-2.gif



Back Row (L-R): Peavey T-40 bass, Fender Jazz Bass, MIJ Squier Precision Bass, Gibson Les Paul Studio Double Cutaway, DeArmond Jet Star, Gibson Les Paul Special, Rickenbacker 620, Gibson Les Paul Classic, Gretsch Electromatic Pro Jet G5438, Epiphone Casino (with Bigsby, master volume, and other mods), Les Paul Special Double Cutaway, Hamer USA Special, Ovation Breadwinner, Gretsch Electromatic Special Jet G5255, Gibson SGJ.

Front Row (L-R): Epiphone Thunderbird bass, Aria 1720 bass (MIJ Mosrite copy), Epiphone Les Paul Special (setneck version), Fender Telecaster Special, Brownsville Choirboy, Fender Classic Series 50's Stratocaster, Squier Jagmaster II, 1960 Fender Duo-Sonic, Epiphone Les Paul Deluxe, Fender '52 Re-Issue Telecaster, Peavey T-60, Danelectro Hodad, Epiphone Wildkat.
You lost me at "Peavey".

Just kidding. :D It's pic that makes the forum proud. ;)
 


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