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07-09-2013 10:57 AM
Re: Bob Perry's Tragic Loss

Thanks Jak.
So little time, so many guitars to play.
I also have a Custom PRS that was a gift from Paul Reed Smith. It was actually a barter deal where I drew a boat for him and he made a guitar for me.
07-09-2013 01:17 AM
Re: Bob Perry's Tragic Loss

I know prefessional musicians who would be envious of that collection, very nice.
07-09-2013 01:07 AM
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Thanks. Yes it's a nice axe, a JS 200. Plays like a dream and can shake the walls. It was a gift from a friend after Spike died. He thought it might cheer me up. It did a bit and I play it every day. It's my go to axe along with an Eric Clapton model "parlor" Martin and a 50 year old Guild D-50.
07-09-2013 12:25 AM
Re: Bob Perry's Tragic Loss

Thats a nice Gibson there Bob.
07-09-2013 12:00 AM
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Yes sirreeeesir, we had a really good 2nd Annual Spike Sail In at my beachside shack two weeks ago. We had four boats on moorings in front of the shack and many people drove up or down to attend.

We ate a lot of good food, drank a lot of evil drinks and we played a lot of music well into the night. The shack was fully booked for the night with great friends.

It's a good thing.
07-08-2013 10:24 PM
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Over at Sailing Anarchy a Spike Burgee was created and circulated amongst the Cruising Anarchists. It even made it down under where we sent it off to Tasmania aboard one of the entrants in the 2011 Sydney - Hobart yacht race.

07-08-2013 09:04 PM
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Bob Perry just hosted a second annual gathering with boats mooring in front of his place and crews joining in remembering Spike. R.I.P.
07-08-2013 08:44 PM
Re: Bob Perry's Tragic Loss

Originally Posted by kd3pc View Post
not to diminish the Perry Family loss, this happened spring 2011..
that is when this thread was started
07-08-2013 06:42 PM
Re: Bob Perry's Tragic Loss

not to diminish the Perry Family loss, this happened spring 2011..
07-08-2013 06:39 PM
Re: Bob Perry's Tragic Loss

Very tragic and sad news. Bob, your pain is shared by all the friends you have made here on Sailnet. Condolences.

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