More a statement than a question

Discussion in 'SWS Questions' started by Ray_UK, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. Ray_UK

    Ray_UK Blues Newbie

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    SWS is simply great fun!

    I first started it when I was only really just into BBG & I wasn't a guitar player at all before that. It was a little too soon so I put it aside for a while. I'm now working on Lesson 9 of BGU & it is the perfect time to start SWS along side it.

    My fingers are really sore as practicing bends has taken off the old callouses & the new ones aren't much protection yet. I can play all the examples in the first 3 lessons along with the CD except the 1.5 bend [new callouses will get me there] and I've noodled Blues Box #1 over a couple of jam tracks in G... very nearly ready to start in on solo 1

    But the whole point really is to say if you're waiting before you start SWS then you are going to really enjoy it!

    Cheers Griff  [smiley=beer.gif]
     
  2. MuddyFox

    MuddyFox Blues Newbie

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    I just got SWS yesterday (thanks Griff for 40% off  ;) ). Started BGU solo 3 but I can't seem to find enough time in a day to give it an honest effort. So while procrastinating on that one, I thought to give SWS a whirl. If nothing else, to see what's the fuss all about.  ;D
     
  3. BoogieMan

    BoogieMan Blues Junior

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    Just got mine about a week ago.  It was a great deal although I had to pay a brokerage fee of $20 which sucked.  I really like the course.  I was able to breeze through the first part which was mostly a review and get into the first blues block.  This is the kind of course that you can just work with when you want a break from the more intensive courses.
     
  4. luckylarry

    luckylarry Student Of The Blues

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    Boogieman, why did you have to pay a brokerage fee? I have ordered many of Griff's courses over the last couple of years and have never paid Brokerage fees. I think that as they are educational courses there are no fees. I would look into that.
     
  5. BoogieMan

    BoogieMan Blues Junior

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    Come to think of it, this is the first time I've had to pay brokerage for one of Griff's courses.  Thanks for the suggestion.  I will definitely look into it.
     
  6. Thatman

    Thatman Playin' for the fun of it.

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    I too took Griff up on his great offer and ordered all the remianing courses and backing track DVDs, the free postage was also an attraction, but what I didn't know about was the fact that customs wanted £25 from me before they would let it be delivered when it arrived in the UK.  :(

    But it was still a bargain even if it wasn't the offer I thought it was.  :-?
     
  7. Ray_UK

    Ray_UK Blues Newbie

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    Don, only the DVD/CD element should have been taxable, the books are zero rated.. although sadly it probably isn't worth the hassle trying to seperate the value of the elements & claim a refund!

    You were unlucky as my courses, admittedly bought one at a time, have come through untaxed in the past.

    The only time I got caught was when I bought a guitar from a fellow member in the USA... ouch!
     
  8. luckylarry

    luckylarry Student Of The Blues

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    I recently received my theory, chords and utube material. Again no additional charges.  :)
     
  9. giayank

    giayank Just another day in paradise

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    Ray from UK said.
       
       SWS is simply great fun!

    I couldn't agree more.Just find the tone you like and noodle around. I learned the fret board and new solo ideas just having fun. After BGU it was the perfect compliment to my music courses.