« Previous | Main | Next »

October 24, 2016


Burglars have broken into a doctors house in the dead of night and stolen 240lbs of PEARS.

(Thanks to Le Petomane)


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Watch out. This could be next.

Don't look at me. I don't like pears.

The burglars must have found them appealing.

Did the burglars travel in groups of two?

Also, you sure it was 240 pounds and not 240 dollars?

We have a suspect in custody. Trini Lopez.

MT - Trini switched fruits (NTTAWWT)?

I couldn't get over the fact He is still alive? I had a Trini Love guitar at one time. A hollow body Gibson with humpucker pickups.

And you thought, tomato is full of it.

Zombie St. Augustine!

(Yes, I am a geek.)

But I believe those pickups on the guitar were "humbuckers". The coils were alternately wound to suppress 60 Hz hum.

The key to guitar pickups is the tone. The older the pickup gets, the weaker the magnets get. That's why a beat up old '59-early 60's electric guitar can be glued together with Liquid Nail and be worth like, the same amount we paid Iran to go ahead and begin producing nuclear weapons. A dead or weak magnet helps create a 'warm' tone. Even a little 'sustain' occurs with old pickups with dead magnets. My Trini Gibson had Humpuckers that unfortunately created a stinging sour tone.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Copyright | About The Miami Herald | Advertise