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Section - 4. Jargon / Glossary, Miscellaneous Lore and Traditions

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   Here are some terms and acronyms which you may find unique to
   this newsgroup.

   "OHSC" - Original Hard Shell Case.

   "Toaster Top" - The original style chrome pickup covers resemble
                   miniature chrome toasters (as viewed from above).
                   The vintage re-issue models have replicas of these
                   types of pickups.

    "RM" - shorthand for the holy grail of Rickenbacker guitars -
           the Roger McGuinn Limited Edition model 370/12RM.

    "The Guitar" - George Harrison's model 360/12.

    "The Sound" - Refers to the unique tonal characteristics of 
                  Rickenbacker guitars and basses.

    "8MH" - shorthand notation for "Eight Miles High".

    "MTM" - shorthand notation for "Mister Tambourine Man".

    "NAMM" - "National Association of Music Merchants", this is 
              the big music industry association, they have a big 
              convention once a year (in January), plus a summer
              show (in July).

    "CW" - The Carl Wilson Limited Edition Guitar.  See
           http://www.rickenbacker.com/us/360cw.htm

    "GC" = "Guitar Center", a large chain music store.


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