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drspencer1 wrote on Ronson's profile.
Hello-I have a '68 Custom Shop VOS, that is not weight relieved, that I may consider selling. Shoot me an email if you're interested.
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doubletalkinjive wrote on TM1's profile.
Hi,
I'm reaching out to you as I'm trying to unravel the history of a lefty Gibson Les Paul Gold Top serial# 1 2616 signed by Les Paul at the Iridium Jazz Club. It possibly belonged to J Steinman that you know. Charlie at Groovy Guitar bought from a guy in northern New Jersey who had the lefty Trini Lopez, which Elliot Easton acquired later. Feel free to email me at simonteisen@gmail.com
doubletalkinjive wrote on eddie101's profile.
Hi Eddie,

I'm reaching out to you as I'm trying to unravel the history of a lefty Gibson Les Paul Gold Top serial# 1 2616 signed by Les Paul at the Iridium Jazz Club. It possibly belonged to J Steinman that you know. Charlie at Groovy Guitar bought from a guy in northern New Jersey who had the lefty Trini Lopez, which Elliot Easton acquired later. Feel free to email me at simonteisen@gmail.com
roaddawgie wrote on Big Al's profile.
Big Al I was reading one of your posts on adjusting a P90 on a junior.....Here is my delimna..... I have been adjusting a P90 on an Episode Billy joe armstrong Jr and it still sounds thin to me . what would you suggest to get great tone on an EPI junior. This is a 2021 model and it has plug i wiring!!could that be the problem ? Any way if you have any suggestions I would be all ears ...Thanks in advance
roaddawgie wrote on matkoehler's profile.
Matt I recently purchased an Epiphone Billy Joe Armstrong LPJ. The tone is really thin and i have adjusted the P90 up and down and sideways and can not get a good tone can you recommend a good P90 to replace it with ? Thanks

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