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    Humbucker cover help

    Hi all, I bought some boutique pickups without covers thinking my Gibson covers would fit but the pole pieces are closer together on the boutique pickups and I dont want to fork out £40 for just 1 cover, would anyone know if I can buy a cheaper alternative in the UK. The pickups are JWP American...
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    Les Paul toggle switch wire

    I read an excellent detailed article on how to convert your guitar to a 59 style wiring and pickups (Seymour Duncan antiquity) but one thing that isnt mentioned is the toggle switch wire, I notice the original 59 had the same thick wore as the pickup wire but mine has very thin (higher...
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    Les Paul toggle switch wire

    I read an excellent detailed article on how to convert your guitar to a 59 style wiring and pickups (Seymour Duncan antiquity) but one thing that isnt mentioned is the toggle switch wire, I notice the original 59 had the same thick wore as the pickup wire but mine has very thin (higher...
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    Help identifying pickups

    Hi all, I bought some Seymour Duncan Antiquity pickups from an authorised dealer who has sold over 50 with no complaints and I suspect mine are fake. First there is no trademark Seymour signature on the back plates, the ageing effect is very crap with what looks like a sticker has been removed...
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    WTB: Gibson NOS CGE POT 500K Long Shaft

    Im having difficulty finding these pots in the UK or anyone outside the UK willing to post to me I would like to buy 2x500k pots of this type, if anyone can help it would great. Thank you all
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    Differences between Gibson and Epiphone pickups

    I just wanted to ask if there is any visual differences between Gibson and Epiphone Les Paul pickups. All the threads I see are related to the audible differences but I suspect my Gibson may have Epiphone pickups and wanted to put this worry to bed. They both have the Gibson logo stamped on the...
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    Looking for old Les Paul

    This is such a long shot its pretty stupid I guess, but im looking for a Les Paul honeyburst 1998 serial number 91558351 I sold to a guy in April 2014 for £925 It was bought form my house in Stockport, Manchester UK. For sentimental reason (used it on some recordings) I would pay more than...
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    Issue when using delay and reverb effects

    For as long as I can remember ive always wrestled with delay and reverb effects and trying to prevent the original guitar tone from becoming lost in the wall off sound the delay and reverb create. If I hold a chord and play each string one at a time I can clearly hear my pick touch the string...
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    Les Paul wiring issue

    I bought a Les Paul a few years ago and just noticed the black wire from the toggle switch is not soldered onto the terminal in the volume/tone pot cavity, its simply tied on. After comparing the wiring with online schematics I find mine is different. I made a schematic below to show how mine...
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