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    SG or V?

    Custom V, those are sooooooo cool
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    54 custom or 56 goldtop RI, help?

    Read the OP post again Nothing changed. 54 Custom (Black Beauty) vs 56 Gold Top (standard) was the inquiry…20 years ago!
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    Neck binding marks on SG + possible flat spots on frets?

    Flat spots on frets very common over a few years of play. Mostly do to chord playing, not from bending. Flat spots occur mostly and most quickly near the nut and less so as you move away from the nut. Bending moves string along fret, chording pushes down on the same spot on fret over, and over...
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    SG Standard Limited Edition

    A lotta guys played SG’s Nice guitars
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    CS reissue neck angles

    Do you have a shot of the guitar your asking about? Thanks for the set up specs.
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    CS reissue neck angles

    As in the same thread you posted on the other forum, you won’t get a single meaningful answer without anyone knowing your string action and neck relief. You have several replies on the other forum already
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    2019 Custom Shop 1959 1 Piece Top

    What is that fake burst? I at first thought it was an 80’s reissue
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    Dropped my Firebird

    That is one seriously thick finish!
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    How to rebuild fret nibs?

    Acetone works marvellously to bond the pieces together, melting them together really creating “one”. I must though HIGHLY recommend you follow the advice given by others here…if you’re not confidently working with good precision give this job to a pro. You WILL ruin your finish and binding if...
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    Found a NOS/Unplayed 2001 R8 with insane flamed top. What color is this?

    Flame? Not seeing a single flame on that top other than a few wiggles. That’s entirely covered in medullary lines.
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    Eyeing Gibson R8 2003 Brazil Board with serial number 8xxxx...for 4000 USD

    …and earlier. My 1999 Historic ‘59 came with COA
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    ABR-1 Roller Saddles

    Maybe consider looking at the other end of the string to keep better tune than “fairly well” Could you send a photo of the headstock showing tuning post? What’s your string guage? Are the nut grooves cleanly cut and strings not binding?
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