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Recent content by peeninety

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    Need serial number help

    Thanks, all!
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    Need serial number help

    Rear Pot codes are 137731 and 1-007
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    Need serial number help

    Serial number is 100757
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    Need serial number help

    I've what I believe to be a 70's LP Deluxe with mini hums. Serial Number is only 6 digits and I can't figure out exactly what I have. Thanks!
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    The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    Hey Big Al; I'm thinking of you this evening. Love you buddy.
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    P90 sound

    I think you might want to play a few guitars to refine your taste. I've played quite a few and, obviously, am a P90 fan, though not exclusively. My main squeeze is an R4, and I've got a couple of vintage LP Jrs, too. I also have a couple of 335s with Tom Holmes humbuckers and--don't...
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    The Big Al Good Mojo thread

    I hear you. Keep on keeping on, brother; we all love you.
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    Pricing help! 1985 Custom

    As usual, Big Al's right. If you're a player and the thing's not buggered up, within your budget, and speaks to you, buy it, irrespective of appointments and whatever history it may have. I made a living for four years in the early 70's with a mini-hum Sunburst Deluxe that 'spoke' to me and...
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    Antiquity's or Holmes?

    My Number One is an R4 with my preferred P90s, but I've got an R8 with Antiquities and a '61 335 with Tom Homes that I also dearly love.
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    Amp EQ all rolled off

    Right on, brother.
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    Amp EQ all rolled off

    I don't doubt anything you say, Big Al. As you noted, though, I've found a way to my sweet spot. One thing I'll add: I discovered, on another forum, that using a particular 12AX7 type in V1 makes a huge difference. The same is true if I use that tube type in V2 on my JMP Mark II head...
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    Amp EQ all rolled off

    Dang, I kinda do the opposite--Volume between 10 and 12 and Master between 2 and 4, depending on the space I'm in. It sounds killer outdoors, too; just crank up the Master a bit. I love these little amps, though. Beats the shite out of lugging a head and a cab around . . . . .
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    What amp and pedals should I get?

    Big Al's right about the Fender Blues Jr. I've got a pile of amps and cabs that haven't left the house for over a decade. All I need now is a BJ. The only further advice I can offer is to find a 12AX 7 made in pre-war Yugoslavia by a company called EI and stick it in V1. You'll be amazed.
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    Les Paul Junior Special Pickups--P90s or P100s?

    I bought one in 2001 and it has P100s, but I see many for sale that imply, or even state, they're equipped with P90s. Did Gibson issue the guitar with both?
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    WTB: Bedrock 1200-series head

    As title implies, I'm looking for a Bedrock 1200-series tube head in good working condition. Prefer one with reverb (five 12AX7s), but any 1200-series head in good condition would be considered. Hand wired or printed circuit board OK. Thanks.