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    Vintage Strat Tuners

    Sounds like it might be a problem with the nut slots grabbing the strings. Check to make sure the slots are wide enough for the strings.
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    Strange pickup issue

    Sounds like a break in one of the pickup winding.
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    Kosssoff's Tailpiece, Bridge,and Stud conundrum

    Yes more then likely the neck is twisted or bowed. As for holy grail guitar/equipment anything, the players fingers and technique are the holy grail. Those players that are worshiped could play any POS guitar and still make it sound amazing. I would like to see more players concentrating on...
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    Is this an original bridge?

    I Believe that's actually an SG Pro, and not the original bridge.
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    Million Dollar Guitar!

    You better hurry before this one's gone... It's only $100,000 for a $1 million dollar guitar! :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: BTW, not my guitar. https://www.ebay.com/itm/124718661471?hash=item1d09cfbf5f:g:FJsAAOSwOJ1gmYQo
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    SG Harness in Firebird

    Why not just build a harness with new CTS pots and some quality capacitors like orange drops. Building one would ensure quality as well as correct fitment.
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    tried 50's wiring, weird result

    Sounds like you didn't ground the unused leg on the volume pot.
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    pots and caps on 74 les paul custom

    500K CTS brand pots with Spraque .022 uF brown drop molded capacitors (see photo).
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    Inherited a Rolex. Does Anyone Know About Them?

    Nice Rolex Submariner. I have a similar no date model, but mine is the older 2 line text model which used radioactive radium for the glow of the hands and dial dots. The most common service need for a Rolex watch is lubrication. When the lubrication ages, it can dry up and or get gummy...
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    Do we like 1974 Les Paul Customs?

    I have a 72 Les Paul Custom that was a basket case when I bought it. The neck needed to be fixed from a bad repair, as well as the fingerboard needing to be completely replaced. The paint is original except for the neck repair which I blended it into the original finish. The thing is a monster...
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    Aparently EBAY is now allowing counterfeit Gibson guitars (A.K.A.Chibsons)

    I apologize for double posting this, but I initially posted this in the bayWatch forum, but looks like no one reads it. I wanted more folks to see it. I was looking for some parts on EBAY last night and I came across at least 10 auctions featuring counterfeit Gibson guitars, some advertised as...
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    Is it real, or is it Photoshop??

    I was recently was playing around on EBAY with one of the scammers trying to sell a 56 Goldtop. For fun I emailed him (through one of my hotmail accounts), He wants $6500. I told him I was would like to buy the guitar, but before I bought it, I needed him to send me a picture of the guitar with...
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    1960 Les Paul Junior restoration project pics

    http://www.lilypix.com/photos/showalbum.php?uuid=600&aid=3113 Here's some shots of my recently completed 1960 Les Paul Junior restoration project. It was pretty much a mess when I got it, and was refinished in an ugly brown color, but most importantly no breaks or routes! It does however have...
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    Factory Renecked 52 Gold top

    Looks like a clean 52 GT with a factory reneck from 61. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=38086&item=3749970683&rd=1
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