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  1. 8ohms

    ABM 2500N Brass Tuneomatic Bridge Aged Nickel

    Selling an all brass ABM Tuneomatic Bridge in as new condition. Pro slotted for the perfect string spread on your Les Paul. PayPal with fast USPS priority shipping. Email for pics. Not sure how or if I can attach them here. $90 shipped in continental US
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    Current Gibson Tailpiece Studs

    Current Gibson Tailpiece Studs and Bushings Apparently Gibson changed over to steel studs not to long ago. My mid 2011 R9 has them. But what about the bushings? I haven't had my guitar apart yet to take a real good look. Can anyone positively confirm they are using steel bushings or zinc.
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    Throbak vs Stephens

    I've been spending a lot of time recently, researching pickups to replace my 2011 R9 Burstbuckers. From the youtube and demo files I've heard, I feel the Stephens have more of the tone I'm looking for. I'm worried this could simply be the quality of the videos I've been watching. The quality is...
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    Historic Makeover Goldtop

    Been meaning to post some pics of my recent historic makeover Goldtop. I posted these in another thread, but wanted to share them in their own. Kim and his crew did a fantastic job and I couldn't be more pleased with the end result. Kim's customer service is first class every step of the way...
  5. 8ohms

    Gil Yaron Rings

    Just picked up a set of Gil's rings, very nice, but not sure if I'm going to use these or not. Any takers?
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    Comments on a 1995 59 reissue..

    I've got a line on a few 95' historic 59 reissues, but I'm not really familiar with the mid nineties les pauls. How accurate are they from this era and are they more or less desirable than what's being made today. I've seen some killer tops from these early years.
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    2" Nickel plated ABR Brass post's

    Anyone have any of these they'd like to sell or part with, or perhaps know of a source. I'm currently using 2" stainless steel, which sounds pretty darn good, however I'd like to see If I'm missing anything. Thanks.
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    2009 Gibson True Vintage J45

    Curious if this guitar has the typical Gibson truss rod condom treatment. I don't see much info on these.
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    Anyone been to tradetang.com?

    Anyone seen this website? Is it a scam? How can they offer guitars that look like that for so little money.
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    Your thoughts on the 09 50th anniversary 59 Les Paul

    Hi guys, I'm looking for a 59 Les Paul and have seen a few 09 50th anniversary models I really like. Gibson's description seems to imply it is a little more period correct and more refined than the average 59 historic. I haven't played or seen one up close so I can't pass judgement. Are they...
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    Pigtail ABR1

    I just picked up a Pigtail ABR1 and the casting on the top of the bridge, just under the saddles is a bit rough looking. Not nearly as smooth and polished as the original that came on my historic. It looks like it's from the casting process itself. Is this how its suppose to look? Are the real...
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    Tone difference between the LP special, R4 and R6

    I've got a 57' Gold top I love, but I've been hankering for P90 tone for sometime now. I really dig the historic LP Special single cut, both in tone and play wise, but I've yet to compare it to an R4 or R6. I guess the big difference here is the maple cap and additional weight. Having not played...
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    Covers on or off for tone

    While I had the cover off my bridge fillmore I thought I'd give it a try. I think I may like it better but still unsure. Sounds a bit hotter and brighter. How do you guys feel about the covers? I'm not talking about looks, just tone wise.
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    another Fillmore clip

    Here's another Fillmore clip for those interested in hearing these fabulous pickups. It's my 57 historic reissue with the fillmores straight into a 74' Marshall 50 watt and matching 4x12 cab, (original greenbacks). A hotplate was also used to attenuate the signal. I used an sm57 close miked...
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    Just recieved my 04 R7 rant

    I've played the hell out of it over the last 2 days. I'm still trying to figure out if it's "The One" It 's 8.6lb and very acoustic unplugged, loud, airy and bright is how best to describe it, almost to airy and bright if that's possible. I just can't dig these burstbuckers though. I know...
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    Pot wiring on SG and LP

    Is thier any difference between the 50's wiring of an SG vs a Les Paul. I have both and did the wiring on the SG. Recently I picked up an historic GT and checked the wiring out. At first glance it doesn't appear to be the same. Thier are four braided wires entering into the cavity and...
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    Historic owner needs your advice

    I'm the new owner of a 2003 aged historic SG which I cant' say enough about. It's really an awsome sounding and playing guitar, but all this talk about pots and caps makes me want to heat up the iron in the name of tone. Does anybody know why Gibson won't just put the good stuff in this guitar...
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    Recommended Dealers for historic guitars.

    Looking for info on good historic dealers with stock on hand. I know about L&M's GuitarGalleria. What are some others you guy's recommend. Thanks.
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    Maestro or stop tail on a historic SG? Need the facts jack.

    I'm ready to open the wallet on an historic SG in aged heritage cherry. I think I like the look of the Maestro better than the stop tail. I've played both, but one was the 61 reissue the other was the Angus model. Obviously neither was the custom shop version and unfortunatly I didn't play...
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    Hi Dan, can you recommend a good repair guy in NH or Mass.

    I live in NH and its time for a refret on my 60 strat, Its a player but none the less I want the job done primo. I keep putting this off out of fear. I hardly play her anymore. I need to find someone I can count on and I'm willing to drive to a nearby state if neccesary. I'm close to Maine, Mass...
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