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not sure if I've posted this here...did a search and nothing came up
but here is my fave strat. kind of interesting assortment of parts:
early SRV neck
'62 RI body MIJ
Gotoh locking vintage tuners
Callaham hardware everything else
Fralin vintage hots
it's a little beat up, but hey. people pay...
...probably old news to many ppl here, as it's been out a while
it's an interesting perspective on the music scene in the '60's, and how it evolved, in the UK and US
some great background on some interesting events:
Greece, and the abandoned LP/Marshall
The Beatle's acid infused debut of Sgt...
just saw Albert Lee in a small, intimate venue in Toronto ( The Dakota Tavern )
it was great!!
I couldn't believe he was playing & singing ten feet away from me, in such a cool venue.
he did a mix of killer guitar stuff, some cool old tunes that he obviously enjoys playing & paying tribute...
goddammit, I have a whole bunch of strings here, with no string size indication on them
DR strings....several packs that just say "2nd & 5th", "3rd & 6th" etc. how the hell am I supposed to figure out what diameter they are??
D'Addario too...a set comes in a single plastic sleeve, so...
hi, just picked up a LP std faded, I think it's tobacco burst. gtr has great looking grain & flame but that matte finish looks putrid
debating sanding/bleach/refin, but also wondering if I just spray some clear over it, maybe it will drastically improve the look?
anybody here tried that?
has anyone had a chance to compare an early all mahogany firebird, to the later ones with the strips running thru the neck/body?
wondering if they sound different....I've heard the strips were maple & also walnut?
with maple strips I'd guess the sound would brighten up a bit?
and I assume...
I need to get the tension/roller bar off a B7 ( same as a B5 ) & file it down a bit so it doesn't rub on the body. it's binding & not spinning freely
it looks like it's just pressed in...I assume a punch & hammer will get it out, pushing from the high E to low E?
it's the TOP bar in...
trying to wire in a set of Ep pups, but the wiring is confusing me
white = hot
black + bare = ground
got bad humming, no signal
black = hot
white + bare = ground
does anyone know how these are supposed to be?
hey I have an old ES135 & have refinned the headstock, I have a GIBSON decal, what's the procedure to install it?
I assume I just stick it on somehow, then spray clear coats over the whole headstock?
hey guys, I have a guitar that some idiot sanded the edges of the fretboard away while refinishing...there is a good 1/4" missing between the frets in places
kind of like a roundover, but he went way too aggressive
I assume I need to build some sort of dam with tape, and then fill with...
hey, I am curious about the body routing on 50's LP's
I have heard they drilled a hole for the wiring, through the body, and thru the pup cavities, to the selector switch
also heard they routed a square channel before the top was glued on
does anyone have any specs on which specific...
hey I have an old SG & the new Gibby P90's won't fit in the cavity, they are too deep....actually it appears that there is a thick metal ( magnet? ) spacer underneath....plus taller pickup screw rails
can I just pull out the spacer?
anybody have this issue & find a solution?