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Eastwood Messenger...

garywright

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see there’s a couple available on the Eastwood site ..anyone own, played one of these Messenger reissues ( I do know the pickups and neck differ ) ..thoughts ?
 

rockabilly69

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see there’s a couple available on the Eastwood site ..anyone own, played one of these Messenger reissues ( I do know the pickups and neck differ ) ..thoughts ?

With a pickup swap this guy is getting some decent Grand Funk tones out of his...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXAkVUu9olI

But I think the tones of those pickups are too harsh, and a more accurate non-potted DeArmond Style pickup like the MR2000SB by Gabojo Amplification would bring out more of the hollow body tone without the fizz..

https://www.gabojo.com/mr-2000mh-in-mini-humbucker-casing-with-white-creme-leather/
 
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