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  1. SlyStrat replied to the thread NGD - 2017 Classic T.

    My favorite Gibson model. I have three now.

    Jan 15, 2018 at 7:04 PM
  2. SlyStrat replied to the thread D'Addario ball ends breaking!!! Want new string company..

    The ball unravels and eventually flys off.

    Jan 14, 2018 at 6:34 PM
  3. SlyStrat liked NotScott's post in the thread D'Addario ball ends breaking!!! Want new string company..

    I was using D'Addarios 10s on my Strats and I had the same thing start happening. I replaced them with Ernie Balls and haven't had any...

    Jan 12, 2018 at 11:48 PM
  4. SlyStrat replied to the thread D'Addario ball ends breaking!!! Want new string company..

    I emailed them. This was a problem a couple years ago too. Here's the latest string I took off before the ball flew off. [IMG]

    Jan 12, 2018 at 9:46 PM
  5. SlyStrat replied to the thread D'Addario ball ends breaking!!! Want new string company..

    Straight through a raised TP with medium angle. The ball is flying off.

    Jan 12, 2018 at 9:39 PM
  6. SlyStrat replied to the thread D'Addario ball ends breaking!!! Want new string company..

    And how would it not be the strings? Never happened with stock Gibson Brite Wires or GHS Boomers.

    Jan 12, 2018 at 9:31 PM
  7. SlyStrat replied to the thread D'Addario ball ends breaking!!! Want new string company..

    Really?????

    Jan 12, 2018 at 9:21 PM
  8. SlyStrat posted a new thread.

    D'Addario ball ends breaking!!! Want new string company.

    The high E ball keeps separating from the string. Its happened 6 times in 2 months. They are XL 9's from various build dates. I use a...

    Forum: Tonefreaks

    Jan 12, 2018 at 8:56 PM
  9. SlyStrat liked JoeBguitar's post in the thread PSA: Be Super Careful When Shipping a Les Paul - Broken Headstock.

    I'm sorry but bubble wrap around the headstock is stupid. That's not going to stop a break in the case. The headstock of that guitar...

    Jan 12, 2018 at 2:25 PM
  10. SlyStrat replied to the thread The Let's See Your Classic Thread.

    2017 Classics. OX4 pickups and some CreamTone parts. [IMG]

    Jan 11, 2018 at 5:32 PM
  11. SlyStrat replied to the thread PSA: Be Super Careful When Shipping a Les Paul - Broken Headstock.

    I shipped a few hundred Gibson/Epiphone when I sold them. Had 3 with broken headstocks. Loosening the strings and extra bubble wrap...

    Jan 11, 2018 at 5:28 PM