Chrome parts on John Sykes LP Custom

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  1. Mats A

    Mats A Senior Member

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    Does anybody know if the changed chrome colored parts like tailpiece, bridge and pickguard is made from plastic or metal on John Sykes 1978 LP Custom?
     
  2. Gtarzan81

    Gtarzan81 Senior Member

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    No idea.. But if anyone knows where to get a metal chrome pick guard, I'll take one.
    My Edwards John Sykes has a plastic one.
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  3. HardCore Troubadour

    HardCore Troubadour Senior Member

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    I do....I can tell you without a doubt that John did not use a plastic tailpiece or bridge.

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    Gtarzan81 Senior Member

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    Chrome pickup rings are easy to find. The chrome pickguard...I'm searching.
     
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    mhr900ss Junior Member

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    Make sure that the metal pick up rings are profiled ones designed for a Les Paul's curves; there are non-contoured ones out there too.
     
  7. Mats A

    Mats A Senior Member

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    Ok, Thanks.
    Do you mean chrome colored plastic or metal? Wouldn’t metal make the guitar heavier?
     
  8. Mats A

    Mats A Senior Member

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    Well ofcourse. I believe it had a Nashville bridge in the beginning but has at sometime been replaced for a ABR-1 bridge from what i see. It’s the pickup rings and pickguard i wonder about.
     
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    HardCore Troubadour Senior Member

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    and you have been given links and tips on where to find them...multiple times, in multiple threads.
     
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    ARandall Senior Member

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    ^ Not unusual for a guy who has started 3 different threads asking the very same question, and been told the info is in the sticky each time.
     
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