NVG Day: 1959 LPJRTV

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  1. jeggz

    jeggz Senior Member

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    IMG_1321.JPG IMG_1322.JPG IMG_1323.JPG It came a day early!

    All original except for the obvious.

    The tailpiece holes have been doweled.

    It's in fantastic shape.
     
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    Beauty!
     
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    bossaddict @david.beason on IG Premium Member

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    Was this Steve Howe's guitar?

    j/k

    Congrats again!
     
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    jeggz Senior Member

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    Johnny Eggz's guitar.
     
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    61LPSG Senior Member

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    Congrats Jeggz,
    Great guitar in really nice condition.
    I'm a BIG P90 fan...and a big Steve Howe fan.

    Alec
     
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    jeggz Senior Member

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    Thanks ya.

    Maybe my meter is broke, but the pickup is reading 15.86
     
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    bossaddict @david.beason on IG Premium Member

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    Hawt
     
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    jeggz Senior Member

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    It might be my meter.

    Now it says 14.25
     
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    bossaddict @david.beason on IG Premium Member

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    You may have already thought of this, but maybe you could measure another pickup that you've previously measured and see if it's about the same as you remember.
     
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    jeggz Senior Member

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    It is.

    It's the pickup.

    I checked other guitars.

    Weird reading for a stock 50s pickup for sure.
     
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    very nice!! how does it sound?
     
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    jeggz Senior Member

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    It sound great, pinch harmonics all over.

    I guess the added heat under the hood has that happening.

    I'm guessing it'll sound even bigger one it's back to stock wraptail.
     
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    HNTVYJGD J. :thumb: :applause: :applause:

    I totally agree, if it is good now it may well be even better once back to original with the Wraptail.

    Are you going to use a MojoAxe Wraptail?

    Cheers, Rudi.
     
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  14. Who

    Who I'm back. Back in the New York groove.

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    You should consider removing that Bigsby.



    ;)
     
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    jeggz Senior Member

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    I'm probably gonna go vintage.
     
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    Nice purchase
    Out of interest how does the Bigsby work? - it looks like some form of string bender mod has been done?
    Regardless very nice axe
     
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    Do you think it will have a strong discolouration under the Bigsby? Either way, I think it will look better put back to stock.
     
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    jeggz Senior Member

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    It works ok, but its in the way of "normal" playing.

    I'm sure they'll be some tan lines under the Bigsby, but not as bad as some, because it seems the guitar spent alotta time in the case.
     
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