Nvgd 56? Jr

Discussion in 'Vintage Les Pauls' started by deadlyweasel, Sep 21, 2017.

  1. demillso

    demillso Senior Member

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    I was really close to jumping on that one. Glad someone here got it. Congrats!
     
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  2. deadlyweasel

    deadlyweasel Silver Supporter

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    Its definitely a keeper!!! I'm debating my options of a really pro refin. Looking for quotes now if anyone has any recommendations!
     
  3. yamariv

    yamariv Senior Member

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    Howcome you're thinking refin? Looks awesome the way it is in my book :dude:
     
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  4. deadlyweasel

    deadlyweasel Silver Supporter

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    just rolling the idea around, its a great player and it sounds great so when. Looking at it as a whole the only thing that doesn't live up to the rest of the guitar is the finish.
     
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  5. drugprowlingwolf

    drugprowlingwolf Senior Member

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    Score!

    Question - did those tuners just drop in? I have the originals on a 58 and they're shot. Want to check other options before grovers.
     
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  6. deadlyweasel

    deadlyweasel Silver Supporter

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    yup they dropped right in, I used the bushings and screws from the originals.
     
  7. deadlyweasel

    deadlyweasel Silver Supporter

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    Also finally was able to come up with a compromise from the seller to get a partial refund for the replacement parts so all is good!
     
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  8. OBX351

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    Nicely done! Cool guitar too....congrats!! FWIW I'd save the money on a refin to finance the next guitar or use it to get a quality refret! Either way it looks cool the way it is.
     
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  9. deadlyweasel

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    It was already refretted, super smooth player, no buzz anywhere.
     
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    Then you are all set. Sounds like a great buy, especially with the rebate!!
     
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  11. Fattyfrisco

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    Nice score!
     
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  12. deadlyweasel

    deadlyweasel Silver Supporter

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    Finally got the repro knobs off to check the pot codes. 1126171107.jpg 1126171107a.jpg 1126171108.jpg 1126171110.jpg
     
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    HNVGD! I love those old P-90s. They just howl.
     
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  14. judson

    judson Senior Member

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    looks great, leave the finish and play the hell out of it....

    or send it to me and i will give you $50 more than what you paid since you cleaned it...:rofl:

    i am pretty sure a vintage junior is going to be my next purchase as i can kill two birds with one stone by getting a P90 vintage 50's jr ...have fun with that one!
     
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  15. deadlyweasel

    deadlyweasel Silver Supporter

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    This one is pretty special. My 59' special is a good one too next up is gonna have to be a 58 or 59 Jr.
     
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  16. deadlyweasel

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    Update! This bad boy ships out tomorrow to Protocaster guitars for a real deal refin back to original sunburst!
     
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  17. yamariv

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  18. deadlyweasel

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    As soon as I get some update photos ill be posting them!
     
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    Look up Guitar Garage in Boston/Hyde Park Massachusetts. Krishna is a phenomenal luthier & refinish man. Vintage correct accurate finishes are an obsession of his.
     
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    +1... Krishna did the restoration work on my '56 Special... his work is incredible.
     

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