OK ...WTF....I thought you could take pickups out with a screwdriver and a soldering iron!

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  1. Sct13

    Sct13 Premium Member

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    Not sure where to post it ....I thought the ebay forum...then the Luthier Form and the vintage section...

    No affiliation with this seller, but it would be cool to see this get redone...What a complete disaster!
    But you guys need to see this...

    http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-5...0001&campid=5338014323&icep_item=152521196146

    Mods ...move as deemed necessary
     
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  2. Thumpalumpacus

    Thumpalumpacus Senior Member

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    "Skil-Saw"!

    That's what I think when I'm thinking about repairing a guitar.
     
  3. Scotheath

    Scotheath Senior Member

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    11 bids and its up to 217.50 crazy expensive firewood
     
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    chasenblues Senior Member

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    DADF#AD Senior Member

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    LOL. I guess that when all you've got is a hammer to work with everything looks like a... :Ohno:

    The seller should also add a case of this to the sale:
     

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  6. Blue Blood

    Blue Blood Senior Member

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    Whoever did that has severe mental illness.
     
  7. goldtop0

    goldtop0 Senior Member

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    It was part of the Pete Townshend training program back in the day...........
     
  8. cooljuk

    cooljuk Transducer Producer Premium Member MLP Vendor

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    Saw that disaster. The wood was probably water logged from a flood and swollen around the pickups.
     
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    sk8rat Senior Member

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    henry j used it as practice before his photoshoot
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  10. DADGAD

    DADGAD Senior Member

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    It's at $500 right now.
     
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    This makes me angry...
     
  12. RyanC

    RyanC I'm Ryan... I'm an AVH Premium Member

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    I thought long and hard about bidding... it would've looked so cool on the wall in my office.
     
  13. Sct13

    Sct13 Premium Member

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    It wood! I mean would,,

    But srsly thats a good idea if you frame it right
     
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    Archer Senior Member

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    Some insane person paid over $500 for that pile of junk. I like a nice, old guitar as much as the next person, but this vintage stuff gets pretty ridiculous sometimes. The $500 vintage poker chips and stuff boggles my mind.
     
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    capnjim Senior Member

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    Yeah, but with a few weeks work and a 1000$ or so, it will be worth his 500$
     
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    Kinghat Senior Member

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    I actually bid up to $400 on it. Thought it would be fun to piece back together, and certainly good experience. The reserve was never met when I bid, so I figured the guy wanted a fortune. Kinda wish I had bid that extra hundred
     
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    oh, that's painful to even look at!
     

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