Rescuing another broken headstock guitar. $30 Epi SG Craigslist find

Discussion in 'Other Epiphones' started by Who, Jul 3, 2016.

  1. Stinky Kitty

    Stinky Kitty Senior Member

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    Awesome salvage!
     
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  2. LeftyF2003

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    Holy crap, what a great job! How does it play?
     
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  3. sibyrpunk

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    Great job Who!
     
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  4. TheZ

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    Really nice save, that guitar has a new lease on life thanks to you!
     
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  5. jeggz

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    Nice work!
     
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  6. Who

    Who are you? Who who who who.... Premium Member

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    I am happy with the result.

    As for how it plays.... it's a stock SG-400. So the pickups suck. ;) (errr... I mean... they are not to my liking)

    But, I'm giving it to my son-in-law (along with a Vox DA-5 amp) so he can do some fiddling around (thinking about learning guitar). Maybe someday he'll hand it down to my grandchildren.
     
  7. ScottMarlowe

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    Bravo! That's a top notch repair!
     
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  8. Stinky Kitty

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    Dayum, I miss the like button..

    There is a whole lotta LIKE in this thread!
     
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  9. DrBGood

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    Wasn't there a like button around here somewhere ?

    Anyway, really great thread, thanks for taking the time document and to share it all with us.

    Now go practice some windmills to test it.
     
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    Where is the like button when you need it?!?
     
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  11. Who

    Who are you? Who who who who.... Premium Member

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    Darn! I made this thread to help people who might try the same thing, AND TO GET "likes", 'cause I'm a like-whore. :D


    Ceiling in basement too low. Windmills too painful.

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  12. Alty

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    I like this....

    Great job Who.

    :)
     
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  13. Mike's_LP

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    :applause: :applause: :applause:
     
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  14. thecasterkid

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    Absolutely incredible! Showed my buddy who knows nothing about guitars (or tools lol) and even he was seriously impressed! hats off to you sir
     
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  15. Chilli

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    Well done and thanks for the pics and instruction. (Like)
     
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  16. Who

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    Epilogue:

    I've cased this up, with a nine-pack of strings, a capo, a tuner, a fistful of picks, and the Vox amp. The kit is on its way to NC, for my son-in-law to try his hand at guitar playing.

    This SG is going to have a new chance at life. If my daughter doesn't hide it on him. :)
     
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    great thread to refer back to when i attempt this....

    but with you grabbing all the cheap guitars, none of us can practice our skills !!

    great job, i am on to your next thread....
     
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  18. Who

    Who are you? Who who who who.... Premium Member

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    I'll post links to the next broken-Epi CL ad I see.








    Who am I kidding? I'll buy it before anyone gets a chance to see the posting! This is a fun hobby.
     

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