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Discussion in 'The Custom Shop' started by Kiwirocker, Dec 1, 2008.
What's NGD? New Guitar Day?
cheers guys, loving the knowledge-share!
T-Tops - Gibson pickups from the 60's to late 70's just before Tim Shaw took over winding the pickups, IIRC.
Dirty Fingers - A type of Gibson pickups which are produced today.
GOTW - Guitar Of The Week
DMC - A manufacturer of reliced parts which are near if not spot on vintage correct.
Loseface: asks alot of qwestions.....
Gunner: MLP newbie gretter
DJwillbanks: helpful dude
Corey - A species in the diptera order. It has two wings and three pair of legs. A common annoyance around the forum.
HSC= Hardshell Case
OHSC= Original Hardshell Case
NIBS= Those little binding parts along the fretedges that actually rise up with a fret but covers just the end of the fret.
MOP= Mother of Pearl
PokerChip= the plastic ring around the toggle switch of a Les Paul
ABR= Adjustable Bridge
Veneer= A thin slice of top over a not so good top to make it look nicer than it really is. Also known as PhotoTops by the hardcore.
Vintage= Pre-1969 for Gibson/Martin, Pre-65 for Fender IMO.
Variable Amplified Thotz or .....VAT
Harmonically Induced Mood Swing….. HIMS
Gift Of Tunes...... G.O.T. it
lol=laugh out load
ASAP=as soon as possible
BTW=by the way
ACTIVE PUPS=Pick ups that you put a 9v battery in eg, EMG's
CRY BABY= an effects pedal used by many guitarists, a wah wah pedal, making a wah sound. hence the name wah.
actually when people say "burst" they are reffering to the late 50's les pauls
SCS = Sacred Cow Syndrome
For full definition see: "Sacred Cow Syndrome" link –
I only glossed over the previous entries, so apologies if some have been mentioned before... I'm sure there's loads more I can't think of right now:
FYI - For your information
Reflectors - The knobs Gibson used from mid/late 1960-1968-ish
STP - Stop Tailpiece
ICFBI - I can't f**king believe it
WAW - What a w**ker
NALOPKT - Not a lot of people know that
Geet, Axe, Plank - Slang for guitar
OTP - Over The Pond. Add 'G' for OTPG = Over the Pond 'Guy' (just sounds so queer)
My bad - My mistake
STB - Sunrise Tea Burst (plus loads of other acromyms for sunburst colours)
OD - Overdrive
Black Beauty - The Les Paul Custom made between 1954-1957 with Alnico and P90 Pickups. Term is commonly misused when describing a three pickup Custom from late 1957 to early 1961. See also NALOPKT.
PAF - Patent Applied For (ususally pertaining to Humbucking pickups from 1957-1962)
Pat. No. - Patent Number (ususally pertaining to Humbucking pickups from 1962-197?)
PG - Pearly Gates
Bloomy - Bloomfield
LPF - The Dark Side. esp the Vintage area!
SICBWIJD - Shit, I can't believe what I just done. (Usually relating to having just bought an expensive guitar, or something guitar related).
11 - "Well, it's 1 louder, isn't it...?"
GSM - Gimme Some Money
BOTB - Beauty of the Burst
Cali-Girl Case - The 'curvy' Les Paul Lifton case which differs from the usual Lifton case shape. Brown on the outside, pink on the inside
The dusty bits - The area on the fretboard above the 15th fret.
That'll do for now.
JP = Jimmy Page
JH = Jimi Hendrix
EC = Eric Clapton
Well after reading all of this thread I feel really cool and hip........and young again!
I was laying in bed going .."GOTW".....??? now I'm cool!
Dead Mint Club
nut sauce: the slang for lube used to make tuning more stable on guitars...
I'm sorry but from what I've seen/heard this is not correct. Quilt/Flame/Plain are not finishes, they are the wood character under the finish. Sunburst, Lemondrop, Goldtop, Alpine White etc. now those are colors under finishes also. Nitrocellulose lacquer is a finish, basically the topcoat, the last thing applied to the guitar-hence the name FINISH (it's done after that!)
A derogatory term used to describe a person that tends to overanalyze physical properties that may not even be relevant.
These people seem to split hairs on details and are usually just percieved as windbags who just like to hear themselves speak.
Ed Roman: A pompus poop of a guitar seller, very full of himself... derates most other brands of guitars... a large douchebag
Great tread ) Now i understand a bit more, thats for sure..