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    Does this Catalin switch tip look vintage to you?

    Thank you. That was helpful.
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    Does this Catalin switch tip look vintage to you?

    Is this better? Thank you
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    Does this Catalin switch tip look vintage to you?

    Is there a guide on how to spot a fake besides the mold seam most reproductions have? I know about the bakelite smell test as well... the problem is covid took my sense of smell so can't use that one right now...
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    Just read where Gibson is raising their prices next week…

    There's also the fact that 2020 was the biggest guitar selling year of all time... offer and demand.
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    Lets see those Les Paul control cavities!

    My custom made electronics with Centralab pots from the 60s and vintage Sprague bumblebee caps.
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    Help needed for setting up string action

    That's awesome! it was a very low action set up. Very clarifying! Thank you sir
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    Help needed for setting up string action

    Thank you for the explanation! it makes a lot of sense.
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    Help needed for setting up string action

    Guitar was bought in the US so it’s not metric
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    Help needed for setting up string action

    You assumed right. I have a metric gauge. The R9 was sold a while back and I never measured it…
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    Help needed for setting up string action

    Guitar was bought in the US so it’s definitely NOT metric! Don’t have the guitar anymore to measure it in metric… that’s why the need for help with this card…
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    Help needed for setting up string action

    I had this R9 that came with a perfect action set up and now I want to replicate in another guitar. How do I translate this card into metric system (mm)?
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    Current Historic Reissues vs Older Historic Reissues

    I Just got a replica and it's quite impressive! Sold my R9 60th anniversary after that.
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    Color Streak under Pickguard on 2020 R0

    That's some serious mahogany going on here!
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    2021 R9 Finish Bleeding into Binding

    I guess it has to do with receiving natural light. My guitar never went back to its case since day one. It's always out and in my living room where it has a lot of soft natural light during the day... and I try to play it everyday if possible. The bottom of the guitar that stays close to the...
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    2021 R9 Finish Bleeding into Binding

    it makes sense...

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