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    My Historic With the Crooked Neck

    Ive seen warped necks on vintage fender necks...i dont see a warped neck here but a warped headstock. Could be the force of the heavier strings pulling on the headstock. you need to place a straight edge (or something relatively straight) on the neck and look for any gaps that would tell you its...
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    Miami bridge failure explained.

    I had the unfortunate experience of working on project where a bridge collapsed too...from my non-expert view...the bridge is insufficiently reinforced/braced... A heavy roof structure on a flat slab of concrete that is too long, too thin and too wide.
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    Gibson ‘running out of time — rapidly’

    PRS and Fender are made in the US and they seem to be doing fine. Among other bad decisions (e.g. Firebird X), i think Gibson just doesnt do a good job at marketing and selling to the mass market
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    My Les Paul, Refinished and Aged by Tony Berrington

    I like what you did with the headstock. Looks much better than the original
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    Unofficial official anything GRECO theory photo id related thread

    I looked up this catalog: http://brochures.yokochou.com/guitar-and-amp/greco/1989/en_index.html Anyway i managed to remove the screws on thr neck pickup and took the pickup cover off as well. Its an alnico mag and theres no marking or labels on the baseplate I still dont know what it is lol...
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    Unofficial official anything GRECO theory photo id related thread

    NGD and need some help IDing the pickups. Serial no and 1989 Greco catalog says this is a EG 59-70 made in 1990 According to the catalog, the pickups are "DRY". The plaintop EG 59-60 have "Screamin". Can anyone help to confirm this? The screws on the pickup rings are so badly rusted i cant...
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    FS 1981 Burny FLG-90 MIJ

    Bump. Would buy this in a heartbeat...if i had the $$$
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    3 Goldies and a Burst

    nothing more manly than guns and les pauls on a stainless wall
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    FEELER: [W]hiskey [B]ravo vee tee pee-h pickups for sale

    "he who shall not be named" made some nice pickups. Was lucky to get a *** set... Wish I still had it
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    Naked and Afraid

    a huge bottle of baby powder
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    English Premier League 3-5 May 2014

    its more or less a done deal for Man City. i hate to say it but their performance this season makes them deserving of it...has been a challenging season for the top 4 clubs... I think transfer rumors interest me more than the league results now lol. looking to see who'll be moving into Man U...
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    English Premier League football 5-7 April

    Im a gunners fan but I hope Liverpool wins this season because of steven gerrard. he deserves to win the BPL title before he retires.
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    Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Any theories?

    I'm putting my money on well-planned pilot suicide (by the pilot) or hijacking gone wrong. if they recover the voice recorder... will they hear everything that went on in the cockpit?


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