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    Zakmichael replied to the thread Nail Polish on my Top!.
    I would take it to the best nitro repair guy and get expert work done before trying anything on my own. I have done some successful...
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    Zakmichael replied to the thread NGD! 1979 LPC Silverburst.
    That’s the pickups grounding to your body. That’s why grounding the strings with a tailpiece ground works.
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    Zakmichael replied to the thread NGD! 1979 LPC Silverburst.
    The ground to the tailpiece grounds the strings and can additionally make the guitar quieter. I'd assume that in Adam Jone's case...
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    Zakmichael replied to the thread NGD! 1979 LPC Silverburst.
    You can run a 20 gauge buss wire around the pots but that does the same thing as the metal plate. Really to get a mechanical ground...
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    Zakmichael replied to the thread NGD! 1979 LPC Silverburst.
    Yeah, both stock wiring. I wish they would’ve put in a ground wire to the tailpiece. That would have made them much easier to get rid of...
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    Zakmichael replied to the thread NGD! 1979 LPC Silverburst.
    Does the 81 have different pots? It can definitely brighten up the guitar and give more output. You should do some clips between the...
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    Zakmichael replied to the thread NGD! 1979 LPC Silverburst.
    The 300 and 100k pots are dark sounding and sort of blanket the tone. Also good CTS or other top shelf pots have a much smoother and...
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    Zakmichael replied to the thread NGD! 1979 LPC Silverburst.
    Same thing with my 1980. I’d like to mod it but it’s still super clean and all original. Very tough decision. Covers on pickups actually...
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    Zakmichael reacted to Davy D's post in the thread NGD! 1979 LPC Silverburst with Like Like.
    Sweet! Congrats on your grail guitar. I have an 81 all original near mint. Swear to god the thing has it's own presence in a room like a...
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    Zakmichael reacted to Reflect_ion's post in the thread HNGD: '81 Custom Silverburst with Like Like.
    Hi all, usually i'm just a lurker but this time I wanted to share the hapiness: finally found an original silverburst in Belgium! I'm...
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    It’s true. The more someone asks about the weight or neck measurements the less chance they’ll buy it. Some people are way too fussy...
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    I reply with "That's why I play each 1 at different times." That "saying" makes 0 sense, literally. Now, back to looking at guitars. :p
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    Zakmichael reacted to boltthrower's post in the thread Silverburst, Yuh yuh yuh! with Like Like.
    I've owned quite a few Silverbursts over the years, both old & reissues. Here's some of the,, if anyone wants to see any more let me...
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    Zakmichael replied to the thread WTB LPC 79-82 in Silverburst.
    I have an all orig 1980 in exc condition, but it would be expensive!
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    Zakmichael replied to the thread What's your favorite pickups?.
    Old Pafs, Wizz, Throbak, Shaws, T-Tops, good sets of Custom SD. There's a bunch of good pickups. Depends on what works best with your...




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