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    Does a goldtop sound different than an IDENTICAL LP with regular nitro?

    It’s posts like this that make me doubt this whole site. Why do we even let people post these questions?
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    Taking a gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish down to a VOS low lustre?

    In the car refinishing section of my Wallyworld they have a finishing pad that is something like 3000 grit. This worked for me.
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    Silicon, Silicon/Germanium Hybrid, and Germanium Fuzzes

    I forgot to mention the cabinet. If you buy one online you will end up paying around $300 alone shipped to your door. The materials that go into only cost a little over a tenth of that. That’s the cost that really kept me away for so long. I finally bit the bullet and decided to try to build my...
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    Silicon, Silicon/Germanium Hybrid, and Germanium Fuzzes

    Different sources. The most expensive parts are the chassis and the transformers. I saw a good deal on eBay for chassis’s and bought three. I bought two sets of transformers the same way. The turret board you can get pretty inexpensively most anywhere. Pots, resistors, capacitors and all the...
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    Silicon, Silicon/Germanium Hybrid, and Germanium Fuzzes

    I would be interested. I build pedals myself but I like “custom” stuff. On a different not - I’ve recently been doing something similar, but Tweed Deluxe amps. It’s amazing how low the actual cost is to build compared to going to buy one. I haven’t run the numbers to the dollar, but ~$300 for...
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    What is a small thing that makes a big difference to your LP?

    Do you have a good reference for how you do your setup. All the ones I’ve seen go through a process that takes less then an hour. I think it could be better...
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    NGD Les Paul Classic.........

    Nice. Maybe the “majority are lemons” days are over. I just picked up a new/old stock Traditional for a great price - sight unseen. It’s awesome.
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    "Kill-switch"(ON / OFF - non-momentary) ideas for a Les Paul Junior?

    Can’t you just wire the neck position of the current three way switch to ground. Would work like a kill switch, right?
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    Gibson Les Paul Traditional

    I just purchased a 2019 Traditional on close out (got a great price I think). I was under the impression 2019 was the last year for the Traditional moniker.

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