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    NGD- 1974 Anniversary Custom with issues.

    Picked up this '74 Custom during a recent visit to the US. It took a slow boat back, so I've only just got it in my hands today. It belonged to a friend who got burned on an Ebay deal. Its had a headstock break- which was mentioned in the listing- but I suspect that it has also had a full refin...
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    Heads up! Who was looking for a Silverburst LPC in Europe?

    Can't find the thread in question but recently a MLP member in Europe was looking to buy an original SB LPC. 1981 example for sale. Check it out-...
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    NAD- Anyone know if these heads are any good...?

    Just kidding. 1982 100w 2203. I ain't in a band so I don't play live but sometimes something comes your way and you just can't resist. The neighbours are gonna hate me...
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    'TV Yellow' LP Jr

    Firstly, apologies to all for this post being not entirely dedicated to vintage Les Pauls (or is it? I dunno yet). However, a couple of contributors over in the general Les Paul area have suggested that I appeal for your help, as we are ending up getting nowhere over there. I am trying to help...
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    TV Yellow Refin?

    Hello all, I am trying to help a friend of mine find out some more info about a LP Jr Doublecut that he owns. The story so far is over here- http://www.mylespaul.com/threads/lp-junior-tv.423197/ I'm suspecting that its a Cherry reissue that has had a TV Yellow refin, based on what looks like...
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    LP Junior TV

    Hello All, With Gibson's official serial number search page being unavailable at the moment and while I await a reply from them to my email enquiry, would anyone be kind enough to help date this TV Yellow Jr that belongs to a friend of mine. The two popular online serial number dating sites...
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    This year's project- 1979 LP Standard

    So, having got this '79 Standard a couple of years ago but not had the time and funds to begin refurbishing it, I'm determined that 2019 is the year that I will sort it out. Obviously that EMG will be the first to go and I have sourced a set of flower tuners. All the other orginal parts are...
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    NGD- 1999 Standard.

    Been wanting a 90's Honeyburst Standard for a while now. Recently took a business trip to Japan and found this one for the Yen equivalent of £965/$1200, which I was very pleased with as they seemed to go for around £1300-1400 in the UK and $1400-1600 in the US. Love this era- nice, solid...
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    1970s Flower Tuners

    Currently refurbing a 1979 LP Standard. Tuners were swapped out at some point in the past so I've been looking for a replacement set for a while. These have come up on ebay this week- Vintage 1970's Gibson Les Paul Flower Tuners Tulip 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 0210 | eBay However, the...
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    FS in UK. Mesa V-Twin, Line 6 DL4 and more...

    Having an FX clear out and the following are up for sale- Mesa Boogie V-Twin with PSU £250. Very good condition, a few light scratches and marks on exterior. Line 6 DL 4 Delay Modeller. £95. Heavily used and hence pretty beat up (genuinely relic'd!) but has been 100% rock solid and is fully...
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    Explorer weight & dims

    Hi everyone, wondered if anyone can help me- What is the size and weight of an Explorer in its case? Many thanks to anyone who can spare a couple of minutes with a measure and scales (or has the info on file).
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    Floyd Rose nut buzz

    Hi all. Looking for some opinions, if anyone can find a minute to comment it would be appreciated. I have a problem with a Floyd nut. Its a common problem, namely a sitar like buzzing when some of the strings are open. The first course of action was to check the clearance between the open...
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    Black & gold...

    Still wondering whether we should have gone for the gold Jescar fretwire too...?
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    PUPs for sale- will post worldwide

    Hello everyone. Its time for a bit of a tidy out of the storage locker so I've got the following load of pickups for sale. All are brand new, although they are not in the original packaging- Pair of Burstbucker Pro (Alnico 5) nickel cover with mounting screws and springs- DC resistance 8.17K...
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    Corroded hardware

    Hello all. First time poster here, hoping someone can advise me. I'm considering buying a mid-90s Standard from a friend. He freely admits that he was a sweaty old git when he used to play live and as such there is some corrosion on the hardware, particularly the bridge and tailpiece. The...


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