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  1. geddyleefan

    Seymour Duncan Hyperion pickups

    I've seen these Hyperion sets loaded in some Ibanez AZ guitars but I really don't wanna spend the hefty price tag on an Ibanez to try these out. They sounded pretty good from what videos I've found on youtube. They seem to have a wide range of modern contemporary to crisp cleaner stuff. I wonder...
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    Seymour Duncan 35th Aniversary set......anyone find em?

    I'm still kickin myself for letting these slide outta my hands several years ago. I had a chance to buy a set around 2012 and decided not to. Now I've seen people really digging the aged magnets of the JB and Jazz pickups. I think when I passed on the set they were going for 140.00 used. Now I...
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    Anyone ever come across the LP Heritage and Heritage Elite?

    I'll never forget the first time I saw, heard and briefly held and played one. I was about 16 maybe 17 and my band was playing a show with a rival band and the guy had his dad's 1982 LP Heritage in tobaccoburst with an amazing birdseye maple or whatever fancy name they use for the maple top. I...
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    Epiphone EDS 1275

    After 3 years in the wilderness of not playing guitar I finally got back into playing again and decided to go after a doubleneck SG. Seeing how the Gibson doublenecks were priced into the stratosphere I went after the Epiphone model. I was skeptical but surprised it plays fine. I plan on doing...
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    future LP refret

    I'm fast approaching the 20 years of ownership on a 98 LP Classic. I've decided after nearly 2 decades of hardwork and ownership that she's due for a nice refret. I've worn the hell outta the first 6 frets and a good decent ones between 12-15 frets. I know that a refret isn't gonna do much so...
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    Carvin Legacy 1 a little dark sounding

    I snatched a Carvin Legacy a while back the Gen. 1 model for 400 bucks and knew it was a steal when it came with Vintage 30s loaded in em. However upon firing it up I found it rather darker than what I tried a while back at a local guitar shop. I changed the 6CA7s to JJ EL34s and looking to...
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    Epi Riviera and some plans to upgrade it

    Snatched one of those reissued Rivieras with 3 P90s. Its not bad but I plan on changing a few things like: better pickups, a fancy trapeze tailpiece is on the way and cream pickup covers. The tuners are not bad so I'll keep those but I have been looking at those Grover Imperials.....that would...
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    I hope people won't blow a fuse over this...

    I snatched a very lovely Gibson DSM-CE for 700. It plays better than guitars twice its price, from the moment I played Ventura Highway on it I knew it was an excellent acoustic :thumb:
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    Anyone tried those Taylor Solidbody Classics ?

    Anywho I got a chance to play one when I saw it sitting at local guitar shop in very mint condition. It was a 2007 model and they wanted 750.00 for it, which I thought was about right. Being skeptical I picked it up and played it....for 20 minutes. It's a pretty nice guitar and whether or not a...
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    Limited finishes on SG's

    I don't know if any other SG fans are thinkin what I'm thinkin but SG's seem to have a very limited finish options. The 61 re-issues only have one finish cherry, that's it. The Standards are either cherry and black and the Specials are confined to faded brown or faded cherry. Wouldn't you think...
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    Black LP Standard for me, none for you

    I just got this in yesterday for 1400. It had a bigsby but I went with what I thought was best and had it removed asap. Plays nice and the neck isn't huge but the pickups aren't too bad. I plan on getting this thing upgraded with better pickups, some different pots and maybe a push/pull.
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    Gibson Flying V and Andy Powell

    I remember seeing a Tony Bourge thread about his SGs so I thought I'd write about another underrated Gibson user during their halcyon days Wishbone Ash. Andy Powell always seem to get a good tone with these things considering the best albums made by Wishbone Ash were the first 4, I always...
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    3 pickup Les Pauls

    I don't know what it is but I've always had a thing for 3 pickup Les Pauls. So much that I've had my old Standard routed to hold a middle pickup. I've also added a 5 way rotary switch for tonal versatility and wired up for 3 volume knobs and a master tone. Anybody else out there with a knack for...
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    WTB DiMarzio Crunch Lab

    Looking for a DiMarzio Crunch Lab pickup with some wire left, standard spacing, preferably black and used. I'll pay 55-60 mo or check, shoot me a message thanks
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    Master tone knob and push/pull knob ?

    I was thinking about routting a middle humbucker in my LP Studio project and also wiring a 5-way rotary switch. I also thought about a push/pull split but I can't decide if I should do that with the volume pots, or have the master tone pot be a push/pull. Would it affect anything ?
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    JB or Crunch Lab ?

    I was thinkin about putting two of these pickups in my 3 pickup Les Paul and I was wondering what people like about em. Should the JB be in the middle and the Crunch Lab in the bridge ? Or the other way around ? Both pickups are very promising and I can't decide which way since they both sound...
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    Gibson Blueshawk prices are starting to rise

    Its been ages since I've seen anyone talk about this rare beast so I thought I might as well say something. I've owned a few Bluesers in ther past and they're great guitars so I was thinkin about getting another one again but lately I've seen prices climb like crazy for these things. Some nut...
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    I've been working on a SG-caster

    Like I said I took an Epiphone SG and had a Fender tele bridge pickup installed. It sounds wickedly awesome with a P94 I snatched from GFS. I haven't been able to take any pictures yet but will try to get some up when I'm able to.
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    Got my hands on a LP Studio Gem

    I wasn't having much luck in finding a Gibson RD so I quickly settled on a Gibson LP Studio Gem. I got work all weekend so I'm picking it up come monday next week, can't wait to fire it up through my amp !
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    Vox Bulldog Distortion sniped!

    I managed to snipe a Vox Bulldog distortion on eBay for a very good price. Usually they were retailing for 200+ and I remember they were fetching good prices before the recession and during. Then the bad thing happened, they got discontinued and became somewhat elusive beasts. However after...


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