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    Vintage Pickguard Disintegrating

    Hi this pick guard is off my 77 Greco Sa-900. I have read it's from the chemicals in the plastics back then. Stupid question other than put this in a bag and in the case for originality is there anything to do in stopping it. Just 3 years ago the pick guard was in new condition, not sure why it...
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    new Les Paul Special

    So question here, I was going to try and sell my 2016 Standard to get a new 2019 Standard in Bourbon burst but thought to myself nah my les paul plays so well I cannot take a chance in not finding one that feels as good. We all know stores only carry like 2 tops of examples and 1 is usually...
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    New Les Pauls

    I’m digging all the pics of the new Lester’s but with all the changes Gibson is making why can’t they oil the necks. I’ve seen many with dry looking necks and owners even commented on them. Nothing a little oil can’t help but why not take the extra minute pushing out these guitars Gibson. I...
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    Please need Tuners

    Hi I have been hunting down tuners for my 77 Greco SA-900. I want to put the originals away as I broke 1 and don't want to make a habit. My current tuners say Greco Deluxe and are Kluson type double ring double line. I cannot for the life of me find a set that are double ring double line with...
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    Greco Tuner

    Hello I have a 79 Greco Sa 900 that has Greco kluson type tuners with the hex screw in bushing. I am having a have time finding a replacement set. I think I may take off the originals and put a new "aged" set on if they make them. So my D tuner got so tight and me not knowing my own strength...
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    Pickup Covers?2016 Classic

    Hey all been looking for something like this, all the ones I see usually have zebra 57's this one has pickup covers. You think somebody installed these or what, The TRC looks very old too, look at them screws already. I don't know what to make of this from pics alone. I can't find anything else...
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    Gibson Headstock Shape

    I just tried to search and only found angle changes. What about the shape of the Headstock. I have a 2016 standard and there is no question that the Headstock wings are wider and taller with the middle not having much of the classic Gibson look. If I could post a pic I would. I never really...
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    Want to swap Switch and Pcb

    Hey all question, in my 99 Epiphone les paul I put switchcraft switch and 50's wiring with Vitamin Q caps and Classic 57/+. When I strike a note or chord and flip the switch back and forth it's massive and sound's amazing and all Hendrixy especially doing pull-offs. Now my 2016 Gibson Standard...
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    How long to wait or if ever?

    Hey guys/gals not sure if this has been posted before but I have a question geared towards brand new guitars in my case Les Pauls, I mean you can answer if you buy used too but I think this pertains more to new guitars. Oh and just for reference I don't gig so that makes it a lot easier to keep...
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    Heads up 2015's

    Head's up!!! I just seen for those not afraid to walk in into a Guitar Center and at least look, there's a big sale going on for the 2015's. I seen some pretty good deals on brand new Les Pauls.
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    2nd guessing ripping everything out

    Hey all I just bought a stunning new 2016 gibson les paul standard and it came with burstbucker pro's and all that push/pull crap. I knew when I bought it that it had that wiring setup but I just couldn't deal with the neck on the traditional. I like the neck on standard a lot better. So...
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    Neck Darkening

    Hi all I just got a new 2016 Standard in Heritage Cherry burst. It's absolutely stunning and I will post pics soon as I figured out what's holding me up. Anyways I just had my luthier go over it and I said what a neck huh, it's so comfortable and it's the darkest rosewood I've ever seen. He...
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    Hi all lil Help plz

    Hey all I've been here awhile but I didn't know where else to post. I have searched everywhere. What is the easiest way to post pics with an Iphone 6? If I try to upload from my computer I get the image failed to upload error, I do have a photobucket account, is that what most people do? Use...
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    2016 trad so bummed

    Hey all I never did a proper ngd because I don't like to rush into things and exhaust energy if I'm going to return or if something happens and sure enough it did. Plus my pics always say they to big. I bought a 2016 Honeyburst traditional about 3 weeks ago from Gc on a new gear card. I had 2...
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    Fret job new trad

    I hope this is in the right section if not please move. So about three weeks ago I bought a new 2016 honey burst traditiona. I bought it from guitar center and the kid put 10 gauge strings on and set it up for me it felt OK but not great when I left I planned on having my Luthier take care of...
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    tuners

    Hi all I need some advice, I don't mind the tuners on my guitar but I don't like the indents that are left on face of headstock. Now this is a mystery, original owner was under the impression that these were the original tuners, I say they are not unless they changed them in Japan after it was...
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    grover tuners

    Hey guys do you know for sure if a vintage set of grovers will fit over the two holes of the no name kluson type that somebody put on my otherwise all original 77 Greco Sa-900? I can see from the front of the headstock the indents where the washers used to be from the orginal grovers, I...
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    Marshall amp help

    Hey all I need some sound advice, I just picked up a marshall dsl 40c..It's ok but I am still messing around with it. I really think the reverb is weak and the amp is very trebly,could be the speaker. Anyway here is my question I have time to return this amp and I have around a 1k usd to...
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    pots for my guitar

    I have a question, I bought a wiring harness for my epiphone les paul, I wanted to transfer it into my Gibson Les Paul and the guy that made it for me told me I have to get a new one because the pots wont fit? I am completely confused by this, why wouldn't they fit, they look just like the one's...
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    les paul buzzing bad

    Ok I had my studio deluxe and my favorite epi standard and 2 strats setup by my luthier in Octobter. They were fine until about a month ago and now all 4 guitars are buzzing like crazy with super low action. Is this just a small turn of the truss rod counter clockwise to fix this? I really...


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