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  1. R8R6Ben

    '07 R8 w/ OTPG PAF'S!!! '01 R6 w/ '53 Soapbars!!!! PHAEZ AMP!!!

    So I have decided to list a few items and combine them all into one thread. As many of you know in the past year my parents have become extremely ill and I have to move back to the US. In the last year and a half my father has had a heart valve replaced and then they discovered he had terminal...
  2. R8R6Ben

    MOVING SALE! 2007 R8 w/ OTPG PAF'S

    So as many may remember about a month ago I had to rush back to the US because my mom went into cardiac arrest. I ended up selling my beloved PRS Hollowbody to recoup some of the costs. Well now my wife and I are moving back to the US for a few years. My mom has been recovering but will need...
  3. R8R6Ben

    EMERGENCY MARKDOWN!!!!!!!: 2007 PRS Hollowbody Spruce w/ old birds!( Trade for R4)

    I hate to do this but I am working on something that requires me to have two P90 historic les pauls and I have to sell this to get another one. It is my 2007 PRS Hollowbody Spruce. Goldtop with old bird inlays. This guitar is immaculate. One small ding that IS NOT THROUGH THE PAINT along the...
  4. R8R6Ben

    Skatterbrane Waterbranes, Lollar and Fralin P90's,Eternity,Yardbox, and many parts!!

    Ok gotta let some stuff go in order to pick up other stuff (read vintage pieces) I need more at the moment. All prices are firm and have been checked out and are fair. They also include shipping and paypal. First up: 1 set of Skatterbrane Waterbranes $300 These are amazing and I hate to...
  5. R8R6Ben

    Fralin P90 review and soundclips

    So as promised here are the clips of the Fralins. This is an older set... not sure when I got them... years and years ago. This set has the neck wound 15% under. The guitar is my '01 R6. Cts pots, Sprague PIO caps etc etc... I recorded the clips through my podxt live on the tweed deluxe...
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    Lollar P90's review with soundclips

    So lots of people ask about P90's and i thought I'd kind of document my experiences with them so far. I have tried quiet a few different sets over the last 10 years or so and this is the current set I have installed. They are the standard wind P90's form Lollar. I have had them for a few...
  7. R8R6Ben

    Skatterbrane Waterbranes Part 4 (How to get addicted... with soundclips)

    So I have had these pickups for a pretty long time now. I actually was planing to sell my PRS and put them in another Les Paul.....But then I noticed that I was grabbing the PRS more and more, on stage and while laying down tracks. Part of it is comfort (hell it weighs half of what either of...
  8. R8R6Ben

    OTPG PAF's Part 3: The Kitchen Sink sound clips

    Part 3 as promised, chock full of oddball sound clips. These pickups continue to amaze and the exploration factor alone is worth the price of admission. I've put up a few new clips on my soundclick page. Of course the guitar is my beloved '07 R8 Jamie Leigh.... there are plenty of threads...
  9. R8R6Ben

    FT/FS PRS Hollowbody for Historic or Swart Amp

    Here is my pretty much new 2007 PRS Hollowbody Spruce Goldtop. She is in perfect condition with one, and I mean ONE, very very very tiny knick in the finish. It is on the top edge around where the strap pin is. It is smaller than my pinky nails edge, about 1/3 of that size and is too small to...
  10. R8R6Ben

    Skatterbrane Waterbranes Part Tres (In the PRS) +Clips

    So here we are again tone hounds:) Part three of the Waterbranes review and in a PRS Hollowbody Spruce Goldtop of all things:cool: (why hello hello:shock: my little lovely) So the guitar is a 2007 PRS Hollowbody Spruce.... it has the mahogany back, sides and neck and an IRW board. She...
  11. R8R6Ben

    I hate this time of the month....

    Yep.... it's about a week before my wife's monthly visitor and she just lectured me for an hour in the most insane way ever. All because there is a job at a major guitar manufactuer very close to here that she and I both think I should try for.... somehow that led her go off about how I am...
  12. R8R6Ben

    Leumas!!!!!! You know the rules!!!

    Change the avatar back:) I almost shit myself when i didn't see Iz with his "ice-uke" I mean, seriously, why'd you put that self portrait up there:P
  13. R8R6Ben

    Today I am Santa:)

    I am sitting in a hallway all dressed up as Santa waiting to go in and surprise the kids at the school where my wife works. One kid, about 3 or so, came into the hallway with his mom, got one look at me and turned and ran away screaming lmao.... what do they teach kids about Santa here?
  14. R8R6Ben

    Skatterbrane Waterbranes review part 2 (more in depth) Sound Clips:)

    I've had these pickups installed in my R8 (Jamie Leigh) for a week or 10 days or so now. Jamie Leigh has a vintage wiring kit from RS, grey russian caps from Jonesy (0.015 bridge and 0.0010 neck I think), tonepros locking bridge; she has a bright strong voice acoustically and has an overall...
  15. R8R6Ben

    Skatterbrane Waterbranes (First Impressions)

    I got Rod over at Skatterbrane to wind me up a set of his Waterbranes for my Hollowbody Spruce. Through the whole thing he has been super nice, helpful, and patient. I went with A4 magnets ( I do love me some A4's :)) and "albino zebra" bobbins. We chatted over the course of a few days, maybe...
  16. R8R6Ben

    North Korea attacks South Korea

    It's all over the news here right now... apparently NK bombed a non-military (read civilian) area earlier today! Isn't it about time the UN steps in and "removes" that government from power?
  17. R8R6Ben

    Just got out of the hospital....

    My wife took me around 10pm (it's now ~2am). I have been having dizzy spells, light headedness, fluttering feelings in my chest, and other things for a few weeks and was getting worried since heart disease runs rampant in my family. During a private lesson tonight my chest started feeling tight...
  18. R8R6Ben

    I am so pissed at PRS

    Today I decided to swap out the pups in my Hollowbody Spruce with my new OTPG pups. So after hours, and I mean hours, of openning the guitar up, having to remove the entire harness because 1) everything is connected using short short wires; 2) the pickup leads were soldered together; and 3) the...
  19. R8R6Ben

    OTPG (Over The Pond Guy) PAF's Soundclips and Review Part 2

    Ok!! So today is the day I made some sound clips of these pickups. First off a bit of an updated review. I have had these pickups in for a week or a week and a half and have them dialed in pretty well I think. The guitar is my 2007 R8 named "Jamie Leigh". She has CTS pots, grey russian caps...
  20. R8R6Ben

    OTPG (Over The Pond Guy) PAF's Review Part 1 (First Impressions)

    Hi all, As promised I am starting my review of the OTPG PAF's; this is part 1, my absolute first impressions (pickups have been in for two days now and I am still tweaking them). I will do a part 2 in a few more weeks after I play them some more and a part 3 a few weeks after that, after...


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