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    Sweeter tone from bridge pickup?

    Thanks for the responses, something about the bigsby has killed the tone. Can't put a p90 in (see pic) but will try a few things on the weekend, first is swap the saddle to a gibson with a block of wood under it, then some volume pot changes 500 250 etc
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    Sweeter tone from bridge pickup?

    With this setup maple neck alder body 1mb pots, Putting the bigsby on has increased he brightness 400%
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    Sweeter tone from bridge pickup?

    even with tone off it's too bright. Normally have the amp treble on 5 but that's on zero too, I like the bigsby on, wouldn't mind getting it all working, maybe change the pots or the pickup like Mr Randall suggested but what?
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    Sweeter tone from bridge pickup?

    76 is a standard black guard Tele, std neck and bridge, maple neck, ash body, came with 1 meg pots. This ones a grandpa's axe with parts swap from the get go, currently - Tele custom setup 2 vol, 2 tone Alder body, maple neck, SD Seth Lover neck, Pots have been changed to 1 meg a while ago...
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    Sweeter tone from bridge pickup?

    1mg pots on the 76 Tele and the bridge is sweet as a nut. Not so on this one.
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    Sweeter tone from bridge pickup?

    Any ideas please. First was a fender alnico copy Second is a Fender Pure Vintage 64 Swapped the tone and vol pots to 1mg This combo sounds like a new version of my 76 Tele but still clinical Wondering if installing an actual vintage pickup will sweeten it up Any suggestions?
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    FrankenTele with Bigsby

    Had some spare paint left over
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    FrankenTele with Bigsby

    Just back from the chop shop
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    FrankenTele with Bigsby

    C
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    I'm bored - collection pic

    If I was choosing - the left one and fourth across
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    What is the root cause of GAS?

    I will have to wholeheartedly agree to disagree on that fine point sir. One hundred guitars is an illness and your rehabilitation will be yo work at the Gibson factory
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    What is the root cause of GAS?

    I'd buy that experience
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    What is the root cause of GAS?

    I'd imagine you folk are right professionals. Every musician I've met either have 1 guitar or a large collection
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    What is the root cause of GAS?

    Help me understand why you feel this way / what you mean?
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    What is the root cause of GAS?

    You only live once so why not buy a heap of guitars if that makes you happy, you're not hearting anyon or going broke - have I got it right?
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    What is the root cause of GAS?

    This is the part I don't understand, "why the hell not" what specifically do you mean? You'll have to help me here.
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    What is the root cause of GAS?

    So wanting something new (meaning guitars) but why act on that want?
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    What is the root cause of GAS?

    Help me understand GAS, is it a feeling of longing, or a "have always wanted one of those" thoughts, or is it a prioritising thing or???
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    Show me your nuts. Slash series and 2020 50s and 60s

    Help me understand why you would fix a guard that when removed would lift the finish
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    "Pigskin" Les Paul

    28, 33, 12, hike


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