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  1. charlie chitlins

    '71 Deluxe player

    OK...OK...but, just for future reference...how do you feel about the term "weenie"? :eek2:
  2. charlie chitlins

    '71 Deluxe player

    Pics, or you ain't got it! :photos::photos:
  3. charlie chitlins

    '71 Deluxe player

    It's true, Popeye...I'm busted. I confess...I said that a theoretical person who did an imagined thing would be a "doofus". It was a terrible thing, and I am fully chastised and contrite. Let's get on with business.
  4. charlie chitlins

    FS/FT: JAN 12AT7WC tube pair, never installed - only 30$

    AT is a driver tube...like for your reverb circuit. They can be used in V1 and have lower gain than a 12AX7, but there are structural differences that make it better for a driver. The right driver tube can do glorious things for your verb. Good price.
  5. charlie chitlins

    Chambered LPs

    Good tone is ONLY about your opinions.
  6. charlie chitlins

    ADVICE NEEDED TO SET UP A GIBSON WITH A LIGHTNING BAR WRAP AROUND TAILPIECE AND ZERO FRET ADJUSTABLE NUT?

    As you know, the nut height is adjustable. When you fret a note on the 3rd fret, the string should clear the 2nd fret by the tiniest amount possible...like an angstrom;) You might not be able to get every string exact because you're not adjusting the slots individually. The lightning bar is...
  7. charlie chitlins

    ADVICE NEEDED TO SET UP A GIBSON WITH A LIGHTNING BAR WRAP AROUND TAILPIECE AND ZERO FRET ADJUSTABLE NUT?

    Truss rod adjustment is always first. Your preferred gauge of strings brought up to tension (in tune). Fret a note at the 1st fret (use a capo as a 3rd hand) and another where the neck joins the body...this is the effective length of the truss rod. Find the fret midway between the 2 and check...
  8. charlie chitlins

    Another pandemic project

    I still don't have much extra time on my hands, but I do feel like I need to do some things to fill the voids from things I really miss...LIKE FREAKIN' GIGS!!!... ahem...anyway...I've been wanting to electrify this one for awhile and finally got to it. It being my first attempt, the "D'oh!"...
  9. charlie chitlins

    Shaved Neck

    Odd...Joe has hands the size of bath mats. You wouldn't think he'd shave a neck.
  10. charlie chitlins

    '71 Deluxe player

    You'll never see it at 60mph
  11. charlie chitlins

    '71 Deluxe player

  12. charlie chitlins

    '71 Deluxe player

    Just a tick under 9#. :yesway: And, thanks...it's good to be seen!
  13. charlie chitlins

    '71 Deluxe player

    You can see the patch just behind the pickup. A piece of maple I had around, colored with some of my kid's colored pencils and painted with clear nail polish. That's luthiery, baby!:dude:
  14. charlie chitlins

    '71 Deluxe player

    Cropping the pics worked.
  15. charlie chitlins

    '71 Deluxe player

    I'm not even completely sure. I was never warned or otherwise contacted. I think I offended a sponsor who sells cans of magic snake oil mojo to unsuspecting dentists for too much money. Anyway...I wish I could get this photo thing worked out. I didn't think my crappy phone would take such high...
  16. charlie chitlins

    '71 Deluxe player

    @ChuckHall03 I don't see how to do this. If I click "insert image" above or "attach files" below, I don't see an option to choose a file size.
  17. charlie chitlins

    '71 Deluxe player

    Hey, y'all...I'm back from banishment with something fun. This one came up for sale locally and, for some reason, I just couldn't stop thinking about it...I normally wouldn't have given it much consideration, but...I don't know...it SPOKE to me. The seller brought it to my place so I could check...
  18. charlie chitlins

    Hey, Are you one of the guys who runs this place? I was a member in pretty damn good standing. I...

    Hey, Are you one of the guys who runs this place? I was a member in pretty damn good standing. I think I pissed off some snake oil salesman who happened to be a sponsor...but I don't know. I was cut off with no contact or conversation. I didn't know if I was banned or not. When I tried to make a...
  19. charlie chitlins

    Buying vintage guitars to strip parts - Bad mojo, right?

    Caffeine and resentment interfering with your reading comprehension, Matt? Here...I'll walk you through it. I supported the poster's decision to save the mangled old removed frets because I, too, know that there are people out there (said doofuses) who would care about said pieces of mangled...


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