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  1. lexluthier

    westone prestige 250

    I recently picked this one up. Saw it in a shop, played it for 2 hours! Great guitar.
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    NOAD - Dean Markley CD60

    I have 3 CD60's and a CD212. Great amps. The jfets for channel switching can go bad, but they are easily replaceable. The only impossible to find parts are the potentiometers. I usually take the pots apart and carefully clean them, spraying them with Deoxit is useless. F&T electrolytic caps fit...
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    Doug & Pat Cork Sniffers Burst vs Reissues comparison video

    3 support pieces on the knobs??? The knobs are cracked! LOL
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    My "Van Fire" Les Paul

    Nice save! As a vintage VW owner, one thing that needs to do often is replace the fuel lines. They tend to get cooked from the heat, get brittle, and break. I just put all new fuel lines in my bus. I had a close call years ago, learned my lesson.
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    Custom Shop Les Pauls With Bad Neck Profiles

    I have a Music Man with an asymmetric neck. At first it felt odd, but once I got used to it, I liked it.
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    Manny's Music is No Longer Standing :(

    48th St was quite the place, went there in the 80's, guitars everywhere: Mannys, Sam Ash, We Buy Guitars, Rudys, 48th St Custom...
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    Cool Z Guitars

    I have a Cool Z ZLS-1 LP copy. It was made by Fujigen and it's quite nice, very nicely made. The bridge and tailpiece are Gotoh, and has Grover tuners. It has a long tenon and a Gibson style single action truss rod. The electronics are pretty much like any other far east import guitar, so that...
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    What Did Henry Juszkiewicz Get Right?

    I think Henry and Dave did a great job turning the company around after they bought it. For a number of years, it looked like they were doing pretty well. The Historic/Custom Shop was another great move. It's just when Henry decided to turn Gibson into a lifestyle company and started getting...
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    LPF Lily has passed away

    I agree Lily deserves a better tribute than that. With that said, she did stay behind the scenes for the most part. Lily and I had our differences, but it still saddens me she is gone. FWIW, she didn't start the LPF, I did. Dave P
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    Can you remember the fx pedals you've let go AND wish you hadn't?

    A bunch of old Electro Harmonix pedals I sold a pedal dealer around 20 years ago, got a lot of money for them but there are a few I should have kept. Sweet Sound univibe, it was huge and sounded great, why did I sell it? Old Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face (2) old D'Armond tremolo units, the...
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    Ever Seen an Opening Band Out-Perform the Headliner?

    Saw Armored Saint open for Metallica in a small club in the early 80's. Armored Saint kicked some serious ass, they were heavy and really tight, and the late Dave Pritchard was blazing on his black Jackson. I was very impressed. On the other hand, Metallica came out and was so-so, kind of sloppy...
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    Duesenberg Guitars

    That was exactly my impression when I tried out a few. I had no idea where they were made at the time, but I kept thinking they seemed a lot like Korean made guitars when I was playing them. Nothing wrong with Korean made guitars, but they sure didn't seem like guitars I would plunk down a lot...
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    No Dean love?

    I's love to have a Dean Uli Jon Roth Sky guitar that Boris Dommenget builds for Dean. Unfortunately the last one for sale was $23,000 and there's no way I can spring for that. LOL Boris Dommenget Guitarmaker handmade Guitars and Pickups
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    Any Coron owners on here?

    My delay looks like this one, has the big switch.
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    Zero fret???

    I built this one with a zero fret since you can't put a traditional nut on it. The only thing I never liked about zero frets are that when I bend strings closer to the nut, I always get a 'plink' sound when the string pops in and out of the groove worn in the zero fret. Next time I may try a...
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    Hamer USA Studio

    My Hamer Studio, killer guitar
  17. lexluthier

    New "again" pedal day! Jen Wah!

    I really like the sound of those old JEN Italian made wahs.
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    Any Coron owners on here?

    I have a Coron analog delay, it must be a later one, it has a big switch on it.
  19. lexluthier

    New Rack Effects....Replifex

    Those older USA made Rocktron units are very cool. I also have a Replifex, and also a couple of early Intellifex and Chameleon units.

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