An Oldy But A Goody

Brazilnut

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This 1977 Custom was owned and operated by a friend of mine's favorite uncle, who played both kinds of music Country AND Western - on it. The frets have been leveled down to flat, wide strips of nickel, and a lot of the gold has been worn off of the parts, but it still thunders! The wiring is in an aluminum box inside the cavity, and is pristine, and the T-tops pump out all the tone you could ask for. The bridge pickup probably came with earthquake insurance, because when you crank it the thing roars, perfectly balanced with each note discrete. It's a back killer at 10 lbs 14 oz, but the sustain is endless. It has a solid mahogany back, two-piece plain maple top with lots of grain, and a 3-piece maple neck. What do you think?
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Mark. I hit enough of those with an arch.
Beautiful!
Was it stripped or is this the original worn out finish?

And how about the pups?
Do they have a tendency to feedback?

(I own a (black) '78 that tends to feedback.)
This is the original everything, including the finish. Nothing's been changed on the guitar. The pups don't feed back except at really high volume. Which is normal.
 

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Damn, the mojo seemed to be coming from that photo.

That is one Cooooool git. Sweet, sweet, sweet.

Thanks for posting.
 

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