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ronnierrr

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Looking to contact Martin 5 string Hrnesses, do it still exsist? i tried using Sigler for a bee harness and was the biggest piece of junk after 3 replacements and now the 4th trash they wont do business with me or replace so that mone y is lost, in other words, HELP! i had a mssh harness in a tradtional in 2013 and was the best if he doesnt do them any more any recomendations?
 

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MSSC did go out of business a bit ago, but the person who made some of Matt's harnesses now works for Electric City Pickups and they offer essentially the same harnesses. I'm a huge ECP fan, their pickups are in all of my guitars (along with MSSC harnesses)

http://www.electriccitypickups.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=64_67


ReWind also makes very high quality pickups and harnesses, though I have no direct experience with them they come extremely well recommended and I'd love to give them a try sometime:

http://www.re-wind.net/Harnesses.html
 

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ReWind does pretty much the same as what Matt did.....lots of options on components. Jonseyblues I think is still around too
 

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MSSC did go out of business a bit ago, but the person who made some of Matt's harnesses now works for Electric City Pickups and they offer essentially the same harnesses. I'm a huge ECP fan, their pickups are in all of my guitars (along with MSSC harnesses)

http://www.electriccitypickups.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=64_67


ReWind also makes very high quality pickups and harnesses, though I have no direct experience with them they come extremely well recommended and I'd love to give them a try sometime:

http://www.re-wind.net/Harnesses.html

ReWind does pretty much the same as what Matt did.....lots of options on components. Jonseyblues I think is still around too


You cant go wrong with any of these guys here:thumb:
 

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Harness makers...a HUGE favor..PLEASE don't put FENDER cloth insulation on a GIBSON Harness!!!! NO Gibson came this way, ever...

Use the yellow PVC tubing for actual vintage accuracy...PLEASE!!!:fingersx:
 

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Harness makers...a HUGE favor..PLEASE don't put FENDER cloth insulation on a GIBSON Harness!!!!

AMEN! :applause: :cheers2: :thumb: That's a pet peeve of mine.

NO Gibson came this way, ever... Use the yellow PVC tubing for actual vintage accuracy...PLEASE!!!:fingersx:

Weeeeeeell, Gibson did actually use cloth insulated wire in the very early days of electric guitars, but stopped using cloth insulated wire sometime in the 1940's. Gibson used lacquered glass fiber cambric up until about 1959, then rubberized glass fiber and then plastic tubing. I've never seen a Burst-era or later Gibson with cloth insulated wire, which I think is your point and I definitely agree with that.

...but here's some photos for the historians:


1941 Pedalsteel
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1953 ES-295
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1959 ES-125
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None of these are my work. They are all vintage Gibsons of various years for reference.
 

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CreamTone are fantastic as well. I have 2 Black Beauty harnesses and 2 drifted Bee harnesses from them. Great stuff!
 

Kris Ford

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AMEN! :applause: :cheers2: :thumb: That's a pet peeve of mine.



Weeeeeeell, Gibson did actually use cloth insulated wire in the very early days of electric guitars, but stopped using cloth insulated wire sometime in the 1940's. Gibson used lacquered glass fiber cambric up until about 1959, then rubberized glass fiber and then plastic tubing. I've never seen a Burst-era or later Gibson with cloth insulated wire, which I think is your point and I definitely agree with that.

...but here's some photos for the historians:


1941 Pedalsteel
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20160830191725-92bc514b-xl.jpg



1953 ES-295
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20140227200141-120a49d6-xl.jpg



1959 ES-125
20131225163420-f62d52ea-xl.jpg

i.php


None of these are my work. They are all vintage Gibsons of various years for reference.

Yep, that was my main point, and of course the varnished stuff too.:thumb:
 

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