I need the cheapest blank TRC out there

v-man

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Where can I find the blank bell for cheap? I don’t want to spend much at all. Thanks.
 

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You can get Chinese knockoffs on Amazon for under $10 or a real one for $15 w/free shipping at Zzounds...
 

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The cheapest would be to make your own. Get any piece of black plastic and shape it with anything sharp that you have handy.
 

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The cheapest would be to make your own. Get any piece of black plastic and shape it with anything sharp that you have handy.
my time shopping/waiting/attempting/screwing up/remaking + raw materials cost probably makes this the most expensive option out there for the scale of 1 piece.

so far I got $7.99 shipped on ebay.
 

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Why would you not just pay a couple bucks more and get the real Gibson one?
I like Gibson guitars, almost exclusively so over their copies. I have kept an eye out for their pots/pups/hardware on builds.

However, there are times where Gibson provides NOTHING but a financial drain with certain offerings. There is no performance, aesthetic, or structural advantage paying 2x to Gibson for a blank TRC, nor is there even a way of verifying it’s even a Gibson part other than the wrapper it came in.
 

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Go to Guitar Center with a phillip screwdriver........... that is about as cheap as it gets......unless you get caught. :p
they put the Gibsons 12’ up in mine. Mistrustful bastards. I should bring a set of epis from the parts bin and do a pup swap as well. Anybody down for an uproarious distraction over there?
 

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they put the Gibsons 12’ up in mine. Mistrustful bastards. I should bring a set of epis from the parts bin and do a pup swap as well. Anybody down for an uproarious distraction over there?
Just send them to look for a guitar case..... they’ll be gone for an hour.
 

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Get some Silly Puddy

Pack er in them hole

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Silly putty probably costs what a cheap trc does and looks like foreskin. Not exactly the handy substitute for an understated cover.
 

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The price of a blank TRC generic or otherwise is cheap, I wouldn't worry about it and just get the right one that fits. I would not want to get one and it doesn't line up right and have to send it back and get another one.
 


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