My old pile of wood...with some less old :)

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'54 LP Gold Top
'54 LP Bigsby Burst conversion
'55 LP Burst Conversion
'61 SGLP
'81 Heritage Award prehistoric reissue
'83 Leo's Special prehistoric reissue
'93 Std (that looks amazingly like the "first burst" at Carters)
 

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i´ll take the three first. thanks. :D

OK, for you, just those three:

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Now, don't hate on the double cuts and reissues. Even the '93 standards has a lot of charm. Here it is next to the "first burst" at Carter's...cant believe how well the nailed the finish to a mint non-faded burst.

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Handsome spread James! No plans for a vintage ES?

I have thought about it but just haven't been drawn to one yet.....Not sure why I haven't really wanted one.

That 54' Bigsby Burst Conversion looks like a beast, hats off to you dude.

Thanks, my first vintage guitar and one I have had since I was a teenager.

Here with a "59 burst of another player here in Nashville.

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It has a few blemishes from prior owners (i have had it since 87) but has a great tone

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That one with the Bigsby has the vibe, what's the story with all the holes? How adventurous did the electronics mods get?
 

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That one with the Bigsby has the vibe, what's the story with all the holes? How adventurous did the electronics mods get?

I haven't made a lot of changes myself. The finish was done, the ABR and bigsby was on it when I got it and it had already been converted. The small switches used to split the neck pickup which was a Pat# that had been hacked into. One split that pickup and the other reversed the polarity. That pickup failed eventually and I didn't want to hack up another Pat# or PAF when I replaced it so I just left them in as dummy switches. I have no idea what was done with the other holes that are plugged. Those were there when I got it in '87 and were there when I the guy I bought it from bought it in '73 (per him).
 

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