Screws affect your "tone" more than most things

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Screws affect your "tone" more than most other things

Whaaaaaat??? Get out.

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My uncle was a guitar tech in the 60's & 70's.

I have an old coffee can full of old screws and springs from guitars.

Let me know if you need any. I may be sitting on a fortune!
 

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My uncle was a guitar tech in the 60's & 70's.

I have an old coffee can full of old screws and springs from guitars.

Let me know if you need any. I may be sitting on a fortune!
Oh, man, you are soooooo lucky. Maybe Ebay auction. People will be
standing in line to buy those puppies. Especially platinum or brass.

How come I never have good luck?
 

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Who, the people for whom you made this thread will ignore it, just as sure as God made Crocodiles.

God didnt make Crocs. Mick did...





































so he'd have wrestling partners :dude::D

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By the title of the thread I thought he was going for the obvious, just adjusting pickup height.

I had no idea he's as twisted as a fine thread self-tapping machine screw.
 

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I was reading the thread but didn't read the dates....was thinking N.T.S.A.

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These black screws made me sound like Jimmy Page...
its Science

sidenote: it takes so friggin long to screw them in and out...will never do it again

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If 6 screws make any effect, we should be able to test this by covering the pickup in screws. Maybe 30 of them and see if it sounds different. If the humbucker were covered, it might make an effect. I bet I could line them up around the outside, by the tape, and there is no difference.

Anyway, thread got me thinking. Tomorow I might see if I can actually fluctuate the magnetic field with a magnet on the other side of the strings. Just hold a spare humbucker there and see what happens. I wonder what would happen if you had both of these hypothetical humbuckers wired, one on each side of the stings with them attracting or repelling each other.
Google E Bow.
 
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Yeah, but WHERE are those screws manufactured?

If its China...no way...you lose your mids and highs.

Korea is preferred out of USA

and will accept Japanese screws if Korea happens to be out but

best tone is from USA screws. Guaranteed.
 

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