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  1. tombob replied to the thread GFS dream 90 vs Mean 90...anyone?.

    I started reading this because of a interest in the Dream 90s. I know what they are, more Fender than P90 but that has a place. I...

    Jun 26, 2019 at 5:58 PM
  2. tombob replied to the thread Thinking about some GFS humbuckers..

    In case someone is looking for ideas I’ll add my experience. This thread is old so they might not have been making them at the time but...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 11:25 PM
  3. tombob replied to the thread Tru-oil on a rosewood fingerboard....

    I’ve actually used peanut oil for finishing. I found out it will dry like tru-oil and actually makes a very good finish that doesn’t get...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 4:43 PM
  4. tombob replied to the thread GFS Mini Humbuckers?.

    Urbandefault I put a GFS mini in the neck of a Tele with 250k pots (fat 59 mini) and found it too dark as well. I rewired it in parallel...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 7:35 PM
  5. tombob liked urbandefault's post in the thread GFS Mini Humbuckers?.

    I have a GFS mini with the cream ring in the neck position of a cobbled together parts T. It's ok, but a little dark. It would probably...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 7:31 PM
  6. tombob replied to the thread GFS Mini Humbuckers?.

    They’re not exactly mini but I’ve had a set of GFS Dream 180s for a while and I’ve put them in a couple of guitars. They wasn’t bad but...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 6:21 PM
  7. tombob replied to the thread Single Coils Suck. Humbuckers Rule..

    The more I think about this the more I realize how easy it is to go back and forth on this depending on the day. In the last week or so...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 3:28 PM
  8. tombob replied to the thread Single Coils Suck. Humbuckers Rule..

    Piezo pickups have come a long way from where they were. I’ve had a couple of older under bridge and ceramic embedded piezo that were...

    Jun 22, 2019 at 2:46 PM
  9. tombob replied to the thread Single Coils Suck. Humbuckers Rule..

    I think one of the things that really made me bond with mini humbuckers was that they feel a lot like singles. I’ve played SCs for years...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 5:33 PM
  10. tombob replied to the thread I Want A Tele Now!.

    The CV thinline Tele is a real deal. I don’t think I’ve seen a lefty version but they that don’t mean they’re not making them. A real...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 4:49 PM
  11. tombob attached a file to the thread I Want A Tele Now!.

    I’ve got a CV 62’ Tele Custom and 60’s Strat. The Tele is pretty light but the custom has a alder body. Actually a very good looking...

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  12. tombob replied to the thread Recommend me a sweet mini humbucker for bridge position.

    I’ll agree with those saying SD antiquity, I actually like the antiquity 2. A TV Jones Classic Plus would be a great mate with a Gibson...

    Jun 20, 2019
  13. tombob replied to the thread 1949 Prototype Telecaster.

    I’m not a expert on early Fenders but I’ve seen and played a few and was always interested when something unique popped up so I paid...

    Jun 20, 2019
  14. tombob liked blowtorch's post in the thread 1949 Prototype Telecaster.

    The real Fender 1949 tele prototype looked like this, sorta (this isn't actually it) [IMG] [IMG]

    Jun 20, 2019
  15. tombob replied to the thread Single Coils Suck. Humbuckers Rule..

    I’ve been a lot more interested in humbuckers lately. I started a few years ago playing mini humbuckers which I think are under...

    Jun 20, 2019
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