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  1. EsquireOK replied to the thread Mahogany and the cost of it....yikes..

    About 20 years ago, I bought six single piece Honduran mahogany blanks, big enough and thick enough to build a P Bass or J Bass sized...

    Dec 5, 2020 at 3:40 PM
  2. EsquireOK replied to the thread are Vintique's knurled barrel knobs worth the scratch?.

    If they have exactly the specifications you want, and you can't get them anywhere else, $70 for a hand made pair of metal items isn't...

    Dec 4, 2020 at 3:47 AM
  3. EsquireOK replied to the thread 1953 Fender Blackguard Tele.

    I love the condition of that one. Juuuuuuuust right. Not too clean; not too dirty.

    Dec 4, 2020 at 3:20 AM
  4. EsquireOK replied to the thread Why would I want a Jazzmaster, if I have a tele and a strat?.

    Wider tonal range than Strat or Tele, quickly accessible with switches. More traditional Gibson like feel. If you have one, and you...

    Dec 3, 2020 at 2:54 PM
  5. EsquireOK replied to the thread Song in which the protagonist is told to get his life together..

    [MEDIA] Get a job! Ev'ry morning about this time She get me out of my bed a-crying, "Get a job!" After breakfast ev'ry day She throws...

    Dec 1, 2020 at 11:25 PM
  6. EsquireOK replied to the thread Tele bridge elevator plate materials - empirical results.

    Do you mean a shim to raise the bridge?

    Dec 1, 2020 at 11:19 PM
  7. EsquireOK replied to the thread One guitar. Go!.

    My "just one" guitar is a lot different than my "favorite" guitar or my "go-to" guitar. The "just one" needs to be more versatile, on a...

    Dec 1, 2020 at 8:10 PM
  8. EsquireOK replied to the thread David Bowie - Suffragette City.

    This is like posting the letter E, as if we all need to be told how great it is.

    Dec 1, 2020 at 7:59 PM
  9. EsquireOK replied to the thread NGD ES-137P copper top.

    Nice! I love those. Have wanted to pick up a red one since they were originally out. Badly needs black pickup covers, though.

    Dec 1, 2020 at 7:38 PM
  10. EsquireOK replied to the thread Likes To Posts Ratio.

    Aside from the fact that "likes" are pretty meaningless anyhow, it's also not very useful to look at that, when there are many people...

    Dec 1, 2020 at 6:40 PM
  11. EsquireOK replied to the thread New to Telecaster -- How low is your action on a 7.25 radius.

    None of these pictures of the rulers are shot in a way that allows us to read the actual string height, given the parallax. That said,...

    Dec 1, 2020 at 4:37 PM
  12. EsquireOK liked tubelectron's post in the thread Think your action is high?.

    Exactly. Indeed Freddie Green is truly legendary... :rolleyes: He notably played Gretsch Synchromatic 300 and 400... The 400 : [IMG]...

    Dec 1, 2020 at 4:23 PM
  13. EsquireOK replied to the thread Think your action is high?.

    I can see playing on strings like that. I am more in the 3-4 mm range, but I don't find it challenging, and I have played guitars like...

    Dec 1, 2020 at 4:16 PM
  14. EsquireOK replied to the thread New to Telecaster -- How low is your action on a 7.25 radius.

    That's not at all standard – not even close. Fender specs 1.6mm at the 17th fret, on anything but their super flat fretboards....

    Dec 1, 2020 at 4:08 PM