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    Cool Squier Strat SE > Tele Headstock

    I came across this Squier Strat SE to Tele-ish conversion posted on Facebook Marketplace last night, and I saved a pic because I thought that the headstock treatment was really cool. This was the only picture with the listing, and it appears that a Tele headstock shape was either painted on, or...
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    Gretsch Single Coil Cheapies on eBay

    I'm looking to play around with the new pickup in my MIM, and saw this Gretsch pup on eBay for $20: http://cgi.ebay.com/Gretsch-Single-Coil-Guitar-Pickup-Chrome-Cover_W0QQitemZ350099416683QQihZ022QQcategoryZ22670QQtcZphotoQQcmdZViewItemQQ_trksidZp1742.m153.l1262 This guys been selling...
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    DIY Fender Tilt-Back Legs?

    Has anyone ever made their own equivalent of the Fender tilt-back legs for his/her combo? I'd like to add some to my Blackheart Little Giant combo, but $40 seems a little pricey considering they are just two pieces of chromed metal. I was thinking about a black crinkle or gun bluing finish...
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    Alamo amp a good deal?

    Went to a local pawn shop today and saw an small Alamo tube amp for $99+tax. It is a two-channel with tremolo, which works quite well. It sounds really good, no scratchiness in the pots at all, but has a two prong plug. The front lists 55w as the rating, but I'm sure that's a power consumption...
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    Saw Unknown Hinson last Saturday Night!

    I know there have been previous posts regarding him, but if you get the chance, go see the Unknown Hinson - you will not be disappointed! This guy is a showman in ever sense of the word. I got see him in a tiny music venue - stage is only elevated about 8-10 inches, and patrons were allowed...
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    Daisy Rock Tom Boy (sorta) Tele-Style for $99

    Just got an e-mail from Music123 regarding their clearance event, and I noticed they are selling Daisy Rock Tom Boys for $99. Only color is Blue Fire, which looks kinda like my Midnight Blue MIM Std.
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    Scarlett Johansson & a Tele!

    I got home from work today, and I see my wife's new issue of Nylon magazine on the cover on the table. Scarlett Johannson sweetly cradling a blue Tele! Here's a link to the cover shot. There's also a spread on pp. 138 & 139 of her cuddling up next to it under the covers. Yowser! :shock:
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    A strap for all you Paisley Playa's

    Woodwind & Brasswind is having a sale and I came across this Levys leather paisley strap for $16.24 in Walnut or Burgundy. Plus, free shipping on orders over $30! I was thinking about picking one up for my TB sunburst SX :grin:
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    Esquire wiring for Gibsons?

    I was just wondering: Did Gibson ever use Esquire-type wiring for any of their single-pickup models?
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    Help needed with removal of overdrive circuit

    I've got a little 10W DRIVE SS amp that use for messing around in my den, but I wished it had more clean headroom. It is single channel, with gain and volume pots, and uses LED's for the distortion clipping. Can I just clip the LED's for more headroom, or do I need to replace them with...
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    Auto Primer as Guitar Finish?

    I was just wondering if anyone has ever finished a guitar in just gray or rust-colored automotive primer. If so, are there any cons? I thought that might be a cool hot-rod look - maybe add some pinstriping and a decal or two :smile: .




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