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    Accidental NGD: Squier Rolling Rock Tele

    So, I drop into my local music store for a couple of parts, and something green caught my eye.<p> <p> <p> I got a good deal on it, so I couldn't pass it up. From what I was able to find searching old threads, they were promotional items produced in 2002 for Rolling Rock, and provided...
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    Got myself a vintage jointer! (Building a workshop on the cheap!)

    Found this at a yard sale over the weekend: It's a 1952-53 or so vintage Craftsman (manufactured by King-Seely) 4 3/8" jointer. It has a rolling stand, and weighs a ton. Plugged it in and it seems to work fine. Needs a little rust removal TLC, and probably new blades. I paid $20...
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    Spray gun suitable for small compressor?

    I have a small pancake style compressor from Harbor Freight. I have been using air brushes for guitar painting, but it's slower going, and harder to get the clearcoat to "flow" with the lower volume sprayer. Is there a spraygun out there that can get by with a 1 CFM at 40 PSI/.6 at 90 PSI...
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    To strip, or not to strip?

    I got a good deal on a "loaded" SG body on eBay, and now I want to refinish it. I kind of like it the way it is, but it's for my daughter, for whom aesthetics are pretty important. It's black, and I think it's a catalyzed urethane paint. I want to paint it white, then she wants to do some...
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    "Clamshell" Thinline Build in two halves?

    OK - I have a couple of nice pieces of wood just crying out to be a Tele. I've done a Tele and a Strat build already, so I'm thinking this one should be a Thinline. Both pieces (one is Ambrosia Maple, the other is Poplar) are 7/8" thick. I'm thinking I could route out the lower piece (the...
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    Control Plate Wiring Question

    I'm finishing up a modified '52 style that I'm building for my daughter. I bought a prewired control plate, but the wiring does not seem to match the various schematics I've compared it to. Here's a close up of the switch terminals: It doesn't really resemble the schematic; Notice...




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