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  1. jim777

    Well, It's here, take out your wallets AVRI II

    A '61 Strat is never going to happen for me, but this seems like a decent option. Hopefully they are worth the price, and if not, I'll just eventually get a Momose instead.
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    What neck is this?

    A friend of mine just bought a partscaster that he thought had a "13 MIM Baja" neck on it, but the decal and string tree are completely wrong for a Baja. Does anyone recognize this decal and string tree placement as a legit fender Telecaster neck? Thanks in advance!
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    Help identity a Japanese Les Paul style guitar

    https://www.mylespaul.com/forum/other-single-cuts.9/
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    How to Start a Dad Band

    My wife went to every Rush show with me until we were married, then it was, "Go alone or with your friends, I've done my time" LOL
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    S1 knobs in brass?

    Does anyone know of anyone anywhere who sells the dome knob and button (or Switch Knob Assembly and Switch Knob Cap in Fenderspeak) in brass or gold? I can swap out the tone knob and baseplate with the very well worn gold/brass ones already on my MIJ 50th Ann. Tele but really would rather not...
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    Ideas for best medium high gain distortion for a tele on a vintage 1966 Fender Princeton no reverb?

    MXR Custom Badass modified Overdrive pedal will do it, and they are pretty reasonable used. I use that and a Fuchs Plushdrive and one or the other gets everything done for me.
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    Would you buy the same exact Tele in a different color?

    I would if I wanted two different sets of pickups in the one I already had. I wouldn't have 2 absolutely identical unless I were in a touring band.
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    NGD: 1996 MIJ '72 Fender Telecaster Custom

    Looks great, has it got the 7.25" fretboard?
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    Stick-On Relicing?

    You could have ash under your forearm and mahogany under another part :)
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    MIJ/MIM Tele Custom with bigger that 7.5" radius?

    Thanks in advance - I'm looking for a Tele with the Hum/Single layout with that Les Paul 3 way switch, but with at least a 9.5" radius. I know there was a Japanese model like that, one of which I just missed from Ishi on Reverb (the Traditional II Tele Custom) but are there others out there...
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    Bajas ... what are they good for?

    I do believe the Baja was replaced by the Vintera 50's Modified, NOT the Vintera 50's.
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    Unknown 1986 Ibanez

    That doesn't look like an Ibanez to me. Close, but no cigar. Playing Ibby's since '79, and I'm a mod on an Ibanez forum since '03.
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    New Custom Shop Terry Kath tele

    I believe Terry was an early investor/part ownerowner of Pignose, thus all the Pignose stickers on the guitar.
  14. jim777

    A Farewell Gift

    Gorgeous guitar, play her in health!
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    NGD: 2006 Baja Tele

    Yeah, mine is 8.1 lbs :) Still love it though :)
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    Seeing the unbelievable

    So the dog went into the river with the car??
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    Did any of you ever own the Parker Fly guitar?

    I had one for a while about 25 years ago maybe, even got one that a friend of Ken's got him to pick one off the line for him, and he signed the back of it. I did like the light weight, the adjustable trem, and the piezo, but it was very uncomfortable to me as I play sitting down a lot. At the...
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    Would you buy a current Gibson sight unseen today?

    It depends entirely on the type of guitar. Solidbody - only if I could return it. Semi - probably not because the difference between a good one and a blah one can be huge. Archtop jazz box - yeah, they STILL do those extremely well.
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    Best compliment you ever received?

    My wife once said, "Of course I will!" when I asked her to marry me. That was a long time ago, and still pretty much the best line I've ever heard.
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    Nautical songs

    One of my favorite all time bands, absolutely LOVE The Tragically Hip. Was coming to post this myself :) Will go with this one from Ireland's Waterboys
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    You wouldn't believe what Fender brought back...

    Yeah, I actually liked the look of those when they came out. I've never played one though.
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    Have there ever been any really sought after non tube amps ???

    Sorta kinda :) A lot of them still use them, but a lot regret selling their other amps to buy them.
  23. jim777

    The ultimate ironic troll-bass.

    That's why it's called a "Precision" :) Fretless is fun though, I've had a bunch and they are great.
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    How many Tele variants do we want or need ?

    How many do I want? I want all of them :) But how many do I really need? Well, once of each :)
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    Pedal power supply doubt.

    Ok, found it on Amazon :) I have a Donner DP-2, which has 8x100MA and 2x500MA outputs. It can accept power from the wall between 100V and 240V, and can run 9/12/18 volt pedals. I haven't done it, but it looks like it will power all 10 outputs at once. It's worked well for me without any issues...




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