Another NGD

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by TG, Jul 29, 2021.

  1. TG

    TG Doctor of Teleocity

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    Did a swap yesterday and got a Harley Benton BM-75....their Red Special inspired model.

    Love it. It's light, plays great and sounds cool. It has a 5 way switch instead of the slider switches...and positions 2 and 4 are in parallel unlike the original's series wiring...but it still nails the vibe. It has the phase switches, but not being into that high gain Queen thing it doesn't interest me much. I might rewire one to get the neck/bridge option.
    Traded a Tokai LP Special and got cash my way, which will pay for servicing the car tomorrow. Plus after plus...

    The guy I got it from glued a 6 pence on the headstock.

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  2. jamesepowell

    jamesepowell Tele-Holic

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    Very cool.
     
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  3. Fendereedo

    Fendereedo Poster Extraordinaire

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    Cool, congratulations.
     
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  4. brookdalebill

    brookdalebill Tele Axpert Ad Free Member

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    Neato!
     
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  5. Fretting out

    Fretting out Poster Extraordinaire

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    Cool, I think another fellow just got one of these, now there’s enough to have a club!

    Maybe @Midgetje94 ? (Excuse me if I’m wrong)
     
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  6. Torren61

    Torren61 Poster Extraordinaire Gold Supporter

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    Sweet! If you REALLY want it just a bit cooler, check out these guys. They make Brian May spec'd Tri-Sonics for the best Red Special replicas. They're in my Red Special Tele.

    https://www.adeson.co.uk/
     
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  7. Old Plank

    Old Plank Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

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    Cool! "May" the Harley be with you!
     
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  8. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Tele-Afflicted

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    Congrats.
     
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