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Guitars with P90 pickups...

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by flyingbanana, Jul 5, 2012.

  1. flyingbanana

    flyingbanana Poster Extraordinaire

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    Hey everyone. My next big idea is for a swamp ash strat style guitar with P90 pickups and an LP style bridge and tail piece. Thinking of a vintage blonde color...maybe butterscotch. Also thinking of sticking in a Stellartone Tonestyler control.

    Thinking of going quartersawn maple with rw fretboard. I'd like to use a tilt back headstock. Now if only USA Custom would start making those again...

    Post pics of your guitar with P90's.

    Here's kind of what gave me the idea for this...it's an Asher Marc Ford model.
     

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  2. RevMike

    RevMike Poster Extraordinaire

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    I have 2. One is a Goldtop LP. The one pictured here is the only one I have a pic of readily availible. Its a 2005 Special. Its an amazing guitar. Plays like a dream.
     

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  3. KenH

    KenH Tele-Holic

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    You can get the tilt-back headstock at Warmoth. I had one once and could never acquire a taste for it. It just looked wrong to me.
     
  4. flyingbanana

    flyingbanana Poster Extraordinaire

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    What didn't you like about it?
     
  5. bullfrogblues

    bullfrogblues Friend of Leo's

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    Here's a solid mahogany strat style, USACG 25" scale rosewood board neck. Lindy Fralin pups, Tru-oil finish. This guitar has some mojo!
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  6. Jack FFR1846

    Jack FFR1846 Tele-Afflicted

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    04 Music Man Axis Supersport MM90



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  7. dsutton24

    dsutton24 Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    A Telecaster... I couldn't decide between soapbars or dogears, so I did one of each.

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    I like it!:D
     
  8. solly

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    These are pretty kick ass, i highly recommend it:

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  9. spikypaddy

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    My current favourite squeeze. Sounds great, looks great, plays like a dream.

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    Blazer Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    I made this Epiphone style body a while ago from the wood that I had left over from my Walnut SG builds, I routed it out for a strat single coil at the neck and a P-90 at the bridge, but for some reason it never really sounded that good.

    So I took it apart and hung the body on the wall.

    But today using a new neck and equally new ideas on what to do with it, I reassembled it but leaving the neck pickup out and channeling my love for Seasick Steve, stringing it up with three strings (three THICK gauge strings that is) and tuning it C-G-C and having a lot of fun.
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    So here we are, three strings, walnut body and a smoking P-90

    And my "Fido" logo.
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  11. andrenighthound

    andrenighthound Tele-Afflicted

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    Here's mine

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  12. 56strat

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    Epi '56 gold top LP

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    Sorry, the tdpri app rotates all my pictures

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    Bob Mc Friend of Leo's

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    For some reason, playing this guitar (CV body, Tele neck Gibby PUPs) feels like a guilty pleasure.
     
  15. SpeyFly

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    This GT will have black P90's (HarpMaster's HMS-P90-M), black pickguard and black top hat's in the near future.
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  16. ac15

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  17. flyingbanana

    flyingbanana Poster Extraordinaire

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    Nice pics. I love the SG. I'll take that and the Vox amp below it. :D
     
  18. Colin

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    Here's mine, amazing what you can get for 125 euros...

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    John Mayes Bombshell Jr, with a Lollar P90:

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    Nathan Sheppard NSG24 with Bare Knuckle P90s:

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  20. Telegazer

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    Epiphone G310 with some significant part changes: Kent Armstrong P90s, Grover tuners, bone nut, and of course a new pickguard to accommodate the pickups.

    Now it's the best-sounding chunk of plywood trash in town, and is a lot of fun to play.

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