Guitar thread

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by rajflyboy, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. Uke

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    This is a most interesting looking, and I'll bet sounding, Tele.

    I would want to know, since the PU's are Seymours, that they are actual P-90's and not P-100's stacked coil humbuckers. I love the vintage Soapbar I have in the neck of my Tele, big, fat, and oh so raw, and not a hint of being a humbucker. The noise cancelling comes in the mid switch position when the P-90 is paired with the quarter pounder Muy Grande at the bridge.

    I may risk a trip to a G C to test drive one of these bad boys.

  2. Blakebird

    Blakebird pew pew pew

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    The JD Tele has a Strat neck pickup, and a Texas Special at the bridge - it's got good punch for a Tele.
    The Strat 5-way switching is a nice touch that gives you some great Strat sounds w/ the out of phase selection.
  3. Tim_Tom

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    They are proper 90's, not stacked. Mid switch is the buzz kill like it should be. Might be hard to find, I've only seen them digitally when researching the Modern Player Tele Thinline P90 (Chinese made). If you do find one please report back!
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  4. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Bitch called me a feminist.

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    As it should be.
  5. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Bitch called me a feminist.

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    So I have this 1998 Les Paul SL "The Paul"

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    In all of its needs a polish glory.

    What is the SL......well that argment is all over the place "san laquer" "Slim line" I dunno

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    Its certainly skinny. Good player, and a totally different tone than my other Les Paul.

    I was kicking around the idea of getting a set of these guyshttps://www.fishman.com/products/series/fluence/tosin-abasi-signature-pickup-set/ for it. While I like the sound of it with the stock Pups......I am thinking these may be next level for a guitar that is basically my go to for anything hard. Its just an oddball instrument that works for me.

    Anyone tickered with these? If I can get it to do a half passable Strat impersonation, I would be set.
  6. Tim_Tom

    Tim_Tom Long timer

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    Not tinkered with those per say, but rewire it to include splitting the coils and you can get some of the strat spank. Thats the nice thing about HB's, they can have a lot of versatility if you have clever switching and controls.

    The only LP I've ever modded was a single humbucker Jr. model, which I added a crappy single coil in the neck... I love doing stupid stuff with cheap junk!
  7. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Bitch called me a feminist.

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    Yeah that would be the other option, ye 'ole Seymores with that tapping brezel.
  8. 68deluxe

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    I wanted a Malmstein signature strat with the scalloped neck for a long time. There was one fairly cheap on Ebay but I passed because it was made in Japan. By the time I researched the different revisions, and found out the MIJ was the best, it was sold. Now they are the most expensive ones on the used market. :fpalm
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  9. ClimbingFool

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    I plugged a set of Seymour Duncan P-Rails into my Epiphone Florentine, and now I get P90 Single Coil, parallel and series humbucker with their switchable mounting rings. Between the rings and the standard LP 3 way switch, I think I have 27 pickup combinations in one guitar (that is if I did the math right)
  10. Murphy Slaw

    Murphy Slaw Long timer

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    Guess what I got for my Birthday......


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  11. CaribouCases

    CaribouCases Boulder CO

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    A guitar and a banjo meet in a bar, get drunk, go home together and 9 months later...yeehaw.
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  12. FPGT72

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    When I was on the hunt for a strat, came across a very nice MiJ but I really did not care for how it played/sounded.....so gave it a pass.

    Came across a really horrid looking one but loved how it played and sounded.....but doG is it ugly.

    Standard inter net pic.....it sure does sound great....don't know....I think if I liked it better I would play it more.

    I told myself how it plays is the most important thing....but I just don't work that way....it needs to have both.....guess I could refinish it, but that just goes against everything I think as well

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  13. Daniii

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    I really like my Royal resonator guitar. With light gauge strings I can play it forever without making my fingertips bleed (yes, I don't play enough) and the resonator makes it loud enough to be heard. I have the brass nut extender but the neck on this one is so good I prefer to play it as a regular guitar. It's also easier to play solo as a guitar than as a "dobro",
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  14. CaribouCases

    CaribouCases Boulder CO

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    Open G, slide, fun.
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  15. Blakebird

    Blakebird pew pew pew

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    Remember the old paisley Tele's ? They didn't sell worth a damn, but are hard to come by now and I think they fetch good money.
    I'd leave it alone and enjoy how it plays.
  16. FPGT72

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    Agree....I can't do that to it....and it will go both ways with me. If I don't touch it, everyone else will think it is a "collectors model" and they will be everywhere. If I do refinish it everyone else will to and they will be hard to find and go for big money.....this is how my luck works.
  17. Uke

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    Then along came some country dude named Brad . . . .
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  18. Blakebird

    Blakebird pew pew pew

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    :nod :lol3
  19. Josephvman

    Josephvman I'm the Decider

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    Have any of you guys sold guitars on the Flea Market here? Is the resale market as bad as everyone says it is? I've got a handful of guitars that just don't get played, and I don't want to deal with Craigslist people.
  20. josjor

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    Depends on the axe and the asking price. I own a music store and about 80% of the guitars I see on here are over priced, IMHO. In general, however, the market nationwide is seeing a huge slump in electric guitar prices. Quality acoustic prices hold pretty steady.

    Reverb is a great option, if you haven't tried it. It generally means you'll have to ship, but unlike eBay, Reverb still has protections for the seller.
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