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  Topic: Refinishing my Wildkat
BluesmanDave

Replies: 1
Views: 98

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 10:32 am   Subject: Refinishing my Wildkat
I always liked the look of these. I'm looking forward to seeing how this progresses!
  Topic: NCD
BluesmanDave

Replies: 3
Views: 139

PostForum: Everything Else...   Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:09 pm   Subject: NCD
Somewhere, someone is searching desperately for a mid-40's Nash radio delete plate to finally finish that restoration.

Indeed, Skip Simmons does great work.

BTW, that is total coolness!

Naa ...
  Topic: NCD
BluesmanDave

Replies: 3
Views: 139

PostForum: Everything Else...   Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:05 pm   Subject: NCD
New Cab Day!

So for a while I've been using a vertical 2x10 cab that our own Mr. Clevername threw in for free with some speakers he sold me a few years back. It was a hacked up former bass cabinet ...
  Topic: Help pricing a vintage Precision bass
BluesmanDave

Replies: 1
Views: 114

PostForum: Everything Else...   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:47 pm   Subject: Help pricing a vintage Precision bass
There's a pawn shop in town that has a '66/'67 P-bass. It was stripped and clear-coated a zillion years ago, and somebody pulled the frets. Otherwise, it's all there and correct. It has a white pickgu ...
  Topic: Lefty unknown Carvin refinish with questions.
BluesmanDave

Replies: 12
Views: 315

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:56 pm   Subject: Lefty unknown Carvin refinish with questions.
oh my' im sorry the pics are so big im not sure how to resize them

When you're on the imgur page for each image, the very bottom right of the box has a "sizes" option. Click around until ...
  Topic: Lefty unknown Carvin refinish with questions.
BluesmanDave

Replies: 12
Views: 315

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:40 pm   Subject: Lefty unknown Carvin refinish with questions.
(ignore, duplicate post)
  Topic: Lefty unknown Carvin refinish with questions.
BluesmanDave

Replies: 12
Views: 315

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:23 am   Subject: Lefty unknown Carvin refinish with questions.
How do I post pics?

We've found that the best free web hosting service for pictures is Imgur. Once you have them uploaded, copy the "BBCode" link and paste it here.
  Topic: Pre cbs strat. Clearing off body date??
BluesmanDave

Replies: 1
Views: 225

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:48 pm   Subject: Pre cbs strat. Clearing off body date??
Pictures would definitely help. Any luck getting those together? We've descovered that Imgur works best as a free photo host since Photobucket died.
  Topic: Backbone T-Bone Sustain Plate
BluesmanDave

Replies: 7
Views: 257

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:41 pm   Subject: Backbone T-Bone Sustain Plate
Wellll... maybe that's not 100% fair. I played a Telecaster with one on it once. Sounded like a Telecaster. To be honest, I didn't play it with and without, but it didn't seem special or extra or diff ...
  Topic: Backbone T-Bone Sustain Plate
BluesmanDave

Replies: 7
Views: 257

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:39 pm   Subject: Backbone T-Bone Sustain Plate
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  Topic: Got One! Tascam Portastudio Help Needed
BluesmanDave

Replies: 5
Views: 217

PostForum: Everything Else...   Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:28 pm   Subject: Got One! Tascam Portastudio Help Needed
Based on the change in the subject line - you all good?
  Topic: Got One! Tascam Portastudio Help Needed
BluesmanDave

Replies: 5
Views: 217

PostForum: Everything Else...   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:58 am   Subject: Got One! Tascam Portastudio Help Needed
I MAY have an original 424 that worked when I put it in a box ten years ago - I'll check the storage unit next weekend and get back to you.
  Topic: WTB - set of Ralph's S1 pickups
BluesmanDave

Replies: 5
Views: 205

PostForum: Auctions and Gear for Sale   Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:45 pm   Subject: WTB - set of Ralph's S1 pickups
The RHFactor S1 set is AWESOME. So much so that every Strat I own now has them.
  Topic: Low action and fret buzz
BluesmanDave

Replies: 11
Views: 392

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:15 pm   Subject: Low action and fret buzz
More modern players seem to make up for it with boxes on the floor, lots of gain, and a light touch.

The Billy Gibbons method.
  Topic: Low action and fret buzz
BluesmanDave

Replies: 11
Views: 392

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:57 pm   Subject: Low action and fret buzz
Me personally, I HATE fret buzz. I think also that low action robs a lot of the picking/finger dynamics I rely on. I'd FAR rather have higher action that rings clear than low action that rattles. To b ...
 
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