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Cavity shielding

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Jun 4, 2020. 2 Replies

If you have a hollow body guitar or hollow cigar box guitar, you can have unwanted noise from many reasons. Electrical wiring in your home can be an issue, fluorescent lighting, fans, window unit…Continue

Guitar kits

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Feb 10, 2020. 10 Replies

Stewmac.com has some great 6 string guitar kits out. They have the Strat, Tele, SG, LP and LP Jr. kits and just recently added Little guitar kits. Now they have 16.3" scale little guitar kits in…Continue

Another new used guitar day!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Aug 2, 2019. 8 Replies

I picked up another Strat at the pawnshop for 79 bucks. Squier Bullet Strat by Fender. At that price, I couldn't resist. Problem is they had 2 other nice guitars that were beckoning to me and marked…Continue

 

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BrianQ. replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Speaking of “on the bench” I got these old pedals on the bench for true bypass & modification. The Ross is from Dec. 79’ In addition to true bypass, I’m replacing the obsolete power jack to a modern barrel style one. The…"
4 hours ago
BrianQ. replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"The SD pickup I was talking about was the Distortion pickup , he had been making those since 70’s, it got cut out of my original comment for some reason? I worked on 3 tours with VH as a stagehand and I mostly saw Di-marzios & SD…"
9 hours ago
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Not the mighty mites, although Eddie did use them in the Destoryer and the Black & Yellow guitars. The Mighty Mites had slug poles in each coil. I have a set of those and they are awesome. The 1978 Humbucker came out at the same time the Whole…"
16 hours ago
BrianQ. replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Paul, I think those pickups you’re talking about are the Mighty Mites. Basically they’re Seymour’s version of a 70’s Di-Marzio Super Distortion pickup that Eddie favored which was an overwound Gibson Zebra pickup with…"
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BrianQ. replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Yea, I know what you mean. Lots of people who’ve not seen him live, don’t know he actually used several different guitars during their shows. Gibsons, Fenders, Kramers, Etc. He even had a Les Paul with hot rodded wiring that he only used…"
Tuesday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"That's right. Eddie had a Explorer and the had that Ibanez Destroyer that he cut up and I think he was stuck on that headstock design. I like it too."
Monday
BrianQ. replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Actually Gibson debuted that headstock on the Explorer back in 58’, same year the Flying V was introduced? So , really Kramer & Jackson was making a nod towards the good ol’ days of Gibson?"
Monday
Taffy Evans replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Hi Paul Haha, they are already pulling timber out of the bottom of lakes and rivers."
Sunday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"It's a fine looking guitar and with the "Hockey Stick" headstock and small cut off pickguard, I knew it was a nod to EVH. Love the look of Rosewood. I've seen a few build of all Rosewood guitars and a couple Redwood guitars…"
Sunday
Taffy Evans replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Hi Paul, I did not buy the pickups or wire them in that's all down to the customer, but you are right they are SD pickups. Sorry I did not make note of the models.  Years ago I started using New Guinee Rosewood, bought all the local store…"
Saturday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I went to Home Depot yesterday and bought 2 - 1"x4"x10' Red Oak boards for the neck trough piece. $64 dollars? I could've bought a 4"x4" piece of Mahogany for $55 plus shipping from stew mac, but their stock 4x4's…"
Saturday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"That looks great. Looks like SD pickups? Which ones? I really wanted to get one of their 1978 pickups that Seymour made for Eddie. They were real expensive and only available for a short time. Maybe a promotion run or limited run to gauge interest?…"
Saturday
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"Welcome here Peter. CBGitty has a bunch of pickups to choose from and they do great customer service. If you haven't noticed yet, you need to click on the HTML Editor button on top right of your window before clicking Add Comment or Send…"
Saturday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"First thing is to check each pole for it's polarity and mark it on the bottom plate. Then put some tape over the edges of the bottom plate. Cut the solder blobs with a utility knife or my fav a cutoff wheel on a Dremel. Use some tape to remove…"
Friday
Southern Ray replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Good-looking guit!"
Apr 8
Southern Ray replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
""I have several Minibucker pretending to be Firebird pickups that I can choose from and convert to real Firebird pickups.' OOOoooooo, please tell us more?"
Apr 8

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At 9:41am on June 15, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks Paul Will do ! just like in many cases the hunt is nice'r than the kill! relocating these old songs and lyrics takes you to places and people that you never think about ,but verry much enriches your world and way of thinking ! be reading you !

At 8:30pm on June 13, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Hi Paul Thanks for the info on that timeless niffty lady Ruth Etting there are some nice recordings from her on the tube so the titel of the song is as old as 1913 ,my titel is the same but my lyrics are still verry differend  in relation to the ruth song all thow those lyrics are pretty cool themselfs thank you Paul for the input and efford appriciated !! bee reading you !

At 12:31pm on June 12, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Thank you kindly for your vote & Like i trased the song back to Elvis presley

but thats not the song i sing in this version ,the theme is the same but the words are mine, who is that early blues guy that you credit this song to ? 

Greeeettssszz A.D.

At 6:34pm on September 23, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Thank you for your Like of approval ! Appriciated Greeettsszzz A.D.

At 2:12pm on July 6, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks for the like there paul ! appriciated!

At 4:57am on June 28, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Hi there Paul Thanks for the Like ! appriciated! good wall full of smooth gits !in the picture show !

At 6:59pm on May 8, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks for the Like Paul ! Greeettsszz A.D.

At 6:12am on May 8, 2018, John McNair said…

Ok, thanks and anytime!

At 2:25pm on April 15, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Hello there Paul ! Thanks for the Comments! Glad you liked it !

At 8:05am on March 11, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks! There is more to it then the eye meets!

 
 
 

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