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
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
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
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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?…"
"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…"
"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…"
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 !
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 !