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"noiseless" single coil vs strat size humbucker vs full humbucker for neck position??

Hi chaps So a couple of months ago I put a Pearly Gates full size humbucker (with coil split option) in the bridge of my american

Tell me about the JB.

I've never used one. I'd like to drop one in an epi lp junior that I have. The guitar is real mahogany and plays amazingly.

I've realized:

That I can't adjust pickup height/pole pieces to save my life. I'll fiddle around with a humbucker and find something "tolerable" but I quickly move

So what is so special about a 62 strat?

I've noticed this specific year pop up a bunch when it comes to the strat. There have been a bunch of reissues, there are a

I'd like my Petrucci guitar to sound like a Les Paul

I figured the title might get some attention, but that sums up what I'm trying to do. First, I think I've finally figured out I must

Should I be less horny?

I loved my blue, made in Mexico pawn shop Strat. Out of all that was stolen I think I miss it the most ... and

Brass saddles for a 6-saddle Tele Bridge?

Pretty simple question but I'm having a hard time finding what I'm looking for. I want a bridge like this: With brass saddles instead of steel.

NGD Mexi Tele!!!

I picked this 2005 Fender telecaster and it is in... odd condition lol it was started in the relic process but never finished. I LOVE

Recommendation for Dean V with covered pickups?

Hi all! Long time Duncan user but new member in the forum here. I have a Dean V that I love the looks and feel

May have a chance to get a good deal on an old Charvel

I don't know to much about these guitars but I know a few of you guys do. A coworker who doesn't really play has it

Guitar Fails

I thought it would be a fun idea like this to start a thread and talk about some times you have failed while trying to

What Do You Guys Think About This Strat Color Scheme?

I never thought this would look good, but the longer I own it, the more I REALLY like it! Candy-apple-red with a Mint-Green/Black/Mint-Green Pickguard. What

Electronics guys - Is this a blend pot?

I have a bunch of guitar parts, and I found this with them...I think it may be a blend pot I ordered a while back,

Distortion in an Explorer?

Prolly a stupid question as Im sure it prolly works and well, so the questions arent so much will the Distortion sound good in the

Alnico staple and a dynasonic

I have always wanted a telecaster so I am thinking of building a very unusual one. I am thinking of installing a alnico staple and

YJM's Fury for Blues / classic strat sound

Hello gentleman, I'm not a big fan of strats since I have small hands, I prefer thinner necks with 24.75" fretboard length, but I think everybody

Is this the death of the Telecaster single coil bridge?

There are a lot of players using humbuckers in the bridge of their Teles these days. When one of the most iconic Telecaster players in

Strings for my Acoustic ?

Hey guys, as most of you know, I've recently made the switch to Acoustic and as of right now, I'm using both a Squier SA-100

What kind of guitar would you be prepared to pay for - condition wise?

With all the comments I see round here regarding the finish of guitars ('relic', NOS, s/h, new etc.), I'm curious as to what people would

You Find A Bottle On The Beach....

Here's a hypothetical for you to ponder... You find a bottle on the beach. You give it a rub, as we do, and a purple haze

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