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Help picking pups for my epi dot

Hi, first time poster here. I am sure this question has been done to death but I am going to ask anyway. I am the

Is anyone using a Single Coil Invader in a Strat?

I'm curious to hear how they sound compared to say a Classic Stack or something. I'm assuming very hot.

acceptable amount of string buzz?

is there such thing? it annoys me beyond belief and I try to eliminate it all together with about 95% success, but sometimes I see

Belated NGD...

In this case, the "G" stands for GUITAR (plural). Been BUSY trading, buying, selling, and building new gear this past several weeks. Traded-off my new Music

Another Telecaster build down

I wanted a double bound tele like the one Fender built for John 5, but the Fender model weighs a ton (hard Ash), and has

59 PAF Too Hot in very lightweight Thinline Tele?

I'm building a Warmoth based Tele; thinline maple/alder body, canary neck, total weight loaded is 6.2lb. I'm happy with the Blues Sarasceno trembucker in

Where does one find the plugs/inserts to fill unused Control Holes on a Guitar Body?

I've seen these Black Plastic or Rubber Plugs that people use to fill the Control Openings on their guitar bodies; ex: you have a Vol/Tone/Tone

Custom 8 is the goods! Now I need a neck pickup to match.....

What neck pickup would you guys use to match a Custom 8? Basically, I'm looking for a warm but not dark neck pickup that is equally

All ur know-how on Bill Lawrence Pickups for a guitar please!

alo fellow SDUGFers. from sometime now I ve been hearing and searching for information on Bill Lawrence pickups, and today i took it all seriously and

OK, so i am wayyy out of my comfort zone here (str@t content)

So, HYPOTHETICALLY speaking . . . . . . lets pretend i get a good deal on a sexy Surf Green Jeff Beck str@t. What

Fender Eliminates MSRP

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NGD pics and clip

I posted a NGD thread a while ago but didn't have any pics then and promised to deliver some. It's been crazy the last weeks

New custom guitar made from cheap rubbish

Ok, I'm the first to admit that I know nothing about guitars in technical and electronic aspects, all I know is playing, tuning, and changing

'59/custom hybrid questions

Anyone done both the custom coil slug version and custom coil screw version that can comment on the differences? Also, anyone used different mags

Finish problems...

I tried to do a homemade finish on one of my guitars and had runs in almost every layer of paint. First in the

Epiphone t-bird

Ok, so i recently bought myself an epiphone thunderbird iv(bass), did some drawings on it, mounted a killswitch etc. But now i am looking for

What Affects the Playability of a Guitar the Most For You?

I tried out a JS32 Rhoads in a shop on Friday, expecting to be able to shred comfortably on it, considering they are designed to

New member and pickup help wanted

Hi. I play mostly rock instrumentals. I'm a big Schenker and Rhoads fan. I use Diezel and Soldano amps. I use humbuckers 99% of the

JB substitute for more dynamic & less harsh soloing?

Alright, last guitar to mod before the album. It's a very nice Charvel San Dimas Style 2 (telly body) that has a 59(n) and JB(b). This

Something perfect for playing "Cat Scratch Fever" on....

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