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NGD: Squier California Series Stratocaster! Named this one Alvin.

As you can see I am a big fan of Alvin and The Chipmunks.. So my blue guitar is named Simon, and the red one

Pickup Recommendations for a Strat

Hey Guys and Gals, Not particularly clued up on pickup combinations, so looking for a bit of advice. I work in the industry so my playing

Floyd Rose fans a bit of advice needed here

I just got a B. C. Rich with the Floyd Rose Special on it. I don't get to touch it until Christmas. This is my

Magnet Swap - Ceramic Magnet In Screamin Demon

I love the Screamin Demon but want it to be hotter/more powerful to be in a set with a Dimebucker. Has anyone installed a ceramic magnet

any comment on this one

so many people ask me to build a hotrod stylish guitar so i came up with this :) the steel mesh is 1 cm inside the body

Neck Relief : Difference between Low B and high E : nominal limits

Hello, I noticed something related to relief with my UV70p, I get smaller values in high E than low B (1st and 7th strings). E.g. When

Off the wall Tele question

Hi, If fitting or space was not an issue, and I hear how great a good Tele pickup sounds, not to mention read about how cool

Pickups suggestions for 57 re-issue strat

I have a 57 reissue USA strat from about 2006, and it has the original 57/62 set in it. Everything is stock except the

Fretboard Oil that does not darken rosewood?

I have a mineral oi/ / lemon oil combination product that darkens the wood. Anyone know of a protectant that lets the wood

Best way to buff out surface scratches? Car Wax?

Hey all, I have no idea about this sort of stuff (for cars either), but how would one go about removing the surface scratches from a

left hand strat neck

Hello, I asked this on a thread but got no response, so If I go from .009 to ,095-D'Adarrio, I feel the extra tension and it

Squire Affinity Strat.

I just bought a Squire Affinity Strat. I was wondering since it came out of the box should I take it in and have it

ChAoZ - Fearless

My latest creation

Sunbursts, care to show them off?

I have to admit that I am a sucker for the many flavours of sunburst. Here are mine: The Tele Custom has Dimarzios...I think

Output Level - How Do You Get Your Crunch?

I remember some years back, talking with Dimebag about tone and he started asking me about Slash and his pickups. I told Dime I'd be

Japanese foto flame strat

Hey everyone! So I'm in the market for a new strat, and I really like the look of the Japanese foto flame series. What kind

Duncan Invader or DiMarzio Norton or Air Norton for Gibson SG

Hi, I'm chosing bridge pickup for Gibson SGJ guitar, I need solid, throaty and powerful sound in the bridge position. I tried Invader earlier, and I

Scale Length: Where do You Measure Up?

I know that all guitarists relate to their guitars in different ways. For some people it's the neck joint. For others it's the wood selection.

Topic: Deciding on pickups for classic rock -hard rock(mostly) -metal

Hey! Thanks for reading this. I'm getting a PRS SE Custom 28 over at sweetwater, and before i have them ship it, im having them

Neck Pup Replacement to match new Duncan Custom bridge pup for LP

So I have a 490R in the neck now. My LP is in the shop now having a Duncan Custom put in, in lieu

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