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  1. Gear Photos
    Well may as well post my little collection of instruments here as I just took new pics. I have a china made Ace Frehley copy, great looks and not a bad neck but needs new pickups. Next is my solid ash strat, its a prototype made by Harper guitars, only about 15 of em ever made. Its heavy as hell...
  2. The Guitar Rack
    I have a 1986 American Standard Strat Plus with the Biflex truss rod. It vibrates when the strings are played. Is this something that is can be fixed by replacing the truss rod? I just put 100 bucks into fret level and dress, and wouldn’t want to pay for a new neck. Any comments or direction...
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    I like the way Stratocasters look and I've seen and played with the Squier and it looks beautiful. I think I tested a faulty one though (even though it just came out of the box) since the frets were a bit too sharp on the lower side of the neck and there was some fret buzz. This may have had...
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    i've got some strange fret buzz on the fifth fret of my epi les paul... i did not have this problem a couple weeks ago, but after i changed my pickups and changed the strings it came about. i don't remember if i changed string gauges, and i didnt think the neck was without tension long enough...
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    I just baught a new guitar less than a week ago. It's a esp ltd H-101fm. Pretty nice for 240 bucks great sound really pretty finish and good feel. but i've never strung a guitar string before. and i bought new strings yesterday and had so much trouble with them. can i can some tips on stringing...
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    not that kind my guitar g string.its a shecter pt custom with a gibson style bridge.i adjusted the truss rod and bridge.the bridge saddle needs to be all the way back on the g just to stay somewhat in tune.i was wondering if i should move it all the way forward and start over. i have a guitar...
  7. Gear Photos
    I delivered it to the customer on Friday Here's what it's made of. 2-piece Swamp Ash Body 2-piece Maple Neck with Double Acting Truss Rod (adjustment at heal) Dimarzio Blaze-7 H-S-H Setup with Coil Taps in position 4 and 5 Schaller Chrome M6 Mini Tuners (7 so I'm short on a set now... anybody...
  8. Buy and Sell
    ********The Head Hugger(TM) ******** Bought to you by Guitar Buddies! ****web site under construction (www.guitarbuddies.net**** Ok! You could buy and attach an aftermarket peg, for your beloved guitar, but then you have to live with it and any possible damage or unbalance occurring...
  9. Buy and Sell
    Kavanagh maple neck for sale. I bought this neck early 2007 for a strat project but never used it, the neck is new & unplayed. These are the company's specs: Headstock: CBS Stratocaster Construction: Two-piece Neck: Highly figured maple Fretboard: figured maple Skunk Stripe: walnut Frets...
  10. The Guitar Rack
    Ok, before I start I just want to let you know that i am not rook. of course i know how to tune my guitar its just I have no idea how to keep my guitar tuned with Half Step ( D,G,C,F,A,D ) since i beleive i have to mess around with my bridge so my guitar can take it instead of detuning all the...
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    I would like to know up to what fret the Truss rod has an influence, on let say a Strat 21fret..I have noticed only a change between fret 1 to about fret 12..Is this correct or does it affect the whole neck??..tia
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    Ok here goes...This might sound very stupid, in that case, i DO appologise...but ppl, i got a weird question...About 3 months ago i bought myself a Strat, no probs, plays like a charm, but there is ONE thing i cant figure out...Its my 3rd string...The sound it makes realy sounds a bit "out"...
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    Hey guys I've been having a serious problem with my guitars intonation. Every 2-3 weeks I have to actually take it into the shop just so they can re-intonate the darn thing and today it just crapped out again. I know how the you have to tune everything to the correct standard tuning and then...
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    Good news and bad news. Recently, I purchased a lower end Fender Strat with a Rosewood neck. It was stolen at lunch. I took it to work because I was taking it to a local guitar shop after work to get some custom work done on it. When I came back to my car the trunk was open and I thought I...
  15. The Guitar Rack
    Hi all, I have a question for anyone who knows. I have played for years, but I have recently started setting up my own guitars. Does anyone have any techniques that work well for them? I am going by the Fender Strat guidelines for my USA Strat, and I adjust the Truss Rod, and then the saddle...
  16. The Guitar Rack
    well...anything odd you do with your guitar? for example, like Vai, do you stuff your spring cavity with tissue papers? like Van Halen, do you boil your strings? if you have a floyd rose, do you leave your nuts locked, and cut the excess string from the head stock, or unlocked and keep changing...
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    On my DMG series JAckson dinky, ive been thinking about changing everything to chrome hardware for awhile now and i think i might actually go through with it. THe only thing that worries me is the Floyd, im not to sure how to replace the black floyd rose with a chrome one. This is what i THINK...
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    Can some one please draw a diagram like a side view of a through neck in the body of a guitar.. im in the process of building one and im sure me and my dad and his mate all thinking through neck as diffrent things. Firstly.. how far in to the body does it go usually? Secondly what joint type is...
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    just had an idea...had you an opportunity, or if you had, great. but had you the opportunity to be an endorsee from your favorite guitar company. who would it be? what would it look like? what would it have? the neck? the head stock? the pickups? paint? bridge? weight? body shape? etc... lets...
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    Hey guys, im building my first ever guitar with my old man, and was wondering if any one here has any tips or anything to watch out for, with regards to making common mistakes that you may have run into when desiging them for the first time...i would appreciate any tips possible because we are...
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