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  1. Mipstoo liked Bern1's post in the thread Aging prince and young pretender.

    For sure this has all crossed my mind. As I mentioned, I was well on my way to just replacing the tuners and the pot. Would have kept...

    May 17, 2019 at 2:48 PM
  2. Mipstoo liked nutball73's post in the thread Aging prince and young pretender.

    I want your 1960 strat. It would be my birth year strat. I can offer my 1st born (a son), my daughter, or a good wife. All are in good...

    May 17, 2019 at 2:48 PM
  3. Mipstoo replied to the thread Aging prince and young pretender.

    Do not, I repeat, NOT attempt to clean anything while attached :) This could damage the lacquer. Also, no Vaseline, this attracts and...

    May 17, 2019 at 9:27 AM
  4. Mipstoo replied to the thread Aging prince and young pretender.

    Ok, first the tuners. It's possible that the gears have worn, but before discarting them, take them all off the guitar and clean them....

    May 17, 2019 at 2:49 AM
  5. Mipstoo replied to the thread The 61/62 orange interior cases that were actually red.

    How were the States? ;) And how about posting some of your music in one of the other forums... :D

    May 17, 2019 at 1:31 AM
  6. Mipstoo replied to the thread another vintage replacement tuning key question.

    When you take them a part, you'll need to lift the lips on the bottom of the case. Do this very carefully and slowly, often the metal is...

    May 17, 2019 at 1:30 AM
  7. Mipstoo replied to the thread Aging prince and young pretender.

    Nice family ;) Now, tell us what you mean with "wore out"... Everything can be fixed. :) Worn out frets can be replaced, a nut can be...

    May 17, 2019 at 1:26 AM
  8. Mipstoo liked Bern1's post in the thread Aging prince and young pretender.

    [ATTACH] On the left is a 1960 and on the right is a 2017 '59 American Vintage, one of the last to roll off the line. I used the '60...

    IMG_0157.jpg May 17, 2019 at 1:22 AM
  9. Mipstoo replied to the thread Potential NGD... please help.

    Just to clarify my previous answer... the neck is probably vintage, contrary to some stating otherwise... but it's no longer 'original'....

    May 15, 2019 at 3:59 AM
  10. Mipstoo replied to the thread Potential NGD... please help.

    Keep your NGD for something else... That neck has no more value whatsoever... It was planed, badly fretted and refinished. Does this...

    May 14, 2019 at 3:09 PM
  11. Mipstoo liked Bazz Jass's post in the thread A very expensive 62 refin that Knopfler looked at....

    With the issues? No more than $US8000 I'd say...

    May 12, 2019
  12. Mipstoo replied to the thread A very expensive 62 refin that Knopfler looked at....

    Well... It does a little bit, ... if the guitar is mint. But in this case... Refinished body Overspray neck New decal Dead pickup New...

    May 12, 2019
  13. Mipstoo liked Bazz Jass's post in the thread A very expensive 62 refin that Knopfler looked at....

    Cool! Do you still have the furniture....

    May 12, 2019
  14. Mipstoo liked Bazz Jass's post in the thread Help - I've turned into a ventriloquist dummy.....

    Only the stiffness in the joints.

    May 12, 2019
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