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  1. jvin248 replied to the thread Question on crack and configuration MIM Strat.

    . That's more of a body wood split than the typical finish crack. Easy repair if it turns out it's cracked wood, if the guitar...

    Nov 27, 2020 at 9:08 AM
  2. jvin248 replied to the thread best squier body for CV neck partscaster.

    . Better than Squier .... get a "Starcaster by Fender" (they sold in starter kits with an amp). Focus only on the ones with a 'scroll...

    Nov 27, 2020 at 8:59 AM
  3. jvin248 liked nickmsmith's post in the thread best squier body for CV neck partscaster.

    Any regular modern squier body will fit. I’ve used bullet bodies before, on higher level necks, and they’ve been as good as any.

    Nov 27, 2020 at 8:53 AM
  4. jvin248 replied to the thread That fat, Les Paul tone . . ..

    . Pickups + Pots 'n Caps ... they are a system. Humbuckers plus 500k volume pot at the low spec end are darker than a top end spec...

    Nov 26, 2020 at 7:08 PM
  5. jvin248 liked BuddhaFingas's post in the thread That fat, Les Paul tone . . ..

    Single datum, anecdotal but firsthand: My first-try kit-built, basswood with maple cap, set maple neck, LP format guitar with no-name...

    Nov 26, 2020 at 6:42 PM
  6. jvin248 liked BuddyHollywood's post in the thread That fat, Les Paul tone . . ..

    My "Les Paul" is a Blacktop Jazzmaster partscaster with a 24.75" scale neck. I know some think tonewoods don't make a difference but I...

    Nov 26, 2020 at 6:39 PM
  7. jvin248 liked nickmsmith's post in the thread That fat, Les Paul tone . . ..

    Yep, people bought LPs en masse because of Jimmy Page's playing on a Telecaster.. It's entirely the player that matters. If you get in...

    Nov 26, 2020 at 6:37 PM
  8. jvin248 liked ptb1's post in the thread That fat, Les Paul tone . . ..

    I "love" the sound of this one: [ATTACH]

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  9. jvin248 replied to the thread Half maple, half rosewood neck..

    . You can find rosewood and ebony fretboards that were cut along the inner/outer wood line that naturally have the dark/light band...

    Nov 26, 2020 at 1:11 PM
  10. jvin248 replied to the thread Gibson SG Standard VS Gibson Flying V.

    . Vs are awkward SGs are not the most ergonomic but are a better choice than a V. .

    Nov 25, 2020 at 4:03 PM
  11. jvin248 replied to the thread Humbucker to go with Fender 57/62's?.

    I did a lot of mods and when I realized I didn't like a humbucker in a Strat I eventually found a great working solution.... Convert to...

    Nov 25, 2020 at 4:01 PM
  12. jvin248 replied to the thread Legit.

    . Grab a used MIM from 2000 or newer. Hard to believe those guitars are twenty years old. .

    Nov 25, 2020 at 9:02 AM
  13. jvin248 replied to the thread Reverse headstocks - any benefit?.

    . different string lengths beyond the nut and saddles stretch and have friction loss to sustain. A reverse headstock will have more...

    Nov 24, 2020 at 3:22 PM