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  1. jvin248 replied to the thread MIM Player series pickups.

    . The previous MIM 'Standards' had dual ceramic bar magnets which increase the output voltage over the traditional Alnico 5 pole...

    May 12, 2021 at 10:44 AM
  2. jvin248 replied to the thread Fret leveling new guitars.

    . The only thing separating your $75 Glarry from a $3,000 Gibson, from a playability aspect, is the PLEK machine... Gibsons get PLEK'd...

    May 12, 2021 at 10:34 AM
  3. jvin248 liked Ronkirn's post in the thread Fret leveling new guitars.

    None of the production line guitars are leveled.. some of the CS guitars are.. Modern necks are considerably better than necks made,...

    May 12, 2021 at 10:29 AM
  4. jvin248 replied to the thread Player strat pick guard.

    . MIM to MIA parts fit fine. .

    May 11, 2021 at 8:54 AM
  5. jvin248 replied to the thread 5-way switch wiring: Fender/Squier 2021 Contemporary Strat Special -- any hints?.

    . Great to see the back side of that pickguard. Still a more complex switch expense than I expected the brand to use. Also...

    May 11, 2021 at 8:44 AM
  6. jvin248 liked Skinny Nitro's post in the thread 5-way switch wiring: Fender/Squier 2021 Contemporary Strat Special -- any hints?.

    The Squier Contemporary uses a super switch. I doubt it is an Electroswitch Oak-Grigsby. Will be a cheap Chinese copy. [ATTACH]

    Squier_Contemprary.jpg May 11, 2021 at 8:42 AM
  7. jvin248 replied to the thread What on earth have I bought?.

    . Most likely an MIJ 80s/90s model, recut and labeled headstock. Is the body thinner than normal? I once had a 'Maxon' branded guitar...

    May 11, 2021 at 8:33 AM
  8. jvin248 replied to the thread Finally have a wee bit of change for a guitar and it’s BURNING a hole in my pocket.

    . PRS SE Fender MIM G&L Tribute Reverend Harley Benton Glarry Grote .

    May 10, 2021 at 10:37 PM
  9. jvin248 replied to the thread Are older Squier 1950s classic vibe Strats full body.

    . All the 'full thickness' inquiries revolve around putting 'big block' trems in guitars. Don't believe all the rumors and snake oil...

    May 10, 2021 at 9:05 PM
  10. jvin248 replied to the thread What is a used MIM tele going for?.

    . How about this for $170 new? [IMG] https://www.thomannmusic.com/harley_benton_te_70_black_paisley.htm TE-70RW [IMG] .

    May 10, 2021 at 4:10 PM
  11. jvin248 replied to the thread need advice.

    . Something like this, the Busking Buddy idea. He has something like a motorcycle 'gel' battery (so no acid spills) and an inverter to...

    May 10, 2021 at 4:05 PM
  12. jvin248 replied to the thread Busking - A beginner’s guide.

    . Check with the city you plan to busk in. Some won't have any rules but others need you inform them and maybe pay a fee for a license...

    May 10, 2021 at 8:52 AM
  13. jvin248 liked Cerb's post in the thread Never buying Guitar Center used products again.

    If they just put it on the wall again it's bad but maybe give them the benefit of the doubt? By the looks of it, it' s just the truss...

    May 9, 2021 at 1:01 PM
  14. jvin248 replied to the thread Truss rod adjustment at heel.

    . Heel adjust with an inset wheel. If you need more frets then use a window to the wheel. Everything else adds user hardship or neck...

    May 9, 2021 at 11:45 AM
  15. jvin248 liked AngelDeVille's post in the thread Truss rod adjustment at heel.

    Heel adjustment keeps most morons that don’t know what they are doing from messing with the guitar. Not all but most

    May 9, 2021 at 11:41 AM