ptb1's Recent Activity

  1. ptb1 replied to the thread A List of Ritchie Blackmore Strats: For Your Approval.

    No, it´s not the signature model. It´s his old ´77 with either his old L-450´s or it could be L-45S (hopeless to tell by only Pictures)....

    Mar 8, 2021 at 4:35 AM
  2. ptb1 liked Mr Dunlop's post in the thread Thoughts on CBS strats?.

    Man the Kool - Aid is strong. I have two stripped out pot metal garbage bridges in my junk drawer. I have owned more 70s strats than I...

    Mar 8, 2021 at 3:19 AM
  3. ptb1 replied to the thread Thoughts on CBS strats?.

    True, but at the same time the owners had one major goal - to increase the volume and save cost. That resulted in different cases as:...

    Mar 7, 2021 at 5:58 AM
  4. ptb1 replied to the thread Thoughts on CBS strats?.

    I thought a 77 had the serial number on the front of the headstock?

    Mar 7, 2021 at 5:38 AM
  5. ptb1 liked John C's post in the thread Thoughts on CBS strats?.

    Dan Smith was there in 1981; his first project was to oversee the revision of the Strat back to the small headstock/4-bolt neck model...

    Mar 7, 2021 at 5:12 AM
  6. ptb1 replied to the thread Stratocaster bridge compatibilty Part 2.

    Do as you like, but I would really have checked the posibility to get new replacement screws - and keep it original. This was one of few...

    Mar 7, 2021 at 2:59 AM
  7. ptb1 replied to the thread How Much is a USA '95 Stratocaster worth?.

    To be honest. Any guitar is worth exactly what a potential buyer is willing to pay for it - at the time it´s announced;). Nothing more,...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 12:32 PM
  8. ptb1 liked 3bolt79's post in the thread Paging ex smokers.

    Me too, but I don’t know what to tell you...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 12:27 PM
  9. ptb1 liked Antstrat's post in the thread Paging ex smokers.

    How did you quit? I wanna quit and am having a helluva time. At least I’m down 50% in the last month but going to zero I’ve hit a...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 12:27 PM
  10. ptb1 liked Cerb's post in the thread Custom pickups builders in Europe?.

    Yeah, you have The Creamery in the UK, https://www.creamery-pickups.co.uk/ Great pickups and lots of options, both for pickups and...

    Mar 4, 2021 at 10:13 AM
  11. ptb1 replied to the thread Custom pickups builders in Europe?.

    Harry Haeussel: https://haeussel.com/index.php?id=22&L=1

    Mar 4, 2021 at 10:13 AM
  12. ptb1 liked Tone_Seeker_21's post in the thread Issue with Fender Pre-wired Guard.

    hey everybody, sorry for the waste of time. I am embarrassed to say that I wired my output jack incorrectly. (sooo stupid) Thank you to...

    Mar 4, 2021 at 10:06 AM
  13. ptb1 attached a file to the thread Avri 70 Strat neck specs.

    I don´t think that it´s an 70s AVRI at all. Is it a partscaster? No strats from 2006 looked like that one. Here is some pics from the...

    2006 69 Stratocaster.JPG 70s AVRI 2006.JPG Mar 3, 2021 at 9:39 AM
  14. ptb1 replied to the thread Celestion Made in China.

    This is not a question about one is sounding better than another. It´s about sounding different or not. If we use the V30 as an...

    Mar 3, 2021 at 4:32 AM
  15. ptb1 liked Slartybartfast's post in the thread Celestion Made in China.

    That's a question I'd like answered too, but there are a few I can say. Over decades I've used various Celestions, 75s, 65s, a...

    Mar 3, 2021 at 4:14 AM