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  1. Bazz Jass

    Original Neck

    Fender made two types of rosewood fingerboard - slab from 59 to 62, then veneer.
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    Nut Repair

    I've always found this to be a permanent repair when I've done it. Good for the odd low slot, and can be done whenever needed. I tend to have some bone dust on hand anyway - easy enough to make with bone and a file. Always mask off all around the nut to avoid glue spills. I invested in a set...
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    1960 strat

    Not sure what this has to do with a. this really old thread? b. PreCBS strats? Is there some tie in? 🤔
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    My two Behringer pedals died

    All good. None taken. Should have clarified "disposable" where I really just meant not economical to repair. 😊 I miss the days when products were built to last and be repaired. My dad was a TV serviceman once upon a time. No call for that anymore.
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    My two Behringer pedals died

    I meant recycle them for spare parts. That's what I do anyway. My local repair guy takes them. Nothing gets wasted in my green part of the world. Just a real shame they're not worth the cost of repair. Like so many modern appliances. 🙁
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    1954 Custom Color Stratocaster ??

    Very cool. Let's not forget Pee Wee Crayton's Red 54 though. Also custom color with anodised guard: https://hardway-vintage.com/project/3380/
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    My two Behringer pedals died

    In my part of the world these are considered disposable pedals. Great if they keep working, less than the cost of lunch if they don't. I spend three times the price of a Behringer pedal replacing the petrol in my car every week. Who cares. Replace, repeat.
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    Going to put this here: Your philosophy regarding songs for a set list for solo guitar and vocals.

    You need a lot of songs up your sleeve. I can generally tell within 3 songs what the rest of the evening will consist of in terms of content. Here's a go-to list of ten songs for most occasions, in this order: Peaceful Easy Feeling - Eagles Daydream Believer - Monkees Horse With No Name -...
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    Fingernails on fretting hand

    Nobody bites their nails anymore?? I know mom said not to, but that's just cos her mom said not to.... I keep a bit of nail on my right hand index and middle, but marginal. I'm from the Knopfler school of playing where you pick with your fingertips, not your nails.
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    Fender Strat 1966 with 56 plate serial number ?

    Nothing weird about a 66 harness being dropped into a 56 body - not ideal, but pretty easily done and probably for practical reasons at the time. Pick-up dates in blue is common enough....
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    'Artist-owned' serial numbers

    Pretty good price for an artist owned strat.
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    Post yer pedalboard

    Here's my humble effort. My wife and I are both into woodwork, so we made an amp stand and pedal board to tuck neatly into it. Room at the top right for a tuner if I ever get to play live again :)
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    De-necking a Fender for air-travel?

    Just a few weekend breaks coming up. Maybe I could just abstain from guitar playing (says my wife)
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    De-necking a Fender for air-travel?

    Anybody do this? Seems like a good way to get the strat or tele through as carry-on luggage. A padded gig bag could easily be folded to accommodate the separated neck and body. Might be travelling, soon and feel this could be a good solution. I have to pay extra for checked luggage, plus I've...
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    Going bald in your 20s

    Yep, saw an interview with him a year back where he talked about it. The transplant process was a spectacular failure, so he wears a rug these days. Each to his own!
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    Going bald in your 20s

    Always surprised that Elton John, having conquered the world with a thinning crop, suddenly felt the need to wig-up later in life....
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    Strange sunburst 1960

    I'm calling refinished on this. Unusual to see red in the sunburst under the guard:


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