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Recent content by bluesrules

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    Chicago Music Exchange

    I was there last Feb. Got a 2001 Gibson 335 flametop. Cool guitar, great shop and friendly staff!
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    Heritage 140 Goldtop with P-Rails

    Nice Heritage 140 Goldtop...what bridge you got on there? Stock or Tonepro's (other)? I GOT to see more pic's of that Flamed Callaham strat style neck!!! WOW! Can't wait 4 your P-rails clips either. THANKS
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    I retract any recommendations for GHS Burnished Nickels :)

    I've refound D'Addario's sound also on Strat's and Les Paul's. Plus you can't beat the price! But I love Gibson Vintage reissue's on Tele...go figure.
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    Massive Pickup Shootout @ Gearslutz.

    Top Notch job!!!
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    Strat-O-Pauls?

    LOL....yeah but that thing looks like a lot of fun to play Cool axe, Copper Head!
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    Black guitars only

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    Reliced 335's anyone?

    Over time I've Relic'd my 335's volume and tone knobs.....or are they just "scratchy" sounding on purpose? Not sure.
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    New Guitar: Gibson Les Paul Traditional =)

    Ok looks great but I'm wondering how the Classic '57/Classic Plus sound compared to other Paul's? Sweeter Low output? clarity? PLEASE
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    The poles on your humbucker high or low

    Not everything has too be an exact science, turn your amp up a bit and play some scales, your ears will do fine.
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    Les Paul Studio. Anyone coiltap 490r 498t pickups?

    BUMMER! I looked at the leads and it's true, 2 conductor. There goes that plan. BTW: I tried all pickups heights, life goes on!
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    Les Paul Studio. Anyone coiltap 490r 498t pickups?

    Love my USA Les Paul Studio, the alnico II 490r neck pickup is great but the 498t alnico V bridge pup seems a little too hot for me sometimes...coming from the Fender camp and all. Don't get me wrong I'm not interested in changing the pickups, they really hold their own with clarity even with...
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    LP's on Ebay

    I don't buying anything that doesn't show actual guitar. That seller is using a "stock" photo of a Les Paul from Gibson. I'd pass.
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    Lollar Vintage Blackface

    Yup, I found the Blackface (alnico 5) to be too dark also. I then tried the Blondes (Alnico 2) and found them better but still dark in the 2 & 4 positions. Should have tried the Tweeds but didn't. Got some Duncan Antiquity II's, problems solved! Love the Duncan's more than I thought I ever...
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    washburn 335 Knockoff (NGD)

    I have two Washburn HB30's...not as fancy as the HB35. One is a '97 and the other is a '05, the stock pickups could not be more opposite from each other. The older one's pickups are very high output that make it sound more like a shredders axe, but still fun to play. The '05 stock pups are...
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