My G&L Blues Boy coclusions

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by MikeT, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. MikeT

    MikeT Member

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    I had a blues boy for several weeks. While it's generally a very well constructed guitar there are 2 things G&L should change in my opinion (not that I feel anyhow authoritative...):

    -bridge: change it to a fender style 3 or a modern 6 barrel bridge
    -the large chunk of plastic that holds the strings in the body is a tone killer IMHO, it isolates the string vibrations from the wood.

    Everything else was fine, I especially liked the Pickup choice.
     
  2. Boris Bubbanov

    Boris Bubbanov Member

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    And your wish is granted. www.taipantone for the G + L sized brass or aluminum block. And Fender vintage style bridge will bolt on straight away, whether Callaham, Glendale, Joe Barden, Allparts.
     
  3. MikeT

    MikeT Member

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    Ha! Just thought that this could be an idea for an aftermarket product for a skilled metal worker... There's nothing new under the sun;-)

    I'd seriously consider such a piece if I still had the Bluesboy.

    Still: G&L should fix that in the first place, I wonder why they came up with that plastic thing?
     
  4. GCDEF

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    I wasn't crazy about the bridge pickup. Mine squealed badly. I've heard others say that too. Still, it's a pretty good take on a Tele style guitar.
     
  5. gkoelling

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    It should be, the same guy designed them both.:)
     

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