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  1. au_rick

    Mini Marshall or Marshall Mini ?

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    What do you collect ?

    Just wondering if anyone has a penchant for collecting a particluar type of guitar (other than Fenders and Gibsons) ?
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    Tone Wood vs No Wood

    Interesting ?
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    Wah Wah Pedal Recommendations

    I have a Dunlop cry baby, but wondering what others might use that doesn't "thin" your tone out so much (if any) ?
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    Tech Pickup Question ?

    Hi All, there are a few guitars around with HSS configuration but with the humbucker rotated, ie. not parallel with the bridge (some EVH and other similar models). What's the theory behind this please ?
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    Maybe there's hope for Beano yet ?

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    WD-40 for your Burst ?

    Joe Walsh explaining how to set up a '58 Les Paul Would you use WD-40 :eek: ??
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    Jcm900 in Purple

    Hi peeps. I've just bought a nice sounding JCM900 with purple tolex and a light grill cloth (instead of black) Can anyone advise if this was some sort of limited edition, or just a colour option please ? Thanks,... Rick.
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    Stop Tail studs pulling out

    Hi all, is this common, and what is the recommended fix to stop the studs pulling out of the wood again please ?
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    LPF Data Breach / Security Compromise ?

    Just received a message from Chrome that my LPF password has been compromised :|
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    1950's LPC Alnico V "Staple" Pickups ?

    Hi All, Is anyone aware of anybody making clones of these pickups nowadays please ???
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    Les Paul Junior SC vs DC ?

    In the market for a nice Junior TV Special. Any opinions / feedback re: single cut vs double cut, tone, sustain, neck stability, etc please ?
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    Concrete Guitar ??

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    Les Paul Faded

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56OwQ4qKdPk Subjective I know, but what makes the Les Paul faded so good (or not) ?
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    Peter Green's 'other' 'Burst

    so it seems there was another '59 Les Paul that was given to Peter Green in 1978 does anyone have any info on this guitar please ?
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    Neck pickup placement ??

    Hi all When installing a humbucker in place of a single coil, is there a "magic" or "sweet spot" for placement. I have read that a 24 fret neck is more conducive to pickup placement for capturing subtle overtones etc. (proabably from PRS blurb) but what about 21 or 22 frets ? Is placement...
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    Burst 58, 59, 60 Differences

    Just watched a youtube video from 2017 where Phil Harris busrts and he mentioned a couple of things: 1958 has a shallower neck angle than a '59 1960 has a higher bridge than a '59 I've seen a lot of discussions identifying / authentication of 'bursts here but never seen these attributes...
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    Epiphone Dobro

    Hi All, has anyone bought or played one of these, if so what other resonators did you compre it to befiore buying ?
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    Sansamp / Line6 / Strymon ???

    Hi All, anyone use such "amp in a pedal" that you use for gigging ? ie. something you can just plug into a house PA and get good amp / cab tones out of ?
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    PAF mounted in to wood

    Has anyone tried mounting PAF's directly into the body (wood) of a Les Paul and did in affect the tone ?