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  1. afire replied to the thread Which bigsby for this gibson?.

    [IMG] Somehow Scotty Moore's was set up with a trapeze and Melita bridge, which makes me think that somehow a B6 and standard floating...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 6:02 PM
  2. afire replied to the thread Mojotone 5F1 champ kit.

    Go for it. You may find it addictive.

    Feb 16, 2020 at 12:58 AM
  3. afire replied to the thread Why 5 Ply?.

    I don't think there are any cheap models with trestles. I guess if it's beat up enough, anything can be cheap. But no low end models....

    Feb 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM
  4. afire replied to the thread Your Valentines plans?.

    I made dinner for my wife and daughter. Which isn't all that different from any other night, but I went with something that ticks all...

    Feb 15, 2020 at 12:57 AM
  5. afire replied to the thread Why 5 Ply?.

    FYI, trestles are not holding the guitars top up. They are underneath the regular bracing. Remove them, and you're left with a full...

    Feb 14, 2020 at 1:06 PM
  6. afire replied to the thread Another Falcon info thread....

    I like your style. You get it. I'm not there to smile at people. I'm not sure why I'm there at all.

    Feb 13, 2020 at 10:47 PM
  7. afire replied to the thread Another Falcon info thread....

    Well, you just killed any interest I had in a Falcon. But I'm not sure you're correct. My hope would be that the Falcon would be the...

    Feb 13, 2020 at 5:50 PM
  8. afire replied to the thread Echo Fix Tape Echo.

    T-Rex is still in business. I wouldn't get one unless I budgeted for a lifetime supply of tape at the time of purchase. The T-Rex Jr....

    Feb 13, 2020 at 5:28 PM
  9. afire replied to the thread Why the big chrome pick up surrounds on the pro jet?.

    After a little digging, I think you may be okay. You will have to drill new holes, but the old ones will just barely be covered.

    Feb 13, 2020 at 3:54 PM
  10. afire replied to the thread I need you all to talk me out of something.

    I'm not in the camp that will talk you out of it for financial reasons. But the Rich Robinson stuff I'm not so sure about. But that's...

    Feb 13, 2020 at 3:31 PM
  11. afire replied to the thread Why the big chrome pick up surrounds on the pro jet?.

    To my eye, they look bigger and I'm thinking a traditional plastic bezel will require new mounting holes might not even cover the...

    Feb 13, 2020 at 1:25 PM
  12. afire liked Henry's post in the thread What Else Do You Collect?.

    During high school, my mom came into my room while I was under a desk that I was putting together, distracted and frustrated. She says,...

    Feb 13, 2020 at 11:45 AM
  13. afire replied to the thread Why 5 Ply?.

    I always find "estimates" like that curious. 100% of amplified sound comes from the amplifier. 100% comes from the pickups, and 100%...

    Feb 12, 2020 at 6:00 PM
  14. afire replied to the thread Wound 3rd.

    Huh. The space control is uncompensated, and intonation is always a compromise with no compensation. But I think many have experienced...

    Feb 12, 2020 at 5:56 PM
  15. afire replied to the thread What Else Do You Collect?.

    Well, as Humphrey Bogart demonstrates, they are also proficient at lighting things dangling from one's mouth, whatever such things may...

    Feb 12, 2020 at 2:58 PM
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