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    Randy99CL replied to the thread Scarf joints.
    I could see where some might think the neck might not vibrate the same if it were multi-piece instead of solid wood but who can tell any...
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    That early in the game I doubt that Leo knew to cancel the hum. Just my impression. Many sets are not set up that way, often you have...
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    Randy99CL reacted to Wood Hollow's post in the thread Input jack with Like Like.
    Anyone remember (you have to be older!) being shown the driver’s ed movie, “Signal 30” in high school? It was a scare tactic to convince...
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    Randy99CL reacted to audept's post in the thread Input jack with Like Like.
    A rare example of a Gretsch factory-fitted jackplate:
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    Randy99CL reacted to Falconetti's post in the thread Input jack with Like Like.
    Just for you….. i was listening to one of your previous rants and acted upon it.
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    Randy99CL replied to the thread Input jack.
    Most players go their whole lives without dropping a guitar, as far as I know. But if the strap comes loose and it hits the floor right...
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    Randy99CL replied to the thread Input jack.
    It is totally up to you but I like the square LP style on the thick bodies (like my G5129 above) and the football sized for the thinner...
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    Randy99CL replied to the thread Input jack.
    You're not wrong. The pic shows that the nut came off and the jack fell inside the body. Plate would not have helped. I first...
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    Randy99CL reacted to thunder58's post in the thread Input jack with Like Like.
    @BobYoshi , thanks for the reminder . I know your new here but I'm surprised by my friend @audept and @Randy99CL that I wasn't summoned...
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    Randy99CL replied to the thread Input jack.
    Output Jack, perfect time to add the plate: I see you are new here, many of us recommend semi and hollowbodies get jack plates.
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    Randy99CL replied to the thread Strap lock help please.
    They would put them back on without checking? Glad I never took my car there.
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    Randy99CL replied to the thread NGD! Only slightly modified.
    Nice guitar! I really like the white Rat, if I was adding another Gretsch it would be that one.
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    Randy99CL replied to the thread Strap lock help please.
    There were adapter hubs for the wire wheels and you could put them on the wrong side. I never had that problem because I never removed...
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    Randy99CL replied to the thread Strap lock help please.
    I have put Dunlop strap locks on all my guitars, including the G5129. I had no problems, I unscrewed the stock screws from the body and...
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    Randy99CL replied to the thread Strap lock help please.
    In the mid-70s I bought a '68 Triumph TR-250 while I was stationed in Spain. It had the center nuts holding the wire wheels on and a big...
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