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mel gibson

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good timing. been using it more with si schroeder lately.

zero complaints. the trem is loosening up a treat and the vibramate has no negative impact on sustain. the tuning is holding up really well. it's nice to know i can go back to the original bridge, but i can't see it happening any time soon.

it being an SG, you get that neck wobble too, but even so, once the strings have been stretched and there a bit of graphite applied to the nut and bridge saddles it comes back to pitch just fine, once you don't go too mental.
nice one Guv'nor
sounds like the dogs altogether;guess i'll have to order it so!
what was the name of the seller again?
(that link above is broken)

thanks horse!
 

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oh, i'll dig it out for you.
 

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just got it Bigsby'd up!

does yours float a bit at the back too?

I feel Neil Young!
 

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yeah throw some nice pickups in there and they're as good as almost any tele
i've got two squier teles myself
 

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yeah it's not flat,i add new foam as the Bigsby i got was second hand,so maybe it's too thick?
 

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That guitar is teh sex!! Had no idea it were just a Squier. Very tempted to pick one up and Bigsby it now. Where's a good place to pick up these Vibramates and Bigsbys? Have an SG custom which could be nice with one too.
sorry,I worded that badly alan's is a real 60's one
but lets be honest here who the fuck can afford that??
the squier tele custom is a very respectable copy of it though and with decent pickups would get you 90% of the way there for about 10k less

get it from these lads

http://stores.ebay.com/Pitch-Perfect-Music/_i.html?_nkw=vibramate&submit=Search&_sid=73316548
 

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sorry,I worded that badly alan's is a real 60's one
but lets be honest here who the fuck can afford that??
the squier tele custom is a very respectable copy of it though and with decent pickups would get you 90% of the way there for about 10k less

get it from these lads

http://stores.ebay.com/Pitch-Perfect-Music/_i.html?_nkw=vibramate&submit=Search&_sid=73316548
actually - having given one of these a serious ammount of play over the weekend and at practise last night my only gripe with it would be that its very noisy(ie hummy), and possibly i'd like a slightly fatter neck. Pickups sound nice and bitey/twangy with plenty of tone and sustain to me. if you can pick one up second hand (as I did for 220!) go for it. lovely guitar to play. Its routed for humbuckers as well aparently, although I havent looked 'under the hood' yet - will have a look when i re-string this weekend.
 

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