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    Today, 05:10 AM
    i am actually stunned to learn that there is a food bank, or anything even remotely of that nature, located anywhere within the entire state of Rhode...
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    02-22-2017, 06:05 PM
    the TI short scale is the same length as D'addario medium scale- use either of those on a SF bass. D'addario short scale strings would be too...
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    02-20-2017, 06:14 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread JS-II project in Bass
    with the 70s humbucker and the switch in "deep" position, the neck pickup/circuit is full range and is extremely hot, all kinds of bass...Guilds...
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    02-20-2017, 04:19 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread '73 M75 burst in Solid/Chambered
    wow man that one looks clean. nice 73 burst, congrats and enjoy! i know there will be many interested parties here at LTG if u decide to let it go.
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    02-18-2017, 02:57 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread First Post!! in Bass
    yes thats the 75 burst. seen on the S-50/90/100 & JS Basses in 1975. sometimes also "carved." Hans Moust owns an S-90 Special which has the...
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    02-18-2017, 02:36 PM
    Hi GuitarJesus, and welcome to the forum! Also check out the New Hartford Guild (2014) Doyle Dykes maple 12 string acoustic electric. I tried the...
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    02-18-2017, 05:38 AM
    mavuser replied to a thread JS-II project in Bass
    You can leave the Deep Hard switch and all the internals in this bass. the switch is not going to do anything if you dont engage it. and if you do,...
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    02-17-2017, 08:52 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread First Post!! in Bass
    Seen these before Fro, i like to call that one the "75 burst." Guild finished guitars in batches and with all the variations out there, many...
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    02-17-2017, 08:44 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread First Post!! in Bass
    You probably meant "carved" but yes they are also "nature boy" in color (which is also very beautiful). There are some carved sunburst and walnut...
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    02-17-2017, 02:22 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread First Post!! in Bass
    hey Bluesypicky lets see a pic of that 1974 Jetstar in your signature list! does it look anything like this?
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    02-15-2017, 10:51 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread X-702---Guild #2 in Bass
    very cool, thanks for posting. if u need any spandex or hairspray to go with it, we have a guy here that can help you with that!
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    02-14-2017, 11:59 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread My 1975 JS2 in Bass
    nice, welcome to the forum. that looks like a pretty serious Guild bass (and a pretty serious drummer), Great picture!
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    02-08-2017, 02:58 PM
    looks like Hans noticed right away what we all failed to see. Mello's bass has the rare configuration of the larger, Westerly headstock together...
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    02-06-2017, 09:17 PM
    nice dude! congrats and enjoy!
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    02-04-2017, 03:53 PM
    its not a hypothesis with more specilation than data when Hans has already given us the facts and the subject has been discussed in detail multiple...
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    02-03-2017, 01:27 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread Nightbird in Solid/Chambered
    interesting that you call those "split-diamonds." i always thought it was a "nightbird" in the inlay (in flight). they definitely look killer!
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    02-03-2017, 01:08 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread Ngd sf-4 in Archtops/Hollowbodies
    thanks very much Frank, and everyone else. she is all strung up and set up now. other than changing strings, it just needed a very minor truss rod...
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    02-03-2017, 02:48 AM
    mavuser replied to a thread Nightbird in Solid/Chambered
    beautiful burst on what looks like a rather creammy spruce top. i like that there is no coil tap switch (because, I tend to hit those...
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    02-02-2017, 03:21 PM
    Hans has explained many times, the guitar superstructures were made and # stamped in batches, but were not taken in order for final assmebly...
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    02-02-2017, 01:31 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread NGD T Bird ST in Solid/Chambered
    very nice. did u wind up buying the Thunderstar amp as well?
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    02-02-2017, 01:21 PM
    I would guess you meant to type 6 or 7, but not both...which would make it from 1966.
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    02-01-2017, 03:27 PM
    i would guess anything with a suck switch has at least one pot date coded to 1968 or later. Wisconsinsdead has a 67 serial number SFII bass with 68...
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    01-31-2017, 07:48 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread 1969 Guild M-75 in Solid/Chambered
    that does seem to be the case, with many Guilds from that 69/70 time frame. they are the same TRC, just one says "starfire" and the other does not. ...
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    01-31-2017, 06:38 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread Ngd: S-275 in Solid/Chambered
    Nice one, i like those! congrats GAD. theres one or 2 on CL that keep surfacing, I may look into checking out sometime.
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    01-31-2017, 06:04 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread Ngd sf-4 in Archtops/Hollowbodies
    Tex, Thanks agian for the compliments and info, I had not realized some SF-IVs have block inlays (and no bigsby). Guild was just off the rails...
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    01-31-2017, 05:52 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread Ngd sf-4 in Archtops/Hollowbodies
    the pickups look similar to XR-7s (but not identical) so for the most part they fly under the radar. Hans told me they are "Pacific pickups." then...
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    01-31-2017, 01:36 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread Ngd sf-4 in Archtops/Hollowbodies
    Hey Tex, i see the MV knob on at least a handful of other 1984 SF-4s doing a quick google search (but those have the stop tail,and HB-1s or XR-7s)
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    01-31-2017, 12:53 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread Ngd sf-4 in Archtops/Hollowbodies
    Thanks all, the pickups are original Pacific pickups, which appear on solid bodies like the S-280 Flyer and X-88 Motley Crue Flying Star, all from...
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    01-31-2017, 01:00 AM
    mavuser replied to a thread Ngd sf-4 in Archtops/Hollowbodies
    the pictures do not do justice at all, the burst on the bottom lower bout perimeter is much more gradual and lighter in color, it is perfect. there...
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    01-30-2017, 10:05 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread Ngd sf-4 in Archtops/Hollowbodies
    its one of those gutars u just have to see and hold in the flesh. very vibey indeed!! quite the find. Thank you Hans for the specifics and...
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    01-30-2017, 10:02 PM
    mavuser replied to a thread Ngd sf-4 in Archtops/Hollowbodies
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    01-30-2017, 10:00 PM
    mavuser started a thread Ngd sf-4 in Archtops/Hollowbodies
    I acquired this 1984 SF-4 over the weekend. it looks like it has barely ever been played. Have not done anything with it yet, and a little busy the...
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    01-30-2017, 05:13 PM
    That is a real nice wagon to be back on. especially with your chops. congrats to you sir! and enjoy
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    01-30-2017, 04:40 PM
    the Beach Boys rule!
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