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jt76 replied to the forum post 5 String Vintage Bass

I just bought this, its an early 90's esp horizon 5 string. just not a traditional p shape like the vintage, ......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post guitar clean

I use music nomad f-one fretboard oil.   - safe on all unfinished woods.  I have been using it for years to clean rosewood and ebony necks with no problems.  Check out their website, They have every type of......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Verify a used EC 256

looks correct,  the relic pattern is different than on mine.  Mine was made vietnam and it appears that this one is marked made in china. This is not a particularly expensive or rare guitar so I don't see much......MORE »
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jt76 posted a comment on the comment LTD Eclipse 200 transparent red

It's an ltd - it say's so on the headstock and on the neck this should date to between 1996-1998, it's an LTD EC-200. It could be Japanese, but it's more likely to be korean made.      similar to my Blue......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post FRX Anyone?

Congrats its a beautiful guitar. I was looking at that last week.  And thinking damn i would like to buy it.  But due to the unique shape of the guitar my wife would certainly realize that a new guitar had arrived......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post TE-212 really cheap

Sorry to hear that,  would have thought the seymour duncans would have sounded better,  but they are probably the problem,  the 59 gets muddy and dark in a tele neck position, i tried one in my 202.   I......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post TE-212 really cheap

  is the neck shape and fret size on the ron wood similar to the te 212?    I assume the 212 is vietnam and the ron is Korea    my 202 is from vietnam.  my kirk hammet and alex wade are......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post TE-212 really cheap

not a bad price for that, I think they go for about $650 new,  There is  a blue esp ron wood on reverb for $800, but it went thru a fire so it has some stains from that. I saw a red one somewhere else in really......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Has anyone got a Xtone? any good?

way to dig up a five year old thread  I don't suspect the OP is still looking for an anwser. for those looking at these.   " Christopher H. wrote 6 days ago  Report Pits been a while since I've......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post TE-212 really cheap

Really nice guitar, i have the te 202,same guitar but the earlier version that has been reliced.  it sounded good and played great. I put a used set of seymour duncans in it that I found on ebay, now it sounds as good as......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Epiphone les paul 100

VAMPIRE SG WITH EMGS ARE SELLING AROUND $450 NEW VAMPIRE SG USED SHOULD BRING AROUND $250 - $300 VAMPIRE SG WITHOUT THE EMGS IS PRETTY MUCH WORTHLESS UNLESS YOU FIND SOMEONE WHO LIKES THE ART BUT WANTS PASSIVES.  $......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Epiphone les paul 100

First thing I would do, if you have not tried this already, is raise the pickups close to the strings -  That will give you a lot more output.  Also you can raise and lower the individual pickup screws to......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Problems with an SV Standard

Agree pic 1 is a minor defect ,  pic 2 and pic 3 are fairly typical,  I think you are making to big a deal of it.   If you look carefully very few guitars are perfect.   The only guitars I can't find......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Importing a new ESP from UK to USA

I live in the US in Virginia, My wife is from the UK,  I  spent a lot of time over there before she moved here.   I have from time to time considered buying ESP Models that were not available in the US market......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Importing a new ESP from UK to USA

I looked that up on the uk government website,  you are correct about the VAT,  under the uk's duty relief act a retailer does not have to collect VAT if they can prove the item left the UK and EU,   That......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post horizon

off the top of my head I belive it was late 80's,  like 87,88,89,  should have been available with bolt on or neck thru.     ......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Importing a new ESP from UK to USA

I think andertons ships a lot of stuff to the US so unless its a closeout item or something like that that you have to get at a specific store they migh be a good dealer to try.  Also Ups operates in the UK.   That......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Can anyone help identifying if this Eclipse is real or not?

The earlier models had Sperzel tuners, and at some point they switched to Gotoh......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Can anyone help identifying if this Eclipse is real or not?

Definitely real - same as mine except mine has some modifications - eclipse ii -  finish is amber cherry sunburst - I agree I thing the nut has been changed everything else looks stock.   i think they were made from......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Best passive PUPs to swap into an MH

THESE WOULD BE MY PICKS -  SUHR SSV - NECK, SUHR SSH+ BRIDGE  WILDE  - L500R NECK  AND L500XL BRIDGE - WILDE PICKUPS - THE REAL BILL LAWRENCE - NOT THE COMPANY THAT OWNS HIS NAME. DIMARZIO AIR NORTON......MORE »
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jt76 replied to the forum post Should I buy the ESPM1 tiger

Ok,   I just happend to see one the other day and rembered this conversation.   The one I saw is going for  $1200 plus tax and shipping. ......MORE »