I always find my cases to smell like maple syrup. I always thought it was the nitro smell from the Gibsons, but my Fender and ESP clases smell similar.
Well a lot of the cases do come from Canada, at least......MORE »
Much of the smell comes from the glues used to attach the fabric to the padding and the tolex to the wood. Some of the smell also comes from the guitar finish itself curing. As the glue dries (and the finish......MORE »
It's funny how we all have varying opinions. My first ESP was a KH-2 bolt on but once I discovered neck thru, I would never go back. Mind you I do own a handful of guitars with bolt on necks, but for me if I am going......MORE »
Is there a recommended way to clean excess dye from a fingerboard to prevent coal miner finger? In the past I have relied on Dunlop 65 Lemon oil but it usually takes multiple applications and I would be interested in a......MORE »
the guitar is in storage due to some construction going on in the home so working with previous photos. The fretboard on this guitar (black KH-DC) is supposed to be rosewood, however you can see it is very pale compared to......MORE »
Had to go back to photos, but my old KH-2 with the Mummy graphic was non-recessed. I never took a photo of the back of my KH-3, but that was in the 2000ish era, and I didn't have a lot of access to digital......MORE »
Alright, you made me curious. Neither of my KH guitars have recessed plates (including the CS moon and star KH-2) but my 1990-ish The Mirage Custom and my 03 LTD MH-301 are both recessed.Pecular. I'll have to......MORE »
Or you just assumed it came with a recessed plate being a Custom Shop order?
This. Although from discussing with some people, I think if you want it recessed, best to specify. Apparently a lot of orders come out......MORE »
I opened up the backplate and I do believe it is a clearance issue as to why the plate was not recessed. I measured it and there is only about a 3mm clearance max to the claw so surface mount seems to make sense. That......MORE »