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Big Daddy B posted a comment on the photo ESP ECLIPSE CTM SEE THRU BLACK SUNBURST

sick looking axe......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Case Scent

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 »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Case Scent

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 »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post KH 2

There is a used NTB KH-2 on Reverb right now: https://reverb.com/item/2605405-esp-kh-2-ntb-kirk-hammett-signature-guitar......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post KH 2

no but my first kh-2 had an 85 at the neck. you can always change that later on. it's really easy now that EMG has gone solderless.......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post KH 2

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 »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post removing excess fingerboard dye

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 »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Features by Serial #?

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 »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post KH-4 en route

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 »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post KH-4 en route

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 »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post removing excess fingerboard dye

ESP Custom Shop order......MORE »
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Big Daddy B posted a comment on the photo album I Have Issues

Collection is looking righteous!......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post KH-4 en route

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 »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post KH-4 en route

Pap, 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 »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post KH-DC standard series value?

Will try however I am doing some contruction at my house and about half my collection is in storage and not easily accessible. That is one of the ones I iced, lol......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post NGD

Looks good! What Duncans are in there?......MORE »
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Big Daddy B liked the forum post NGD

Well new to me! Bought this from LORD bassist Andy. (Check them out Aussie power metal!)Anyway it is a LTD EC 400 AT Gold Top.  Ying Yang with my LTD EC 400 VF.Quick polish and a restring and she sounds sweet with the......MORE »
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Big Daddy B replied to the forum post Locking tuners for Vintage Plus Distressed

I believe Gotoh now makes a version with thumbwheels that I believe are a direct retrofit (don't trust me on that, please verify. I hear you though. I had the old magnumlocks and hated them. I then got another vintage plus......MORE »
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