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metalhobo replied to the forum post How do you replace a pickup? I lost sound on the bridge

I'd like to add that in general you should not buy any solder labeled as "lead free." choose a 60/40 or 63/37 (this is the sn/pb ratio) rosin (flux) core solder labeled for electronic use as pus said. again, make sure the......MORE »
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metalhobo replied to the forum post Need help ID'ing this USA Custom Eclipse

I don't think he was suggesting it was a 1999, he was just providing an example from the catalog for the purpose of illustrating the specification. the date written on your guitar indeed indicates when it was made.......MORE »
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metalhobo replied to the forum post Is this a fake EC 1000?

looks good to me.   the letter R is a valid korean prefix for the serial for some guitars from that timeframe. I remember some sort of discussion on it a long time ago but forget if they were made at WMI or not. the horn......MORE »
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metalhobo replied to the forum post NGD and family pics

Wow, that is a classic! Is that "fiesta red"?  Looks to be in great shape. dakota red, the darker of the reds. and my excellent polishing and fotography "skills" definitely betray the fact that this pig is a real......MORE »
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metalhobo replied to the forum post NGD and family pics

The Search for STRAT continues... recently acquired this '80s 400 Series, '60s style, in dakota red:       yes, the rosewood fingerboard is really that dark in person. mint green pickguard. this guitar rules. excellent......MORE »
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