the g.a.s thread.

Discussion in 'Gear' started by flawlessandeternal, Apr 17, 2010.

  1. Robstafarian

    Robstafarian The Good and Wise Call Me “Rufus”

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    I tend to doubt that their quality would be better than that of the parts on your Squier.
     
  2. ThePriseInferno

    ThePriseInferno Well... does it?

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    Normally I tend to agree, but the trem on my Squier is missing the tremolo arm, could do with an extra spring or two, and the GFS comes with a not-pot-metal-and-skinny trem block which I strongly suspect will increase the sustain of this guitar - something it pretty desperately needs.
     
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  3. JayXanderB

    JayXanderB Offset Scoundrel

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    You could always do what I did and go Wilkinson? Then you get a staggered solid steel block?
     
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  4. Robstafarian

    Robstafarian The Good and Wise Call Me “Rufus”

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    AngusWolfe Likes red things.

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    8411FE8D-3735-4C30-8668-543A3C89C9B8.jpeg Oh come on Patrick, play fair!
     
  6. ThePriseInferno

    ThePriseInferno Well... does it?

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    Not a bad idea, but I have the stupid Affinity Strat with the slightly-skinnier body so I have to be picky in my block selection.

    Also, the more I think about this the more I think this is the direction I'm going to go - Genesis can wait a bit. I have plenty of dual humbucker guitars, and it would be really nice to have an actual Strat to pick up and noodle around with. Opens up a lot of new possibilities, and the mods don't cost too terribly much money in the grand scheme.
     
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  7. bad alice

    bad alice Easily distracted and...OHLOOKAGUITAR!!!

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    Sweet LORD!
    Do you have a link for that @AngusWolfe ?
    That’s...guuuhh...kkkhrrrll....ssspppsss....
    *temporarily loses capacity for speech*
    :cold:
     
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  8. JayXanderB

    JayXanderB Offset Scoundrel

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    I'm having a random thought of putting EMG pickups in everything...
    Too expensive...
    But hmmmmm....
    Pacifica 112vcx - 57+sa+sa
    Pacifica 611HFm - 57+P60A
    SC608 - 808X+808X+RPC
    Jazzmaster - N/A
    Silvertone - N/A
     
  9. AngusWolfe

    AngusWolfe Likes red things.

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    From the Patrick James Eggle guitars Facebook page, so probably a private build. I’m sure they’d build you one, for the right price (and after I get mine, obvs.
     
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    bad alice Easily distracted and...OHLOOKAGUITAR!!!

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    It’s lush!
    Although, it kind of makes me think of what Yamaha’s Revstar range would do with a single cut?
    Now THAT would be sweet.
    And, I suspect, a damn sight cheaper too...
    :)
     
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  11. Alan O'hagan

    Alan O'hagan Well-Known Member

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  12. Robstafarian

    Robstafarian The Good and Wise Call Me “Rufus”

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  14. Alan O'hagan

    Alan O'hagan Well-Known Member

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    I’d love to but it’s just not quite the right timing for me at the moment. I need to stop looking for a while
     
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    AngusWolfe Likes red things.

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    Boston kit guitars got a good review in this month’s Guitarist mag. Thinking of getting a bolt on singlecut to do my own version of the PJE above, and a cool way to learn stuff about guitars I don’t know.
     
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    ElectricSaga Bearded person

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  17. Robstafarian

    Robstafarian The Good and Wise Call Me “Rufus”

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    I vote yes, as all of the following add cost:
    • Japanese labor
    • KTS titanium rods
    • high-quality basswood, likely imported and then exported
    • ebony, likely imported and then exported
    • stainless-steel frets
    • bareknuckle pickups, imported and then exported
    • hardshell case
     
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  18. Alan O'hagan

    Alan O'hagan Well-Known Member

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    Think you know what high end means eh? Think again - outrageous

     
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  19. bad alice

    bad alice Easily distracted and...OHLOOKAGUITAR!!!

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    I know what high end means.
    High end means not having to rent the hotel room by the hour, right?
    :)

    Oh.
    You meant guitars.
    PPFFFT.
    I KNEW THAT!
    :ninja:
     
  20. Alan O'hagan

    Alan O'hagan Well-Known Member

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    LOL you’re killing me. @bad alice you are very bad indeed
     
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