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Recent content by Billy Hiwatt

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    Does anyone remember the price of a Gibson Les Paul VOS R8 in 2007?

    I like it a lot. Perhaps it is a bit more open and airy in the mids. I like the 7.8 lbs a lot too.
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    Does anyone remember the price of a Gibson Les Paul VOS R8 in 2007?

    My '07 CR8 Cloud 9 was $2800 from Wildwood back then.
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    Historically Accurate ABR-1.. Who makes one?

    Callaham CNC machined steel billet ABR-1
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    anyone disappointed that their Les Paul Historic is a pre 2013 ?

    I am quite pleased with my '07 Cloud 9 CR8. I don't believe they make those anymore, do they?
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    what was Gibson thinking when they designed the Burstbuckers ?

    I have an '07 Cloud 9 CR8 that I finally swapped out the BB's for Dimarzio 36th Annies a few years ago. The BBs weren't bad, just uninspiring and bland. The 36s don't cost an arm and a leg and really woke the guitar up. I have Lollar Low Wind Imperials in my Grosh Set Neck, and Throbaks in my...
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    Mesa Fillmore - any experience here?

    I have a Fillmore 50 combo, and a 100 head. I got the head because I really like the tones and channel setup of the 50, but needed extra clean headroom on account of drummer plays loud. There are 2 identical channels, that you can set up however you want. There are 3 modes: clean, drive, and...
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    Any love for Don Grosh

    I am a Groshaholic. I ordered a NOS Retro (strat) in the spring. It should be done in Oct 2021. Built to my specs. I also have a Set Neck, Electrajet, a Baritone, and a semi hollow tele from Don. Very fine guitars. Anyone else got Grosh...
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    Kauer Banshee

    I scored this Kauer Banshee last week. It slays me! The neck is .89 @ 1st fret, and the Wolfetone Kauerbuckers are a stellar choice for this guitar. The neck is slighly underwound, the bridge slighly overwound over his Legend pickups. The light banjo tuners are not visible from the front...
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    Burstbuckers are out - '07 CR8

    I was getting bored with my Cloud 9 CR8, after getting a Collings City Limits. Hunkerin' down at home lately...more QT with my guitars. So I swapped out the BBkrs and put in Dimarzio 36th Anniv PAFs, worn nickel finish. Guess what? It smokes! Much livelier, full, balanced tones. My chambered LP...
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    Anyone try Throbaks in their Cloud 9?

    With Throbak pickups all the rage these days, I was wondering if anyone has tried them in their chambered Cloud 9? And if so, which ones? I still have the original BBs in me '07 CR8.
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    Stunning Collings City Limits ala Jeff Beck

    http://themusicemporium.com/guitars/collings-city-limits-jet-black-aged-lacquer-w-throbaks-black-bobbins Came across a stunning Collings CL at the Music Emporium. This has to be the coolest CL ever. Aged black finish, wraptail bridge, uncovered Throbaks...it's a looker for sure. The vibe is JB's...
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    Fret size '57 LP Jr?

    Does anyone know what size frets Gibson is putting in the new Historic '57 LP Jr?
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    Brown truck brings me a CR8

    I am loving it! Thanks to Steve at Wildwood for helping me find an awesome guitar. Question: How do you get the "Custom" sticker off the pickguard? It's really on there good.