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  1. Stu

    LPF UK meet IV 2022.

    Looking forward to it, thanks for including me. :)
  2. Stu

    How to Tell '50s Jensen Speaker From '60s?

    Anyeon know anything about dating Jensen speakers - sticker designs, cone codes, frame colours etc.? I know about the date code on the frame, but I'm unsure if it's '50s or '60s. Please, no jokes about wining & dining it/her... :bh
  3. Stu

    My New Jimmy Page Tele

    It's not finished yet and I need to make another pickguard to fit closer to the bridge (this one's temporary), but I wanted to put the damned thing together and see how it looked... :) The body & neck are Allparts, the bridge is Fender, drilled for rear loading, pickups are a Duncan '54...
  4. Stu

    Pickguard tracing for '64 SG Jr?

    I'm restoring a '64 SG Jr that was robbed of most of its original parts. The replacement pickguard that came with it is all wrong & the screw holes aren't even in the right places. Can anyone help me with a tracing of an early '60s pickguard? I'd rather make my own than pay a fortune for a...
  5. Stu

    '62 SG/LP Custom

    Can anyone see anything wrong with this? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=2384&item=2524668699 That's not an early '60s short headstock is it? The Gibson logo obviously isn't right either, and it's been refinished. Makes you wonder how it got to that price.
  6. Stu

    Is this normal for a new Historic?

    Nice top on <a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1486338987" target=blank>this</a>, but what's with the really obvious outline of the oversize pearl logo blank (last picture)? Are they all like this now? I'm toying with getting a used R7, but I think that kind of...
  7. Stu

    Vintage pickup ID - help?

    I bought what was described as a Gibson patent sticker pickup on Ebay, for $60. The decal is long gone, but the baseplate looks the same as on some T-tops I have. The DC resistance is 7.8Kohms. The chrome cover didn't look original, so I've removed it & found the earlier type bobbins with the...
  8. Stu

    Collapsed ABR1

    Can a collapsed ABR1 be straightened, or will it just fracture? I suppose even if it could be straightened, it would fail again before long... Just get a new one, right?
  9. Stu

    More stupid Ebay loser LP copy crap

    A "sought after" Les Paul copy? Judging by the Buy It Now price it must be really something :)spin Pity there aren't any pictures... http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1258100950