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'58 Burst in South Africa

NYCBURST

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It had a strange large plastic plate bridge with triangle shaped saddles on it when I got it. They made that bridge with non-staggered post holes, so it has a second bridge post hole right next to the original. The original bridge post hole was plugged with something so used the second post hole to string it up for these pictures. Joe Glaser will be remedying that and the refret soon.
I see, Joe is the best...
 

CDaughtry

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Incredible burst safari. Such a cool guitar. Taking a trip down to South Africa in the middle of a pandemic is a young man's game. :LOL: So happy for you. It couldn't have happened to a nicer guy.

And it's great to see you hanging around here Mat!
 
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Incredible burst safari. Such a cool guitar. Taking a trip down to South Africa in the middle of a pandemic is a young man's game. :LOL: So happy for you. It couldn't have happened to a nicer guy.

And it's great to see you hanging around here Mat!
Thank you! Much appreciated!
 

MattD1960

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On instagram this morning it looks like Joe B bought this or at least has it in hand
 

NYCBURST

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If the intonation is fine, I would keep the glue in the saddles, that's a great piece of the guitars history..
 

guitarbob123

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Now you just need to superglue everything else down, I'm sure you can glue the control knobs, the strings to the tailpiece and nut and the tuner gears.

Has anyone tried superglue instead of wax for potting PAFs yet? 😂
 

Dr Mike

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Spoke with Matt yesterday and you can not hope to speak with a more passionate and wonderful guy!! Well done Matt and I know she is going to a good home where she will make magic for years to come!! Play on Garth!!
 
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