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Because of the stellar thread here about compressors, I got out the MIM Tele Thinline to investigate if my past intuition was in line with what was posted. Pretty similar all round.

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I was thinking mint green too, but I'm wondering if this spitfire tortoise colour would look nice on a strat. I'm thinking the more faint the orange, the better it will look.

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Nice choice too!
Send a message to Mark (Spitfire) he's a great dude to deal with and I'll show you what he haves in hand of some suggestion. His crazy lava options are awesome!
 

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1940-1965 Kay jazz box. I put the Kent Armstrong humbucker and pickguard on. Solid top and in really good shape, great action and fun to play. It’s been awhile since I gigged it but I know it sounds good plugged in. I lost the tone knob before I got that installed but found the replacement off an old mixing board I had lying around. Skinny posts on the minnie pots.
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Today is my weekly switchover day. Strat black partscaster until after dinner then out comes the SG Standard. I keep an old Yamaha F310 at hand for learning new acoustic stuff... When I get into practicing mode, up next is my Martin GCPA4, with amp, looper, delay, chorus, reverb pedals.
 

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Les Paul. This one is definitely a "biter" or Tele on steroids. Always been a fan of George Harrison's "Lucy" and this Historic Makeover definitely lends a nod towards Lucy. Yaron pickups that sound stellar. lightweight too around 8lbs I think. very dark fingerboard. Darkback and LOVE the faded burst on the back of the neck. Great guitar. The 60th anniversary Gibson's have a diamond on the "i" of the Gibson logo. cool little touch.

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How are you liking it so far?
Liking it a lot.

The 7.5 radius and thicker neck took a couple of days to get used to and also kinda had to dial in the action. Full step bends aren't fretting out which I'm told can be a problem with 7.5. So the thicker neck and tighter radius feels good now that I'm used to it and no problems with it. I like this neck a lot; frets feel good too. Nut slots seem OK although maybe the G could come down a bit. Also, no dud frets twanging out anywhere.

I put 10s on it as soon as I got it home because I figured I'd never be able to play 9s and intonation might be a problem with 9s and the barrel house saddles but went back to 9s after a few days to see what would happen and also to take some relief out of it because I don't have a wrench for heel adjustment of the TR and I didn't feel like jamming a screwdriver in there.

Turns out that 9s are the right strings for this guitar at least for me. Intonation is about as good as it's going to get which is actually pretty good and open chords are nicely in tune just have to flatten the G a little.

The pickups are the same as the CS reissue. Lots of snarl and almost like a little bit of overdrive. They seem a lot hotter than my other Telecaster and the Broadcaster has a much fuller sound for chords and really soars for lead parts. Good response too - gets a lot louder with more attack. Been playing it mostly through a 57 Champ Reissue which has lottsa bark without pedals but also using my board a bit more which is just Archer Ikon, TS, OCD and reverb. This guitar sounds really aggressive with the dirt pedals going ... lol.

I have a MagSeven Telecaster which I think is mainly just a nicer looking American Standard and it has a rosewood neck and figured maple etc. The Telecaster is nice but the Broadcaster kinda blows it away.

I have 5 electrics; thinking I might sell 3 and keep the Broadcaster and the 2018 LP Jr.

So, the production line Broadcaster was a little bit expensive compared to my Telecaster but I think it's worth it.
 

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Eastwood Airline H74 Dlx. First time I have even mentioned let alone shown it. Long story, will post later. Surprising pleased with the sound with EQ and effects properly dialed in. Wee bit on heavy side for me (I have an SG and a Casino Coupe small Hollowbody) Based on a Harmony H series guitar from the 60s
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Trying to come up with a slide guitar solo for a recording. This guitar was less than $200 on Craig’s List. It’s a bolt on neck Epiphone with an Epiphone P90. One of the intonation screws was stripped when I got it. I replaced the whole bridge with a $10 Chinese one.

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I changed the pickups in my SG last week, and I can't put it down since. I really like those Lollar P90s. The stock pickups were really good, but I love how more dynamic, and the clarity the Lollars add to the overall tone. The neck pickup is brighter and more useable now. I also upgraded the electronics with Emersons pots and Bumble bee caps. I got this guitar on this forum several years ago, and it's still one of my favorites to this day.

 

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I was thinking mint green too, but I'm wondering if this spitfire tortoise colour would look nice on a strat. I'm thinking the more faint the orange, the better it will look.

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I would also normally vote for mint green, but that kind of reminds me of the Am. Deluxe V-neck Strats that had a blondish body with a copper-coloured PG. IIRC they were a thing circa 2005.

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I picked up this old Kramer Focus on Friday and haven't touched another guitar since. This is my first non fine tuner Floyd so it's been a bit of a battle in patience to get this thing tuned and stable. She plays beautifully after putting in the time though.
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