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  1. Electric guitars are often narrower at the nut...

    Electric guitars are often narrower at the nut than acoustic guitars. Most (though not all) EBMM guitars have 1 5/8" (41.3 mm) nut width. That nut width was the most common width on the highly prized...
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    No, thats the same roasted maple the neck is made...

    No, thats the same roasted maple the neck is made from.
  3. I think that might be an ebony board.

    I think that might be an ebony board.
  4. My 2005 Silhouette Special has plenty of use for...

    My 2005 Silhouette Special has plenty of use for more than 9 years (and it had at least two owners before that). That included gigging and rehearsals and teaching. Still no need of a refret. Soon,...
  5. Cool Chicano Batman content - sparkle Albert Lee content!

    Enjoy!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=or6glBnkI3g
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    Question: It's not gonna be vastly different from any Super...

    It's not gonna be vastly different from any Super Sport of similar age and condition. The matching headstock and piezo were both additional charges over the basic model but nothing particularly rare...
  7. Thread: Dealer setup?

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    Only if I'm doing it! :D But seriously, I've...

    Only if I'm doing it! :D

    But seriously, I've been that guy. With many brands, factory setup is a myth, even at top prices. Having a dealer look over it can make sure the guitar is in good playing...
  8. It does seem counterintuitive and I know plenty...

    It does seem counterintuitive and I know plenty of people of who disagree. Me, I learned "tune up to pitch" and never changed when I got locking tuners, and I'm happy. I suspect that may be the case...
  9. No. This is a very common myth. Truth About...

    No. This is a very common myth.

    Truth About Truss Rods – Part 2 – Myth Busting! – DrKevGuitar.com



    Oddly enough, for as long as I can remember (going back to the early 90s), manufacturers of...
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    Help: Compensated nuts improve intonation. They are...

    Compensated nuts improve intonation. They are standard on all Music Man guitars since 2005 or 2006.

    (The standard bridge saddle compensation that we see on most guitars is just one part of the...
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    Question: The posts thread directly into the wood. The...

    The posts thread directly into the wood. The posts are long and the thread is large and deep. It's very strong and stable.
  12. Your instinct is correct in that a small truss...

    Your instinct is correct in that a small truss rod adjustment cannot on its own solve a tuning issue. It's possible the strings just needed to settle/stretch in a little. That probably happened...
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    Question: Correction: looking at my Silo and Cutlass just...

    Correction: looking at my Silo and Cutlass just now, there are NO bushings.

    The posts are absolutely adjustable, if you so wish.



    Correct.
  14. Question: Jeff, you are a god amongst men. Thank you!

    Jeff, you are a god amongst men. Thank you!
  15. Question: Folks, when we answer these kind of questions,...

    Folks, when we answer these kind of questions, can we please give some reason or context why? It's a lot more helpful. Thanks.
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    I am really happy with the DiMarzio Area...

    I am really happy with the DiMarzio Area noiseless pickups. In my Silo Special I have an Area 58 in the neck and an Area 67 in the middle (with the stock Virtual PAF humbucker in the bridge). They...
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    What an awesome thread. Thank you for sharing!

    What an awesome thread. Thank you for sharing!
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    Sticky: Andy! Awesome first post! Welcome to the forum...

    Andy! Awesome first post! Welcome to the forum family!
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    Assuming the wiring hasn't been messed it'll be...

    Assuming the wiring hasn't been messed it'll be an esay job to diagnose and fix. If there is more work to do, a schematic will be helpful. I don't have a Silo SSS wiring schematic I can send you but...
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    Question: They are adjustable. Pretty sure they are in...

    They are adjustable. Pretty sure they are in bushings. I think. I've taken them apart enough times, I should remember better.:rolleyes:
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    Question: A lot of Ibanez bridges do that. Logically, it's...

    A lot of Ibanez bridges do that. Logically, it's no different to any floating bridge that has been routed under the bridge, e.g. the Petrucci models! Fender used to recommend it that way but no...
  22. Thread: Wrong serial ?

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    There have always been a small number of serial...

    There have always been a small number of serial numbers in the database (or ANY database) that don't match. It's not a big deal.
  23. Just stunning!

    Just stunning!
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    Question: Thomann does that. They have two SBMM Lukes...

    Thomann does that. They have two SBMM Lukes listed like that right now. But it's nothing to do with EB or SBMM, they are ex-demo or customer returns. They'll be virtually perfect. I've bought pedals...
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    Cool Albert Lee videos...

    Enjoy!

    Video: Albert Lee on Jimmy Page, Music Man, and | Reverb News
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