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  1. donepearce replied to the thread Love my gas guzzler, looking at electrics..

    The UK is doing that by law.

    Feb 20, 2020 at 9:52 AM
  2. donepearce replied to the thread Special or Junior?.

    You can approach one pickup of the twin in precisely the same nuanced way, then add a heap more equally nuanced tones on top of that. No...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 9:48 AM
  3. donepearce replied to the thread Special or Junior?.

    The twin, without a doubt.

    Feb 20, 2020 at 7:08 AM
  4. donepearce liked NMA's post in the thread Will wall hanging an SG stress the head stock?.

    Yeah, but the internet says it happens after the eleventh year. :D

    Feb 19, 2020 at 12:47 PM
  5. donepearce replied to the thread Will wall hanging an SG stress the head stock?.

    More than ten years and I see no sign of surface damage from outgassing. I'm sure that is just someone being extra careful.

    Feb 19, 2020 at 11:36 AM
  6. donepearce replied to the thread Love my gas guzzler, looking at electrics..

    The latest hybrid ad on TV here is for - I think - a Lexus. They are trying to make a feature of the fact that you can't plug it in to...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 10:30 AM
  7. donepearce replied to the thread Will wall hanging an SG stress the head stock?.

    Absolutely right. I glued some towelling around the forks of my hangers to make sure nothing touches.

    Feb 19, 2020 at 9:55 AM
  8. donepearce replied to the thread Love my gas guzzler, looking at electrics..

    I live in London. Cars obstruct the bikeway over here. Average driving speed in London is a little under 10MPH. My average cycling speed...

    Feb 19, 2020 at 3:06 AM
  9. donepearce replied to the thread Love my gas guzzler, looking at electrics..

    Thanks - I haven't been keeping up with Tesla. Love the cars, not so keen on the prices.

    Feb 18, 2020 at 2:05 PM
  10. donepearce replied to the thread Love my gas guzzler, looking at electrics..

    I'm in London, but I have a garage (I know, that makes me a lucky boy) and a few superchargers near me. So yes an electric car is on the...

    Feb 18, 2020 at 1:51 PM
  11. donepearce replied to the thread Volume control wiring.

    I wired pickup hot to the centre pot contact on both pots. Both pot top contacts went to the selector switch.

    Feb 17, 2020 at 2:25 PM
  12. donepearce replied to the thread Should i return it or keep it?.

    In some ways this is the best result. You are now in a position to examine and play the next one before you buy it. But you are right -...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 8:44 AM
  13. donepearce replied to the thread Volume control wiring.

    The method described here is how I have wired my SG. I did it when I reversed the phase of one of the pickups to achieve the thin Peter...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 6:50 AM
  14. donepearce replied to the thread Nut material - a proper assessment.

    A capo would add a huge variable, I think. And of course if it was tight enough to clamp the strings firmly it would effectivley fix the...

    Feb 17, 2020 at 2:58 AM
  15. donepearce replied to the thread Nut material - a proper assessment.

    He's right. Tuning down to a note, as I did, is the best way to expose the stickiness of the nut. If you have a floating trem all bets...

    Feb 16, 2020 at 3:56 PM
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