Having fun with my 2014 Special...mods looking good:)

Discussion in 'Epiphone SG' started by Billy B, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. Billy B

    Billy B New Member

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    I bought this guitar in a bundle with an Cube Micro amp,an OHSC and a Behringer EQ pedal.
    I sold off all the extras and wound up only having $20 in the SG at that point.
    Perfect op to play with some mods:)
    I thought the all black dynamic was a lot boring so here's what I've done so far:
    Amber witch hat knobs.($6)
    Cream treble/rhythm chip.($5)
    Custom skin on the pick-guard.($14)
    Switchcraft 3 way toggle.($6)
    Bourns full size pots.($15)
    Dimarzio 36th Anny PAF in the neck (Cream).($70)
    I'm working on the tuners and nut at the moment...prob install the neck tomorrow.
    Found some "in the box" Hipshot locking tuners with the Classic Pearl Gibson style knobs.($49)
    Might put a "zero fret" on her instead of a new nut...($12)
    Also considering a Bigsby B5 with Vibramate…($145)
    If I skip the Bigsby,I'll still only have about $195 bucks into her:^) epi SG.jpg P1200857.JPG P1200858.JPG P1200859.JPG P1200860.JPG P1200861.JPG
    Any of you guys have any ideas/suggestions???
     
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    Biddlin Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, put it together. string it up, take a pic or two and play the Dickens out of it. Welcome and heck of a first post.:rofl:
     
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    Gonna put her together tomorrow...just a note for you guys...The Dimarzio BARELY fit in the cavity...the original P/U was a LOT smaller footprint...Weird:/
     
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    I had to shoehorn the 57s in my G-400 as well.
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    If you add the Bigsby, I'd recommend roller saddles. They improve the vibrato and tuning a great deal.
     

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