I have shrink tubing. I will give that a try as well.
For the time being, I ordered extra .010s so I won't have to change the entire set before they are worn. I noticed that some string manufacturers...
I had a Crazy Parts vibrola installed on my SG Standard several months ago. I have broken 5 or 6 high E strings since, and all at the same place -...
Just curious if the comb is parallel to the body or angled back. I know there are a bunch of factors that affect it. Not a big deal.
It's a beauty! My '64, seen in my avatar, is similar. Mine has a modern replacement vibrola, and I installed a full size guard to cover up mods...
Yes, good point. I am using 10s.
I can't turn mine out of the way like that because the handle presses against the body and detunes the strings slightly. I wish I could.
Amazing that you were able to contact the original owner! When you swing the vibrola arm around to the back, does the handle touch the body?
What am I doing wrong? I have tried to use images from my Flickr page but only this shows in the post [IMG]
I bought an Ovation in 1979, model 1112 Custom Balladeer. I bought it because I thought it sounded better than anything else in the price range....
Not a book, but this magazine has some good SG articles, if you can find a copy.
It appears that there isn't any fret wear or marks on the guard. Amazing!
Remarkable condition! There must be an interesting story behind that guitar and how you acquired it.
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