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    Who Manufactured This Mystery Guitar?

    Anyone? Bueller?
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    Best Way To Replace Pickups 2002 SG Spec Faded Crescents?

    Thanks to everybody for your input. The guy who sold this guitar to me said the pickups were the ones the guitar came with. I assume he was correct, but have no real way to tell. Check out this link, though. It shows the guitar as Gibson pictured it in 2002. Looks like uncovered pickups to...
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    Best Way To Replace Pickups 2002 SG Spec Faded Crescents?

    Yes, it is the batwing pick guard. I've already taken it off once just to peer under the pickups and confirm they're stock. I'll post a better pic once the AT&T guy fixes my internet.
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    Best Way To Replace Pickups 2002 SG Spec Faded Crescents?

    Hi, all-- I know my 2002 Special Faded is a little different from "normal" SGs. I'm wondering if any of the helpful folks here can tell me, or direct me to a website with a good explanation of, how best to replace the pickups in this model. I'd hate to screw it up when I'm sure people here...
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    SG Is Humming (Not Good)

    Okay, well, consensus is that this is a grounding problem. I live in a condo, so there's just no telling what sources of RF might be lurking around, plus the condo building's wiring is probably not optimized for electrified instruments. Nevertheless, I think the main problem is internal to the...
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    SG Is Humming (Not Good)

    Hi-- My 2002 SG Faded Special (crescent moons) has a problem. When I'm plugged up to the amp, one can hear a distinct humming noise, not quite a buzz, that diminishes, but doesn't totally go away, when I put my hand on the metal of the guitar (like the stop-bar). My other guitar (Agile...
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    HERE'S a good BUY.

    Looks a lot like mine, but "browner". I paid a little more for mine. Mine has practically new frets, but they're sky-high and really narrow. I may be getting even newer frets. I like low, wide frets.


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