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  1. Von Trapp replied to the thread My circa 1971 SG is a bare knuckle bar room brawler (pic heavy).

    As opposed to the one in the video, that one looks cool! But what's up with the badly fitting pickguard one wonders.

    Nov 26, 2020 at 8:15 AM
  2. Von Trapp replied to the thread Well this is a weird one....

    I actually never thought of this until I saw your post, I thought they were just there to hold the screw tight.

    Nov 26, 2020 at 3:32 AM
  3. Von Trapp replied to the thread Change pickups or caps and wiring in my G400?.

    Yes, thanks, that was a bit unclear. I meant changing to the same values but different types. Different value caps will change the tone...

    Nov 26, 2020 at 3:29 AM
  4. Von Trapp replied to the thread Change pickups or caps and wiring in my G400?.

    Caps are caps. Makes no difference unless there's something wrong with the ones you have. You can change pots and caps for a variety of...

    Nov 25, 2020 at 6:38 PM
  5. Von Trapp replied to the thread Why The Name "Standard"?.

    Interestingly, the fancier the name the sh!ttier the product usually. (deLuxe...) I stayed at the Royal Hotel in Copenhagen once. It was...

    Nov 24, 2020 at 10:34 AM
  6. Von Trapp liked vancouverois's post in the thread SG 3 Pickups Super Distortion in the Bridge.

    Who can argue against a V? Especially a three pickup one.

    Nov 24, 2020 at 1:50 AM
  7. Von Trapp replied to the thread Well this is a weird one....

    Glad you got it off without trouble! I instantly rushed off to see to it that all my guitars have the felt washer in place. They do.

    Nov 23, 2020 at 1:24 PM
  8. Von Trapp replied to the thread Anyone shedding tears?.

    In Sweden some damn Ikea-of-instruments type firm bought a bunch of those up then folded...

    Nov 23, 2020 at 11:44 AM
  9. Von Trapp replied to the thread Bushings for Duesenberg les trem mod..

    Don't quite get the question I'm afraid but since you don't want to damage the finish I feel I must point out that there will be a...

    Nov 22, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  10. Von Trapp attached a file to the thread SG 3 Pickups Super Distortion in the Bridge.

    Option 2: Sell it, get a black one, rip the other covers off = b!itchin guitar. (admittedly not an SG shown here but who can argue...

    P10102692.jpg Nov 22, 2020 at 6:49 PM
  11. Von Trapp replied to the thread 97 Sg special worn or scam?.

    I think if it was fake they would have tried harder. (and failed) Also if you fake it, it's much easier to do an opaque finish on some...

    Nov 22, 2020 at 4:47 PM
  12. Von Trapp replied to the thread 97 Sg special worn or scam?.

    I really have no opinion on whether he should buy it or not, I'm just interested in establishing if it's fake or not.

    Nov 22, 2020 at 3:28 PM
  13. Von Trapp replied to the thread 97 Sg special worn or scam?.

    Perhaps. But I think it's far from certain that it's a fake.

    Nov 22, 2020 at 6:13 AM
  14. Von Trapp replied to the thread 97 Sg special worn or scam?.

    I think it looks legit but a look in the back and pick up cavities should provide more leads. Is there any chance that some enthusiast...

    Nov 21, 2020 at 2:31 PM
  15. Von Trapp replied to the thread Epiphone G400 Pro Tilted Pick-up.

    No. Raising or lowering it will of course affect the sound so just stick a piece of a scotch brite or something under it if it bothers...

    Nov 21, 2020 at 6:51 AM