Von Trapp's Recent Activity

  1. Von Trapp replied to the thread Restoration Project Help.

    No need really for pre wired if you know how to solder. Just find you preferred config here...

    Mar 7, 2021 at 7:40 PM
  2. Von Trapp replied to the thread Cleaner/Polish.

    I've never come across a guitar cleaner that didn't do the job, or a soft cloth for that matter, so just get the cheapest stuff you can...

    Mar 7, 2021 at 2:54 PM
  3. Von Trapp replied to the thread Get a load of this ripoff!.

    I'd hesitate to second that last part but judging from his facebook, trust me, he is no great thinker himself. And looking at his other...

    Mar 6, 2021 at 7:00 PM
  4. Von Trapp replied to the thread Get a load of this ripoff!.

    Spot on!

    Mar 6, 2021 at 5:06 PM
  5. Von Trapp replied to the thread Get a load of this ripoff!.

    I got completely hooked on this and compulsively had to dig deeper. My findings - The "we" referred to in the ad is actually just one...

    Mar 6, 2021 at 3:42 PM
  6. Von Trapp attached a file to the thread Get a load of this ripoff!.

    One a side note, here's a Custom Shop Gibson Flying V: [ATTACH] It's true! I CUSTOM (ized) made it in my (work) SHOP. It used to look...

    P1020118 copy.jpg 2012-03-20 11.56.27.jpg Mar 6, 2021 at 7:46 AM
  7. Von Trapp replied to the thread Get a load of this ripoff!.

    Yeah, I've seen plenty of listings claiming "Custom" when what they mean is they just modded the guitar. In this case though it says...

    Mar 6, 2021 at 5:06 AM
  8. Von Trapp replied to the thread Angus Young Signature 2013 - batwing?.

    I can't check how I did it because I'd have to take the whole thing apart but I'm fairly sure that's how it is. The pickup rings screwed...

    Mar 6, 2021 at 4:27 AM
  9. Von Trapp replied to the thread Angus Young Signature 2013 - batwing?.

    I actually don't know how it's done on those particular guitars, I just assumed you put the rings on top so that's what I've always...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 8:01 PM
  10. Von Trapp replied to the thread Angus Young Signature 2013 - batwing?.

    In case anyone wants to have the pickup surround and the large pickguard they don't actually have to cut into the pickguard if that's...

    Mar 5, 2021 at 1:35 AM
  11. Von Trapp replied to the thread Potential neck issue - Gibson USA.

    When it comes to being right or being wrong I find being wrong more interesting. I never learned anything from being right.

    Mar 4, 2021 at 5:29 AM
  12. Von Trapp replied to the thread Gibson SG with Firebird pick ups.

    You can sometimes find sets of three on ebay though, I got mine there. Personally I think middle pickups are useless but they look cool!

    Mar 3, 2021 at 7:17 PM
  13. Von Trapp replied to the thread Gibson SG with Firebird pick ups.

    Not only that but if you buy a pair on say ebay you have to make sure seller knows what he's talking about so they're not regular mini...

    Mar 3, 2021 at 5:10 PM
  14. Von Trapp liked MarkusMaximus6275's post in the thread Looking to trade my Strat Partscaster..

    Pulled the trigger. With apologies to Francis Ford Coppola, I got an offer I couldn't refuse...it's coming tomorrow. SO looking forward...

    Mar 3, 2021 at 7:20 AM
  15. Von Trapp replied to the thread Potential neck issue - Gibson USA.

    I think that's all well and good if we we're a company that had better things to do, but we're not. We're just a bunch of guys who have...

    Mar 3, 2021 at 7:17 AM