Partso-SG

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  1. Madmatt

    Madmatt Active Member

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    I don't think any company sells one of those as a spare part, but maybe you could fimd one from ome of those ebay shops that parts out guitars?
     
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  3. Madmatt

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    Yes the full whammy bar system is available, what I ment was that the fake tail piece, like on the model of sg indicated, is not.
    It is my understanding that there is an additional metal piece in the fake vibrola, that replaces the structural functions of the 'spring' piece.
     
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    Sounds like a prime candidate for Triple Shot rings if one were so inclined.
     
  5. Gibsg

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    The cover only :


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  6. Madmatt

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    That would work well yeah
     
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    Gahr Well-Known Member

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    The body/neck arrived today. Everything in one piece! Came in a Fender box!!!:shock:

    I fitted a set of Gibson Deluxe tuners and changed the trc. Waiting for the wiring harness to arrive.
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  8. Notes69

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    That SG looks awesome. Looking forward to seeing the results. Good luck.
     
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    &, we're on our way... :dude:
     
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    Black SGs look fantastic.
     
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    Beauty! I have bought lots of stuff from Stratosphere in the past. Always top shelf quality!
     
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    There are a lot of sources to buy from. But how much do you want spend? If you consider a nonengraved aftermarket system, then your looking at $100 to $150 USD. All you need is the bracket-frame and cover, and discard the rest. Maybe you, or someone with the proper skills can engrave whatever you want on the cover... Like your brand of beer and a sketch of a Hop.
    However, if you want a genuine Gibson motif, that price is going to double at the least.
     
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    Oh, yes. Even the wife thought it was pretty cool.:D I can hardly wait to get it in playable condition.

    They sure do! I've decided to go with black pickup rings, poker chip and knobs, and a cream pickguard. I have a feeling it's going to be killer.:cheers:
     
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    I've thought about a blank one. My sister actually does engravings, so that's a definite option. But I'm waiting a bit.
     
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    Awesome. I did the same thing as you did. I bought a Future tribute body from the Stratosphere (mine came in a Fender box too) and installed the hardware and electronics myself. The neck is awesome on the Future Tribute.

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    That's beautiful! Really reminds me of the Extra Slim model; like a Standard without the neck binding.
     
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    That' s nice , a Black SG with Gold hardwre should be awesome !
     
  18. SG Lou

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    I'm working on one of those for a customer right now. He did the same thing, purchased a husk, sent to me and i'm customizing and assembling it.
     
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    I seem to change my mind a lot; I went with a black pickguard after all. Maybe I'll try a cream one later, but for now I think this one is nice. Originally from Creamtone, I found it used here in Norway.

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    It looks sweet with that black pickguard!
     
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