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PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:00 pm 
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Needs some TLC....new pots, switch and various screws. Has some buckle rash, but overall she sure is pretty!
I look forward to invoking the "no dumb questions" rule quite often while I fix her up.
Thanks to all those who helped me out earlier.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 1:09 pm 
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Was it a set neck or a bolt on?

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 3:25 pm 
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It's a bolt on, but I got her at a decent price.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 29, 2015 6:18 am 
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Congratulations.

Try cleaning the switch and pots before you replace them. WD40 or PB Blaster may loosen the pot shafts if they're not turning. Follow up with a good electrical contact cleaner/conditioner like Caig Deoxit inside the pots to clear up scratchiness.


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PostPosted: Sat May 02, 2015 2:46 pm 
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ultra sonic wrote:
Congratulations.

Try cleaning the switch and pots before you replace them. WD40 or PB Blaster may loosen the pot shafts if they're not turning. Follow up with a good electrical contact cleaner/conditioner like Caig Deoxit inside the pots to clear up scratchiness.


Thanks man....the electrical cleaner worked! The pots now turn like melted butter. The switch needs to be resoldered and I may be all set. I checked the neck and everything is straight. I may have one slightly high fret near the end of the fretboard, but nothing else needed except a good polish....hopefully.
Thanks for the advice!


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PostPosted: Tue May 05, 2015 10:50 am 
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Great! Let us know how you like it as you get it dialed in.


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