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 Post subject: garbage pick...now what?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:34 pm 
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I garbage picked an electra Phoenix. Probably a 185. It has three pickups, no , and is a metallic green/brown color. I don't know if it's worth fixing up. It certainly needs new strings. Most of the screw heads are corroded. Any suggestions would be appreciated.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:13 pm 
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See if you can post some pictures for us. That goes a long way in helping us to diagnose what this Phoenix would need. Of course asking us if it should be restored is like asking a drinker if he would like another.

Why don't people around me put Phoenixes out with their trash?

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:30 am 
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Will do. Turns out it's a 190. I was thrown off the track because the trem bar is missing.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:58 am 
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Here's the Foundling: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set= ... 8398268bb7


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:10 am 
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You will finf thaty this is one great palyer if you decide to fix her up. I vote Fix her and enjoy the fruits of your labor. :up:

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:17 pm 
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Someone threw that out?! FFS..... :roll: there are some real morons out there, eh!

That'll fix up a treat and be a really nice guitar, mate; excellent save!! :up:

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