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PostPosted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 5:29 am 
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Will pay $150 shipped for it.

Must have the dot inlays and binding around the body side of neck etc. :up:

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:29 am 
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Found one for you.

http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/msg/4617029301.html

Looks mint!

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:50 pm 
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Missed it! Thanks though. I should pop in more often.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 7:30 pm 
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Bump!

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:31 am 
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I thought I already posted about this, but there's a nice black one here...

http://used.guitarcenter.com/usedgear/index.cfm?location=370

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 11:18 am 
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Thanks. Missed that one, but just picked up another via Ebay:

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 10:05 am 
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Just picked up another...

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 10:11 am 
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Where are these made, Korea I assume?

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2014 1:17 pm 
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Wow, those are good looking guitars. Are you just looking for Les
pauls or others?

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 12:26 pm 
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Yeah just looking for these specific Les Paul types. I had a Crate Electra strat, but the neck was twisted. They go for SUPER cheap too.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 12:33 pm 
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The Chad wrote:
Where are these made, Korea I assume?


I'm not sure. They seem to have some sort of presswood laminate construction body's. Cheap on paper but I LOVE how they sound. I think it's the combination of body, the good fretwork and some mods to their (cheap) harness that makes it sound so good. They have resistors and capacitors on their 500k pots that add a lot of mojo.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2015 12:59 pm 
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UPDATE:

Just installed some pickups and new switches/wire etc in my Tobacco Burst Crate Electra.

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Motor City pickups Detroiter in the bridge, tone pots bypassed, one bournes pot that was too bright at 500k so added a resistor and a cap to tame it (copied the original method used in the Crate Electra). Finished it off with an upgraded toggle switch, rubber vol knob, new screws, cobalt strings and a vintage screaming demon in the neck.

The rubber knob was used because the shaft of the bournes knob was too thick for the original shaft.

I did a quick vid, cam audio and the cab is around the corner but you get the idea of how tight it is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7GNeI71i20

It sounds amazing in the room. And yes that is beastmaster in the background. :lol:

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 02, 2015 2:38 pm 
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Beastmaster! :up: Cool show. Or movie, or whatever it was. Glad you're digging the thing, sounded great!

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:02 am 
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Oops I did it again. Number 4. This one looks 100% new.

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Like with all of my crates, I'll put rotomatics, bone nut and upgrade the pickups.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:05 am 
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One of my other crate Electras in action.


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