335 Project

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Postby TwinACStacks on Mon Dec 15, 2008 1:08 pm

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Steve Gambrell wrote:Amazin'. Like changin' the spark plugs through the tailpipe...

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TwinACStacks wrote::shock: The Floyd is a Nice touch. You also need to put in an access Plate on the Back, Just in case Steve wants to block it....

:twisted: :twisted: TWIN

Might as well put a control plate back there while I'm at it...





:shock: I'd just use a Roto Zip and cut out a 12"x12" Square Panel then get a couple of those little Brass Hinges from Home depot and one of those little Brass Knobs with the eye-hook and Catch on it.....

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Postby Steve Gambrell on Sat Dec 27, 2008 5:23 pm

I was worried about the neck---no need, it's fine.
No worries about the guy workin' on it---guy's a freakin' surgeon.
Put a big ol' JBL E120 in my Fender SuperSonic---Tone x Ten.
But I got the guitar Friday, and all I can say, is DAM! If Eric, Larry Carlton, Lee Ritenour, Alvin Lee, and all the OTHER -335 players heard mine, they'd wanna trade.
Photos to follow.
How do I post those little sound samples??
Billy, my brother. All I need to say about that.
I gotta go pick.
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Re: 335 Project

Postby Peteyvee on Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:05 pm

Great work, Rev...I've never seen that aquarium tubing trick before...but then again I don't work on my own guitars...Thanks for the info!
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Postby geoff_bell on Thu Feb 26, 2009 3:41 pm

Steve Gambrell wrote:I need something I can slap around!!!

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Re: 335 Project

Postby Steve Gambrell on Tue May 12, 2009 5:50 pm

Rev., it's been a while. But YOUR -335 is still the leader of the pack. I had to do a fret level on it, but DAMN! With the kit, and those unwaxed pickups, it's like I've got 35 guitars at once. Thanks, my friend!
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Re: 335 Project

Postby LD50 on Sat Jun 13, 2009 4:28 pm

Neat thread
What is the SP on pick ups and in particular the caps for a 335?

I have a nice 2001 VS ES-335 with '57s and presumably itty bitty ceramic caps. Sounds very smooth but maybe a little boxy at times too.

I also have an old Jazzbox with a pair of unpotted Burstbuckers (I and II) which sound really vintage and dirty in that guitar (didn't suit my LP Custom at all). So many people rave about the big bumble bee caps on Les Pauls, I presumed that it was just hype, does it affect the tone that much?

I had never really thought of swapping stuff on the 335 before but this thread got me thinking (I like the tubing touch, much better than the string around the pot shafts :idea: )
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Re: 335 Project

Postby vintage_freek on Tue Jun 16, 2009 4:42 pm

This thread makes me want a 335 so bad!!
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Re: 335 Project

Postby Steve Gambrell on Fri Jun 26, 2009 11:11 am

Bill's work makes me wish I were a brain surgeon!
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