"I thought for a minute you bid on and won the crappy SJ180 that's up there now.
One of our birds is an Alexandrine parrot, the largest of the parakeets. He's a dull 2 tone green with a very large red beak and a very long tail.…"
"Check the neck relief first. Press the 1st and 14th frets and tap the 7th fret to get an idea of what the gap is. It should be about .008, 2 pieces of paper. If it is more, then turn the truss rod clockwise 1/8 turn, retune, and…"
"I always look at the shipping weight. Too many of them say 49 lbs = about $50.
The action is 3/16"???? That's very high. I prefer 3/32".
The fretboard is supposed to dip very slightly at the 14th fret,…"
"It looks to be in real nice shape! More important, how does it play and sound? How's the action?
I thought you were posting to show more Yamaha guitars on Goodwill. There's been a lot of crap. Even very expensive…"
I just finished fixing up an Ibanez 12 string from the 70's. Model 627-12. Any clue how to figure out when it was made? Serial number 770702 but the original owner says he bought it in the early 70's.The top was bulged, bridge was tipped, a few loose frets, a few high frets, a few gouged frets. 4 months in traction mostly flattened the top, straightened the bridge. Glued a couple of frets. Leveled and crowned all frets. Installed my own lighter version of the JLD Bridge Doctor. Put on a fresh…See More
"I just finished making an old Ibanez model 627-12 playable again. Now I can't put it down! Any idea how to figure out when it was made? Serial number 770702 but the original owner says he bought it in the early 70's.
I recently bought an Ibanez Artword AW-100-NT-OP-02 at my local pawn shop. At the time, I had no experience with their AW Series. WOW! what a nice instrument. Solid Engleman Spruce Top, Mahogany back and sides, full binding and gold Grover tuners. After playing, I paid .... (STOLE) her for $125. In Ex. condition too!!See More