NuGD CE22

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  1. Rich5150

    Rich5150 New Member

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    Picked up this 98 CE-22 the other day, really clean someone shaped the pickups out for a set of SD Pearly Gates and put a 3way in. I did my usual mods of new pickup rings (just dig the recessed height adjustment) and Lampshades, Also put a Gen II trem on it as it had a gold MannMade that just didnt look right. Set it up and it plays like a dream and sounds killer.

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    Tried my best for a Christmas tree lol
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    enhanced this one to get the grain to pop
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  2. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    Beautiful!
    Hint of flame on the back of the neck, too.
    That high E is ALWAYS a pain in the butt to get inline.:p:D
     
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  3. Rich5150

    Rich5150 New Member

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    Ya know I didn’t even notice the flame in the neck. I will say the PTC video on the winged tuners really helped with it.
     
  4. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Aw yeah, that's a nice one!
     
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  5. NazgulUK

    NazgulUK Oops I did it again

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    What a beauty!
     
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  6. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    You scored a really sweet looker!
     
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  7. Gurdybloke

    Gurdybloke John M

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    That looks fantastic, and really like the look of that neck!
     
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  8. Bowtiefanatc

    Bowtiefanatc Confirmed Bird Snob

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    Super clean! Yeah the high e is a PITA to get perfect. I’m still struggling and I’ve owned my wings for a year now.
     
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  9. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    Very nice.
    Just pull the skinny string a bit tighter before you lock them in and you’ll get a nice balanced tree.
     
  10. WEDGE

    WEDGE Zombie five, DFZ

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    That’s hot. Such a cool vintage vibe, I dig the sun bursts they used to do. Not that they aren’t good now but the older ones seem so sick, maybe they have just aged?
     
  11. Rich5150

    Rich5150 New Member

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    Yea I have 2 other 98's that I was able to swap the tuners to Phase II's, These share the d&g so I didn't want to be bothered swapping tuners and they are actually in really good shape nice and tight when gripping the string as well.
     
  12. Going Modal

    Going Modal I should be practicing right now.

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    Ho-ly cow that's a really nice tobacco sunburst finish. They nailed the color on that one!
     
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  13. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Excellent choice.
     
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  14. garrett

    garrett knows just enough to be dangerous

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    Nice! The CE22 was a great model. Looks awesome with the modern rings and lamp shades.

    My high E always looked like that back when I had a guitar with wings.
     
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  15. shimmilou

    shimmilou Established in 1963

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    Sweet score! Congrats
     
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  16. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Congratulations that’s one hot Momma!

    I dig everything about this guitar and those Smokey Amber lampshades are the shizzle!
     
  17. Daniel Elam

    Daniel Elam New Member

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    Nice! I love my CE22. Great guitars.
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  18. SinSir

    SinSir Mad Scientist

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    Congrats! Beautiful
     
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  19. Napalmsloth

    Napalmsloth New Member

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    Outstanding guitar!
     
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