SE245 Soapbar = Nice!

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by xjbebop, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    I haven’t seen much about these around here. I put a black one of these on my radar awhile back.

    Then this one popped up on Reverb, used, for a good price. Then I noticed it already had an adjustable bridge and phase II style locking tuners…Bonus!

    Pulled the trigger and here it is! Apparently this little guy did some gigging and recording in the Nashville area, so it’s got that mojo going for it. Someone dressed the nut nicely. It plays and sounds great! I swapped the controls around to put the bridge volume up front, next to the bridge pup. With the 4 knob controls it’s capable of a wide variety of tones and voicings. The thick body is a little on the tubby side, but it’s nicely balanced. Super comfortable to play. I'm getting to like the 24.5” scale length, which my ZM also sports.

    It's a keeper :D

    I’ve got one more thing planned for it to finish it off…more on that next week…;)

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  2. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    Nice catch.
     
  3. bodia

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

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    Sweet score
     
  4. Mixstar

    Mixstar Just too tired . . .

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    If she sounds like she looks I'd keep her as well!
     
  5. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    Sounds even better...;)
     
  6. toothace

    toothace We've got, you know, armadillos in our trousers.

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  7. CantankerousCarl

    CantankerousCarl Occasionally Onery Member

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    Nice XJ! Solid pre and current mods on that black beauty...what else ya got up your sleeve?
     
  8. mc602

    mc602 New Member

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    Wow, that's a beautiful guitar, great pic.
     
  9. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Beautiful. And how cool that you picked her up on a park bench! I'll bet you were out walking your amp, and she likes amps, and you struck up a conversation...

    It's a beautiful way to meet a guitar. ;)
     
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  10. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Get in, loser, we’re going shopping.

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  11. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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    Good to see you back Serge...
     
  12. mojo1fan

    mojo1fan New Member

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    Great find. That guitar looks so classic.
     
  13. Furtive

    Furtive Knight of Bangin'ess

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  14. markintime

    markintime Wood Grain Devotee

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    Ugh, so not helping my GAS....

    Congrats!
     
  15. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    Sweet score! Great upgrades too, that control layout swap you did is the way to go!
     
  16. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    Tell me about it!
     
  17. The Fight

    The Fight Long Hair Demigod

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    Looks very rock! I like it alot! The view is nice too I may add~
     
  18. Alan Manning

    Alan Manning Well Love a Duck Mary Poppins.!!!

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    She looks great. Nice catch.
     
  19. xjbebop

    xjbebop Yippy ki yay!

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