Vintage bridge cover home-made repro!

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Vintage bridge cover home-made repro!

Post by Soiouz » Thu Oct 26, 2006 1:03 pm

:-[ Ok, I know this is a high geek-factor topic, but with a simple pair of pliers I have made my AVRI bridge covers look like vintage ones (with the narrow flat edges).

I think it looks much better.

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Re: Vintage bridge cover home-made repro!

Post by fullerplast » Thu Oct 26, 2006 1:10 pm

Great job! It looks good.

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I've wondered about trying that but never did.
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Re: Vintage bridge cover home-made repro!

Post by dinosaur » Thu Oct 26, 2006 8:59 pm

Good idea.  Looks great.

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Re: Vintage bridge cover home-made repro!

Post by pullover » Sat Oct 28, 2006 4:18 pm

Details! How did you keep from scratching it.
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Re: Vintage bridge cover home-made repro!

Post by Soiouz » Sat Oct 28, 2006 4:27 pm

pullover wrote: Details! How did you keep from scratching it.
An old nylon guitar strap between the pliers and the cover!  Not a scratch!

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Re: Vintage bridge cover home-made repro!

Post by Maggieo » Sat Oct 28, 2006 7:23 pm

Is that an AVRI pickguard?  It looks too good.
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Re: Vintage bridge cover home-made repro!

Post by fullerplast » Sat Oct 28, 2006 7:58 pm

I think it's his '65 guard...
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Re: Vintage bridge cover home-made repro!

Post by Soiouz » Sun Oct 29, 2006 2:56 am

fullerplast wrote: I think it's his '65 guard...
Yes it is the '65 guard... A reissue tortoise cannot look that good!

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Re: Vintage bridge cover home-made repro!

Post by Maggieo » Sun Oct 29, 2006 8:56 am

Soiouz wrote:
fullerplast wrote: I think it's his '65 guard...
Yes it is the '65 guard... A reissue tortoise cannot look that good!
I gotta get me one of them.
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Re: Vintage bridge cover home-made repro!

Post by JazzBlaster » Fri Feb 09, 2007 10:33 am

wow! something that simple made sutch a big difference
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