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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-06-2011, 06:18 PM Thread Starter
 
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Souped up the 540s today

Hi Guys,
Needed a bit more from my 540, so slapped some choppers and a super distortion in today... sounds unbelievable!

Went for a bit of a different colour scheme too - tell me what you think... I recon it looks quite retro, which is my kinda thing!


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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-06-2011, 06:20 PM
 
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Re: Souped up the 540s today

Looks Great! I love the super distorition.
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post #3 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-06-2011, 06:29 PM
 
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Great job. Looks really cool. Well done!!!!
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post #4 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-06-2011, 10:56 PM
 
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Now that's retro;-)
Me want one!
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post #5 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-06-2011, 11:11 PM
 
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Re: Souped up the 540s today

I'm guess I'll be the one...I like it better with the black pickups. It looks good, I just like it the other way more.
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post #6 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-07-2011, 02:07 AM
 
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Re: Souped up the 540s today

I think the white hardware and pups make the entire guitar pop. It works extremely well and I don't know why guitar companies never try an stray from black pickups n so on.
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Bitchin guitar bud! Is it just me, or is the bridge pickup not F-spaced?
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post #8 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-07-2011, 04:09 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Souped up the 540s today

Thanks for the comments guys! It certainly looks different which is cool!

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Bitchin guitar bud! Is it just me, or is the bridge pickup not F-spaced?
Yes it is f spaced (at least it said so on the box!) and it's weird that it's not lining up! The old f2 didn't line up either and I thought that it wasn't f spaced but apparently it was! I must have some kind of super wide wizard...
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post #9 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-07-2011, 11:22 PM
 
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Re: Souped up the 540s today

Hey Joey
Did a great job! Looks beautiful.
How does it sound tonewise?
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post #10 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-08-2011, 12:11 AM
 
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Re: Souped up the 540s today

Dude...That's very, very....did I say VERY COOL!!!!!

It's a rare day that I say that about an S-series too........ I love it though.

Now sell me the old pups!!!! LMAO

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Re: Souped up the 540s today

I was looking at it again and realized the reason I don't like it is the black pickup ring. I would loose that.
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Hey Joey
Did a great job! Looks beautiful.
How does it sound tonewise?
Luckily I'm hitting the studio this weekend, so I'll have some tunes online very quickly so you'll be able to hear it put through its paces!
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Dude...That's very, very....did I say VERY COOL!!!!!

It's a rare day that I say that about an S-series too........ I love it though.

Now sell me the old pups!!!! LMAO

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Mmm tempting, not sure what to do with the ibzusa's... They are cracking pups!
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I was looking at it again and realized the reason I don't like it is the black pickup ring. I would loose that.
Funnily enough I was thinking the same thing... Would a white one look better?
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post #15 of 17 (permalink) Old 11-10-2011, 04:24 AM
 
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Wow, I love it...Had a suspition that you were going to choose white...Reminds me off Satch's new custom JS...
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