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by MIJvintage
Mon May 24, 2010 6:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Loads of info about ZZ Top
Replies: 4
Views: 1882

nice ZZ thread :D thanks for that
by MIJvintage
Mon May 24, 2010 6:00 am
Forum: Greco
Topic: GRECO PU 2 pickups - any good?
Replies: 19
Views: 13326

I have some U-1000 pickups and I've also had Super 70s and they are just about the same. The Alnico 8 magnet produces a distinctive brightish sound in the old Maxon pickups plus Maxon have said they used Alnico 3, 5 and 8 in the old pickups and Dry Z are Alnico 3 and therefore sound vintage like an...
by MIJvintage
Sun May 23, 2010 11:46 am
Forum: Greco
Topic: GRECO PU 2 pickups - any good?
Replies: 19
Views: 13326

muccax wrote:hi
if you dont like them ........ i would like to try them :D :D :D
and i am pretty sure you dont like them :D :D :D
all the best
otto

LOL :lol: true dat ........

what he said :D ...................
by MIJvintage
Sun May 23, 2010 8:58 am
Forum: Greco
Topic: GRECO PU 2 pickups - any good?
Replies: 19
Views: 13326

Re: PU-2 Pickups

Well here's the deal. Last night I played my just recently acquired 1980 EGF-850 at a gig. The guitar looks great, feels great etc BUT the PU-2 pickups left me COLD. :o I realise that this is a bit of sacrelige but the U1000 pickups in my EG-500 Super Real sound better. More "sparkling" and probabl...
by MIJvintage
Sat May 22, 2010 11:09 pm
Forum: Greco
Topic: Have you ever wanted to see a SE1200 Super Real?
Replies: 20
Views: 6913

that is STUNNING :) thanks for sharing that 8)
by MIJvintage
Sat May 22, 2010 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Guy it's crazy !!!!
Replies: 47
Views: 12457

:wink: Hello everybody, Mick55 is here again. This person "MIJ" keeps insisting that I am actually that Joe guy, even I told him I am not. I am just Mick from Tijuana, Mexico. a hotel singer/guitarist. I came here to talk about the guitars but since this doubt might cause some trouble anytime, I sh...
by MIJvintage
Sat May 22, 2010 9:18 am
Forum: Vintage (Older than 1985)
Topic: White 1984 SG50
Replies: 19
Views: 6628

looks like a nice one; a nice classic white SG standard :)

the lighter colored/white areas look like they may be missing some clear coat ................
by MIJvintage
Sat May 22, 2010 6:12 am
Forum: Greco
Topic: Have you ever wanted to see a SE1200 Super Real?
Replies: 20
Views: 6913

check the grain on photo 7, between the trem route cover & the neck plate, then get back to me :wink: ................... that is not a 1 pc. body; lumber does not do that funky BS ................ anyone that expects to get a 1 pc. body from that guitar will be getting a rude awakening but hey, it'...
by MIJvintage
Sat May 22, 2010 6:06 am
Forum: Tokai Guitars
Topic: sg-175 vs gibson sg standard or 61 reissue
Replies: 34
Views: 12465

I have owned guitars that were made with Honduran, and ones that are non Hoduran, and I really cannot tell a differecne AFA tonal qualities.

I do usually notice the difference when the guitar is paid for because Honduran maho will command a premium from my wallet that non Honduran will not :lol:
by MIJvintage
Sat May 22, 2010 5:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Guy it's crazy !!!!
Replies: 47
Views: 12457

Mike, where is Joe? seen him here lately? his name popped up in this thread three times already :lol: I read Joe was kicked off the 'other' forum by Oz himself, back in March, for posting gay porn, LOL http://almosttokai.freeforums.org/from-joe-t246.html seems that Oz was pretty upset with Joe; oh ...
by MIJvintage
Fri May 21, 2010 8:04 pm
Forum: Bacchus/Momose/Deviser
Topic: Bacchus BLS?
Replies: 34
Views: 20782

Beautiful guitar. How do those stack up to say an LS150? Marcus, I can tell you that my BLS-59HB offers me everything that my LS-320 offers with the exception of the high end/high cost lumber & the fancy looking 4AAAA flame top ........... I actually go for my BLS-59 before I go looking to pick up ...
by MIJvintage
Fri May 21, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Guy it's crazy !!!!
Replies: 47
Views: 12457

RIP Joe guy :wink: Joe is not dead. :wink: He says "hi" to all "the good guys" on the forum. You know who you are. And you know who you are not....... :-? Mike, where is Joe? seen him here lately? his name popped up in this thread three times already :lol: I read Joe was kicked off the 'other' foru...
by MIJvintage
Thu May 20, 2010 8:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Guy it's crazy !!!!
Replies: 47
Views: 12457

I'm with Sam B. on this ................ Andrew isn't doing anything that other sellers haven't done, some of them very well known here :wink: & I am not referring to myself ........... Andrew lived in Japan for several years, and during that time he established some very reliable connections in the...
by MIJvintage
Thu May 20, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: Greco
Topic: GRECO PU 2 pickups - any good?
Replies: 19
Views: 13326

finally got around to pulling the covers on these 1980 Greco PU-2 pups, and as suspected, they are 100% double white :D I think I will put them in the 'shop order' BLS-59 after it arrives in a couple weeks 8) .............. http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q34/StratAttak/PU-21.jpg http://i132.phot...
by MIJvintage
Thu May 20, 2010 6:07 am
Forum: Greco
Topic: Hello everyone...It's nice to be here
Replies: 9
Views: 3172

welcome Dave; the TF is the place 2 B for MIJ info some of the discussions here with Mark pointed me in the direction of the higher end stuff, which was bad for my wallet :lol: but has offered me a broader context of experience into the world of MIJ yes, it's all Mark's fault :P :lol: .................