Originally Posted by sandman1102
Thanks to my friend amimbari for posting the pics of my three USA NT's. He said this was the place to be for us Jackson bass guys so here I am. I was unable to post anything for days ..I just got the "permission" from whomever is in charge today...So Hello to all !!
While I was trying to figure out what I would do with the 3A, I tore it down with the intent to clean it and figure out what would stay and what would go. The inventory of what I had:
Neck - needed a level and crown and had a chip in the headstock. The original truss rod cover had been lost and replaced with what looked like a cut down Epiphone TRC. The fretboard cleaned up with a rag and some bore oil. Looked OK - worn, sure - but I like that in a nice rosewood board.
I posted some in progress shots before, and then some finished shots, but I figured I might try this blog thing and post the whole thing again.
I got this for a song during the end of the summer of 2010 - up in Kingston, NY. $200 with a crummy chainsaw case. I figured it would be worth it just for the Floyd.
So this started off as a Charvel Model 3A, black with a Floyd Rose replacing the stock trem and a J-50N in the neck instead of the stock J-80NC. It had been
Too many to mention going on.
My account is full, I have more amps, tubes, and parts than I know what to do with.
The Cyg-7 (AKA SEL...) has sold well, but I get bored and too many want a higher watt version.
So I am making a cathode biased 30 watt version.
Amongst others, most are organ amps.
Some are fine as is, just a few mods and build a cabinet or combo.
Others are strippers, to be rebuilt into worthy beasts.
Just thought I would let off some steam after visiting GC today. You cannot get a fair deal out of them. They want you to just give them your gear and not budge on any of their prices. They sure have changed, not for the better.