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Darkness in the Abyss thread.

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This is a refinished 1951 Epiphone Zephyr Regent. I bought it mid-90's already painted with the P90. I added the Bigsby and dice knobs.

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Purdy SD! No question that black guitars are classsssy!

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2007 Rickenbacker 660-12

– Caliban335

This is killin’ me.

I have the exact same critter on order from Andy Babiuk’s place. There are few concepts as diametrically opposed as “Rick” and “quick”.

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1951 Epiphone Zephyr Regent.
It's been modded...a bit.
TV Jones Classics in the bridge and neck, and a Magnatron in the middle. Plus a Codina strap, for good measure!

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My only blackie: Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion III

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The Argus is pretty handsome, Caliban. More or less a Bass VI, I guess...have you compared it directly to the Squier, by any chance? Betterworse?

– Proteus

Yes, it's basically a Bass VI clone. I have never played the Squier. I went with the Argus for the neck width; 1.75" on the Argus vs 1.65" on the Squier.

I've since decided I don't want a six string bass and put it up for sale in Garage Sale.

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This is a refinished 1951 Epiphone Zephyr Regent. I bought it mid-90's already painted with the P90. I added the Bigsby and dice knobs.

– Jeff H

Jeff - check out post #83.
What are the odds??
I bought 51 Zephyr Regent in Phoenix around '84 and it had also already been refinished and pups changed. I added the TV Jones and Bigsby.

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Forgot this one; 2006 Thinline Tele with Lollar CC in the neck position.

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Cal, I got the Squier - and haven't had time to make friends with it yet or not. I don't think for my purposes (whatever it turns out those are) that the nut width would be make-or-break. How was the quality on the Agile? I generally like their stuff.

Oh...and a CC in the neck on a Tele makes perfect sense. You remind me I intend to do that one day.

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Jeff - check out post #83.
What are the odds??
I bought 51 Zephyr Regent in Phoenix around '84 and it had also already been refinished and pups changed. I added the TV Jones and Bigsby.

– db62

db - mine was bought from a dealer in Dallas around '95. He said it was used in a Coors ad. I've always considered adding an additional (bridge position) pickup to mine.

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Cal, I got the Squier - and haven't had time to make friends with it yet or not. I don't think for my purposes (whatever it turns out those are) that the nut width would be make-or-break. How was the quality on the Agile? I generally like their stuff.

Oh...and a CC in the neck on a Tele makes perfect sense. You remind me I intend to do that one day.

– Proteus

The Agile is a solid build. Looks great & plays nicely. The vibrato assembly is good, but not great. A vibrato from Fender USA or Mastery would be better, but they'd be half the cost of the guitar.

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This thread forced me to pull out this guitar and photograph it. I believe that this is about a 1972 Les Paul Custom. It hasn't been played for some years now. It's a shame. If I ever get back into rock music, it will come out again.

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And, since Baby's In Black, I thought I would share this 350V63. It is approximately a 1993 model year.

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Another one I forgot; a 1979 Epiphone Genesis Deluxe. The heaviest guitar I've ever slung over my shoulder.

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Man, the Genesis is handsome. I had a Carvin DC150 from about the same era, even something of the same look with stunted little cutaway horns. It also weighed a silly ton.

What's the Genesis sound like? Hard-rockin' sustain monster, I assume. Still, I'd have one just for the look...

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Rock's not coming back, Ric. That fad is over!

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Owned this in the 80's, and never quite knew what it was at the time (some serious mods had already taken place), nor how it began life. Bought it from a shop in Georgia (Atlanta?) as I recall.

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Whoa! I forgot my Electra P-Bass:

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Man, the Genesis is handsome. I had a Carvin DC150 from about the same era, even something of the same look with stunted little cutaway horns. It also weighed a silly ton.

What's the Genesis sound like? Hard-rockin' sustain monster, I assume. Still, I'd have one just for the look...

– Proteus

The Genesis did sustain like Nigel's Les Paul. The pickups were not stock when I got it and sounded awful. The plan was to replace them with Zhangbuckers, but I decided it was just too heavy and sold it. Epiphone put out a re-issue a few years ago, but I have no idea how true the new model was to the original.

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My photos disappeared! Oddly enough, it was after someone had commented on them, so I know they were visible at some point. Weird. Here they are again. Left to right: MJT, homebrew, and 53RI.

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Closer view... No larger on the screen, though!


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