NGD: Epiphone Coronet Elitist Custom: Happy B-Day to me :)

Discussion in 'Epiphone Guitars' started by Imerkat, Sep 12, 2019.

  1. Imerkat

    Imerkat Active Member

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    This is a keeper:
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    I bought one and the neck was too thick and thought "this can't be right" then I found this and thought "well even if it's the same profile neck this one is a looker!" and lo and behold the neck was perfect, 60's D profile. the seller did confirm the first was U shape.

    Anywho, I even checked the cavity and the wiring is the cleaniest I've seen... yup it's a keeper :]
     
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    That thing is gorgeous imerkat. Congrats man.
     
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    Raiyn Well-Known Member

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    You're going to tease me like that? C'mon man!
     
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    Imerkat Active Member

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    didn't even think about it:
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    Raiyn Well-Known Member

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    :cool:That's not stock. Those are CTS pots, a Switchcraft jack (probably switch too) and Orange Drop caps.
    The person that did that knew what they were doing.
    The only thing I would do seeing that in the cavity is perhaps shield the cavities with some conductive adhesive foil tape. That's it. Ya done good getting that one.
     
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    Cool! you don’t see those often. The only time I have seen one was a picture on this site.
     
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    That thing is beautiful! Congrats!!
     
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    Imerkat Active Member

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    Raiyn Well-Known Member

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    Ahh, that's what threw me! Didn't click that it was a signature model from someone I'm unfamiliar with. Figured it was a somewhat upmarket Coronet, but just didn't make that connection. Still very nicely put together with better than normal production standards.

    I meant what I said, beyond adding some shielding (kinda my thing), I'd be stoked about owning that axe. Ya done good!
     
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  10. Paruwi

    Paruwi Kraut-Rocker Staff Member

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    What a BEAUTY

    Congrats :thumb::applause::thumb:
     

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