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The Buzzard Brothers...

Discussion in 'Maddrakkett's Caffe' started by JanVanHove, Sep 24, 2007.

  1. Hardy

    Hardy Supporting Member Good Vibe Sponsor

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    Hi Selrak! Yes, the Buzzard looks diabolical! This video wouldn’t work with a Fender, hehe!
     
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    Exactly, true! Thanks!
     
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    Pretty brutal music, @Selrak - I like it!
     
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    Well brothers, I've completely upgraded the ol' '86. New frets, new bridge (same Schaller 3D), new tuners (same Schaller M4), replaced the JAN1 with a JAN3, replaced EMGs with MECs, updated the MEC preamp, and even swapped in fresh knobs. It was awesome before; it is Fawesome now! The tone, clarity, presence, growl... Wow! Just Wow! Oh, and it's all shiny now too. :D
     
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  6. Hardy

    Hardy Supporting Member Good Vibe Sponsor

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    Keep the original parts, it‘s collectors stuff. Not the frets ofc. :D

    And now play it!
     
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    Right on, brother! :)
     
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    It would seem that the hardest part to find ATM are the pickup screws! Newer pickup screws have a 5mm head; the originals have 5.5mm heads. I cannot find them anywhere, gold or otherwise. Why I lose sleep over this minute detail is beyond me :confused:
     
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    Shiny!
     
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    Finally, Buzzard in flight... Can't wait to get her in my hands!!
    You guys are a great influence... Thanks!
    My brother James was the initial draw as these were his main for many years.
    I've always wanted one, but the Dolphins are where it's at for me, but to have the Buzzard's distinct sound and tone
    is something that I have always craved... I missed one earlier this year by a day and POW this showed up!
    Psyched!!!!
     

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    Hardy Supporting Member Good Vibe Sponsor

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    Seems we have a lot of Buzzards landing here! Schlobodans 5 string, this one, my 8 string (in some weeks).
     
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    Congratulations, brother! :D
     
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    Here's the perfect solution for CeeJ!

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    Tbh I kinda like the look of it, too. Bit of Photoshopping (well I'm using Affinity Photo nowadays) can give some ideas for the future.
     
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    Would work!
    I’m in for an 8 string Dolphin... maybe P&Twin PU config? Hmmm! Thanks for sharing that!
     
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    Needs a Buzzard beak headstock ;)
     
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    I have a case problem The flight case for the Buzzard with it‘s 20 kg is a bit bulky and I wouldn‘t trust my beloved bass to a Rockbag. I like the Gator Polyfoam lightweight case. But as you can see in the pics, it fits my Thumb, but the Buzzard... What do you Buzzard Brothers use for transport / storage? 3E369C04-3E5C-4FEA-A2ED-8374A0437B78.jpeg 98268CC6-515C-43C0-8992-259E7A0392F3.jpeg
     
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    FAT Warwick leather gigbag. Too bad it costs a fortune.

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