Ovation Electric Guitar Reclaim Unusual
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2007-04-16)
Price : US $154
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This item is an Ovation ElectricGuitar. It was purchased on Ebay Ďas isí missing itís bridge, lock nut closers,back panels, and having a bad switch and volume pot. I didnít know if anythingelse was bad, but this piece was so unique I decided to take a chance and bringit in. My Orionís Guitar Blue Book lists only two with itís characteristicsÖCelebrity GC-3 or Celebrity GC-21. Both are assigned identical values of worthacross each category. This is a nice guitar.
First major issue was the bridge. Thepost were still there, and I wanted to use them if possible. I had an olddouble locking Floyd Rose that came off of an Ibanez that was trashed some timeback, and I was surprised that it fit comfortably well. I then looked in myjunk bin and found some lock nut blocks, which were too big, but I filed themdown and they worked perfectly. I replaced the volume pot with a 500k Ibanez,and cleaned the switch. It wasnít bad, just filthy. I cleaned the other pot andswitch while at it. It was time to string it up. I used a set of GuitarExperiment Steel 9ís. Of course, tuning a Floyd Rose can be a career decision.But about ten minutes later, I had tune, and plugged her in. And it cranked.
All five switch positions worked well.Tone control good. Volume control I put in feeds only about one third of aturn, but it works fine. Low to high isnít all the way around, it is one thirdaround. The little switch does switch a...
This guitar is sold (sold on 2007-04-16)
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