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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    Did you mean the little saddle screws? Email him. He's good at responding and I'm sure he'll send you them. I have no idea if the stock screws will work, but give it a shot.

    IF you mean the 3...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    Ah...... they look creme to me.
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    I think those knobs are the stock chrome flat top ones. That is a really nice case!
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    Well, that fits like a glove! Congratulations.

    Hey! Anyone know where I can find a HS case for my '47 Gibson BR4 lap steel? I found a guy who will sell me a new Gold Tone HSLS (for their LS6 and...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    for reference....

    Michael
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    Try this basic schematic

    shield = copper
    red =hot or signal
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    They might have a wiring diagram in the pdf at Almuse
    http://www.almuse.co.uk/
    Michael
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    You should be able to find shorter exact match screws for that! I did it on my first partsocaster in 1980 and used to keep a bin full of various lengths.

    You could cut them from the bottom, also....
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    I've been emailing Kurt at RondoMusic (Agile and Douglas guitars etc) RE cases and he wondered, if this would work for the MandoStrat.

    http://www.rondomusic.com/egc200st34.html...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    The only ones that come up on Google are in France and Germany, so far. So, my case may be more like 10+ years old.

    Here is an Ovation link....
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    My local shop was cleaning out their attic storage and the manager offered to let me go through the pile, since I was looking for 9 cases all together. I bought 6 (couple strats, Deluxe Fender Bass,...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    RE the harness thing. I was just going through RS Guitarworks site and on page 15 and 22 there are a couple of LP jr type harnesses.
    http://store.rsguitarworks.net/search/browse?page=15

    I am not...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    Here are 2 pics of this Fender 099-6131-506 case.

    I didn't explore a Gator GW-JM (Journeyman- streets @ $79) case that is F shaped but might also work for the Mando-Strat, as mine fits, though...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    I don't, but there is a guy near me in Traverse City MI who makes harnesses for all kinds of electric guitars and basses. His eBay store is called Paul's Parlor Guitars (popiel52) and he has an LP jr...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    Well, I got a pretty good "temp" case; a Fender 099-6131-506, which is hardshell with nylon outer cover with a pouch the size of the top of the case. All 4 zipper "pulls" were missing, even though it...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    I would imagine the pots are much better and I suppose the wire and cap(s), too. I haven't pulled mine apart, yet, though I am going to swap out the pickup and check the wiring/pots/cap then. I am...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    It seems remarkably odd that Fender or someone else hasn't recognized this need. I've been checking all kinds of places and am waiting to hear back from someone, a Fender rep, or Elderly Instruments...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    @TJe153
    I like the look that you chose! Very nice.
    I haven't worked out which color yet, for the Almuse and the knobs. Thanks for the feedback on the pickup, too. I seem to remember a chrome...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    Say TJ How did you get a white covered one? I didn't see that option on the Moongazer page. Did you get it from Almuse?

    Ah, nevermind. I hadn't clicked on the next link below the pickup. Nice...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    Here is the link to Moongazer's bridge page.
    http://www.moongazermusic.com/bridges.html

    and the Almuse pickup page
    http://www.moongazermusic.com/mdeinpawilut.html

    I know I'm repeating it,...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    YUP! That is the 4 saddle direct replacement bridge for the Fender Mando-Strat, that we both are using.

    TJ How would you describe the difference in the pickups? Did you rewire it at the same...
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    Re: Upgraded Fender Mando Strat

    I did the Moongazer OFM4UP bridge upgrade and am also very pleased! Mine was $54.75 shipped USPS Priority Mail.

    You must use the screws (from the original bridge) to mount it and the hex key that...
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    @ mandroid
    I am aware of that. I did guitar repairs for myself and my students for many years. I am only new to this forum! LOL
    RE the K&K ... a friend has it on his guitar and I was very...
  24. Re: Will Fishman M200 work on Morgan Monroe Rocky Top?

    Thanks Tim
    That sounds like great advice RE the bottom of the bridge. I want to try out my Aura Spectrum with this mandolin. I also have heard the K&K and know what you are talking about,...
  25. Will Fishman M200 work on Morgan Monroe Rocky Top?

    I have a Morgan Monroe Rocky Top from 1999 (?) and want to put a Fishman M200 on it. Anyone? The current bridge is 13/16ths tall on the bass side and 25/32nds on the treble. Will the Fishman fit? I...
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