NGD Another Firefly Ff338

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  1. Narsh

    Narsh Well-Known Member

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    Had to get one in black....

    I quickly swapped out the bridge and knobs. Also waiting on a cream colored pickguard/truss rod covers and a new set of Buddha Pickups in black and Cream.

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    Sound samples forthcoming
     
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    mozz Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    How bad are the stock bridges? Sloppy machining?
     
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    uwmcscott AGF Survivor Champ

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    The most common complaint seems to be buzzing as it has a retaining wire on it that can vibrate. The one I had was doing it a bit.
     

  4. Narsh

    Narsh Well-Known Member

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    It's not sloppy at all. It just uses a wire which tends to buzz. I got it with every intention of modding it and replacing parts.

    It is 100% playable out of the box.
     
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    uwmcscott AGF Survivor Champ

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    Yours didn't have the serrated frets? I just returned one and the frets were just horrible - dirty, rough, sharp. I was really hoping I would get a good one but I guess i'm just doomed when it comes to low-buck guitars like that. Glad you got a good one and I like the black.
     
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    Nah man this one was pretty much perfect. Still blown away
     
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    uwmcscott AGF Survivor Champ

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    I may give it one more shot. On the recommendation of Diana ( the mod on the FB page ), I sent a PM to the Firebird guitars page and the Sales manager ( George ) contacted me directly. We are working on a "deal" - they seem very motivated to develop good customer relations.
     
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    peskypesky Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    love the black
     
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    I have two of the F338 and I have changed the hardware and pickups nice guitars for the money
     
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    That's great news. Keep us posted!
     
  11. LookingDownTheCross

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    Man some gold hardware would POP on that. I've always wanted to get a gretsch or something similar for the collection but I just haven't got around to it. Congrats man, she definitely looks sexy.
     
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    I was off yesterday sick. My second arrived at work.. got it this morning.. its flopping in the box and its not double boxed like the 1st 1.. havent opened it, wait till I get home,, kinda sucks
     
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    Nice knobs!
     
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    oh sure, you get away with saying that but *i* get slapped!
     
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    What knobs?
     
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    Classy all around! HNGD!
     
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    Very nice, I agree with LookingDownTheCross about gold hardware for a black guitar if your gonna do any modding.
     
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    Shipping delay on mine, won't be here till Monday now.
     
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    Mine too. The tracking said it was on the truck and out for delivery today, but then I got an update at 10:30 this morning saying it was delayed until Monday. Oh well.
     
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    Maybe the driver wanted to gig with it this weekend
    .ha ha
     
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