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Taking a Bean apart?


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guitarcharlie

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PostPosted: 09/14/2007 at 11:37 AM    Post subject: Taking a Bean apart? link

I am about to dismantle a 1000S for crack repair and refinish. Any tips or advice from anyone who has done this before?...Thanks

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djarovsky

PostPosted: 09/14/2007 at 3:00 PM    Post subject: RE:Taking a Bean apart? link

I have never done this, so I don't have any advice.

Although, please post pics of the back side of the pickups if you can....although they are probably potted and may not show much detail.

Good luck!

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Matt

PostPosted: 09/16/2007 at 3:42 PM    Post subject: RE:Taking a Bean apart? link

Hey, man. Send me an email at bastinguitarcompany@gmail.com and I'll shoot over some pics of my 1000A that might be helpful.

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blackmarker

PostPosted: 09/20/2007 at 1:59 PM    Post subject: RE:Taking a Bean apart? link

My guitar is not a real Bean, it's a copy built by Greg Bailey. The body is from a real koa Standard though. I've taken mine apart many times. Assuming the bridge attaches the same as on mine, you need to remove the saddles, unsolder the pickups and remove them, unscrew the bridge bolts and slide the neck out. I've documented disassembly here in my blog:

http://blog.myspace.com/i.....=8432066&blogID=213091148

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