Travis Bean Guitars - Unofficial Guitar Resource - Header

» Home
» About
» Blog
» Donate
» Database
» Videos
» Market
» Classifieds
» History
» Photo Gallery
» Repair
» Join
» FaceBook

» Join
» Login

» General Discussion
» Beans For Sale
» Mods/Repairs
» Website Discussion
» Forum Rules

»  feverdream
»  Switchblade
»  Severe Severe
»  The Cardigans
»  Tar
»  View All Bands
Privacy Policy
Terms & Conditions
© 2001 - 2022

  Rattlesnake Cable Company - High Quality Instrument Cables - Made in Montana
Forum :: Mods / Repairs

Due to abuse - forum is closed and in archive mode only

Taking a Bean apart?

  Return to forum index
 Author  Message

06 Jan 2008
Posts: 250
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

Back to top

View Member Profile

Disclosure: Any links to eBay or are affiliate links. Affiliate links may provide commission payments to the site based on purchases.


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!

Back to top


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

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

Back to top


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:

Back to top

Save Up to $75 Instantly at
Due to abuse - forum is closed and in archive mode only

  Return to forum index