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Old 04-02-2010, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by E-Sabbath View Post
Well, the thing of it is, my tax return just came in... and there's that fair on the 11th so I can look about, and maybe this way I won't be so hungry.

and it's so pretty. And it did get good reviews. And it has good machine heads, looks like. Now, I know what a humbucker is, but what does the soap bar bit mean? If anyone wants to break down what the specs on the stats on the guitar actually translate to, I'd be appreciative.
A soapbar is a P-90 single coil pickup. The classic version of the pickup is a rounded-ish rectangle, like a bar of soap. P-90's have quite a following. I've just never seen a P-90 paired with a humbucker, but I'm no expert on it.

I don't know that there's much else to characterize about the guitar specs. The scale length is the same as a Les Paul. At 6.2 lbs it's a fairly light guitar, hopefully its not neck-heavy. Ask questions if you need more.