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Fernandes Sustainer Project Kits

Fernandes Sustainer Kits

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You can buy Fernandes guitars from several places on the internet, and I'm saving for the purchase of a Fernandes Revolver Elite in see-thru amber! In addition to purchasing Fernandes electric guitars with the sustainer already installed, you can purchase the DIY sustainer kits and Do-It-Yourself install and configure your very own project guitar. Would you call that a Frankenandes?

My Strat® Fernandes Sustainer Project

I'm working on a strat project and I'm presently in the design phase. I purchased a Fernandes Dragonfly Pro which has the single-coil sustainer installed. The single coil kit is Fernandes FSK401 Sustainer Kit. They describe it as the "Deluxe System with Single-Coil and Humbucker."

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Over 40 Guitar Lessons

Over 40 Guitar Lessons

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    Grammatico Amps Live

    Grammatico Amps Live

    Jimmie Vaughan in Kentucky

     

    Look at that beautiful pair of Grammatico Kingsville Amps! So it says on youtube - On election night, Jimmie Vaughan played a brief set for some very surprised Kentuckians. After the election, he came out to do his second set, but most of the crowd had already gone... How fortunate they were to see a blues legend... Nice work Jimmie..

     

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    1979 Ibanez PF300 Tuners

    1979 Ibanez PF300 Tuners

    I listed these original vintage 1979 Ibanez PF300 Tuners on eBay in November 2010. This blog post is in answer to a question. I'm including pictures for clarity on what these are, and exactly what's included in the auction.

    Pictures of 1979 Ibanez PF300 Tuners

    Click on each pic to see the high resolution image:

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    Fernandes Sustainer Power Mod

    Fernandes Sustainer Power Mod

    I was wondering if I could power my Fernandes Dragonfly Pro sustainer with a standard DC power adapter. I have a box full of 9vdc adapters. I chose a "center-pin-negative" power adapter from my box and tested the voltage and verified polarity.

    Fernandes Battery Connector Adapter

    I cut the connector from the power adapter. I happened to have a spare battery connector sitting around which I used for this test. Using the following diagram, I soldered the connections, taped the bare connections so they wouldn't short together or against anything else.

    To test the adapter, I snapped the battery connectors together (neg to pos and pos to neg) which reverses the polarity, and plugged the instrument cable in to the guitar's output jack. The LED lit up nice and bright, so I braved turning the amp on... After the tube filiments heated up, I was pleasantly surprised that my Fernandes Dragonfly Pro was operating perfectly on the new 9vdc power adapter. No more changing batteries in my guitar!

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    How To Build a Telecaster

    How To Build a Custom Telecaster - PART 1

    DIY - How To Build a Custom Telecaster - PART 1 of 5.

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