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 #92374  by JTQN
 Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:52 am
Hey now...
Has anyone had any expirience adapting one of Mike Wald's TCP1 to an Ibanez MC500?

thanks,
JT
 #92382  by jdsmodulus
 Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:16 am
I have an MC500 as well and a Waldo Buffer but have yet to add it. I find that the Ibanez preamp does the trick. I do not run OBEL on this guitar and have been told not to modify if I ever intend to sell. So....I have been looking for a lower model IB for mods. 2 cents.
 #92389  by keirweir
 Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:17 am
Tennessee Jedi wrote:You keeping the original electronics ?
Check out my Ibanez
forum/viewtopic.php?f=419&t=9041&start=75#p90301
Bunch of guys play em here ... not sure who plays a MC500 though ....
Def want to hear that thing!
 #92400  by JTQN
 Wed Jan 19, 2011 1:32 pm
Tennessee Jedi wrote:You keeping the original electronics ?
Check out my Ibanez
forum/viewtopic.php?f=419&t=9041&start=75#p90301
Bunch of guys play em here ... not sure who plays a MC500 though ....
Tenn, Your guitar looks beautiful! great work. I do plan on keeping the electronics as original as possible. It may be hard to do if I'm adding the preamp buffer. I know nothing about this super 88 p/u. I'm more of a super II person. Thanks for the guitar shots.
 #92401  by JTQN
 Wed Jan 19, 2011 1:37 pm
jdsmodulus wrote:I have an MC500 as well and a Waldo Buffer but have yet to add it. I find that the Ibanez preamp does the trick. I do not run OBEL on this guitar and have been told not to modify if I ever intend to sell. So....I have been looking for a lower model IB for mods. 2 cents.
jd,
keep me posted on what you find out while attempting the TCP1 install. I'm not planning on adapting an OBEL and still need to see how these P/Us and original preamp sounds. I've been in touch with Mike who did not have a definate solution to our quest. He would need to see a schematic of which I am searching...