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Discussion in 'Other Cool Guitars' started by englishman, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

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    59
    Apr 5, 2014
    Detroit
    The fun part begins.

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  2. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

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    59
    Apr 5, 2014
    Detroit
    Well it was going pretty good until I managed to bounce something heavy off the top and put a huge ding in it.

    Pretty depressed about it. I'll try and spot fill when I can be more optimistic.

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  3. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta

    Cheer up. It's looking cool!!
     
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  5. Tinman46

    Tinman46 Country Gent

    Age:
    48
    Dec 19, 2011
    Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    Walking away and letting your head settle is a good tactic.
    Hope you come up with a solution.

    I'm not seeing the ding but I am digging the vibe this guitar is giving.
     
  6. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

    Age:
    59
    Apr 5, 2014
    Detroit
    Ok.... ummm.... here goes

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  7. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

    Age:
    59
    Apr 5, 2014
    Detroit
    This one is fighting me every inch of the way lol. Looks like I'll have to shim the neck a tad.

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  8. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Country Gent

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    Oct 18, 2015
    Hildesheim, Germany
    What happened to DR`s built, David?
     
  9. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

    Age:
    59
    Apr 5, 2014
    Detroit
    Looks like a different guitar from the back lol



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  10. markeebee

    markeebee Country Gent

    That's my guitar, that is.

    I'm so madly stoked, it's like I'm having another baby. And E-man is my wife.

    Breathe, David, breathe.
     
  11. markeebee

    markeebee Country Gent

    Actually, the guitar reminds me the real Mrs Bee.

    It looks great from the back. And it's got two knobs.
     
  12. audept

    audept Gretschified

    Age:
    69
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    :eek::eek: Pics?
     
  13. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

    Age:
    59
    Apr 5, 2014
    Detroit
    Still on. Waiting for the templates for the evertune bridge. This build and then Drumbob's and then the DR build is the sequence.
     
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  14. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

    Age:
    59
    Apr 5, 2014
    Detroit
    So, threw on a set of 10s and then plugged it in, no setup, no intonation, nothin'

     
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  15. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

    Age:
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    Apr 5, 2014
    Detroit
  16. audept

    audept Gretschified

    Age:
    69
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Surf's up, and it's a wipeout!
     
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  17. audept

    audept Gretschified

    Age:
    69
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Looks like a very nice nut-cut job, David. IMO you are a first-class nutter! :D:D:D
     
  18. Ricochet

    Ricochet Friend of Fred

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    That looks and sounds great!
     
  19. englishman

    englishman Friend of Fred

    Age:
    59
    Apr 5, 2014
    Detroit
    Still needs a little filing (yes, I got the joke).
     
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  20. DrumBob

    DrumBob Country Gent

    Age:
    65
    Feb 2, 2011
    New Jersey
    Dave, that sounds really good, but what do the four Veg-o-Matic switches do?
     
  21. markeebee

    markeebee Country Gent

    In theory, they give humbucker / single coil / series parallel for each pickup, if I drew the circuit right. So they probably don't do anything.

    The pickguard has always reminded me of something, and I've only just worked it out. Salamander.

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    It's looking great, far more sexy than I'd ever imagined. I am way way way beyond thrilled.

    Now all we've got to do is find a carrier that we can trust to ship it to the UK without mullering it.
     
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