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PostSubject: new project   Mon Mar 17, 2014 6:22 pm

been awhile because I have been busy, ( trying to learn guitar and bass playing). anyway I have decided to go back to something I tried some years ago and try again since I was learning to play anyway and that is building electric guitars from scratch.

well I don't have any pics yet cause none of my pieces ( not even the body blank) has arrived yet but I will post pics as soon as I can LOL.

well with that said I am still limited by what I can do because of tools so I have to order the necks premade ( which sucks when you want a specific headstock look or want a specific wood type, or it be a neck through type cause you cant get everything you want from every vendor ( cant find any that will do a 24 fret neck In a wood that I want to use).

anyway, i was asked if i was going to make and sell and i said i doubt it because there would be no way i could comete with the slew of cheap Chinese diy guitar kits floating around on fleabay which is a shame considering it would take a LOT of time and effort to build, then factor in electric part cost, and the most expensive and time consuming ( minimum of 1 month for a rush job which i refuse to do) is the finish. i wouldn't go cheap and only use nitrocellulose laquer. i would also have to charge extra for adding veneer for the decorative tops again added cost. anyway, i'll update as i can Mr Green
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PostSubject: Re: new project   Sat Mar 22, 2014 1:56 am

ok here are some pics of my project, note that those pickups will NOT be used on this project, I have opted for some BC rich BDSM pups instead. a lot of people despise the bc rich BDSM pups claiming them to be muddy but I haven't seen this at all, I HAVE noticed however that with my vintage Peavey VTM120 tube head and matching 412MS cab I can get a slash sound or a soundgarden sound via the gain regardless of what guitar it is or what pups it has in it and detect no "muddiness" at all.

























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PostSubject: Re: new project   Sat Mar 22, 2014 1:57 am

lordraptor1 wrote:
ok here are some pics of my project, note that those pickups will NOT be used on this project, I have opted for some BC rich BDSM pups instead.  a lot of people despise the bc rich BDSM pups claiming them to be muddy but I haven't seen this at all, I HAVE noticed however that with my vintage Peavey VTM120 tube head and matching 412MS cab I can get a slash sound or a soundgarden sound via the gain regardless of what guitar it is or what pups it has in it and detect no "muddiness" at all.


























also not that the color is red NOT purple LOL
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