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    New member.

    Hi everyone just thought I would say hi and thanks. I am starting my first ever build with an ES-1G kit. Which I have started a build diary for. I'm very impressed with this forum and how helpful the members seem to be. Keep up the awesome work!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Steeley View Post
    Hi everyone just thought I would say hi and thanks. I am starting my first ever build with an ES-1G kit. Which I have started a build diary for. I'm very impressed with this forum and how helpful the members seem to be. Keep up the awesome work!


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    GAStronomist wokkaboy's Avatar
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    Hi Steeley welcome to the forum and we are a fantastic community who help each other from experience and making mistakes on the way that we try and help others avoid ! Take your time and you will end up with a great looking and sounding guitar. Best tip I can give you for these veneered kits are the flame maple is generally very thin so keep sanding on the top to a minimum. When you get to the wiring stage we will help out as all the electronics have to fit through the F hole.
    Best of luck. Any idea what stain colours you may use ?
    Also wipe a damp clean rag over the top and make sure there are no glue spots.
    Current Builds and status
    Telemonster double scale tele - tobacco burst on body and shaping fingerboard
    MK-2 Mosrite - assembled - wiring tweaks
    Ash tele with Baritone neck - assembled, wiring to go

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    scratch oak.rose gum Jazzmaster - assembled needs setup

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    Welcome Steeley. The ES-1G is a really nice kit, good luck and enjoy the build.
    Scott.

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    Overlord of Music Fretworn's Avatar
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    Welcome Steeley.
    Current:
    Nothing unfortunately...

    Completed:
    Custom ST-1 12 String
    JBA-4
    TL-1TB
    Scratch Lapsteel
    Meinl DIY Cajon
    Cigar Box lap steel

    Wishing:
    SG

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    Hi Steeley and Welcome. Great kit mate.
    Build #1 - ST-1 - Completed and upgraded
    Build #2 - LP-1SS - Completed - Co-Winner-May 2016 GOTM
    Build #3 - TLA-1R - Completed
    Build #4 - SGD-612 - Completed
    Build #5 - ES-1G - Completed
    Current Build #6 - PBG Community Kit
    Current Build #7 - STA-1HT

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    Member JB RETRO's Avatar
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    Welcome Steely. Dan is it ?
    Builds to date
    #1, 3 string box guitar
    #2, GR-1SF, November guitar of the month
    #3, Charvel Surfcaster tribute scratch build. ( In the Planning )

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    Member Hobastard's Avatar
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    Welcome Steely, looking forward to watching your build as at progresses.

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    http://youtu.be/ea3Bofkmwlc

    Hi Steely, that build will have you reelin in the years in no time at all haha.....

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    Welcome Steely - the ES series can be a bit tricky to wire, but take your time and check out the tutorial here: http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au...ghlight=tubing

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