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    I often wonder what brings the drive out in some...

    I often wonder what brings the drive out in some but not others. Perhaps they do not have a Plan B? Or plan B is to make Plan A work.

    I have known a few guys with no Plan B. Not all of them made...
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    https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/black-sabbath-tony-io...

    https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/black-sabbath-tony-iommi-greatest-guitar-riff-off-all-time/?amp


    Perhaps he is the greatest.
    But i am not a Tony.
    I fear that i am a poor mans Derek Trucks
    (Who...
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    Thanks Simon[emoji23] Ill try that Sent...

    Thanks Simon[emoji23]
    Ill try that


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    Oh. One more thing to mention. When I finally got...

    Oh. One more thing to mention. When I finally got it wired up and working there was a shorting out problem.

    Youll see here that there is a missing screw for the bridge pickup.
    That screw...
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    More pics ...

    More pics

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211012/d5ec3d7a6e73474ef89c1d47d027cc80.jpg
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211012/e99ead191a020e7bd403c618bafb6ed1.jpg...
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    Oh well. Any Progress is Good Progress. The...

    Oh well. Any Progress is Good Progress.

    The wiring three-ring-circus has been going for a few days now and ive lost the battle against the lion (push-pull pots).
    Ive managed however to wire it...
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    I have been plodding away on the wiring and think...

    I have been plodding away on the wiring and think ive got it done. I will test it this afternoon. But im having one of those “wow. Did i actually make this?!!” moments. As such im sharing a picture...
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    Ha ha! Yes Simon. Your right. But ive never...

    Ha ha! Yes Simon. Your right.
    But ive never really had any problem with the kit selectors.
    For me the big sonic changes are in pots and pickups so ill just wait it out and if the switch fails ill...
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    And this!!!!!...

    And this!!!!!
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211009/55d985064dc3eb5338e72c970a5908f5.jpg


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    Meanwhile…….. how much fun is this!?!?!? ...

    Meanwhile…….. how much fun is this!?!?!?

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211009/9f40489631f9b94d2c8ff14b7f8f2b7e.jpg


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    Another build???Absolutely Greg !!! Got my eye...

    Another build???Absolutely Greg !!!

    Got my eye on something very different.
    I really like the shape changes made here

    https://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au/forum/showthread.php?t=11730

    ...
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    oh no. just saw this. no i dont now about such....

    oh no. just saw this. no i dont now about such. but it is too late as i have now attached it with Maguires polish ....doh!
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    AC/DC!!!!:D my entire skill there is in two...

    AC/DC!!!!:D
    my entire skill there is in two songs only. highway to hell and you shook me all night long. both cracker songs that i love playing along to . simple solos in position 1 minor...
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    Happy frets....

    Happy frets. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211008/5935ef29686c2a9913390dd55d8a676d.jpg


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    brilliant suggestion

    brilliant suggestion
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    ive never heard of this before.....:D:D:D

    ive never heard of this before.....:D:D:D
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    that's just beautiful. I wasn't sure how the...

    that's just beautiful.
    I wasn't sure how the neck join was going to look but i think you've done a great job at it.

    especially love the colour of the timber. gorgeous!
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    thanks Dozy. wiring it all up is going to be a...

    thanks Dozy. wiring it all up is going to be a fine circus :):D
    hopefully it wont be one of those affairs where i destroy a few sets of pots and wiring on the way through........ha ha ha ha ha!
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211006/3f662247...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211006/3f6622470723666bca14b1e8127940b4.jpg
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    More coats of Truoil over the past few days. ...

    More coats of Truoil over the past few days.
    Looks like i may have recovered from the previous mishap with the 0000steelwool.

    I think i am done as i have come to terms and am embracing my...
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    Dikky, Simon, McCreed, Greg Thanks heaps for...

    Dikky, Simon, McCreed, Greg
    Thanks heaps for sharing guys. I really appreciate learning what works for everyone.

    For me, i like about 5or6 coats on the body and just 2or 3 on the neck (truoil)
    ...
  22. Great work Rob. Im actually really keen to know...

    Great work Rob.
    Im actually really keen to know how the bridge/tuners work. If they’re smooth, stay in tune, or too complex??

    Keep us posted!


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    Do you mean this stuff? ...

    Do you mean this stuff?

    https://www.thesandpaperman.com.au/2-pack-norton-0000-white-super-fine-synthetic-steel-wool-pads.html


    Thanks guys for your input[emoji3]


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    Ok. This morning i had one of those “did i...

    Ok. This morning i had one of those “did i actually make that?” Moments.

    I think it is really looking good.
    This is after 3 coats of tru oil. I can see a few rough spots and a drip also.
    I’ll...
  25. Ive just discovered this thread and am super...

    Ive just discovered this thread and am super impressed with your progress and reshaping.
    I reckon that youve “fixed” what i considered a pretty unattractive guitar.
    It might even be my next...
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