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    Looks fantastic Oli. Great experience too.

    Looks fantastic Oli. Great experience too.
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    Great job M0J0 This club looks like turning into...

    Great job M0J0
    This club looks like turning into an SG club by the number in progress
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    Thanks for the comments fellas. Trevor - I...

    Thanks for the comments fellas.

    Trevor - I have enough timber for a couple. I have recently discovered that the SG Bass guitar has the same body as the 6-string. As I have made the templates,...
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    I would stick with the Maquires now that it is...

    I would stick with the Maquires now that it is on. I am sure it would as good or better shine.
    I remember seeing something on YouTube about getting polish of with metho or turps. I canít remember...
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    I meant to ask yesterday. Are you aware or the...

    I meant to ask yesterday. Are you aware or the TruOil shine trick.
    Once you get a nice smooth shiny TO finish, do two coats of 50/50 mix of TO and Turps.
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    Hi Oli Thanks for the nice comments on my SG....

    Hi Oli
    Thanks for the nice comments on my SG. Keep pouring on that TruOil. It's starting to shine.
    How's you AC/DC?
    I'd be leaving the Phoenix. Looks very professional.
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    Finally finished this 10-month project. Since...

    Finally finished this 10-month project. Since the last report I have been working away slowly and carefully.
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    I used the TruOil Sealer and Filler for the first time. I would rate...
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    I have never done less than 30 coats of TruOil...

    I have never done less than 30 coats of TruOil because I like a TO glossy finish. I do a light clean up with ScotchBrite (grey) after each coat. However the SB does not flatten the coats. Therefore...
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    Hi Simon Sorry I missed this build totally. ...

    Hi Simon
    Sorry I missed this build totally. What a fantastic saga. All problems resolved with the usual Simon aplomb. Well done. Love the gadgetry. That Boss gear is incredible. If only I had...
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    Great work Mark. I am looking forward to the...

    Great work Mark. I am looking forward to the demo.
    Did you use the shim?
    I am about a week behind you. Start final assembly tomorrow.
    Greg
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    Thanks for the TruOil filler comments. I will...

    Thanks for the TruOil filler comments. I will keep you informed.

    McCreed Ė No! Nothing sinister with the control cavity. Just how it was on the plan. Had never seen the inside of an SG before. ...
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    I have been chipping away over the last couple of...

    I have been chipping away over the last couple of weeks but it has been a bit slow because of some cold days and Olympics.

    I recut the neck shape but seemed to have forgotten to take some photos. ...
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    Great job Simon. Looking forward to a full photo...

    Great job Simon. Looking forward to a full photo reveal. Yes the Goldo seems to be the answer for the ES. Very happy with mine too. Even with kit pickups
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    Next job is one of the scary ones - for me the...

    Next job is one of the scary ones - for me the learner anyway - drill the wiring channel down almost the full length of the SG to the electrics cavity without coming through the cap.

    Spent may a...
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    Been a bit slow with a cold I couldn't shake and...

    Been a bit slow with a cold I couldn't shake and cold wet days. Too cold for the garage/workshop. Must be getting old.

    After proudly showing off my template above -- WHOOPS
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    Couldnít find 1/2Ē cutting height ones at the...

    Couldnít find 1/2Ē cutting height ones at the time. Donít know if they have them now.
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    Love the Shinto etc. I am looking at my old...

    Love the Shinto etc.
    I am looking at my old Surform plane to do my SG edges.
    Maybe nobody remembers them. It has been on my shadow board for 50 years.
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    Hi DM I had to get them the router from StewMac...

    Hi DM
    I had to get them the router from StewMac in the US. Look for "Ball Bearing Router Bits". I purchased the pair. The 1/2 one gives nice tight corners.
    Not cheap but I couldn't get anything...
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    Made a jig for the pickup cavities. Thanks to...

    Made a jig for the pickup cavities. Thanks to YouTube.
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    I decided not to be lazy and drop the neck in a...

    I decided not to be lazy and drop the neck in a further 3mm. That meant resetting the neck angle with a new shim.
    Finished up needing 2 degrees. The strings are almost touching the frets and when...
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    Finally took the the plunge and cut the neck. My...

    Finally took the the plunge and cut the neck. My wife suggested I had been procrastinating for at least t month.
    Anyway all went well with route.
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    Fits nicely. I need take about...
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    What is this contraption? 40379 I have just...

    What is this contraption?
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    I have just spent nearly a week working out what the break angle should be on the neck pocket.
    I got all sort of answers anywhere between 0 and 3 degrees.
    In...
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    Thanks for your help. I will cut out the rest of...

    Thanks for your help. I will cut out the rest of the pockets and then check what angles I've got then.
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    Thanks Trevor Those photos are a great help....

    Thanks Trevor
    Those photos are a great help.
    Can you remember if it looked like they used a long drill from the bridge pick up cavity to the control cavity. Itís a fair distance and Iím interested...
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    Simon On the PitBull SG was is the access tunnel...

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    On the PitBull SG was is the access tunnel drilled from the neck cavity?
    Or is it drilled to each pickup cavity separately.
    Errrr! Maybe what Iím asking is how is a PitBull drilled or...
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