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  1. Thread: EX 1 Staining

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    It would look good done Heritage Cherry.

    It would look good done Heritage Cherry.
  2. Thread: EX 1 Staining

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    Most kits come with mismatched planks of timber...

    Most kits come with mismatched planks of timber glued together and it is quite often just luck of the draw as to what you end up with.

    Ash can have stunning grain to work with but hard to know if...
  3. Sometimes it was just opening the box....... ...

    Sometimes it was just opening the box.......

    Plenty of stuff ups but not enough time nor line space to mention them all.

    Probably the Dumbest was on my Swampy Tele where there was not enough...
  4. Thread: June GOTM

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    Congrats all entrants and winners.

    Congrats all entrants and winners.
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    Spent the first 18 years of my life down there...

    Spent the first 18 years of my life down there and do not miss the cold, damp & foggy winters.

    Nice burst finish Andy.

    Cheers, Waz
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    Tend to think using that black to darken things...

    Tend to think using that black to darken things may not work due to compatibility issues plus the added degree of difficulty in getting the right blend of both colours. Much easier to keep adding...
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    Hi Buddy, never used leather dyes and unsure of...

    Hi Buddy, never used leather dyes and unsure of their properties but the Angelus brand seems to crop up in the odd build thread from time to time.

    Ideally something spirit based shouldn't...
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    Just catching up on a few threads and tripped...

    Just catching up on a few threads and tripped over this one.

    I have done a couple of dark red builds that can be found in my signature where I used a mixture of the diluted cherry colortone which...
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    G'day Ozzie, pups and bridge look similar to the...

    G'day Ozzie, pups and bridge look similar to the Hoffner Beatle Bass ones but on a bigger sound box.

    Sent from my SM-A520F using Tapatalk
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    The pups measure about 100mm x 40mm which should...

    The pups measure about 100mm x 40mm which should equate to at least a couple of J's paired up side by side.

    Fully sealed units and not sure if gauge of connecting wires bares any resemblance to...
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    Looks great Ozzie. If you can raise the pups a...

    Looks great Ozzie.

    If you can raise the pups a wee bit that should improve output.

    They are the same ones that came with hardware on my EX5. Resistance specs are quite strong but didn't...
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    Good to see you have moved on from mission...

    Good to see you have moved on from mission impossible.....Korina finish as that requires a light coloured timber where mahogany has too much pink and brown hues to contend with. Cherry should work a...
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    I was faced with a similar dilemma on my 2nd...

    I was faced with a similar dilemma on my 2nd Telecaster build where the strips of Alder were mismatched in both colour and grain pattern. With a bit of creative thinking outside the box it ended up...
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    Geez, doing a stain finish is going to be tough...

    Geez, doing a stain finish is going to be tough with all those different grain patterns.

    Using sanding dust mixed with pva glue could work in filling that section joint.

    As for doing grain...
  15. Thread: Bass Ex-4

    by wazkelly
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    Same pickups on my ex5 and many other pbg bass...

    Same pickups on my ex5 and many other pbg bass kits.

    You may not have needed to dig out the pickup cavity depth as the string action tends to sit fairly high above the deck and if pup's are too...
  16. Thread: Mark's LPM-1E

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    Sounds great BD, particularly the neck PUP done...

    Sounds great BD, particularly the neck PUP done dirty. It really has that Slash tone.

    Cheers, Waz
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    Cheers buddy. Hope it sounds more normal now...

    Cheers buddy.

    Hope it sounds more normal now you have got that all sorted out.
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    Looks great B12

    Looks great B12
  19. Thread: Mark's LPM-1E

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    Carbon fibre bits look great too.

    Carbon fibre bits look great too.
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    If you have access to a similar bit of scrap...

    If you have access to a similar bit of scrap timber then doing a few sample test runs would provide you with your answers.
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    Very interesting build basham75 with rather small...

    Very interesting build basham75 with rather small horns compared to a typical P Bass shape.
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    Hi Samatizer. Agree with comments already...

    Hi Samatizer.

    Agree with comments already posted.

    Only thing I might do differently would be to create a channel under Bridge Pickup to allow cables to sit below 'sea level' and clear the...
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    Looks great Andy. Did the Aluminium Foil...

    Looks great Andy.

    Did the Aluminium Foil reduce typical P90 hum?
  24. Sounds nice & sweet, particularly middle on both...

    Sounds nice & sweet, particularly middle on both humbuckers.
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    Totally agree.

    Totally agree.
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