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    Well, it seems to have dried OK and is securely...

    Well, it seems to have dried OK and is securely attached to the timber. Not sure if I like it, but I'll let it set and see.
    Plan is to do the front in USD and have a dollar bill headstock, with all...
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    Well let's see, shall we? Not sure if I'm...

    Well let's see, shall we?
    Not sure if I'm winning or losing here. Mixture of Copper and gold leaf, rather than paper glue I'm using contact glue to hold it on to make it stronger. Bit of a sticky...
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    PBG2 'dirty money'

    Had this hanging around for 12 months or so waiting for inspiration... Going with a money theme as it came with gold hardware! Have gathered all my old USD and some gold and copper leaf left over...
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    Nice looking guitar, well done!

    Nice looking guitar, well done!
  5. Thread: Indigenous TL1

    by Andyxlh
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    Just a final set up and intonation to go. Wow I...

    Just a final set up and intonation to go.
    Wow I wish I could keep it 😁
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    Hi Dylan, we run a club at the school I work at...

    Hi Dylan, we run a club at the school I work at and do these with the students. They come out really well, hope you continue to enjoy your build
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    Looks great in that colour, nice job! As you...

    Looks great in that colour, nice job! As you mention, probably an earthing issue.
  8. Thread: Indigenous TL1

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    30967 Here's the solution I came up with, from...

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    Here's the solution I came up with, from my Pitbull AG1 kit
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    Sensational, well done I love it

    Sensational, well done I love it
  10. Thread: Indigenous TL1

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    Not sure about the story, I'll ask him. It will...

    Not sure about the story, I'll ask him. It will have one. He has a strat also in the works, when he gets it to me il post it. It is radically different to this one.
  11. Thread: Indigenous TL1

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    Indigenous TL1

    Hello all
    I have the pleasure of putting this guitar together, another artwork by the artist Jason Ridgeway from Kempsey. It's just lovely isn't it?!
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    welcome! you are right re the sanding sealer, if...

    welcome! you are right re the sanding sealer, if you want to get a smooth finish. I have used the Feast Watson stuff with success.
    hope you have fun!
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    agreed. A polyurethane clear should go over...

    agreed. A polyurethane clear should go over enamels OK as they have the same solvent base I believe... but check on a scrap bit!!!
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    you could use a Feast Watson Prooftint Jarrah...

    you could use a Feast Watson Prooftint Jarrah stain, thinned with Metho as it would be too dark otherwise, it's orangeish.
    Their golden teak is also a yellowy colour.
    If you really want this exact...
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    #2 for the Cabothane, super finish, hardwearing...

    #2 for the Cabothane, super finish, hardwearing and very easy to use.
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    Ha! Yes my Frankenstein strat has no height...

    Ha! Yes my Frankenstein strat has no height adjust at all, the floyd is flat against the body so the only height adjustment is via neck shims, a similarly irritating position! Interestingly van halen...
  17. Thread: some new kits

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    And me! I haven't started mine yet, but can meet...

    And me! I haven't started mine yet, but can meet up for a chat as long as someone chips in for the fare...
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    Both of my TL kits have come out ok. The only...

    Both of my TL kits have come out ok. The only comment I have with this rout is that it seems to be a bit too small to accomodate the tonerider pickups, and needed adjusting accordingly. The...
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    I have both the hot classics in one TL and the...

    I have both the hot classics in one TL and the vintage plus in the other. I like them both, and I'm a hard rock fan, but I keep picking up the guitar with the vintage plus set in, not sure if it's...
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    wow, that's nice!

    wow, that's nice!
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    I like that. A subtle sunburst really won't work...

    I like that. A subtle sunburst really won't work on that one. I used to play with a guitarist who made a big show of getting a black one of these out of a case mid-gig to play 'brown eyed girl',...
  22. Thread: Es-1g 335!

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    BTW experiment with the staining on a scrap piece...

    BTW experiment with the staining on a scrap piece of timber of a similar type to see what happens - don't experiment on the instrument as I have!
  23. Thread: Es-1g 335!

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    -Do you sand the veneer? like Brendan says - best...

    -Do you sand the veneer? like Brendan says - best not
    -Do you apply any wood fillers? - again, as B says you can. I use a sanding sealer and I find that water based pine colour putty is a good match...
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    Unreal! I did a full SG kit last year with a set...

    Unreal! I did a full SG kit last year with a set neck, it's a very nice guitar. I finished it in mahogany spirit based stain which I like. I hope you have as much fun with your kit as I have with...
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    if you have a multimeter you can test the pot by...

    if you have a multimeter you can test the pot by measuring the resistance across the lugs - but as it is installed now for it not to change the volume it must be shorted anyway, it would need to be...
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