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    I thinks thatís exactly what Iíll do. Thanks...

    I thinks thatís exactly what Iíll do. Thanks heaps.
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    Do i have to plug and redrill or can i just use...

    Do i have to plug and redrill or can i just use the existing holes? Given i have to enlarge them anyway, especially the one closest to the cavity wall due to it being a switch, i could get a fair bit...
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    So if i understand correctly, the angled washer...

    So if i understand correctly, the angled washer would be for the underside yeah? In the cavity?

    Yeah not a lot of space but can make more if i need too, and i have long shaft pots too, made sure i...
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    Cool. Thanks FW.

    Cool. Thanks FW.
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    I haven't purchased a cover for it yet and there...

    I haven't purchased a cover for it yet and there isn't any recess for a cover either.

    Yeah i don't have access to anything other than a dremel, but like the idea of a router fitting...and agree...
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    yeah its a solid maple cap...but its semi hollow...

    yeah its a solid maple cap...but its semi hollow so didn't really want to recess the two knobs as i thought it would look funny. the recess looks great on a solid top but semi hollow i wasn't too...
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    I just hope my skills are up to it! The cavity...

    I just hope my skills are up to it!

    The cavity is small, but i do have the ability to widen it where required so that can be done.

    Was also just thinking, i may only need to do 1 of the holes!...
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    Yeah, it is a lot but that's because the top is...

    Yeah, it is a lot but that's because the top is made to follow the curve on the outside not the inside. See pic i've added.

    I also added a pic i found of what i was thinking of doing, making an...
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    I got new pots with the pickups i bought and they...

    I got new pots with the pickups i bought and they require the hole size to be enlarged, but the existing holes are drilled straight down as if it was a flat top guitar, but its not, it has a curved...
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    Drilled Holes for Pots

    Hi All, just wondering if anyone has a way to fix a stuff up i made! I have a curved top and have accidentally drilled the holes for the pots straight instead of perpendicular to the curve of the...
  11. Thread: Neck Angle

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    Neck Angle

    Hi All,

    I've just finished my first PBG build (just putting a few touch ups before posting) which was awesome fun (SV1). I now have a non PBG as a second build and have some questions about neck...
  12. Hadnít thought of that, with starting blue and if...

    Hadnít thought of that, with starting blue and if it turns green no big deal. Like it. Iíve started ringing around to source some offcuts as Iím too scared to try until Iíve done some samples so...
  13. Thanks for the advice 😊 What about putting on...

    Thanks for the advice 😊

    What about putting on a light dye (like keda) and then a Dewaxed Shellac?? Thoughts??
  14. Do most use a sealer after a dye / stain?

    Do most use a sealer after a dye / stain?
  15. Serious? Thanks for the heads up. Was looking to...

    Serious? Thanks for the heads up. Was looking to do neck and back of body in just tru oil and figured Iíd use it as the clear over any colour I chose so nice to know!
  16. Yeah there is one seem line but hard to see in...

    Yeah there is one seem line but hard to see in pic. Good point about the LPs as they look nice with non figured tops. Was looking at tru oil to start with but worried to top will end up a little too...
  17. Unfortunately my skill level doesnít allow for...

    Unfortunately my skill level doesnít allow for putting on a veneer, at least not yet :-)
  18. Thanks for that, awesome instructions! I think...

    Thanks for that, awesome instructions! I think again i'm just worried i don't have the grain to pull off suck a nice look.
  19. I hadn't intended on getting this kit but i just...

    I hadn't intended on getting this kit but i just couldn't resist...!

    I was going to wipe with spirits to see the grain better but its wet and cold at the moment so haven't had the chance.

    I'm a...
  20. HELP! Finish Colour and Type - Can't Decide!

    As i've just finished off a PBG i've decided to start another project and try and put some of my lessons from my very first build into a second.

    Its a non PBG so hope its ok to post on here for...
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    Thanks for that, will check out the kea dyes....

    Thanks for that, will check out the kea dyes. Yeah not sure either, given its like a plain grain style. Its not actually a vaneerr, but a two piece body where the top is maple and bottom is mahogany,...
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    Green Finish For Maple Top

    Hi Guys, I'm looking to do a finish on a maple top which has a grain similar to pic below, and want to achieve a colour like PRS use called Trampas Green. Any ideas on products that i should look at...
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    I've drilled the body holes out, but the screws...

    I've drilled the body holes out, but the screws aren't tight but they aren't sloppy either so hope that will be ok!

    Just cleaning up the fretboard and buffing frets before re-attaching hopefully...
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    Thanks Simon, that makes sense and I will...

    Thanks Simon, that makes sense and I will definitely drill a little bigger.

    Yeah I think that given itís only a few $ I canít see why I wouldnít add the string retainer so will check them out...
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    Yeah they bite a bit all the way through the...

    Yeah they bite a bit all the way through the body. As these were pre drilled I assumed they were the right size to begin with.
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