Search:

Type: Posts; User: McCreed

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Thread: Jba-4

    by McCreed
    Replies
    6
    Views
    909

    Looks good dozy! I like the effect the "sharks...

    Looks good dozy!

    I like the effect the "sharks teeth" give on the headstock. (maybe they're not sharks teeth, but that's the first thing I thought of when I saw it)
  2. Replies
    8
    Views
    192

    That will look pretty cool. Look forward to...

    That will look pretty cool. Look forward to seeing it progress.
  3. Replies
    5
    Views
    153

    Connect the wires to the switch as shown (to the...

    Connect the wires to the switch as shown (to the 4 solder lugs plus the ground - the purple wire shown in the diagram is the ground for the switch)
    You need two ground wires: one from the back of...
  4. Replies
    152
    Views
    6,472

    Don't be too hard on yourself Drew. IME, it's...

    Don't be too hard on yourself Drew. IME, it's nearly impossible to not get ornage peel with a rattle can. (hell, I still get it out my gun!)

    You'll be surprised how much you can flatten that...
  5. Replies
    20
    Views
    919

    Yes, good point Simon. I forgot to mention that....

    Yes, good point Simon. I forgot to mention that.
    Sounds like Phoenix has got a handle on it now anyway.
  6. Replies
    20
    Views
    919

    That's looking great! Shame about those glue...

    That's looking great!
    Shame about those glue spots though. Did you check for glue spots with metho or naptha before applying the colour?

    The best solvent for removing the glue is 100% acetone...
  7. Replies
    46
    Views
    4,730

    Can't wait to see the next version!!! (just...

    Can't wait to see the next version!!! (just kidding :p)



    If you're referring the string/pole piece alignment, I doubt very very much you would hear a difference if you did move it that 1-2mm....
  8. Thread: FVB-4

    by McCreed
    Replies
    6
    Views
    3,746

    Very Metal!!! However you need a taller stack!!!...

    Very Metal!!!
    However you need a taller stack!!! ;)

    (holy crap! that must move some air!)
  9. Replies
    115
    Views
    2,987

    Like everything in guitar tone, personal...

    Like everything in guitar tone, personal preference rules. The same applies to treble bleed circuit values.
    There are nearly as many combinations as there are values. It's often a process of trial...
  10. Replies
    9
    Views
    225

    Nice work Simon. It's always rewarding when you...

    Nice work Simon. It's always rewarding when you can do mod that saves you 280!
  11. Replies
    18
    Views
    351

    Ya gotta love Dan!

    Ya gotta love Dan!
  12. Replies
    44
    Views
    2,501

    So they were like a melting moment, the cream was...

    So they were like a melting moment, the cream was in the middle :o
  13. Replies
    44
    Views
    2,501

    The pickup covers I've sprayed have held up fine....

    The pickup covers I've sprayed have held up fine. One set was done roughly two years ago, the other set over 12 months.
    They've both been played regularly (and hard) but I never hit the pickups when...
  14. Replies
    15
    Views
    545

    If you want go that route, just thin the poly...

    If you want go that route, just thin the poly your using 50/50 with mineral turps.
    It's the same as wipe-on you'd buy but 1/3 the price.

    I make homebrew wipe on all the time. It's just the right...
  15. Replies
    178
    Views
    4,535

    Looks great! Hard to beat a trans-red and white...

    Looks great!
    Hard to beat a trans-red and white pearloid combo. (though I might be biased)
  16. TCG is correct. For whatever reason, the factory...

    TCG is correct.
    For whatever reason, the factory used a blue wire as a ground as well as black. I suppose to avoid confusion :confused:
    Following that "logic", red to positive lug on jack, blue to...
  17. Replies
    183
    Views
    8,497

    Replacement pickguards will almost always require...

    Replacement pickguards will almost always require some adjusting to fit correctly. Sometimes they just drop in, but they are the exception. Even if you bought a Fender p/g for a Fender guitar. It's...
  18. Replies
    44
    Views
    1,728

    I missed this one... Nice work dozy. I agree the...

    I missed this one... Nice work dozy.
    I agree the brown/black/maple work really well together.
  19. Thread: Korean PRS Kit

    by McCreed
    Replies
    46
    Views
    4,752

    You're not a contrarian if you're right :p

    You're not a contrarian if you're right :p
  20. Replies
    178
    Views
    4,535

    Interesting about your experience with the...

    Interesting about your experience with the Septone. That was my preferred rattle can lacquer before I moved on to a spray gun.

    I always recommended it over the Duplicolor clear. That's the one I...
  21. Replies
    36
    Views
    2,479

    One down... one to go

    Well I got the Les-Tele finished off today.
    Still have some minor tweaking to do (mainly fine tuning the intonation) but it set up very quickly with no issues so far.
    Plays very nicely and sounds...
  22. Replies
    52
    Views
    994

    Very nice. Good work!

    Very nice. Good work!
  23. I have nothing to add that hasn't been said, but...

    I have nothing to add that hasn't been said, but I chuckle when I hear/read about people paying ridiculous prices for NOS orange drop caps, bumble bee or paper in oil caps and the like. A 25 ceramic...
  24. Thread: When to stain

    by McCreed
    Replies
    4
    Views
    209

    As Sonic said, it's personal preference. However...

    As Sonic said, it's personal preference.
    However I am "before" guy, that is regardless of whether I'm doing a hand applied finish or sprayed finish.

    One thing I do before I apply any finish is...
  25. Thread: Korean PRS Kit

    by McCreed
    Replies
    46
    Views
    4,752

    Looking very nice there vh. I'm not a big...

    Looking very nice there vh.

    I'm not a big humbucker player, but I've played enough to know I prefer open more than covered. To my ears they have a bit more high end. (due to the extra capacitance...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4