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    I have tried to tidy up this build by replacing...

    I have tried to tidy up this build by replacing the black pup surround with a gold coloured metal surround.

    I have noticed that the tuneomatic bridge has discoloured quite a lot over the last 6...
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    So I purchased a Star S-106T general purpose gun....

    So I purchased a Star S-106T general purpose gun. Now trying to get a medium sized compressor - I think that will need to be my Christmas gift!


    Thanks Mark.



    True, probably not healthy. ...
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    I have now started to put sanding sealer on to...

    I have now started to put sanding sealer on to the back and sides of the body and the neck. I will put down a few coats and then sand it back with 240 g. This is in preparation for some black paint...
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    Hi Juz, with the crack in the neck it may be...

    Hi Juz,
    with the crack in the neck it may be worth adding a touch of thin CA glue. It should hopefully flow into the gap and stop the split from getting worse, and level the gap. Any excess on the...
  5. Nice birthday gift. I love the colour!

    Nice birthday gift. I love the colour!
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    Hi Jon, sorry to hear that you're not having...

    Hi Jon,
    sorry to hear that you're not having much luck with this build.

    With my PB tele style necks the neck heels are close to 24 mm (only measured with a mm ruler and bad eyes!). Is it that...
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    Hi and welcome Mathew. Good luck with the build.

    Hi and welcome Mathew. Good luck with the build.
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    Today I created a routing template for the...

    Today I created a routing template for the control cavity recess for the cover and a template for the control cover out of 12 mm MDF. The recess template was made using 45 mm holes at the ends using...
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    Thanks Simon and Stuart D. Yes I will definitely...

    Thanks Simon and Stuart D.
    Yes I will definitely give it a go down the track. I am a little put off with having to source neck timber, fretboard timber, truss rod and fret wire and a few new tools...
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    A new logo for an old guitar. I should have...

    A new logo for an old guitar. I should have thought more about the headstock shape so as to fit a logo! The logo is vinyl cut with a Cricut machine.
    I'm also thinking about changing the pups to...
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    Yes. That is a great album cover.

    Yes. That is a great album cover.
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    Since I do not want to disappoint again...

    Since I do not want to disappoint again (remembering back to the Axe Bass) I'm going to say yes. Also some sweat and tears. Hopefully they all sand out!
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    Hi Jarro, What part is the broken screw from?...

    Hi Jarro,

    What part is the broken screw from?

    I have had some screws break on me also - very frustrating.
    For one I was able to remove the threaded part with pliers,
    for another (which...
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    That looks excellent Senobi. Great work.

    That looks excellent Senobi. Great work.
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    Today I grafted on the extension to hold the...

    Today I grafted on the extension to hold the skull and thumb. The skull section is dowelled to the body to give the join a bit more strength. So hopefully, when the skull part is glued on, it will...
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    Thanks Simon. Yes, making my own neck is on my...

    Thanks Simon.

    Yes, making my own neck is on my list of things I need to try. I'm not sure I'm there yet though.
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    Hi Boogieboy. Good luck with the build.

    Hi Boogieboy. Good luck with the build.
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    I'm calling my first "thinline" done. I have...

    I'm calling my first "thinline" done. I have completed the setup for string action and intonation.

    The body thickness is 36 mm - so a thin-thinline - next time I will make sure it is a bit...
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    + 1 for looking great. I'm in awe. What great...

    + 1 for looking great. I'm in awe. What great skills to have.
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    Hi Millard, I did the AG-2 build a while back. ...

    Hi Millard,
    I did the AG-2 build a while back. The AG-2 supplied pickguard is not an SG pickguard and for my liking sits too far below the horns. I purchased an SG guard off ebay and it also sits...
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    Very nice Dozy. Are you using the “Timber Oil...

    Very nice Dozy.

    Are you using the “Timber Oil Quicker Dry Concentrate” for your home brew?
    What mix ratio are you using? I ask as I'm finding it difficult getting tru-oil when I want it. Maybe...
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    Thanks Tony. Now that I have a idea about my...

    Thanks Tony.
    Now that I have a idea about my thinline process I will look out for some nicer wood.
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    So I managed to put all the electronics together...

    So I managed to put all the electronics together without having to add a channel - yeah.

    The soldering is done, pickguard screwed on, strings put on and rough tuned, string trees added. Now just...
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    The necks look amazing. Well done.

    The necks look amazing. Well done.
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    Looks great. The mango top looks amazing, and...

    Looks great. The mango top looks amazing, and goes great with the gold hardware.
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