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    Thanks everyone - it was a lot of fun to do. ...

    Thanks everyone - it was a lot of fun to do.

    And now I want to build a gold top LP!


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    Here's a little something that a couple of...

    Here's a little something that a couple of friends and I have been working on. I used the tele on it so I though it would be a great way to show it off here. Unfortunatley you get to see my ugly mug,...
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    Yeah aside from the neck, the refinish and...

    Yeah aside from the neck, the refinish and dropping the neck on the refinish it went very well ;) :D

    I've got something pretty cool in the pipeline for the demo with some help of some friends :)
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    Next build - another tele!

    This build has been going for the best part of year now. With all the neck issues now resolved I managed to get a few coats of TruOil on the neck, applied the decal and polished up the headstock...
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    Excellent ideas - Iíve had problems even getting...

    Excellent ideas - Iíve had problems even getting the saddles to sit straight. It seems when I turn one legs it skews the saddle off to one side. I have to lift the string a push it back.

    But the...
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    Nice Mc - I like the unconventional scratch plate...

    Nice Mc - I like the unconventional scratch plate and the chrome knobs!

    I like the look of the triple tree - Amazon seem to sell them too.
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    Thanks Simon, my G string is unwound. Are you...

    Thanks Simon, my G string is unwound. Are you suggesting the resonance might be coming from the other wound strings?

    I am using staggered tuners for exactly this reason. But it has settled down...
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    Thanks both! I've added it to the list of...

    Thanks both!



    I've added it to the list of guitars to refinish when I "get good". So far, of the three bodies I've done, the Tele has best results. This also suffered from the unevenly applied...
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    It's been a good while since my last update on...

    It's been a good while since my last update on this. Progress has been slow but this week I finally got it all together. The weather isn't great for glamour shots so this will have to do for the time...
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    Thanks, yes I was talking about searching the...

    Thanks, yes I was talking about searching the forum not the PB site.

    I did a scout around and the hyphen issue is well known amongst vbullentin admins. There was some suggestion that it had been...
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    Thanks Simon - figured as much. I just thought it...

    Thanks Simon - figured as much. I just thought it would have a been "improved" by now. It could be a nice sales tool for PB?
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    Searching by Kit

    Hi mods (and all),

    I'm considering another PB kit. :eek: So before asking a ton of questions that have already been asked, I tried to search the forum by kit number, e.g. IB-1F. But that yields no...
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    Yeah - agreed, if it was anywhere else it would...

    Yeah - agreed, if it was anywhere else it would have been easier to accept.

    I think the most efficient way to deal with it would have been to let me know as soon as it was visible and then I have...
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    After a bit of toing and froing with the vendor,...

    After a bit of toing and froing with the vendor, we've reached a conclusion. They maintain there was nothing wrong with the neck as it's entirely cosmetic. But they are willing to swap it. They have...
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    Looking for this angle there might grain lines...

    Looking for this angle there might grain lines running through it - which would suggest it's natural?

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    The new neck was delivered today.... before I...

    The new neck was delivered today.... before I contact them - I'd like to get your expert opinions on this:

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    Does that look like a glued up crack? Or is that "feature" of the...
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    Thanks for the tips guys. Yeah i can see...

    Thanks for the tips guys.



    Yeah i can see how it looks proud but I think that is the light. The edges of the dots are flush but have a hump to them so you can feel them. Iíll try the razor...
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    Build numero three!

    Iím using shellac as a sanding sealer. Iíve done about for or five coats. I want to seal the stain before the RPC goes on.

    As for radiusing the dots - I did the best I could with grades of...
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    Build numero three!

    Slowly shellacking the body this week. Also did some abalone dots.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211028/2db0432c708c940915be464f677da94d.jpg

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    Oh yes, of course!

    Oh yes, of course!
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    I stole the keyboard from Darth VaderÖ Will...

    I stole the keyboard from Darth VaderÖ

    Will deffo do a demo! (So many Ds!)


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    Actually I *think* the yellow/black is the RWRP....

    Actually I *think* the yellow/black is the RWRP. The bridge baseplate has a yellow wire connected directly to it. The coil is connected to the white and black. So I guess the neck also has the black...
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    I took the plunge on some pickups this week. I...

    I took the plunge on some pickups this week. I went for the Full Monty set from Monty with a bridge base plate. If the packaging is anything to go by they are going to be awesome! Almost too nice to...
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    Nice Simon! - the white scratch plate is bright...

    Nice Simon! - the white scratch plate is bright white so if I went with that I'd use off white parts - parchment or cream perhaps....

    But I think your pic shows that once the shine is on it will...
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    Now you're talking!

    Now you're talking!
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