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  1. Total scam. Ive started seeing these pop up sites...

    Total scam. Ive started seeing these pop up sites a bit lately. Like Doc said too good to be true.
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    21.5k? Whaaat? That is absolutely insane!

    21.5k? Whaaat? That is absolutely insane!
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    Sanded, grain filled and stained!...

    Sanded, grain filled and stained!
    https://i.imgur.com/ioNWDFd.jpg
    Still a bit wet and patchy in this pic.
    https://i.imgur.com/PFlR7Vl.jpg

    And after a couple of hours scraping the binding (very...
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    Marc, all you need to do is measure from the...

    Marc, all you need to do is measure from the fretboard side of the nut to the middle of the 12th fret. That distance is the same from the middle of the 12th fret to the saddles on the bridge. This is...
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    3/8ths of an inch (about 9.5mm) for the earlier...

    3/8ths of an inch (about 9.5mm) for the earlier ones (50s and 60s) and 1/4" for later models.
  6. A few examples spring to mind. Not 100%...

    A few examples spring to mind. Not 100% unrecognisable, but Mike Bloomfield's 63 Tele had a bit of work done to it by a later left handed owner.
    ...
  7. Yowsa! Nothing like a little adrenaline to really...

    Yowsa! Nothing like a little adrenaline to really let you know you've made a mistake.
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    Waz, the extent of the yellowing was a bit of a...

    Waz, the extent of the yellowing was a bit of a shock to me. The binding really was looking shabby. And, yeah blue is the plan, but maybe with a black sunburst this time. Maybe.

    Template done,...
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    Ah, I saw this happening on instagram. He's done...

    Ah, I saw this happening on instagram. He's done a top job, and it looks much better for it.
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    Easiest solution I can figure is to inset the...

    Easiest solution I can figure is to inset the bridge. It was bottomed out originally and I should have done it before, but I was too eager to finish (there's a lesson there somewhere). The base plate...
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    For reference, here's what it looked like just...

    For reference, here's what it looked like just after completion 2 and a half years ago.

    http://i.imgur.com/5yjstFo.jpg

    Removing the pickguard really emphasised just how bad the fading is. This...
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    RCA-4 rebuild

    This has been on my to do list for ages. When I first built my rca-4 I rushed the choice of stain to get the right colour and it has bitten me in the bum. The initially vivid bright blue has faded...
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    The glue joint should be bare wood on to bare...

    The glue joint should be bare wood on to bare wood for the best adhesion. Just sand back the areas that will make contact in the pocket and you will be fine.
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    If you choose "I don't need any hardware" you...

    If you choose "I don't need any hardware" you will receive no hardware, just the guitar body and the neck. There might be a slight problem with that listing as there is definitely black hardware in...
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    Scale length will probably be out of whack. If...

    Scale length will probably be out of whack. If you can deal with moving the bridge, you might be able to swing it. It might look a bit off though. You'll have to build up the neck pocket to get the...
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    https://media2.giphy.com/media/2HMUYBYrhg4Gk/giphy...

    https://media2.giphy.com/media/2HMUYBYrhg4Gk/giphy.gif
    Damn fine work.
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    Wow!! That pinstriping is fantastic! It's so easy...

    Wow!! That pinstriping is fantastic! It's so easy to go overboard with a feature like that, but yours is bang on. Did you use a brush?
  18. Yellow lettering on a white background...argh!...

    Yellow lettering on a white background...argh! Been following these guys on facebook for a while, I like their aesthetic and their eco friendly attitude.
  19. https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/3168...

    https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31682359_2045519028810247_7529509305511313408_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=c03f51027d26cedb630bae7880dbe1f6&oe=5B630343

    Make of this what you will. I highly...
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    Oh wow, fantastic line up this month!

    Oh wow, fantastic line up this month!
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    Probably witness lines from sanding through clear...

    Probably witness lines from sanding through clear coats that have cured a little too much in between coats. They will most probably disappear with more clear.
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    In a pinch, you can use Word or any other word...

    In a pinch, you can use Word or any other word processing program. Check out https://www.dafont.com/ to find a font you like the look of, download the ZIP folder, unzip it (usually available with a...
  23. Jeez, how much did that set you back, Doc? Those...

    Jeez, how much did that set you back, Doc? Those suckers are freakin expensive, and don't you already have multiple guitars with floyds?
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    How much do you want? PM me an address.

    How much do you want? PM me an address.
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    Bill would be proud.

    Bill would be proud.
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