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    I have done a couple of kits with auto acrylics...

    I have done a couple of kits with auto acrylics with pearl in them. Sand, prime with high fill auto primer, sand some more, another coat with more thinners, sand , spray several coats of your colour...
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    the Duesenburg version is nicer than the Bigsby....

    the Duesenburg version is nicer than the Bigsby. I have chinese, licenced and real bigsbys and the Duesenburg has a nicer action than any of them. The spring has a lighter touch, the arm is way more...
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    I used a Vibramate bridge so it was standard...

    I used a Vibramate bridge so it was standard height and has the cut outs at the back for the strings to pass through31589
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    I used a Duesenburg Bigsby style trem on my...

    I used a Duesenburg Bigsby style trem on my thinline tele. Better than a Bigsby !
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    the pdf manual goes through how to set the scale(...

    the pdf manual goes through how to set the scale( its the distance from the back of the nut to the bridge the Hoff basses are 30 inches) , Break angle, I'm not sure on as I am just about to build one...
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    being that the bass uses a floating bridge, it...

    being that the bass uses a floating bridge, it isn't absolutely critical BUT do a mock build with the tail piece and tuners in place, the pick ups sitting in place and measure the scale ( 30 inch)...
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    stunning! :D

    stunning! :D
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    you really are a craftsman Franky despite what...

    you really are a craftsman Franky despite what those fools at Med School said
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    Done! at last, really comfortable to play. And...

    Done! at last, really comfortable to play. And despite what Stan says, its LILAC! not pink
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  10. Thread: July GOTM

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    Well, first off the ranks... my Kustom ordered...

    Well, first off the ranks...
    my Kustom ordered WL kit. Ordered with no bridge or trem routing.
    So this build was intended to answer the question no one asked "What if Leo Fender had designed the...
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    oooh!:cool:

    oooh!:cool:
  12. Thread: Dean Ml

    by Dedman
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    here you go :D 1 tone, 1 vol, 1 3way switch....

    here you go :D
    1 tone, 1 vol, 1 3way switch.
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    or if you want to split the humbuckers with push/pull pots
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    Things changed.... I got sick of hold ups and...

    Things changed.... I got sick of hold ups and decided to go with a conventional string through,1/2 way through doing the frets atm, deciding on if I should change the markers to white.
    And it's NOT...
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    as I said I'm not very accurate with measuring. I...

    as I said I'm not very accurate with measuring. I just find that with my gun and the pressure I run, that it sprays nicely and on initial coats it sinks in to the timber and dries quickly. You do get...
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    I usually buy 500ml of a colour to do a body ,...

    I usually buy 500ml of a colour to do a body , and usually have about 200ml left when finished. I don't measure very accurately, and I mix about 1 paint to 2 thinners. I use a small suction touch up...
  16. your 29 makes me feel so good :p

    your 29 makes me feel so good :p
  17. the other option is a Duesenbug Les Trem, not...

    the other option is a Duesenbug Les Trem, not cheap but much easier.
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    the whole Eastwood catalogue! ESP Toki Chunpa...

    the whole Eastwood catalogue!

    ESP Toki Chunpa V Signature
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    some Zemaitis styles
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    nearly bought a Dan Electro longhorn bass a few...

    nearly bought a Dan Electro longhorn bass a few weeks back, was just too slow.

    Heres one
    Firstman Liverpool (chasing one of these)
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    not sure if you had the Gretsch Billy Jupiter...
  20. Thread: Thinline TL-1TB

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    That is unusual, I'd check with Adam, perhaps you...

    That is unusual, I'd check with Adam, perhaps you got the one in 500 that was a bit thin. I've used the Pitbull bone nuts in 90% of my builds and they have been fine so defiantly check with Adam. And...
  21. Thread: my hb4s build

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    I agree with Waz, I usually do about 40 light...

    I agree with Waz, I usually do about 40 light coats, sanding after every 5 or so. That many coats will fill the grain and you can polish it to a high gloss. If you want the grain to show through,...
  22. well done chaps, well deserved wins!

    well done chaps, well deserved wins!
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    the ground happens through the threaded inserts...

    the ground happens through the threaded inserts that you tap into the body ,so sanding the powder coating off the outside wont matter as they are inside the body.( I usually strip a far bit of wire...
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    I'd put the split on the volume pot ( push pull...

    I'd put the split on the volume pot ( push pull switch)
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    I'd use Titebond on the top one, if at all...

    I'd use Titebond on the top one, if at all possibly I'd gently pry the smaller one open a bit more and try to get titebond in there too, if not go the mighty CA.
    I've never seen one of these, is it...
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