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BY willow13
#780806
jeremyb wrote:
willow13 wrote:
jeremyb wrote:Vivian Campbell!


indeed :clap:


I was joking about Buddy Guy btw :lol:


would love one of his strats man
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BY willow13
#780808
chur wrote:
willow13 wrote: It is really fun to play...fuck I love scalloped necks


Do you need a lite touch so you dont fret chords sharp etc?
I like the look, never played one thou.


I would say yes you do need a light touch..which luckily I have always had
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BY willow13
#781884
The alder is wicked..almost has a burl going on....will need to be on the lookout when I get the rest planked to see if more have it...could make some caps out of them

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trying on the dress

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Am I nuts for thinking about putting a tuneomatic on instead of a floyd? :rofl:
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BY AiRdAd
#781889
One word... YES!!!!!!

put a floyd one :-
)
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BY willow13
#781900
AiRdAd wrote:One word... YES!!!!!!

put a floyd one :-
)


yeah ... I just had some doubt. Got to be honest I have just been recording some rhythm guitars with my charvel and got a bit frustrated when I was hitting an E chord and then killing the strings (so the sound stops) there was a lag with the springs from the floyd. Now I could quite simply change to one of my non trem guitars .... but .... I realised I don't have an Alder guitar that is hardtail. Seems like a good opportunity to now have one :mrgreen:
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BY willow13
#781913
tempted

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this is what the wood looks like wet

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BY willow13
#786779
NZ grown alder, maple/maple neck JB/entwistle pick combo

I am assuming NZ alder is quite different to the stuff they use for fenders etc. This stuff is really soft and super easy to cut and machine (big plus there time and tools wise). Is very light weight as well. Had quite a lively mid range so is loud acoustically.

The snakeskin was SO MUCH easy to apply than the tolex ones I did..the skin softens with the glue and becomes really pliable so doing the edges was a piece of piss

All in all it sounds great

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BY AiRdAd
#786781
10 out 10 for this one!!!!
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BY Olderama
#786782
willow13 wrote:NZ grown alder, maple/maple neck JB/entwistle pick combo

I am assuming NZ alder is quite different to the stuff they use for fenders etc. This stuff is really soft and super easy to cut and machine (big plus there time and tools wise). Is very light weight as well. Had quite a lively mid range so is loud acoustically.

The snakeskin was SO MUCH easy to apply than the tolex ones I did..the skin softens with the glue and becomes really pliable so doing the edges was a piece of piss

All in all it sounds great

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Looks great mate :)
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BY willow13
#786785
AiRdAd wrote:10 out 10 for this one!!!!


yeah its super cool...although its a little bit weird when you are wearing a long sleeve shirt and the scales on the skin grab the cloth and your arm sticks to the guitar a little :rofl:
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BY jeremyb
#786790
HA! Super cool, you could use epoxy to make it smooth, get a glass like finish on top!