Gear Aquisition Syndrome is a serious disorder.... FX etc

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#790507
Jellybelly wrote:
Molly wrote:
Jellybelly wrote:
What the hell did you use to polish that with?
I have a gat that needs some of whatever has gone on there.
Awesome job BTW :thumbup:


Autosol and a Dremel wheel. I used a flexible extension on the Dremel as I'm worried about anything with a strong magnetic field being too close to pickups. I masked-off the frets with green painters' tape. Mucky, time-consuming business but worth it. Bit of lemon oil on the board itself to finish the job and pick up any polish remnants.


What spit and polish on the bodies?


Just furniture polish. Nothin' flash. :-)
#790510
Meguiars cleaner wax works pretty well. Otherwise ultimate compound + your favourite polish + any good carnauba based wax.
#790513
Molly wrote:
null_pointer wrote:
Single coil wrote:
Nah mate. Before and afters. Go.


Nobody appreciates weight loss without a 'before' pic...


Here we go then. After an afternoon of Dremel meditation.

Before:
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After:
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It has come up nice, I have to admit though, I love my buffing wheel. Takes all the elbow grease out of it ;)
#790532
looks like you got one of the last JJ's, i think there was only around 600 or so made when i was checking serials ages ago, mines is in the low 100's and i think was mid 90's
Is the board ebony?
Weird how different the specs were on a guitar that was a relatively small run. mine has rosewood board, bolt on neck, 1 pc wrap around bridge and was pre "diablo" pickups.
#790533
Wow, that looks amazing Brian! Positively gleaming! Just got back from the office mid-winter bowling. You inspired me to go and clean up my Pacifica. I went to the garage... feck it was cold! Went straight back in, lit the log burner and played with the new amp...
#790536
Green Bastard wrote:looks like you got one of the last JJ's, i think there was only around 600 or so made when i was checking serials ages ago, mines is in the low 100's and i think was mid 90's
Is the board ebony?
Weird how different the specs were on a guitar that was a relatively small run. mine has rosewood board, bolt on neck, 1 pc wrap around bridge and was pre "diablo" pickups.


Yes. Looks to be ebony. Glued, unfinished neck. I posted it on a Jackson forum for a bit of info. Thanks for the info above. Not sure what JJ means?

I had a Soloist (J5102) and a Rhoads the serial number of which ended with two letters. O something I think.

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#790538
Think JJ was "Jackson Junior". I know the JJ1 (mine) evolved into the JJ2 (yours),they were the US made Scott Ian sig. there was also a JJ4 but that was a much shittier model. i thought the JJ2 generally had a killswitch instead of a tone pot.
I may be wrong, but i think these were somewhere over $3k here when they were for sale, I remember seeing them new at rockshop and it was around the same as LP money back then.
#790540
Green Bastard wrote:Think JJ was "Jackson Junior". I know the JJ1 (mine) evolved into the JJ2 (yours),they were the US made Scott Ian sig. there was also a JJ4 but that was a much shittier model. i thought the JJ2 generally had a killswitch instead of a tone pot.
I may be wrong, but i think these were somewhere over $3k here when they were for sale, I remember seeing them new at rockshop and it was around the same as LP money back then.


The one I played a few decades ago had a kill switch.

It's a very posh guitar. I've a mate in the UK that collects Jacksons he'd love this one for all it's been a player.

Cheers for the info.
#790547
Jellybelly wrote:
Molly wrote:
Jellybelly wrote:Sulking because I was to slow on the Paloma of Si's :sick:
R7 goldtop collected yesterday about to be taken for a test drive 8)


Need pics of that one. Bit special. :-)


Couple of pic's :D
How's the Nash treating you :thumbup:

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Nice indeed, though Rhythm is missing an 'e' :lol:

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#791417
Starting to wonder where my klone is.
Emg set are well and truly on the way.
Strings for my wtf project are also on the way.
Wonder what else I’ve bought and forgotten about :lol:
#791456
bender wrote:Blond tolex, wheat grill cloth, Fender piggyback hardware, an Eminence EPS-15c 15" neo speaker, a set of '51 Nocaster tele pickups. I think that's all.


What a lovely mix.
#791457
Thanks Mister B.

The BOSS has some pluses, but the idea of a dongle just won't work in my environment. I'll break it, guaranteed. My old G30 served me well....probably 100's of gigs. But it is cheaply made, plasticky, and doesn't have the best range. Upgrade time.

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