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NCGD: The Strat

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Hi all,

Just thought I'd share this new guitar custom guitar I recently finished here in Japan with the help of Kerry Truscott all the way from New Zealand. Kerry is awesome! I was getting tired of searching for the right one so I decided to make one to my spec. Was hard to decide the colours too as I didnt want anything too flashy. It was a pain in the ass to paint but i got there in the end.

Body:
Sapele, Ash Top with Cream Binding.
Paint: Polyurethane/ Stain
Side Jack

Neck:
Custom Wenge Neck with Pau Ferro top
Stainless steel frets (Same size as the Fender American guitar)
Custom Graphtec Nut
Radius: 10"-14"

Hardware:
Wilkinson VS100 Bridge (My Favourite)
Schaller lock
Custom Black Knobs
Gotoh Nickel Relic tuners (Not so relic)
ESP Tone Springs
Engraved Japanese neck plate

Electronics
Superswitcher
Cloth wire
RetroSpec Pots (500k A & B)
Japanese Made Mini Switch
Capacitor: Ovaltone
Custom Pickguard

Pickups
Bridge: Seymour Duncan TB-16
Middle: Seymour Duncan Duckbucker
Neck: Seymour Duncan Red Devil



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I also repainted my previous guitar in someone elses room: (Shh)

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Guitars:
1:) Custom Stratocaster Handmade (Sapele body - Wenge) HSS
2:) Custom Stratocaster Handmade (Sapele/Ash body, Wenge Neck) HSS

Amp:
Custom 2w Dumble Style amp with matching cabinet - mahogany enclosure, EV SRO12 Speakers

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Re: NCGD: The Strat

Post by hamo »

Wow that's nice.
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Post by Reg18 »

Wow! They look amazing!

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Post by Lyle »

They both look awesome!

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Fark! Lovely!
All the gear... absolutely no idea...

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Thanks! it plays really really good and easy to shred in. haha
Guitars:
1:) Custom Stratocaster Handmade (Sapele body - Wenge) HSS
2:) Custom Stratocaster Handmade (Sapele/Ash body, Wenge Neck) HSS

Amp:
Custom 2w Dumble Style amp with matching cabinet - mahogany enclosure, EV SRO12 Speakers

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Wow. Beautiful, congrats!
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Tidy

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Post by StratMatt »

Wicked man, very talented.
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Very nice looking Strat :)

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Works of art. Congrats
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Post by willow13 »

That looks awesome Thomas..I like the idea of Sapele/Ash (I think the first guitar I ever built may have been that combo...but was so long ago I can't remember for sure. I know the top was Ash but not sure of the bottom, might have to sand it down to check :rofl:
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Sounds like the path to take to get what you want.

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Thanks guys! was a pain to make but was definitely fun all then way down to every bit of the guitar. I think I'll build a telecaster now.
Guitars:
1:) Custom Stratocaster Handmade (Sapele body - Wenge) HSS
2:) Custom Stratocaster Handmade (Sapele/Ash body, Wenge Neck) HSS

Amp:
Custom 2w Dumble Style amp with matching cabinet - mahogany enclosure, EV SRO12 Speakers

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Re: NCGD: The Strat

Post by rickenbackerkid »

Stunning. Love the look of a bound Stratocaster.

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