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Jay wrote: Mon May 06, 2024 1:49 pm Guitar officially 2 gram lighter after Rounding the fretboard. Didn't realise it was growing hair as well


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Phwoar, I usually have to set my amp for hair and you've got it falling off your fretboard :lol:
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NippleWrestler wrote: Mon May 06, 2024 2:25 pm I installed some 1978 Maxon U1000 pickups in my Greco today (same pickup as Ibanez Super 70), and also changed the wiring to something a bit more interesting.

Instead of the usual vol and tone for each pup like the classic LP setup, I've wired it so now it's:

Volume for neck
Volume for bridge
Master treble cut (bridge tone)
Master bass cut (neck tone)

Surprisingly useful.

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Talking bout classics. On my bench is this 04 Classic. Stock. Tidy.
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I love blue quilted Maple, first time trying Keda dyes
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ChAoZ wrote: Wed May 08, 2024 10:36 pm I love blue quilted Maple, first time trying Keda dyes
Nice body shape too! Very 7-string metal! Are the dyes imported powder or liquid?

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Lostininverness wrote: Thu May 09, 2024 8:42 pm Nice body shape too! Very 7-string metal! Are the dyes imported powder or liquid?
Thanks, these dyes were mixed from powder

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Finally got around to fitting proper frets on the maton:)

Suspect a new nut will be required.
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So, is that low alcohol or no alcohol at all? mmmm, no alcohol, do you want to try it? Noooooooooo.

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Bg wrote: Sat May 11, 2024 10:13 am Finally got around to fitting proper frets on the maton:)

Suspect a new nut will be required.

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Looking GREAT ! nice ends.
Definitely worth a nut

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Timoes wrote: Wed May 08, 2024 3:18 pm 20240508_151334_resized.jpgTalking bout classics. On my bench is this 04 Classic. Stock. Tidy.
Classy
Particularly the beroca wees inlays

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StrummersOfThunder wrote: Sat May 11, 2024 10:22 am
Bg wrote: Sat May 11, 2024 10:13 am Finally got around to fitting proper frets on the maton:)

Suspect a new nut will be required.

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Looking GREAT ! nice ends.
Definitely worth a nut
Only needs a nut if the old one is too low - the frets were tiny and now its got jumbos :D
So, is that low alcohol or no alcohol at all? mmmm, no alcohol, do you want to try it? Noooooooooo.

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yep needed a new nut :) a zero fret at the first fret is not a good idea!
So, is that low alcohol or no alcohol at all? mmmm, no alcohol, do you want to try it? Noooooooooo.

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Not on mine. This needs a full overhaul to bring it back to its former glory (if there ever was any). It is a No. 4.

BG's work bench has first right of refusal. Shipping to BG on me.

If it goes to anyone else then shipping costs are yours.

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Jay wrote: Mon May 27, 2024 7:42 pm Not on mine. This needs a full overhaul to bring it back to its former glory (if there ever was any). It is a No. 4.

BG's work bench has first right of refusal. Shipping to BG on me.

If it goes to anyone else then shipping costs are yours.


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Ooh thanks muchly, I will take if that’s ok, I’ve a box of spares which may come in handy!

I got a No.3 recently which is very cool now it’s refurnished.

I need to post pics of my current hoard! As waiting until I’d made a till!
So, is that low alcohol or no alcohol at all? mmmm, no alcohol, do you want to try it? Noooooooooo.

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Be gone white shiny plastic dots. Made new dots with Fimo clay - Sand. Drilled the mould into 5 mm steel. Turned out mostly good, but I don't recommend using fimo - as you sand everything flat the "clay" holds onto fragments and colours the dot further. Or maybe let the Fimo harden even more (post oven baking), to get really hard. Maybe a month or two.

Still looks a mile better than the cheap looking dots prior.
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Bg wrote: Tue May 28, 2024 12:29 pm
Jay wrote: Mon May 27, 2024 7:42 pm Not on mine. This needs a full overhaul to bring it back to its former glory (if there ever was any). It is a No. 4.

BG's work bench has first right of refusal. Shipping to BG on me.

If it goes to anyone else then shipping costs are yours.


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Ooh thanks muchly, I will take if that’s ok, I’ve a box of spares which may come in handy!

I got a No.3 recently which is very cool now it’s refurnished.

I need to post pics of my current hoard! As waiting until I’d made a till!
All yours. PM delivery details please.

Do post a photo or two once it has been restored dear Sir.
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