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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-15-2004, 06:45 PM Thread Starter
 
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Abalome Jem another one

Hi guys,

Long time no hear.
I've been bussy on my own Abalone swirled JEM.
It's almost finished, but I can't wait any longer. So here are some picktures and of course the specs:
* Two piece alder body (computer routed)
* Maple Wizard neck (from RG550)
* Ebbony fretboard with piramide inlays (front: gr abalone, Side: rd abalone and Top: blue plastic)
* Dunnlop 6105 Fretwire
* All hardwear (Edge trem + Top Lock III, tuning machines and all the screws) recieved a new coating: layer of black zinc and a thin layer of clear coat (so all the hardwear is matt black)
* Pickupsimarzio Evolution DP159F (bridge), Dimarzio HS2 in single coil mode (middle) and Dimarzio Evolution DP158F (neck)
* Elektronics are all original (but new) from Ibanez Jem 7VWH accept the Push-Pull Tone pot witch is from a JS.
* The finish: I did it all by myself and I'm F*#ing proud of it (sorry for the language)
* And of course the clear pickguard, but not only that, also all the cavity plates are clear

So here are the pictures:







Enjoy and let me know what you think of it.

Johan
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post #2 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-15-2004, 06:48 PM
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Looks great!!!

Reminds me of a guitar i know
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Yeah I know.

The gus at Project Guitar told me to watch out for you since you love all swirls containing blue.
BTW: I like your Jem to, you should try swirling one yourself. It is so cool
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Yeah I know.

The gus at Project Guitar told me to watch out for you since you love all swirls containing blue.
BTW: I like your Jem to, you should try swirling one yourself. It is so cool
I am on Project guitar too you know I Moderate there as well

I dont have the patience to swirl myself. I let Darren 'the master' do it for me
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Yeah I know your on Project Guitar to.
I got a lot a help from Alex, since it was my first project ever
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nice work

i'm partial to mine, but it looks good i still might put toggles on, as those push/pull pots are a bit of a nuisance enjoy the axe... glen

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Yeah, I know that one is yours.
That's where I got the idea of doing one myself, because I loved the colours that were used.
I only wanted more of a MARBEL effect and fortunately I succeeded.
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That is a sweet swirl : D
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Holy smoke! That has got to be one of the top 5 swirls I have EVER seen! WOW! Please forgive me, but I have to be honest with you, Johan. I'm a suspicious-type person, and I have trouble believing that was your first project ever. At any rate, it's beautiful. Keep up the good work!!!!
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That is a really really nice swirl. Love the colors that you used. Good job!
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post #11 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-16-2004, 03:01 AM
 
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Congratulations Johan,

Another addition to the elite "BMC-Owners" club - and I do mean *elite*; I've, now, only seen 3 BMC's on the whole of Jemsite so far and they're all amazing.

Maybe we should turn this thread into a "Show-Off Your BMC" thread? ...

Btw, why did you also opt for the older style of neck-joint?
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Sweet work dude,I love that swirl ... Keep up the good work ;-)

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Congratulations Johan,

Another addition to the elite "BMC-Owners" club - and I do mean *elite*; I've, now, only seen 3 BMC's on the whole of Jemsite so far and they're all amazing.

Maybe we should turn this thread into a "Show-Off Your BMC" thread? ...

Btw, why did you also opt for the older style of neck-joint?
This and Glens are abalone swirls ... There is only 1 BMC that i know of

3 sweet one of a kinds if you guys don't mind me saying :-) I guess i'm gonna have to swirl something myself now ... And hey,Thanks to Simon i have a body spare to do it :-)

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Looks great!!!

Reminds me of a guitar i know
Which guitar would that be Simon? Do you have any pics you could post?

~K
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Looks great!!!

Reminds me of a guitar i know
Which guitar would that be Simon? Do you have any pics you could post?

~K
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>mlj275

Why are you selling this killer guitar?

And what happened to the JEM7V neck?


Just curious, it looks stunning
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