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post #31 of 45 (permalink) Old 01-19-2008, 06:57 AM
 
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That is pretty cool, how does it sound?
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that looks to be the the newer style floyd arm. the kind that screws on insted of screwing in. I guess that could have been added later though.

cool looking guitar.
Good eye, He forgot to send the floyd arm so that chrome one is off of another guitar I had laying around. The original is being mailed to me.

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That is pretty cool, how does it sound?
Sounds killer, I was actually surprised how playable and how good the guitar sounded.

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Good luck not breaking off the tips. Must be a good trick to get those tuners all lined up facing forward.
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Good luck not breaking off the tips. Must be a good trick to get those tuners all lined up facing forward.
Wow, I didnt even notice but your right all of tuning buttons (Skulls) are perfectly facing forward and the guitar is in perfect tune. Man thats just about as good as solving a Rubicks Cube LOL!

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That definitely started life as something else. That's a whacked banana heastock neck, and somebody more versed should be able to tell what kind of body that was by the control cover. That was a typical Despagni trick though. All those cut up wierd shaped guitars were parts cut up and assembled.
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Wow, I didnt even notice but your right all of tuning buttons (Skulls) are perfectly facing forward and the guitar is in perfect tune. Man thats just about as good as solving a Rubicks Cube LOL!

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Nah, it's easy. Tune the guitar, lock the nut, loosen the tuners until they are all facing forward.
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If you'd asked me, which you didn't, I'd say it was authentic. It is too ugly not to be authentic.
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Nah, it's easy. Tune the guitar, lock the nut, loosen the tuners until they are all facing forward.
You must of took apart the Rubiks cube when you were a kid and snapped it back together finshed didnt you LOL!

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That definitely started life as something else. That's a whacked banana heastock neck, and somebody more versed should be able to tell what kind of body that was by the control cover. That was a typical Despagni trick though. All those cut up wierd shaped guitars were parts cut up and assembled.
Agreed, that was Joe's MO I am told.

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If you'd asked me, which you didn't, I'd say it was authentic. It is too ugly not to be authentic.
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You must of took apart the Rubiks cube when you were a kid and snapped it back together finshed didnt you LOL!

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It's a lot easier to peel off the stickers & put em back "done"
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post #43 of 45 (permalink) Old 01-20-2008, 11:00 PM
 
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Congrats! If anything, the guitar's worth a few pages of yakkin' it up here at Jemsite.

Since it's got good tone, that's hopefully worth what you paid for it.
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Joe D does live in S.W. Florida. We have mutual friends. I can contact him with questions.
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that looks to be the the newer style floyd arm. the kind that screws on insted of screwing in. I guess that could have been added later though.

cool looking guitar.
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.... Sorry, I had to do it....

good info tho!
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