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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-12-2008, 01:35 PM Thread Starter
 
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Question "Jem" ideas. Tell me your opinion!

So, I started thinking that maybe doing a swirl on my own, ain't the best idea after all. Thought about a solid colour RG/JEM. My dreamguitar is a JEM777VBK and so I started making new colours one with Virtual JEM.

Here's what I've now:
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa...r/DSC00678.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa...r/DSC00681.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa/Osat/DSC00647.JPG

I'll get a new neck with vine, of course

Here's some colour schemes:
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa...r/Jem_Blue.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa...een_Orange.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa..._Green_Red.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa...Jem_Orange.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa...or/Jem_Red.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa.../Jem_White.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa...hite_Maple.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa...Jem_Yellow.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa..._%f3ranssi.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa..._keltainen.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa...a_punainen.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa...ra_sininen.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa..._sininen_2.JPG
http://ameba.lpt.fi/~vilkmati/Sontaa..._sininen_3.JPG

My favorites so far are yellow and white. Will have a black pickguard in there, too. And the fretboard has to be ebony.

Was thinking about having EVH style stripes on the body, as well, but I like it simple thoug. So pure black would be nice.

Which one would you have rather?
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 03-12-2008, 03:38 PM Thread Starter
 
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C'mon.. That bad?
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The pics are taking forever to load. You might want to open a photobucket acct, upload them there and then post the links.

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The pics are taking forever to load. You might want to open a photobucket acct, upload them there and then post the links.

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Yeah, I know. Usually that's a really fast site but they've had some problems today and so it's quite slow =(
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Re: "Jem" ideas. Tell me your opinion!

have you tried all green pickups, abalone vine and abalone topped knobs? that would be killer on an ebony board.

the all white rig with a MOP vine on ebony would look good, too. pretty classic. like a blend of jemvwh and jem10th.

i think you might want to try a green/yellow combo and a yellow or green vine.

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have you tried all green pickups, abalone vine and abalone topped knobs? that would be killer on an ebony board.
I'm spending the night now at work and of course cannot use the virtual jem program But gotta try that.

I still think that number one will be the yellow one. I love 777VBK and 777VDY so combining those would be nice. I like it simple and high contrast.
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Anybody who knows me knows my choice:
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Really nice. Would prefer a snow-white vine in there, though!
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As long as you don't got the monkey grip or the lions claw, I suggest you drop the vine as well.
I think it lookes kinda cheap and fake if you only got a jem neck there to make it a "jem".
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+1 for no vine. Leave it off. And whats with wanting to paint an RG body black? Surely there are enough of them lying around . . .
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Anybody who knows me knows my choice:
I know so many people hate black guitars and go on and on about it, but to me that is the best looking JEM I've seen. I don't want a skittles regurgitaion (swirl) or ultra flashiness I want a guitar that will still be cool looking in 20, 30, 40 years.

No, black isn't my favorite guitar color, far from it, but I just think all these neons and swirls are really just dudes who can't give up the 80s. Even Steve did, he plays a white JEM. That's the one that stand the test of time.
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aLL ORANGE VINE WITH ALL ORANGE PUPS

However, I think they should do OMC=Orange Multi Color next. Like Vai's prototype.
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As long as you don't got the monkey grip or the lions claw, I suggest you drop the vine as well.
I think it lookes kinda cheap and fake if you only got a jem neck there to make it a "jem".
I'm not trying to do a Jem. I'm trying to do a nice looking guitar that's nice to play and fits my budget.
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I'm not trying to do a Jem. I'm trying to do a nice looking guitar that's nice to play and fits my budget.
Okey. But I still think you'd be better off if you without the vine. I'm afraid this will look like a chibanez.
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Don't you all just hate me?

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