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post #1 of 39 (permalink) Old 12-30-2008, 03:47 PM Thread Starter
 
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Lava Swirl Jem - Finally Finished

Just got around to finishing this guitar last weekend after a long time getting parts and such. The body is from a fellow jemsite member, "dgbaker33". Swirl patterns looks great. Most hardware from "For_The_Love_Of_Jems". Thanks for shipping the parts out quickly.

This is the first time I am putting everything together including the electronics. Getting the parts to fit like deepening the trem insert holes in the body can be scary, especially if you drill through the body. Now its only missing covers which I have to custom make it because of the non-standard dimensions. What do you guys think of the colour combination?







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Jeez! That is absolutely a beautiful swirl! It really has a character that I haven't seen in any other JEM- it looks like a DNA almost in that last picture. That is top class. I'm loving the busy-ness of that swirl too. Really does look molten. Congrats on a class build!
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Awesome swirl man, love it!
Enjoy her!!!
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Turned out great!! If you can, send these pics to my email address; [email protected]
Id like to save them in my scrapbook of swirls.

I really like the pup/pickguard on this!!
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Thanks all for your kind words. dgbaker33, sure, I will send you the pictures. Thanks.
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Fantastic job! I love the action in there and great choice of colors too!
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Wow. I really really really do not like swirls at all (please dont kill me). But this one is amazing, the colors seem to be perfect to me.

I want one
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I think the pups should have been

Orange
Yellow

Red

Yellow
Orange

or something similar.
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It's awesome but reminds me my hot dog when it hitted the ground and catchup and mostard spreaded around it bwahahahahahahaha
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a shiny ebony board w/o inlays would really complement the swirl colors.

it looks like another planet. I like it.
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Re: Lava Swirl Jem - Finally Finished

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I think the pups should have been

Orange
Yellow

Red

Yellow
Orange

or something similar.
Wish I coulf get orange as well. But i will be a mammoth task to get one from Dimarzio custom made. So I guess, we just have to make do just likeanything else in life...
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Looks mad should put yellow knobs on it.
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A dgbaker swirl I remember this swirl I like it the guitar looks great.

How does it play?
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It is beautiful, great job!

They won't make orange pups? You asked? What did they tell you?
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They can't make orange.

Nice guitar!
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