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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 03-13-2008, 05:59 PM Thread Starter
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New SWIRL Project!

Well, sometime ago I bought a really incredible "DNA CLONE" swirl project guitar from my friend Rikk Beatty.

I was astounded by the colors and the swirl - almost like a real DNA, and that's hard to do. So I tracked down te guy who swirled the guitar - he's an unknown nice guy who likes to keep a low profile- and we discussed building another one.

Well, I received the new one-piece ash body yesterday for the new project!

Check out the ultra-bright colors - and the awesome colors you don't see in the DNA's too....the purple is killing me!



There is no clearcoat on this- it's raw paint. Inagine how it will sparkle after clearcoating!!



Anyway, there's a little run on the back, but I'll get over it. I've got to really let it dry before it gets cleared, in the meantime I'm shopping for a cool neck and hardware.



I'll update as it comes together, but this will be a fun project!

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post #2 of 20 (permalink) Old 03-13-2008, 06:02 PM
 
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Wow! Great swirl. Should be one sexy axe.
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Now that IS sexy
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Nice swirl, but I believe the monkey grip is a little bigger than it is supposed to...
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Nice swirl, i'd be getting ET Guitars to make you a nice DNA style neck or something similar.
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That's awesome man, I'm in the middle of 3 swirl projects myself right now. So many decisions, it's starting to give me a headache. Beautiful swirl though.
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Nice swirl, but I believe the monkey grip is a little bigger than it is supposed to...
+1 on that statement, but the paint job is nice.
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First of: great swirl.
Reminds me of PERLE stuff.
I really dont like the seafoam green and the fadedgrey colors on this one.
The monkey grip looks a lil off too.
Anyway, let's see it complete!
Congratz!
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First of: great swirl.
Reminds me of PERLE stuff.
I really dont like the seafoam green and the fadedgrey colors on this one.
The monkey grip looks a lil off too.
Anyway, let's see it complete!
Congratz!
Yes. Nate Perle all the way. It's his style of swirling, his use of colour and less paint on the claw that gives it away.

+1 on let's see it complete!
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That's a beauty Jeff, can't wait to see this one finished. Looks like some pretty sweet lizard in there too.
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First of: great swirl.
Reminds me of PERLE stuff.
Congratz!
+1 i would be very surprised if it isnt?

i look forward to seeing it finished too
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Very sweet...
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Re: New SWIRL Project!

- Oh....that's lovely J-holic

Sweet and I think the seafoam green looks way cool and adds a certain dimention to the swirl! (no matter what Will says)

Look forward to seeing the project progress
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VERY NICE! - GOOD WORKMANSHIP IN THE DIP!!!
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He swirls amazingly well...
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