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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 04-21-2014, 03:28 PM Thread Starter
 
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I got this guitar from Jeff and changed a few things.
I put a clear pickguard on it and changed out the 5 way switch for a VLX53 with a blue switch tip.

I put 10s on it and made a few adjustments.
The guitar looks and plays great!

It has a Tone Zone in the bridge, EVO single in the middle and an Air Norton in the neck position.

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Thanks Jeff!
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Awesome! That one looks killer. I always liked those BMC´s ever since an early member did a custom one with a ATD swirl.
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Looks great! I thought that guitar always needed a clear guard. What do you think of Her'c swirl?

Also, where did you get the blue switch tip? I'm trying to dig up a set of blue knobs for my guitar that Livewire has.
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Great looking guitar! Is it basswood?
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That is an amazing job on the swirl!
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Great looking guitar! Is it basswood?
I don't know what the wood is???
I need to ask Jeff.
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Looks great! I thought that guitar always needed a clear guard. What do you think of Her'c swirl?

Also, where did you get the blue switch tip? I'm trying to dig up a set of blue knobs for my guitar that Livewire has.
The swirl looks even better in person!
I didn't do anything to the pics.
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Re: NGD; Thanks to Satchmo72

jeff what happened to i never going to sell this one
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post #9 of 20 (permalink) Old 04-22-2014, 12:25 AM
 
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I saw this in a pic that Jeff sent me... I bought his RG550 and was gonna ask him if he was selling this... nice score mate!
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post #10 of 20 (permalink) Old 04-22-2014, 01:07 AM
 
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Wow! That is quite awesome! Congratulations!
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post #11 of 20 (permalink) Old 04-22-2014, 01:57 AM
 
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Re: NGD; Thanks to Satchmo72

I remember when he was building that guitar. I think he had a thread asking which inlays he should use. I said vines, but it's hard to argue with the results.

Congrats, sebastian.
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post #12 of 20 (permalink) Old 04-22-2014, 08:05 PM
 
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Re: NGD; Thanks to Satchmo72

She is a beauty!!!! Herc did an amazing job on the swirl and it looks great in the sun!!!! The clear guard and blue switch tip look awesome. The only reason I did not do the pickguard is I was afraid to drill holes into the body. As far as the inlays, I never really liked the vines but love the pyramids so they won out.

Drags, there comes a time when all things have outlived their purpose, it had outlived mine but will be cared for and loved I'm sure.

The body is Alder.

Enjoy her man, it was a long process in both building her, and letting her go.

Jeff
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post #13 of 20 (permalink) Old 04-22-2014, 08:54 PM Thread Starter
 
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Thanks Jeff, I'll take good care of her.
I even bought a nice Ibanez case for her.
This guitar will stay with me for many years to come.
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That is s seriously amazing looking guitar...the clear guard looks great...really awesome guitar! congratulations!!!
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post #15 of 20 (permalink) Old 04-23-2014, 03:56 PM
 
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Re: NGD; Thanks to Satchmo72

Oh my god...that is simply beautiful you lucky bastard.

This is giving me tonnes of ideas for my next project as I just picked up an original BFP neck and pickups off evil bay.
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