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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-22-2004, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hey, i just got a bare wood JEM ready to get painted, was going to chrome it, but not too sure anymore... If anyone has a nice chromed guitar please tell me bout it. But anyways, since thats not working, i need some ideas on what to do... i was thinking of just painting it black like the jem10th... Any ideas? thx
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-23-2004, 04:32 AM
 
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I'd leave it the way it is. No paint at all.

And then there is the swirl of course...
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-23-2004, 05:28 AM Thread Starter
 
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really? How would you seal the guitar? I have no clue on finishes...
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-23-2004, 04:02 PM
 
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Stain It With Coffee & then seal it with any water based satin clearcoat.
Will look ace, trust me
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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-25-2004, 06:52 PM
 
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chrome it, that would be awesome to see a chrome jem!
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-25-2004, 07:18 PM Thread Starter
 
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yea im trying, but there are only 2 people who chrome guitars, and thats ggg and simsled and sims is 2x the amount ggg does it for, and ggg sucks... so its kind of a hard decision... not only that, a lot of money...
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-25-2004, 08:36 PM
 
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I'd paint it florescent green, and put a black pickguard on it. Kind of like this, but instead of pink and orange, I would go with a straight green/black motif:
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-25-2004, 09:37 PM Thread Starter
 
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dang that trem bar stuck between the trem n body is a good/bad idea... good caz u have a "fixed" bridge, and you have ur trem bar whenever u dont want a fixed bridge, but at the sametime it's bad for your body...
well i've been thinking and i got several good ideas for my body... thinking of making more than 1 guitar now... just need the money!!! haha... thx!
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