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post #1 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-10-2004, 07:27 AM Thread Starter
 
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Purple swirl Universe finished

Okay, here are some pics of my purple swirled universe, which I just finished (as some of you may remember, it was a UV7bk 97 which I bought a few weeks ago). I'm really pleased with it, it plays lovely, and I think it's good to see another swirl which is more subtle than the usual day-glo colours (although I do love them aswell - I'm still waiting for a PAW swirl RG to come back from Herc Fede). Although I'm saying that it's finished, I'm quite tempted to buy a dremel and put some matching pyramids in the fingerboard, but that will have to wait . Anyway, hope some of you guys like it too .

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post #2 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-10-2004, 07:49 AM
 
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That's definitely one of the best looking univs I have ever
seen! I'd gladly lick this candy! And purple pyramids would make her
even prettier. Very very nice.
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post #3 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-10-2004, 08:31 AM
 
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That thing is gorgeous! I dare say it would be perfect if it were rear-routed.
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post #4 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-10-2004, 08:56 AM
 
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That is just lovely! Very nice indeed! Congrats!!!
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post #5 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-10-2004, 10:40 AM
 
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Well done, man.
Love it!
Next time, just do a 'front plate' to hide electronix, just like Herc does...
The clear coat seems perfect!
Keep trying and trainning, man!
Keep up the awesome work.
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SWEEEEEEEEEETTTTTTTTTTTTT!!!!! Congratz dude!

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post #7 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-10-2004, 11:28 AM
 
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Awesome work dude! Looks great. I think it would look better with a black scratchplate or something though. But apart from that its looking good.
Congrats!

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post #8 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-10-2004, 12:45 PM
 
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WOW

The finish is very subtle yet beautiful without looking too "flash." Superb job, man.
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post #9 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-11-2004, 04:58 PM
 
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I like the clear pickguard, you should put an LED or two in the electronics cavity, that would be cool.
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post #10 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-11-2004, 05:40 PM
 
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Hohohoho, what a sweet nice swirl!.
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post #11 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-11-2004, 08:12 PM
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Congrats on a fantastic looking guitar!

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post #12 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-11-2004, 10:19 PM
 
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That does look really good, methinks. Nice colors, and nice swirl. Very even distribution.
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post #13 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-12-2004, 12:03 AM
 
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It looks like a sunset!
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post #14 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-12-2004, 04:10 AM
 
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i cant see it...
link doent work i think...????
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post #15 of 28 (permalink) Old 07-12-2004, 07:02 AM
 
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That's amazing! I agree with the others, it looks great and is effective yet it's not over top. I like the see through pick guard, I always thought it wouldn't look good but it acctually looks really cool being able to see the insides.
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