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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-12-2002, 02:20 PM Thread Starter
 
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Customizing ideas for 7s

If you can just post ideas for customizing, i'd be greatful.
(im creating a beast of a 7-string) it will start out as a RG7620 but end up like a UV.
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-12-2002, 02:52 PM
 
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I've always had a soft spot for oil-finished mahogany or walnut bodies.
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-12-2002, 03:50 PM
 
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Actually I'm in the process of creating my dream 7-string aswell.
Specs:
Alder UV body (angled jack+grip and claw)
Hum-Hum with green coils (no single)
Green knobs
clear pickguard
Neongreen/plum/black swirl (with a small surprise twist)

And if I have some cash left I'll have some custom inlay work done aswell.

So far for my current project (RG7-620 is already in my posession and I have put out an order for the body with Eddie Kolesar)

Greetz,
Jay
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-12-2002, 04:40 PM
 
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It's all about putting what you like into it. I dig figured wood and am in the process of doing two custom Sevens, most likely both will be highly figured woods, just having trouble decided which type to go with.
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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-12-2002, 04:41 PM
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Pssst, Gresh, Quilted Maple

Chud, you mean something like this or this?
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-12-2002, 05:08 PM
 
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Hint- if you have something made for you, make sure you use somebody from this site.
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-12-2002, 07:51 PM
 
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I gotta go with Gresh here. Figured tops are where it's at for me. I'm also partial to maple boards and really dig the no-inlay look. I'd also go with a seven in a H-S-S configuration as I've got the H-H configuration covered with my RG7CT and RG2027.

To each his or her own...

Randy
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-13-2002, 12:36 AM
 
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Remember: SWIRLED 'UV' RULEZ!!!!!

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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-13-2002, 11:07 AM Thread Starter
 
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I'd love to get new stuff like pickups and Bodys but to be honest, it's more of a Self Customizing Guitar. I was going to get some stuff like: pickguards, pickups, inlays etc. but i cant afford big customizations. I have changed my mind and are doing

RG basswood body w/ custom made white Universe scrachplate
Scratchplate= 1 hum
1 Blaze II hum (green)

what im trying to do is to get the same style guitar as Munky of Korns First UV guitar (UV7BK) If anyone has seen this i think they'd agree it looks quite cool.


P.S Eddie Kolesar.......neither really although I like the look of the red UV
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