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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 02-25-2007, 08:55 AM Thread Starter
 
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Drilling a monkey grip?!

I have a sudden urge to drill a monkey grip in my rg 350. Am I just crazy and should clam down or should I do it?
http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h7.../rgwmonkey.jpg
Thats how it would look if done right. Okay im a hopeless dreamer of a jem7vwh but in sweden they are 4200 dollars and thats alot for a 13 year old ha!
Anyway, am i out of my mind?
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post #2 of 25 (permalink) Old 02-25-2007, 09:55 AM
 
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http://www.projectguitar.com/tut/handle.htm
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Man you may want to think about it. Cutting the handle is only half the work. It needs to be repainted after it. And if the work is not a1 you just destroyed the opportunity to sell that axe for a decent price ever.
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Re: Drilling a monkey grip?!

haha man id love to talk to u ova msn(me being 14^^ sweet and i wana jem to ) my mate did the job it was good but he had help with a pro u mite wana look into a pro for help man(u dont wana mess it up:S)
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english please.
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haha man id love to talk to u ova msn(me being 14^^ sweet and i wana jem to ) my mate did the job it was good but he had help with a pro u mite wana look into a pro for help man(u dont wana mess it up:S)
WTF are they teaching in English class these days?
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To talk in one massive sentance it seems.
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Am I just crazy and should clam down or should I do it?
You're not crazy, but yes you should calm down and not try to make a bloody RG into a JEM! It's wrong! It's stupid! Everyone will go "hey look, an RG350 with a monkey hole!". What's the point?

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Re: Drilling a monkey grip?!

why oh why would you want to cut what amounts to a silly hole in your guitar ?
would you also break out the router and complete the lions claw?
what about relocate the output jack ?

cutting a hole in your guitar just gives you a guitar with a hole in it, not a JEM.
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post #10 of 25 (permalink) Old 03-01-2007, 03:06 PM
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Exactly!

I was just talking about this same idea on the Ibanez forum.

"Hey everyone, I want a JEM but I can't afford one!"
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haha man id love to talk to u ova msn(me being 14^^ sweet and i wana jem to ) my mate did the job it was good but he had help with a pro u mite wana look into a pro for help man(u dont wana mess it up:S)
We should have a new forum rule...NO NETSPEAK!

Monkey Grip does not equal Jem...
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haha man id love to talk to u ova msn(me being 14^^ sweet and i wana jem to ) my mate did the job it was good but he had help with a pro u mite wana look into a pro for help man(u dont wana mess it up:S)
Hahaha, breathe dude, they're called periods and commas! Type a bit slower, huh?

On the topic, I drilled a monkey grip in mine for fun, and it was a neat little project. The directions at project guitar are what I used, and it turned out pretty nice, I decided not to paint over it because I liked seeing the grain, but it's pretty rough when it's done, so be sure to sand smooth.
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Re: Drilling a monkey grip?!

Actually it's not "drilling a monkey grip" It "routing a monkey grip" If you really want a monkey grip though. Pick up an older Jem for under a $1000.
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Just buy a real monkey, they can be picked up pretty cheap these days, then grip it.
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Just buy a real monkey, they can be picked up pretty cheap these days, then grip it.

HAHAHA
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