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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-08-2013, 04:20 PM Thread Starter
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NGD and transformation

I was looking for a hardtail to make it easier to downtune. Got this MIJ '01 RG421 to fit the bill. Spent some hours this weekend doing a thorough clean-up. Polished the body and headstock. Cleaned the board and polished frets. Has a nice dark rosewood board. Removed the pickups and installed a white pickguard that I modified for a back route. Made a custom insert for the single slot. Installed a set of blue Dimarzio IBZ/USA F2/F4 pickups. The wiring is a little screwy but it's quiet and haven't figured out how to get it like the 421 set-up. Position 1 bridge, p2 south bridge and north neck, p3 both, p4 neck split, p5 neck. Have to take it to practice Wednesday and see how it sounds through the Legacy. Sounds good in my Crate.
Here's some shots of before during and done.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-08-2013, 04:34 PM
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Well done, let us know how it sounds. good call on the p/u combo, can't go wrong
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-08-2013, 09:03 PM
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Re: NGD and transformation

That is a great color combo!!!

Nice job!!!!
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