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post #1 of 53 (permalink) Old 09-05-2009, 09:18 AM Thread Starter
 
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Self-made Swirl JEM

Hello everyone,

I'm new around here.

It must be in the early 90ies when this virus infected me by listing to Mr. Vai's Passion and Warfare. Not really the music but the guitar on the front cover knocked me out. Wow! I got home, took my old classic guitar and went to the garage of my parents and tried to get this guitar look like the swirled one from the cover. As you can imagine, this classic guitar found it's way to the bulk garbage I didn't forget this, after all these years.

I bought a S470B a few month ago and was infected by the Ibanez virus again. A few month ago I thought about doing my own Swril JEM modell. Sad to say that no one in Germany seems to be able to do a swirl paint job (and I talked to nearly every paintshop and luthier. So the project seemed to be lost before it really started...

I did a lot of internet research and did a lot of paint tests in the last month and a month ago I swirled my first guitar body. A JEM Body of course

I finished the guitar yesterday evening and I proudly present my VVolverine JEM 'Revelation' to you. Comments are welcome...















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post #2 of 53 (permalink) Old 09-05-2009, 10:11 AM
 
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Re: Self-made Swirl JEM

excellent job..
keep it up !
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post #3 of 53 (permalink) Old 09-05-2009, 10:30 AM
 
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like i said y-day: great work with a lot of mojo…nice swirl°°
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post #4 of 53 (permalink) Old 09-05-2009, 11:25 AM
 
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Dude, that swirl is just perfect. On top of that, whered you get a DNA neck?? Congrats!
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post #6 of 53 (permalink) Old 09-05-2009, 12:33 PM
 
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Re: Self-made Swirl JEM

One of the best swirls I've ever seen. Most swirls usually don't focus much on red/orange, so it's pretty unique too.
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post #7 of 53 (permalink) Old 09-05-2009, 02:26 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Self-made Swirl JEM

Thank for your nice comments. The neck was made by Christopher Woods. Due to many negative things I read about him, this neck is a fine, absolut perfect job.

@ Jaden : Thanks again for the Pickups. I hope you reply to my email soon...

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Someone in Germany knows how to swirl
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post #9 of 53 (permalink) Old 09-05-2009, 02:46 PM
 
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One of the best swirls I've ever seen. Most swirls usually don't focus much on red/orange, so it's pretty unique too.
Exactly... One of my favorite guitars in Vai's gallery is the orange MC. This one reminds me of it, and i dare say i like it even more
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post #10 of 53 (permalink) Old 09-05-2009, 03:21 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Self-made Swirl JEM

Hi again,

I got some PMs about the neck. Here's a photo of the complete guitar and another one of the headstock. I kept it in glossy black with no decal. Maybe I will change that someday





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Very nice!
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Nice swirl! Got more pictures of other swirls you did?
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Nice swirl! Got more pictures of other swirls you did?
Thanks. Yes of course. There you go...

This was the first one I ever swirled.



But I sanded it off again and swirled it to a Diabolo Swirl.



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Dude, youre gonna start getting a lot of emails... And not just from the german crowd
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horns high on the swirl...killer job man...keep it up!!!
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