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heres some links to pictures of my bsb......

i took a lefty 550 body....stripped it....stained it ..burned it with a heat gun.....then clear coated it......

i bought the neck used off ****.........it had more wear than i really wanted...plus some cracks......

but it was professionally repaired and the frets leveled and polished........from Eric thanks....

but again it had alot of wear on it.....so i decided to burn it too........i think it turned out looking nice...

i had jennies pickguards to make me the pickguard......nice job he does thanks...........

pickguard paradise is making the rear covers and truss covers just waiting on them to arrive

it has a paf joe in the neck.......and a fred in the bridge
and all the wiring just like the js1000.....

im waiting on ibanez decal to arrive too so i can finish the neck

it will have some chrome parts some black

let me know what you guys think

http://www.tamiyaclub.com/showroom_model.asp?cid=35934&id=4625

http://www.tamiyaclub.com/showroom_model.asp?cid=37530&id=4625

my camera isnt the best....but the neck looks better in person

let me know what you think.....
 

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hi you mean the neck?........two reasons........one it help to blend in the cracks which although they been repaired there still visible and it bothered me............two...the neck has years of use on it...dirty stains on every inch of fret board.....beyond cleaning.. as i tryed..

adding the burn marks gives it charactor and with the poly clear coat they show up nicely
 

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.....the neck looks nice and straight still.....and the frets were leveled and poilshed......not sure how it will play.....i keep the heat gun moving so i hope i didnt damage it......if it doesnt work out....ill hunt for another neck..thanks for the comments too
 

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hi i didnt do anything to the body........it was a stock black lefty 550 before i stripped it...... waiting on a decal for the headstock then ill be ready to assemble it.and hopfully play it
 

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i took the neck outside to get some better pictures.......im geting a chrome silver decal for the headstock....then a few more clear coats over that and its done....i did have one black marker dot come out fromt he heat but i glued it back..........i think it looks cool.reminds me of the rootbeer ibanez i seen on **** yesterday

http://www.tamiyaclub.com/showroom_model.asp?id=4625&cid=37530&t=13122005221742
 

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