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  1. TRexF16 replied to the thread Old German Jazzbox: the dead shall rise again.

    Well, that's not surprising. Old Harmony acoustic archtop with case. Burst finish, pearl buttons, real nice. But the back was...

    Jul 19, 2018 at 10:18 PM
  2. TRexF16 attached a file to the thread NGBD (new guitar body day).

    Here's a translucent I did on an ash body. Nowhere near as spectacular grain as yours. This is surf green (ish) but pretty thin so the...

    IMG_6076.JPG IMG_6084.JPG Jul 19, 2018 at 9:53 PM
  3. TRexF16 replied to the thread Old German Jazzbox: the dead shall rise again.

    I can't make it to this but any Tucson guys that are inspired by this thread - this is a great starting point!...

    Jul 19, 2018 at 7:35 PM
  4. TRexF16 replied to the thread Walking a Thinline.

    This is looking really nice. One comment: If that's the bridge I think it is (I think maybe a MIM squire of some sort?) I bought one...

    Jul 19, 2018 at 2:58 PM
  5. TRexF16 replied to the thread NGBD (new guitar body day).

    It'll look nice with a dark grain-fill topped by the transparent color of your choice. That's what I'd do with it. It's a beaut! Rex

    Jul 18, 2018 at 7:14 PM
  6. TRexF16 replied to the thread Have Walnut, want body made.

    And no need to "shop" for templates unless you just want to. You can make your own from the pdf's linked in the first post on the third...

    Jul 18, 2018 at 12:28 PM
  7. TRexF16 replied to the thread Neck Humbucker, what wiring do I want?.

    http://www.tdpri.com/threads/a-new-guitar-for-my-neighbor.725762/ Here's a thread that has pics of what I did when I built a similar...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 6:42 PM
  8. TRexF16 replied to the thread Neck Humbucker, what wiring do I want?.

    When I built a similar guitar for a friend, I gave him Full series humbucker, split to slug coil, and split to screw coil. Three...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 6:39 PM
  9. TRexF16 replied to the thread Ibanez Talman Nashville tele with one volume & one tone. Why not?.

    Dug, I'm baffled by that little break in the line you mentioned. I expect it is just a drawing convention, not a schematic...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 6:34 PM
  10. TRexF16 replied to the thread Wilkinson Tremolo on a Strat.

    OK, so based on your description of the issues, if you don't consider this too big a project, I am going to recommend the Wilkinson WV6...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 5:26 PM
  11. TRexF16 replied to the thread Have Walnut, want body made.

    P.S. What are the dimensions of your two walnut boards?

    Jul 17, 2018 at 5:05 PM
  12. TRexF16 replied to the thread Have Walnut, want body made.

    I echo the others about DIY. Especially the neck pocket. That is for real the easiest part of a tele body build. You have everything...

    Jul 17, 2018 at 5:04 PM
  13. TRexF16 replied to the thread What does the cap do when the tone is dimed?.

    Ha, no whiskey sour(s) tonight. 0600 briefing time tomorrow - I'll need to be up around 0400. I may try to do the iPhone recording....

    Jul 16, 2018 at 11:21 PM
  14. TRexF16 replied to the thread Wilkinson Tremolo on a Strat.

    I guess we should have asked the most important question (this is assuming you have put your original tremolo back on, since you said...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 11:18 PM
  15. TRexF16 attached a file to the thread Ibanez Talman Nashville tele with one volume & one tone. Why not?.

    Forget about the individual pot for the middle P/U. Get a 5-way switch and use a push pull pot to add the neck pickup to any setting....

    Nashville add neck.jpg Jul 16, 2018 at 8:51 PM