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Anybody has drawings for Harmony/Silvertone Jupiter?

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by metecem, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. metecem

    metecem Tele-Afflicted

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    Hello there,

    I failed to meet a deadline last year due to my lack of spraying experience. While I was talking to my customer, my wife had this gorgeous idea to offer him a second one free of charge which he took, of course, within a second.

    So I am thinking of a Harmony Jupiter or similar type of guitar with some ebony top.

    Does anyone have a template for one of these cuties?

    Cheers!

    Metecem
     
  2. R. Stratenstein

    R. Stratenstein Doctor of Teleocity

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    Metecem,

    Have you tried here?: http://www.gitarrebassbau.de/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=6&start=0
     
  3. triplefg

    triplefg TDPRI Member

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    I'd like to find a stratotone template as well... Might have to learn to use inkscape one of these days.
     
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  5. metecem

    metecem Tele-Afflicted

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    Yes, I have been there but all I can see is the little (and for me somehow unsexy) Stratotone.

    I think I'll go the usual "find a good front picture and scale it" way...

    It's not going to be an ebony top though... The ebony I have somehow warped badly.. I need to figure out how to get them flat again...
     
  6. crazydave911

    crazydave911 Poster Extraordinaire

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    Have you tried the "Big Print" program? LINK. All you need with it is a decent inkjet printer. I have used it several times with good results ;)
     
  7. metecem

    metecem Tele-Afflicted

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    Last time I looked it was windows only. Has anything changed? :)

    If I don't feel like dealing with it, i'll go qith gretsch electromatic :)
     
  8. I_build_my_own

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    This has worked for me before: Take a decent front picture with high resolution. Crop it to the outline of the guitar. Put it into a PowerPoint. Use the PowerPoint function to size the picture. If you cropped it to the exact outline then you can scale it up to where you need it i.e. 19 inches by x inches. Then print it into PDF. The use www.pdflib.com or http://www.lucubration.com/pdf-tile-printer
    which allows you to tile into individual pages for printing.

    Ich hoffe das hilft. :D
     
  9. metecem

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    Ich glaube ich schaffe das schon :) danke!


    Anyways, I'll first deal with the neck of my current build. Ain't gonna sweat the second one this time. I can't afford another delay.

    The guy will come in April to Istanbul to pick up the guitar. So the second will wait a little.

    Funny life. A guy from Istanbul making a guitar in Ghana for another guy in Berlin who will pick it up in Istanbul.

    Anybody wanna see the progress on the other (main) guitar? It's not a Tele though...
     
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    Heck yeh! :grin:
     
  11. storyboards27

    storyboards27 Tele-Meister

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    I have a '61 Silvertone 1420 I could trace for you if you like.

    [​IMG]

    Same body shape as the Jupiter I think.
     
  12. metecem

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    Oh yes!

    That is exactly what I am looking for!

    It would be so lovely if you could trace that for me.
     
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  14. metecem

    metecem Tele-Afflicted

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    Thank you Tezuka. I'll have a look at that as well!
     
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    Is that a short scale? Could you also measure the scale and post with copy of body?

    Thank you
     
  16. metecem

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    Did it Dave, now it's all your fault :)
     
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    So I noticed :D. It's fine by me ;)
     
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    Man, that 1420 is the ta-tas!
     
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    Not sure what model this one is but certainly the same body shape.

    [​IMG]
     
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    I'll go trace it right now. Probably won't be able to scan it in till Monday though. (Don't have a scanner at home, but I have a big one at work) The scale length is 24". Same as on my Harmony H53 Rocket. Great guitars.
     
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    62 Jazzmaster Friend of Leo's

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    A very kind person has given me a Silvertone Model 1420 project. I'm uploading photos to this album

    As it is being restored and in pieces, I'd be happy to take photos and measurements. I lack the skills for doing blueprints, though.

    [​IMG]
     
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