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PRS build

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by moose13, May 14, 2016.

  1. moose13

    moose13 Tele-Holic

    510
    Nov 30, 2015
    USA

  2. moose13

    moose13 Tele-Holic

    510
    Nov 30, 2015
    USA
    i did some wet sanding and buffing today, gettin there

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    Last edited: Sep 3, 2016
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  3. PeterUK

    PeterUK Poster Extraordinaire

    Mar 4, 2003
    Nottingham, UK
    Try some heavy metal humbuckers. That should add weight to the body!

    Sorry, couldn't resist it.

    Loving the thread.

    :) Peter
     
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  4. oldrebel

    oldrebel Friend of Leo's Gold Supporter

    Oct 23, 2011
    Lynchburg Tennessee
    It looks great!!
     
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  5. Ash26

    Ash26 TDPRI Member

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    Very impressive work - looks fantastic!!
     
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  6. I_build_my_own

    I_build_my_own Friend of Leo's

    Mar 9, 2012
    New York
    That body looks droolalicious!!!!
     
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  7. John Nicholas

    John Nicholas Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 26, 2014
    Poughkeepsie, NY
    WOW! It's looking really awesome!
     
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  8. moose13

    moose13 Tele-Holic

    510
    Nov 30, 2015
    USA
    Thanks guys! its been quite the journey. As far as the weight, all put together it is perfect!
     
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  9. moose13

    moose13 Tele-Holic

    510
    Nov 30, 2015
    USA

  10. RickyRicardo

    RickyRicardo Friend of Leo's

    Mar 27, 2012
    Calgary, Alberta
    Future rock star!

    Beautiful job!
     
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  11. ZenGuitarist

    ZenGuitarist Tele-Holic

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    Jul 25, 2016
    Alberta, Canada
    Wow, it's gorgeous! Your son is a lucky young man.
     
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  12. Asmith

    Asmith Friend of Leo's

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    Nov 27, 2014
    Morley, England
    That's a beautiful finish on that gorgeous maple cap.

    This:
     
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  13. HairyChapter

    HairyChapter TDPRI Member

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    I just read the first page of this thread again.. Are you saying that this is only your second guitar?!

    It's spectacular in any case!
     
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  14. moose13

    moose13 Tele-Holic

    510
    Nov 30, 2015
    USA
    that would be true, thank you!
     

  15. boredguy6060

    boredguy6060 Friend of Leo's

    Mar 28, 2012
    Sou Cal
    It turned out just as beautiful as we thought it would.
    The color and grain look perfect, amazing work.
    So what's next?
     
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  16. moose13

    moose13 Tele-Holic

    510
    Nov 30, 2015
    USA
    Flying V
    I was into doing a Gibson style but the kid wants a Jackson Rhoads V. Big RR fan so what the heck. Should be pretty straight forward compared to this one
     
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  17. boredguy6060

    boredguy6060 Friend of Leo's

    Mar 28, 2012
    Sou Cal
    I would think so too.
    A Flying V should be easier than your current build.
    I'll be subscribed to that build thread as well.
    Very entertaining, and educational.
    Thanks for posting your work.
     
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  18. moose13

    moose13 Tele-Holic

    510
    Nov 30, 2015
    USA
    It will be painted black so it will be nice for a change. Should be fun!
     

  19. SweetClyde99

    SweetClyde99 Tele-Holic

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    Feb 1, 2016
    Jefferson City, MO
    Are you open to the idea of adopting a 30-year-old man and building him a guitar like that? I've got a job and a house and stuff, so I'd be pretty low-maintenance as far is kids go.
     
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  20. moose13

    moose13 Tele-Holic

    510
    Nov 30, 2015
    USA
    Hahahahahaa, you get an A+ for effort!
     
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