This Cleaned Up Nicely

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Bones, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. MattyK-USA

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    Sweet! You have to like that. Now, it's time to go play it! :)
     
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  2. stratoman1

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    I like !!!
     
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    How on earth did you get it looking that good? Put it in the dishwasher??
     
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    0000 steel wool,some dunlop cleaner and some Howard brand cutting board oil.
     
  5. RoscoeElegante

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    Beautiful work, and fine pix, too!

    What do you recommend for cleaning a gunked-up fingerboard? And for general body cleaning/polishing?

    EDIT: I see your reply above, now:
    "0000 steel wool,some dunlop cleaner and some Howard brand cutting board oil."
     
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  6. String Tree

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    Looks like everything a Gibson should be.
    Nice find!
     
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    Very nice job! Looks great! And the simplicity of the guitar makes it even more so!
     
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  8. Bones

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    Very few "moving parts" nothing to buzz or rattle.
     
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    I like the look of the chicken head knobs, but I often use the edge of my palm to do volume swells, so they wouldn't work for me. Looks great!
     
  10. archetype

    archetype Fiend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    I followed the marketing of these things and never saw a clear finished one from any US vendor. Yours is a mystery. Cool guitar.
     
  11. DHart

    DHart Friend of Leo's

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    Looks AWESOME, what a nice guitar.

    What are the pickups? Gibson single coils? What do they sound like?
     
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    This is when you say, the guitar is done.

    MojoAxe CWT 1950's Style Compensated Tailpiece


    http://www.mojoaxe.com/
     
  13. Bones

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    Ahhh, I don't really do volume swells so that never occurred to me.
     
  14. Bob Womack

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    The look of the thing reminds me of the Gibson Ripper/Grabber basses of the '70s.

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    Note that they used speed knobs. Might be cool as well.

    Bob
     
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    The Melody Maker looks gorgeous after your decontamination! I'd break a couple of The Ten Commandments for that. :D
    I was once given a Strat copy in more or less the same condition (even the gig bag was splattered with bird droppings). It cleaned up nicely as well and is now one of my favourites after a little modifying. It's actually next to me as I type this.
     
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