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  1. Macrogats replied to the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    Yes and no. :p I’ll get some pics and explain later.

    May 29, 2020 at 5:14 PM
  2. Macrogats liked Captain Nutslot's post in the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    It’s coming along nicely dude, I likes! Question! Do you still have the Ibanez Blazer???

    May 29, 2020 at 5:12 PM
  3. Macrogats liked dazzaman's post in the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    That is great progress you have been making on it. Looking great.

    May 29, 2020 at 5:11 PM
  4. Macrogats liked eallen's post in the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    Man, just too cool! Love it! Eric

    May 29, 2020 at 5:11 PM
  5. Macrogats liked peeweepete's post in the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    Ha, authentic buttcrack included! :cool:

    May 29, 2020 at 5:11 PM
  6. Macrogats attached a file to the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    This is the initial first facet carve [ATTACH] Then into beginning the second [ATTACH] Then starting to shape it around...

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  7. Macrogats replied to the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    So all that work was over the last week or so, and today’s progress was to get onto the neck carving. Some guys on here rave about how...

    May 29, 2020 at 4:18 AM
  8. Macrogats replied to the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    The real fact with that kinda dirty Humbucker fir the neck, was that the pole pieces alignment was all wrong. They’re set at 50mm,...

    May 29, 2020 at 4:10 AM
  9. Macrogats attached a file to the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    Then I got a little adventurous a wondered what a second pup may do with this guitar?? A normal Tele setup? [ATTACH] Or maybe a...

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  10. Macrogats attached a file to the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    Next up was routing out for the pup. Sort out correct placement [ATTACH] Drill out some relief holes [ATTACH] Bring out the...

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  11. Macrogats attached a file to the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    Next up was setting the pots. Drilled out the holes and checked em out from the back. I had mentioned earlier that I may need to take...

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  12. Macrogats liked peeweepete's post in the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    Whew! Nice save once again. Good job!

    May 29, 2020 at 3:38 AM
  13. Macrogats attached a file to the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    Here’s a better string line set up! [ATTACH] May look a little wonky, but those fret ends haven’t been trimmed yet!

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  14. Macrogats attached a file to the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    The tuners are off an old relic neck I purchased ages ago, and have a certain patina that will work for this project. Not perfectly aged...

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  15. Macrogats attached a file to the thread Macrogats 2020 Brotherhood Build - Route 66 Barbycaster.

    The next lot of pics may be a little out of whack, but after completing the fret work, I set the neck, then got on with bridge...

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