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COMPLETED : Scatter Lee's Rosewood Strat 2015 Challenge Build

Discussion in '2015 TDPRI GSM Build Challenge' started by Scatter Lee, Jun 13, 2015.

  1. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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  2. Scatter Lee

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    ready for lacquer, and the toe shot, I've built this guitar barefoot so far

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    gave it about six heavy coats of clear

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    hung it in the sun a little while

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    hanging under the fan in the AC for a while

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  3. btgulledge

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    Hey scatter that a pretty guitar you built!!

    I really like the way you marked out your frets, I was wondering what material you used for the "story stick" ? I have been trying to print out fret scales on the computer but they are always a little off, your way should be dead on and less paper wasted.

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  4. Scatter Lee

    Scatter Lee Friend of Leo's

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    Thanks, seemed like the thing to do, this is the first time i built a Fender with and actual Fender in hand, the frets matched up exactly with all my other tele builds (that i printed from the pc) i just used a straight quarter round shoe molding left over from a remodel job
     
  5. btgulledge

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    of coarse, prepainted quarter round. I thought maybe it was the back of a tape measure.

    thank you sir
     
  6. Scatter Lee

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    got the pickups in and all wired up

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  7. btgulledge

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    Your bridge pickup looks different than the rest. Something special?

    edit: I like the pickgaud and covers color choice.
     
  8. Scatter Lee

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    looks like a base plate, can't wait to hear them
     
  9. DrASATele

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    neither can I ;)
     
  10. Scatter Lee

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    wet sanded today with 320, 400, 600 and 1500 grit, then 3M rubbing compound

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  11. speedy mcfeely

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    Just stunning. Beautiful.
     
  12. RickyRicardo

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    Wow Scatter! Awesome and shiny!
     
  13. Scatter Lee

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    sanded the neck down good and re-sprayed the headstock and base

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  14. Dasher

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    Gee, you've finished and I'm still setting my shop up!
     
  15. Barncaster

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    I was hoping you'd knock the gloss off of the back of the neck. Well done.
     
  16. Mojotron

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    Awesome job! I'm all about the shine!! I guess you have time now, perhaps Mr Gator will become the case?
     
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    You should have donged that little fella on the noggin with the neck butt Shane for some "real" mojo!

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    this.....:D

    I just gotta say.. I hope Scatter's got them gators trained or something... they look hungry. Hate to hear someday that someone this talented gets nibbled on by godzilla's distant cousin.:lol:

    But yeah.. It's 110 all day everyday in AZ and I have no ac in the garage.. so Im just setting up too.

    This is a great thread.

    Newbcaster
     
  19. Scatter Lee

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    I have a big mess to cleanup

    really just wanted to fill the pores on the back, this neck in bare wood is so smooth and fast I didn't even want to paint it

    not this year, another guitar build waiting on me

    done that

    but it's a dry heat right? :p I could only do ten minutes at a time in my shop.
    I was wading in the river pulling lilly pad roots and looked down at a gator about two feet from me, really snuck up on me, he got bonked on the head with my shovel
     
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    Wow, that looks great!! I love the shine.
     
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