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Igork´s 2012 Challenge Build Thread

Discussion in '2012 TDPRI Tele Build Challenge' started by igork, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. rcole_sooner

    rcole_sooner Poster Extraordinaire

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    This is what I was wondering about.

    I was thinking maybe just really thin, or even water based.

    I hope Igork responds, as this was my #1 question and amazement.

    Inquiring minds want to know. :D
     
  2. czook

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    The simplicity and quality are stunning. I have a snake phobia, so that part kinda creeps me out, but the snakehead is beautiful. The finish is perfect. Looking forward to finding out what types of finishes you used.

    Can the first to finish also win the all around? :)
     
  3. Muzikp

    Muzikp Friend of Leo's

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    First off great job Igork, that guitar sounds great and nice groove you were playing. The guitar looks stunning.

    Regarding the fast lacquer cure, my Dad has a special heat lamp that he uses to cure his lacquer, something he used to use in the automotive industry when he did show cars on a tight schedule. I swear he can get his guitar lacquer cured and polished in 2 days. This is possibly what is being used here? :confused:

    I need to get me one of those lamps but they are almost $400 :eek:
     
  4. chippertheripper

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    Pretty dope man. I hope you enjoy it for a lot longer than it took you to build.
     
  5. Veebus52

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    Beautiful work and guitar! There's definitely a Snakehead in my future.
     
  6. telemaster1953

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    great job.
     
  7. JBennett

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    Hey. Quick work! Nice building, finishing, wrangling (the snake), and playing.
     
  8. igork

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    Thanks a lot for congratulation, I want thanks specialy to Tdpri forum for Build Challenge, everybody got chance demonstrate skills and courage to build his guitar, it is very inspirational.
    Last year I don´t finish my project, it was very time-consuming and I overestimated my strength, this year I had luck and not so demanding design as last year.
    I wish good luck to all participants of Build Challenge
    Thanks again...
    Igor
     
  9. Amerigo

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    Wow. Can I use the word "flabbergasted" here? Wow.
     
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    I'll add my congratulations to the mix, and remind you...

    You still owe us a post with the quick nitro secrets. :D
     
  11. collectiveoasis

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    great work, congrats on the speed win!
     
  12. igork

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    Here is lacquer which I did use for this guitar:
    it´s sandable base Nitro lacquer, dry very fast and is easy to sand. Semi gloss, but polishable to nice finish. For relicing instrumens is best i ever had...
    For modern guitars I use High gloss Nitro lacquer and this is dry and sandable in few weeks...

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  13. sfcmark

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    Sanding sealer?

    Nitrocelulózový Základní Brousitelny = Sandable Nitrocellulose Base

    I wouldn't have thought of it for a final finish. Very clever!
     
  14. Muzikp

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    Wait...you polished sanding sealer to look that good :eek::confused:. Isn't sanding sealer a little soft for a final finish?
     
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    IGORK you are a machine! Phenominal guitar, sounds and looks fantastic! Great playing too. Congrats!
     
  16. backalleyblues

    backalleyblues Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Congrats Igork, wonderful job!!!!

    Hmm, sanding sealer, that IS a good one! I remember in Preeb's epic '59 LP build thread, he mentioned that he bought lacquer that didn't have any plasticizer or other agents in it, just pure lacquer, and it dried much quicker than the stuff we all usually buy... wonder how close this sanding sealer is to Preeb's lacquer? Maybe Preeb can comment on that...

    Obviously the first horse in the barn, and what a beaut!!! The bar has been set high (again!!) this year!!!

    Franc Robert
     
  17. Tonetele

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    Like everyone else here I say congratulations Igork. Not only a fast build but a really great one.
     
  18. Guitar novice

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    Well done Igork.

    Amazing how quick you got it done.

    Cheers
     
  19. paulmarr

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    Congrats I love it!
     
  20. Bob.M

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    I think that you built that guitar faster than I could read the thread. Amazing - and inspiring. Thanks for sharing that with us.
     
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