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Milk Paint Telemaster Completed

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by chipbutty24, Sep 25, 2016.

  1. chipbutty24

    chipbutty24 Friend of Leo's

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    Completed so I thought I'd post the pics. Turned out pretty much as I'd envisioned. Sounds great but still tweaking the setup. Pickup height affect the sound alot. Wired with the cocked wah wiring. Enjoy!

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  2. BelairPlayer

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    Looks great. Did you make or buy the neck/body? Did you do anything special to protect the milk paint?
     
  3. richa

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    Looks great! I like that alot. I've been contemplating milk paint for build and also curious what you used for a topcoat?
     
  4. chipbutty24

    chipbutty24 Friend of Leo's

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    Neck is Allparts, body is Warmoth.

    Topcoat is hemp oil, nice and smooth, easy to work with.
     
  5. richa

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    Hmmm...never used hemp oil. Nice.
     
  6. richa

    richa Tele-Afflicted Ad Free Member

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    Just read about it on the realmilkpaint site. Kinda cool that it doesn't build a gloss. Did you use it on the neck as well?
     
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    Man,... that's awesome. Looks great, love the color.

    You have the best taste!
     
  8. chipbutty24

    chipbutty24 Friend of Leo's

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    Thanks very much
     
  9. chipbutty24

    chipbutty24 Friend of Leo's

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    No neck came finished in a satin nitro
     
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  10. LeftyAl

    LeftyAl Friend of Leo's

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    I love the color. So different from what we are all used to seeing
     
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    ping!
     
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    Very nice. What's the bridge?
     
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    Well done! Really nice looking. Congratulations!
     
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  14. Mike Simpson

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    Nice, I have been thinking about doing a milk paint Tele.
     
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    I am most impressed , the color is a breath of fresh air , the whole instrument is beautiful , good job Bob. I am intrigued by the body shape
    again , nice build.
     
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  16. a_pidgeon

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    That looks incredible!
     
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  17. chipbutty24

    chipbutty24 Friend of Leo's

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    Its a Wilkinson Sung Il, cheap but solid.
     
  18. chipbutty24

    chipbutty24 Friend of Leo's

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    Also fwiw I used Bourns pots. Way smoother than the standard CTS.
     
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    Very cool.

    I like how the tinted neck looks with the gray/green. Cool knobs as well - where did you find those?
     
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    does the finish feel smooth?
     
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