New Design Proto Build - Bone

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  1. preeb

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    Not at all.. I think it looks very classy TMHO.
     
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    They fit tightly in a LP case. No need for custom cases.
    The case in the photos is a Lifton replica I had made for me 2 years ago but can't use them for shipping... only local pickups.

    Nothing wrong with poly if sprayed very thin. I don't use it because I like the depth and look of shellac and nitro better.
     
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    It's one of the build options. Most players ask for it.
     
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    Let me think about it.
     
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    I sure do need the help and ideas. Everybody does.
    I need the feedback and opinions and I like the people over here a lot.. many have become friends over the years.
     
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    Thank you dear!
     
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    Oops, I guess I forgot my smiley. :D

    I love the purple one.
     
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    The smiley makes all the difference (-;

    I love it very much. I added it to the standard color list.
    Interesting how bad the gold knobs look on the Purple...

    YIKES!!!

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    Same options (creme plastics, single ply binding and bound neck) in mildly flamed Lemon-Drop

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    Absolutely beautiful!!
     
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    thecableguy Friend of Leo's

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    Yeah definitely black knobs!

    Picked up the March issue of Guitar Player. Congrats on the great review!
     
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    That's a nice answer.

    It is a great forum, and it is really good for amateurs like me to be able to learn from pros like you.
     
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    Yes, the gold knobs fight the rest of the guitar for attention. Black should work quite nicely. Have you considered designing you own knobs? A clear knob could be lacquered on its back to match any finish you can think of.

    Rob
     
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    Here's one with a western maple top in Rusty Cherry.

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    Thanks M.
     
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    Mark Grant had an interesting input on that matter... can't be posted in public though (-;
     
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    I don't know... purple knobs?!?
    Looks like gold and black will cover most grounds.
     
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    You can always go with clear knobs, they match everything. I think they would be sweet on the purple IMHO
     
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    I would leave the knob creative and developmental aspects to your R&D department. Could be a custom feature. ;-)
     
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    I make them in clear celluloid, but trust me... they look bad if not painted inside.
    All you see is the pot shaft and nut + the embossed numbers can't be read.
    Maybe Nickel plated aluminum.
     
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