No Moon Laser bodies?

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  1. dekline24

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    I don't particularly care for the lack of a "buy it now" option on their auctions.

    Other than that interesting bodies made from reclaimed materials.
     
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    I'd buy that if I was in the market
     
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    I just put together a build using one of their bodies. Everything went well, the body is solid, all of the holes were predrilled in the correct space for vintage fender hardware. Minor nitpicks would be that the string ferrule holes are slightly not evenly spaced and that there are a number of small nail holes throughout the body that weren't filled (it is reclaimed wood after all).

    I actually came across this thread and signed up because I was searching for their store to look at getting another one.
     
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    I have got 2 dark stained mid-century reclaimed tele bodies from them, and the bodies have made the 2 of my favorite teles, see the picture below;

    - dark redwood (3lbs 7oz)
    - knotted white pine (3lbs 14oz)

    They sound and look far better than how much I paid for (2 for less than $100, on eBay auction).

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    Thank you for all the replies!
     
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    :)

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    That’s pretty sweet, medownsouth! What do you think of how it sounds?
    What kind of neck and hardware did you use?
     
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    thanks, was my first build, ended up selling it on eBay for some nice $ - it was awful heavy. Sounded great and played great, 100% tele, a little on the dark side - not a real twangy guitar.

    Neck, from howell guitar 9.5" radius mj frets, stratosphere kluson style tuners w/ creme buttons, bridge 54mm kaish w/ brass saddles, pickups - the standard tele alnico set from guitar madness, dragonfire blade switch, cts pots, cloth pushback wire, polypropylene cap .047 X 400v.
     
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    they'll do you a bin to spec for fairly reasonable prices, just shoot a dm through eBay
     
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    No issues with parts fitting the body?Not too worried about how much twang it has. I’m thinking of building an Esquire that leans more to the rock side of things
     
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    None at all, everything was routed and drilled properly. I had to bore out the holes for my neck mounting screws a few thousand of an inch. Body is drilled for vintage spec ferrules and bridge plate
     
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    I like mine and would order another if I was going to do another partscaster.
     
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    What brand of neck did you use?
     
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    Thanks. I'll have to ask them if they can do a dual humbucker or P90 rout version.
     
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    It’s a Fender 50’s Baja neck.
     
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    I have done a bunch absolutely fantastic! You have to be a little picky and look closely at the photos but American spec parts always seem to fit with out any major hassles. Maybe it is the reclaimed wood but these have mojo out of the box.
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