I know I'm going to catch a lot of flack for this, but here goes.:squint:
:idea:I'm thinking of getting rid of a few of my beater guitars and purchasing a used Epiphone LP.:scratch: I'm talking about one of the newer set neck, higher end ones; definitely not a bolt neck. This may be the only...
Long story short I sent a guitar body up to a guy in Queensland. Packed it up nice and night, bubble wrap, polystyrene panels and a tight fitting box. Well it arrived looking like this.
Somehow despite it being an Epiphone SG, the neck joint and headstock survived intact.
So I sent a claim...
Alright dudes, I've been putting this thing together for months. I finally strung it tonight.
Alder 25.5" RGD body
Seymour Custom Shop humbucker
Seymour Pro Shop SSL5 neck pup
Painted by Marty Bell in San Diego
Bourns 500k pot (defective - about to be a YJM...
So have you ever had a guitar you HAD to sell for whatever reason and NO ONE wants to buy it from you no matter how low you go? well thats my story ... dont get me wrong I love this geet but sometimes it comes down to Which out of the bunch you have least attachment, anywho since it never sold I...
So I just discovered they have a new single out as of late last year. To other fans of Nightwish, what do you think of it? I need to listen to it more, but the arrangement and sound is tight, but man I just don't like the new singer.
snopes.com: Bottle Bombs
If you mix Drano and foil inside a bottle, then shake it, it will create an explosion big enough to sever your fingers and give you 2nd and 3rd degree burns. The shaking is what starts the chemical reaction, i.e. picking it up.
This youtube vid is on that snopes page:
So, after the epic fail that was my last try at this, I decided I needed a better base for this build.
A new body was acquired, Mexican made Fender, mint condition:
New neck was purchased on Ebay. Small builder out of Niagara Falls NY:
Holes were drilled in the neck and body, note the old...
Before I started slathering the thing in tung oil, I figured I should try to take a crack at photographing the thing close enough and in high enough resolution to really show what I was talking about, with the open grain. So...
The neck heel:
Note the "sparke" from the reflection over the...