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    Default Re: How do you like yer Strat? I prefer rare...

    Man, that kicks all kinds of ass.

    You rock.

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    Default Re: How do you like yer Strat? I prefer rare...

    Sweet!

    Great engineering!!!
    "Scalloped & Stickered"
    A Colled One & A Rold One!!!

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    Now to be clear, the finished Strat is simply the inspiration, this is still awaiting my assembly... The latest picClick image for larger version. 

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ID:	30450. I will very lightly sand the stencil to fade it a bit...

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    Ugh...
    "Scalloped & Stickered"
    A Colled One & A Rold One!!!

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    No ugh on this end.

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    It is the sister to this blue monster I did a while back Click image for larger version. 

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    Default Re: How do you like yer Strat? I prefer rare...

    Well done! If I see any pink showin', I'm sending it back!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kevlar3000 View Post
    No ugh on this end.
    Well,it "is" yours...

    Just sayin'...
    "Scalloped & Stickered"
    A Colled One & A Rold One!!!

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    Heh cannot wait for the end result.....
    Not gonna miss you know!
    Information is not knowledge.

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    I embrace my unique take in regards to retro tinkering. Can't go pure relic, it needs my spin on it.

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    I would have the sucker done today if the parts came!

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    At first i thought you were going to convert an alder or basswood body into ash ......
    Lumbering dinosaur (what's a master volume control?)

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    Now that would be a skill Crusty... It will all make sense soon...

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    Default Re: How do you like yer Strat? I prefer rare...

    at first i wasn't sure if you were just pulling our legs or not.

    i'm glad you weren't. what an awesome idea. good job dude!
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    Oh I smoked the mofo!

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    Default Re: How do you like yer Strat? I prefer rare...

    A guy at my work said if you take an oxy-acetylene torch and just burn the acetylene so it smokes like crazy you can lay down some pretty nice smoke effects on things, then spray clear over them. I'll try it sometime.
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    The temp was under 100F, the goal was not to char, but the smoke tints ( ages) a finish beautifully, no chemicals, no hassle. It took the sheen off of an all too pink guitar body.

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