Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by BoringPostcards » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:26 pm

Fucking amazing man! I'm so glad you did it the way you did. Frankenstang for the win!
Coolest restoration I've seen on here in a while.
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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by kosmonautmayhem » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:41 pm

No kidding! Passionate save.

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by HairyChapter » Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:40 am

Might just be the coolest mustang on the planet. Love a guitar that has a story and isn't afraid to show it. This guitar actually has TWO stories.. ;D

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by will » Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:17 pm

All done!

I finally found the perfect project for those mismatched strap buttons in my cache of parts.

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by kosmonautmayhem » Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:46 pm

That's incredible!

Now - how does it sound?!

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by will » Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:35 pm

kosmonautmayhem wrote:That's incredible!

Now - how does it sound?!

I'm not too good at writing out sound descriptions, but I'd say it sounds surprisingly normal for how weird it looks. No strange creaking noises or death rattles.

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by PJazzmaster » Sat Mar 18, 2017 6:52 am

Very nice! Buy hey, what happened to the original pickguard? It didn't look too bad on the pics....

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by will » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:05 am

PJazzmaster wrote:Very nice! Buy hey, what happened to the original pickguard? It didn't look too bad on the pics....

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It was cleaned up and found its way onto a build - the only remaining part is the neck, and I'm not planning on fixing it up. There's not much left. Though you never know. Someday I might find a busted-off headstock with a big chunk of maple still attached.

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by MechaBulletBill » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:07 am

will, if anybody's gonna find it, it's probably gonna be you!

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by Cyclonick » Sat May 06, 2017 4:35 am

Oh wow! Amazing work and it looks awesome.
I really admire all the skill and craftmanship some of you guys have here.

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by adamrobertt » Mon May 08, 2017 7:52 am

Haha this forum rocks. It even looks cool.

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by RandyRandom » Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:51 am

will wrote:
Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:17 pm
All done!

I finally found the perfect project for those mismatched strap buttons in my cache of parts.

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i really got to admit that i envy your crafting skills! but i got to admit that at first i wasnt sure if that project would work out, but it really turned out beyond expectations and you really saved 2 old guitars by making something playable and unique out of it
:D Gotta love them Offsets :D

Any other austrians around here?

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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by parry » Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:24 am

There are a lot of projects, builds, restorations and rescues on this forum - this is right up there, among my favourites. Nice work - and great choices, letting the true character of this beastie show through!
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Re: Two wrongs make a right? Mustang/Musicmaster project

Post by OffYourFace » Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:04 am

wow this is pretty amazing! haha I kinda want it.
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