Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:43 pm

Is this more OSG friendly?
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:58 am

Okay.
Here's some final revisions

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Rgand » Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:50 am

Those are looking good. I sure hope you build both.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:07 am

If you build the top one, I hope you've got a template for the Epiphone batwing headstock ;D
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:23 am

Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:07 am
If you build the top one, I hope you've got a template for the Epiphone batwing headstock ;D
Oh wow. I hadn't considered that. That would look awesome

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:48 am

CROSS_guitars wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:23 am
Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:07 am
If you build the top one, I hope you've got a template for the Epiphone batwing headstock ;D
Oh wow. I hadn't considered that. That would look awesome
Right? It's made to be! The batwing was awesome, but never had a body that matched aesthetic style...
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by rank » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:48 pm

CROSS_guitars wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:58 am
Okay.
Here's some final revisions

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I really dig both but I like this one the most. I agree with Shadoweclipse13 about the batwing headstock. That would look great. I would also dig Firebird pickups in it.
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:56 pm

I like this one.
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:16 pm

CROSS_guitars wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:56 pm
I like this one.
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Yep! Exactly the one I was thinking of!! Would look SWEET on that body :?
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by marqueemoon » Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:21 pm

Just have to find some bonkers pickguard material now.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:22 am

More late night photoshop madness.

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How does this look?

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Rgand » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:38 am

Overall, it looks good. For visual balance, I'd add a little more to the lower side of the heel of the body.

The headstock looks good. How would it look if you put the point of the batwing off center one way or the other and have it stick out slightly more to match or compliment the lines of the body?

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Rgand » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:00 am

This is crudely done and you can certainly improve on the ideas but this shows what I mean.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by BoringPostcards » Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:33 am

Great design. Batwing headstock certainly fits well.
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:23 pm

I also came up with this design a while ago which could work.
Ignoring the swoop bit
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