The Iceman Commeth!

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Re: The Iceman Commeth!

Post by HNB » Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:07 am

If only they fit in one picture... :(
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Re: The Iceman Commeth!

Post by HNB » Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:16 am

All done!! :D I did the tone cut and bass wiring and I dig it. It really does help adjust a pickups sound to where you want it. The vintage Yamaha pickups aren't bad. I am waiting on completely deciding on those until I get a chance to try them through my cabinet when I put Greenbacks in. It is definitely a looker though!!

Image20191107_191419 by Christopher Louck, on Flickr

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Re: The Iceman Commeth!

Post by mackerelmint » Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:11 pm

Yep, that's definitely great. :-*
This is an excellent rectangle

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Re: The Iceman Commeth!

Post by HNB » Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:18 pm

Thanks! It has super neck dive. Sounds common from what I have read about iceman guitars, so I did good.
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Re: The Iceman Commeth!

Post by mackerelmint » Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:57 pm

Oh yeah, they're super divey, at least the 90s ones are, since they were made of basswood. Probably not so much for the originals, I'm guessing.

The neck on those 90s ones is so light, though, that it's really the easiest neck dive I've ever played through.
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Re: The Iceman Commeth!

Post by HNB » Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:17 pm

I think this one dives because the body is a really light piece of alder. I also had a bigger control cavity made in case of active pickups.
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Re: The Iceman Commeth!

Post by mackerelmint » Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:01 am

That checks out.
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Re: The Iceman Commeth!

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:02 pm

Very nice Chris!! I dig it!!!
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Re: The Iceman Commeth!

Post by Rgand » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:56 pm

That's as fine an example of an Iceman as it can be. Outstanding work.

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Re: The Iceman Commeth!

Post by HNB » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:07 pm

Thanks guys! :D
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