"AstroCaster" build

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:52 pm

Ohh yeah 8) Even the knobs fit the aesthetic perfectly!
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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by Amon 7.L » Thu Jun 27, 2019 2:14 am

I like pretty much everything about this build, even the maple fretboard I rarely like in most guitars unless the design and colour scheme will enhance it, just like you did.
The strat trem, the control layout is just in my favourite spots.
The colour is awesome and the whole instrument looks as neat as you can get. It's really a guitar I'd love to have in my arsenal and to play till blisters would stop my fingers :D
Another thing that I LOVE is the decal... I would simply add this to complete the theme:
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It also screams for a custom etched neck plate to honour your craftmanship.

My most sincere compliments, ACE job.

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by beerbelly » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:30 am

Amon, I VERY MUCH like your headstock decal idea! I believe I'll start looking for some artwork online. Thanks.

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by Rgand » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:41 am

What a great idea on the decal, Amon. I like it a lot.

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by marqueemoon » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:48 am

This turned out great.

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by Horax » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:30 am

that is super awesome!

You could sell those. ;)
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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by Amon 7.L » Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:54 am

beerbelly wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:30 am
Amon, I VERY MUCH like your headstock decal idea! I believe I'll start looking for some artwork online. Thanks.
Rgand wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:41 am
What a great idea on the decal, Amon. I like it a lot.
Thanks guys... I'm glad you like it. I wasn't sure about posting as I didn't want it to be misunderstood as a critic but I guess the risk was worth taking :D

I'm so curious to see how you're going to complement the decal with... A meteorite? A shooting star? A rocket?

(hold on... I'm having an epiphany!! :ph34r: )

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by beerbelly » Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:04 pm

Amon, I found that exact Saturn artwork online, and will be having it made at the sign shop I used to work at. They did the AstroCaster decal, and can combine the two into 1 decal. Thanks for the great idea.

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by Amon 7.L » Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:06 pm

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Mmm, nope... I'm not fully convinced of the general outcome but that Star Trek is kinda cool

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by Amon 7.L » Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:11 pm

beerbelly wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:04 pm
Amon, I found that exact Saturn artwork online, and will be having it made at the sign shop I used to work at. They did the AstroCaster decal, and can combine the two into 1 decal. Thanks for the great idea.
(We posted simultaneously ;D )

Yeah, that Saturn was a quick google search, I would have send it to you if needed :)

You're welcome, sir... After all, I've been inspired by your own creation ;)

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by beerbelly » Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:16 pm

Amon 7.L wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:06 pm
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Mmm, nope... I'm not fully convinced of the general outcome but that Star Trek is kinda cool
Pretty cool, but I think your original idea fits the space ("space"-get it?) better. I've found that often times an original idea turns out to be the best one.

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by Amon 7.L » Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:20 pm

beerbelly wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:16 pm
Amon 7.L wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:06 pm
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Mmm, nope... I'm not fully convinced of the general outcome but that Star Trek is kinda cool
Pretty cool, but I think your original idea fits the space ("space"-get it?) better. I've found that often times an original idea turns out to be the best one.
I can't agree with you more... and, of course I get it: Star Trek logo has to leave space to the Lord of the Rings. :D

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by gishuk » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:28 pm

That is a great design but the green is amazing!

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by beerbelly » Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:15 am

"It also screams for a custom etched neck plate to honour your craftmanship."
Another great idea Amon; I ordered one today.

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Re: "AstroCaster" build

Post by Rgand » Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:47 am

beerbelly wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:15 am
"It also screams for a custom etched neck plate to honour your craftmanship."
Another great idea Amon; I ordered one today.
Just out of curiosity, where did you get the custom neck plate?

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