What's on your workbench right now?

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by thepastrecedes » Sat Aug 14, 2010 11:52 pm

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temucin wrote:Carve top, set neck, 13 degree neck angle mustang?
I hope you mean 13° headstock angle, because a 13° neck angle would be disastrous. :o Most carved top LP-style guitars, or similar, are right around 4° neck angle.
im glad you understood what i ment :-[ . On my first build (les paul) i did a 13° neck angle :blush: to compensate for that mistake i had place to the bridge a little close to the nut so it would intonate and i had to make my own bridge posts and now the bridge sits 1 1/4" off the body. But other than that it plays well now :)
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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by ohm-men » Sun Aug 15, 2010 12:54 am

ukfuzz wrote:Wow, where did that tort come from?
Haha, well, It's from a mid 90ties Bass VI MIJ. Though in real life it looks quiete dissapointing. In fact it's on of those "printed" guards. Looks nice in pics and from a distance, but it's just plain ugly imho.... I won't be able to use it anyway, since I need to cut a new guard for my project, since I"ll be using a Bronco Bass neck I converted into a six string neck.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by motel_asimov » Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:07 pm

this is El Gran Jaguar...

A Jaguar with a 26.97 scale conversion neck... today i managed to get it dyed... I put some parts i brought from a recent trip to the US and this is what I have on my work bench!

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Keegan » Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:23 pm

motel_asimov wrote: Image
Goddamn that is sexy. Poo brown ftw.

What's up with the fit on the main control plate? Is the tort just really shrunken?
My Fender goes to twelve.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Stereordinary » Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:26 pm

I think it's the pickguard. Pretty sure he got that from me, and I think I just gave it to him. I couldn't get anything to fit quite right on it either. I think I got it from Jimmy and it was an Eden guard or something. Can't remember exactly where it was from. He could just file the side of the plates for a better fit though.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by motel_asimov » Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:38 pm

yeah exactly... i got the plate and the pickguar from Paul and filing the plate is what I'm thinking I going to do... :)

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Post by Stereordinary » Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:48 pm

And those plates were just Japanese ones too, if I recall correctly.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by motel_asimov » Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:56 pm

stereordinary wrote:And those plates were just Japanese ones too, if I recall correctly.
Yes they are! I compared them to the opnes that came with my Jaguar baritone custom and they were the same size. I know for a fact that there are differences between usa and japanese plates. BUt anyhow I'm glad I got all those parts from Paul... Filing the plate just adds more fun to the project! ;)

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by garyptaszek » Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:11 am

motel_asimov wrote:this is El Gran Jaguar...

A Jaguar with a 26.97 scale conversion neck... today i managed to get it dyed... I put some parts i brought from a recent trip to the US and this is what I have on my work bench!

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aww man, awesome, where'd you get that neck from?

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by motel_asimov » Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:41 am

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aww man, awesome, where'd you get that neck from?

I'll attempt to build the neck myself. I'm using some templates made in Oregon by Paul Rhoney Guitar Co.

As you can see below I have side by side the convertion neck template and the regular 24'' neck template.

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:) Thank you Paul! Thank you Paul!

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by garyptaszek » Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:18 am

motel_asimov wrote:
garyptaszek wrote:
aww man, awesome, where'd you get that neck from?

I'll attempt to build the neck myself. I'm using some templates made in Oregon by Paul Rhoney Guitar Co.

As you can see below I have side by side the convertion neck template and the regular 24'' neck template.

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:) Thank you Paul! Thank you Paul!
haha I knew Paul would have something to do with it! I remember a long time ago him making all sorts of alternative scale necks for Jaguar

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Stereordinary » Wed Aug 18, 2010 6:22 pm

On my workbench right now: andrewdoeshair.

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by Keegan » Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:12 pm

Yeah, rock that unfinished jaguar neck with your...5th string root barred D chord?
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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by AWSchmit » Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:17 am

This is on my work floor:

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A tele body and a soon-to-be P-bass body.
I finally finish building a guitar, go to play it, and then remember, "oh yeah, that's right. I suck at playing... Why did I build another guitar again?"

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Re: What's on your workbench right now?

Post by andrewdoeshair » Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:54 am

AWSchmit wrote:This is on my work floor:

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A tele body and a soon-to-be P-bass body.
are you building bodies now, Andrew?!
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