Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build) Finished Pg. 2!

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Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build) Finished Pg. 2!

Post by HNB » Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:29 pm

I got a Peavey neck for my Jazzy project but decided to us a WD neck instead. Since I had this neck around I looked for another MJT body to put it on and saw a silverburst pop up. It is on the way. In the meantime I am taking the neck finish off because it had dings and scratches. I will do my typical dye and stain job to get a more discolored/worn look that I like to do and then I will wipe on clear to it. Here is the neck sanded up.

Image20200102_191022 by Christopher Louck, on Flickr

MJT's pictures of the body.

ImageScreenshot_2020-01-02-19-21-13~2 by Christopher Louck, on Flickr

ImageScreenshot_2020-01-02-19-21-23~2 by Christopher Louck, on Flickr

I am a Tool/Adam Jones fan so I came up with a decal to go with that. I am going to put Tex Mex pickups in the neck and middle and bridge will be a Hotrail pickup. Black knobs, guard, and pickup covers. :)

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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by marqueemoon » Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:54 pm

I really like that silverburst. it manages to be dramatic and subtle at the same time.

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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by HNB » Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:37 pm

I got the dye on. Stain next and then clear starts. ;D

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Post by HNB » Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:48 pm

Stain added. :D

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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by HNB » Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:57 am

Decal design progress. Ready to apply those tonight and then tomorrow... MORE CLEAR. :D

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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by HNB » Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:56 pm

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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by HNB » Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:45 pm

Guard, pickups, knobs, and switch came today. :D Looking good!

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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by Drill » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:26 am

Nice!
I love silverburst :)

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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by HNB » Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:57 pm

The body came and the neck almost fits perfectly. I just need to sand a little to get it in there. I love the colors coming together. I did go ahead and oil the fretboard.

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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by Amon 7.L » Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:13 am

That looks so mean and raging... like it's going to unleash The Grudge.
As both silverburst and Tool fan: I love it.

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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by mbene085 » Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:27 pm

I am also both a silver burst and Tool fan. This is looking great so far. I didn't even realize MJT did silverbursts. This is dangerous knowledge.

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Post by HNB » Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:36 pm

I know right??
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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by HNB » Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:20 pm

Internal wiring is all done. I just need a tremolo/claw and the jack cup to get the body finished. Neck is done aside from tuners. Coming together.

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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by HNB » Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:40 pm

Neck plate came in. :D

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Re: Parabola (Silverburst Strat Build)

Post by Con-Tiki! » Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:16 am

HNB wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:40 pm
Neck plate came in. :D

Image20200118_130545 by Christopher Louck, on Flickr
very cool.
i'm usually not excited about strats, but that finish is great.
can't wait to see it all together :freako:
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I've been to one World's Fair, a picnic, and a rodeo, and that's the stupidest thing i ever heard come out a pair of headphones.

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