Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by tribi9 » Wed Apr 21, 2021 3:07 pm

HNB wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:28 am
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Cross light. Do you guys have coors light in the US?

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Wed Apr 21, 2021 3:22 pm

Love all these suggestions. Thanks guys!

If I were to make Cross beer, it would have to be full strength beer. None of this Light shit.

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Post by JVG » Wed Apr 21, 2021 3:35 pm

A Cross beer would have to be a stout or porter, probably around the 7% mark :-*

I like Amon’s offering best so far.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by HNB » Wed Apr 21, 2021 6:58 pm

Yeah we have Coors here. :)
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:44 am

Without focusing on line weight etc, how's this?

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Post by Amon 7.L » Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:59 am

Looks quite good to me.

Only minor thing I'll tweak is the apex at end of the "s" tail, maybe a slight hint of a hook like the top lip of the "s"?

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sorry for the crude mock-up but, like this. (with further tweakage to harmonize it more)
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Post by CROSS_guitars » Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:10 am

Oh yeah, I hear ya.
I'll play around with it. I agree, there's still something unresolved in the tail bit.

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Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Thu Apr 22, 2021 12:23 pm

Another thing to consider is having a bit of breathing space around the bottom end of the "S" curls...

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A little bit of kerning makes all the difference :)
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Post by CROSS_guitars » Sun Apr 25, 2021 6:41 am

Some final revisions for now....

Reckon I'll stick with my original logo for the time being but it's been fun playing around with ideas and getting everyone's
feedback on the design.

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The original one I have tweaked slightly. Made it smoother in some spots.

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Post by marqueemoon » Sun Apr 25, 2021 9:50 am

CROSS_guitars wrote:
Sun Apr 25, 2021 6:41 am
Some final revisions for now....

Reckon I'll stick with my original logo for the time being but it's been fun playing around with ideas and getting everyone's
feedback on the design.

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The original one I have tweaked slightly. Made it smoother in some spots.
I like the bottom one.

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Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Sun Apr 25, 2021 11:22 pm

I prefer the shape of the S in the bottom one, and the way it all feels less rounded.
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Post by CROSS_guitars » Sat May 01, 2021 9:36 pm

Made some progress today on one of two Jag-stang 2.1 bodies.

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Post by smjenkins » Sun May 02, 2021 5:14 am

That one is looking great Pat. Such a cool mash-up of shortscale shapes.

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Post by zip73 » Sun May 02, 2021 7:59 am

Looking great!

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Tue May 04, 2021 7:45 pm

I got these chrome decals made. They are cut from metal and are adhesive.
Not entirely sure what they will go on yet.
I have some walnut and some roasted maple, so I might make a couple of necks.

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