Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by sal paradise » Sat Jan 29, 2022 1:08 am

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by copacetic » Sat Jan 29, 2022 1:24 pm

CROSS_guitars wrote:
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Ah rats! Did I forget to drill the ground wire for the bridge?
Haha, looking back at my photos i think you might've. :D

No worries though, this customer has a tech he takes everything to for assembly etc, so hopefully drilling it isnt a major obstacle for him!

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Sat Jan 29, 2022 5:45 pm

copacetic wrote:
Sat Jan 29, 2022 1:24 pm
CROSS_guitars wrote:
Fri Jan 28, 2022 10:09 pm
Ah rats! Did I forget to drill the ground wire for the bridge?
Haha, looking back at my photos i think you might've. :D

No worries though, this customer has a tech he takes everything to for assembly etc, so hopefully drilling it isnt a major obstacle for him!
Phew!

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Post by tribi9 » Sat Jan 29, 2022 6:02 pm

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Wtf? Hanson was cool..
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I mean what's so bad about them? They were just kids that could play instruments and their songs were on the radio.. Probably any kids dream that plays music at that age..

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Sun Jan 30, 2022 1:43 am

Okay, enough about Silver-Hanson.

Eyguitars pickguards fit perfectly on CV Squier Jazzmasters, the bridge holes are a tiny bit out but not too bad.

Minty!

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Post by smjenkins » Sun Jan 30, 2022 6:19 am

Nice! That looks so much better than the stock garbage tort.

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Sun Jan 30, 2022 7:29 pm

smjenkins wrote:
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Nice! That looks so much better than the stock garbage tort.
I actually don't mind Squier's new tort. I just can't resist Pink and Mint.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Thu Feb 03, 2022 1:42 am

More designs in the works.
I am currently building one of these for reals. Guess which one?

LEADWOOD
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MURDERER BASS
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Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Thu Feb 03, 2022 2:22 am

I'm assuming the Leadwood is a nod towards the Crestwood? Looking good, although I'd prefer a CBS-sized headstock.

Still, hopefully that's the one you're building for realz.
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Post by CROSS_guitars » Thu Feb 03, 2022 3:27 am

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I'm assuming the Leadwood is a nod towards the Crestwood? Looking good, although I'd prefer a CBS-sized headstock.

Still, hopefully that's the one you're building for realz.
No, I'm not currently building the Leadwood, unfortunately.
It's half Crestwood, half Lead II. And Lead II's have smaller strat headstocks.

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Fri Feb 04, 2022 9:13 pm

Here's a clue:

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Post by Insomnicide » Sat Feb 05, 2022 2:34 am

tribi9 wrote:
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Oh shit, cross was in Silverchair! :w00t:
Not far off it:

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Sat Feb 05, 2022 2:46 am

Got some of the finish done on the Mavlander!
I'm pretty happy with it so far. No splats and blotches.

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Sat Feb 05, 2022 4:55 pm

Quick mock-up before I dump a bunch more clear on it.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by johnnysomersett » Sat Feb 05, 2022 11:47 pm

CROSS_guitars wrote:
Thu Feb 03, 2022 1:42 am
CONTESSUAR
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I was gonna guess this one then saw the pickguard post underneath. I like that. The pickguard has Musicmaster vibes and, if that line drawing is anything to go by, I'm all for banjo tuners 👌🏻

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This looks great! I really rate the tones you use for your sunbursts
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