Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Thu Feb 10, 2022 8:49 pm

Test fitting everything and trying out the tremolo.
It's pretty damn nice to play already, and I haven't even levelled the frets.
Still loads more clear coat to go on the body and I still can't decide on pickups.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by smjenkins » Thu Feb 10, 2022 8:52 pm

How about these for pickups?

https://www.mojopickups.co.uk/product/s ... gold-foil/

They would look great (assuming you like the goldfoil sound).

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by marqueemoon » Thu Feb 10, 2022 9:25 pm

I would do Trisonic-style pickups in that. Looks great.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Thu Feb 10, 2022 10:21 pm

smjenkins wrote:
Thu Feb 10, 2022 8:52 pm
How about these for pickups?

https://www.mojopickups.co.uk/product/s ... gold-foil/

They would look great (assuming you like the goldfoil sound).

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Looks like they are out of stock but yeah, the guy I'm building this for is going for that kind of sound.

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Sun Feb 13, 2022 7:33 pm

Gettin' my shine on!

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I got a dead arm polishing this thing!!
Good way to keep swol!

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Post by smjenkins » Sun Feb 13, 2022 9:20 pm

That looks so good! Arguably the best way to get / stay swol.

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Wed Feb 23, 2022 5:59 pm

The Mavlander has landed.
It's all wired up and ready to go.
The owner wanted black pickup covers but when he saw the white covers, he liked them also.
So I'm going to pop the black covers on and see which ones he prefers. (I like the white ones)

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Wed Feb 23, 2022 7:21 pm

Here it is with the black pickup covers. Full 70's vibes!
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Post by Lost In Autumn » Thu Feb 24, 2022 3:07 am

gorgeous!

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Thu Feb 24, 2022 3:21 am

Your projects never disappoint Cross!!! That is really lovely!!
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http://www.offsetguitars.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=104282&p=1438384#p1438384

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Post by javier-san » Thu Feb 24, 2022 9:50 am

Absolutely lovely.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Sat Mar 05, 2022 9:55 pm

The Contessuar body is just about done!
Couldn't resist stringing it up to see it somewhat complete.
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by smjenkins » Sat Mar 05, 2022 10:39 pm

Shit that's hot

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Zork » Sun Mar 06, 2022 2:15 pm

Wow, that's super cool. It looks kind of weird (like very unusual) to me with the bridge pickup so far away from the bridge but then again it makes a lot of sense tonally and must sound wonderful for sure. Good work! 👍

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by copacetic » Sun Mar 06, 2022 5:29 pm

Some really inspiring stuff here, Cross. That Mavlander is ace!!!

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