Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Sun May 01, 2022 7:24 pm

Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
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rank wrote:
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CROSS_guitars wrote:
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reverse RD, aka Reverse D.R, aka Alixpress-Master

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That one right there... :-*
Seconded! :w00t: :? :-* :?


Shit, maybe I'll build it then.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Mon May 09, 2022 2:22 am

Two more wacky-ass Ideas!
Might work better as short scales.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by rank » Mon May 09, 2022 2:28 am

CROSS_guitars wrote:
Mon May 09, 2022 2:22 am
Two more wacky-ass Ideas!
Might work better as short scales.

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Man those are gorgeous. Reminds me of an enlarged Fender Mandocaster.
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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Lost In Autumn » Mon May 09, 2022 2:33 am

rank wrote:
Mon May 09, 2022 2:28 am
CROSS_guitars wrote:
Mon May 09, 2022 2:22 am
Two more wacky-ass Ideas!
Might work better as short scales.

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Man those are gorgeous. Reminds me of an enlarged Fender Mandolin.
Make a 12 string version

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Lieutenant030 » Mon May 09, 2022 4:39 am

I like the top one in particular. I'll see your 12 string and raise you a mandocello.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Flurko » Mon May 09, 2022 4:41 am

As impractical as it (might?) be, I've always loved 6-on-a-side headstocks with the tuners kinda parallel to the neck, similar to the Silvertone 1457 headstock. Those designs look great !

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Mon May 09, 2022 5:18 am

Thanks!

Yeah, the second one is pretty much an after-thought. Too much like a Ricky, I suppose.

Flurko, yeah, I love the Silvertone 1457 headstock. The way the strings swing to the side like that makes it look harp-like.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by caples » Mon May 09, 2022 10:18 am

Do you have the dimensions on that mandocaster style body? I've been looking to make one with a see through blond finish and a 1950s maple musicmaster neck.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Mon May 09, 2022 2:34 pm

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Do you have the dimensions on that mandocaster style body? I've been looking to make one with a see through blond finish and a 1950s maple musicmaster neck.
I mean, yeah. I designed these to scale. I can email it to you if you like? either .png or .pdf.
I imagine it would be a pretty big guitar.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by caples » Tue May 10, 2022 8:49 am

I PMed you thanks a lot

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Fri May 13, 2022 10:54 pm

Righto, back to actual guitars again.

Left handed Mav neck.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by copacetic » Sat May 14, 2022 9:09 am

CROSS_guitars wrote:
Mon May 09, 2022 2:22 am
Two more wacky-ass Ideas!
Might work better as short scales.

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Youre in my brain! I just had the random idea the other day to try and mock-up a mandocaster-guitar hybrid but youve beat me to the punch! Yours looks excellent and pretty much exactly how id have done it. I was thinking short scale for my version, but idk if id go 22.5" or 24"..... hmmmmmmmm.... :whistle:

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Sat May 14, 2022 7:44 pm

I also think maybe it would look better with a 24" scale neck.
Might do another mockup soon.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Sat May 14, 2022 9:02 pm

Yep, defs works better shortscale.

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If anyone wants any of these weirdo designs, I'm happy to share .png's .pdf's etc.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by rank » Sun May 15, 2022 4:32 am

CROSS_guitars wrote:
Sat May 14, 2022 9:02 pm
Yep, defs works better shortscale.

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If anyone wants any of these weirdo designs, I'm happy to share .png's .pdf's etc.
I'd love this one & the RD from above!
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