First Scratch Build(s)-The RIT Dye Burst Experiment Update-01/20/12

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  1. howardlo65

    howardlo65 Well-Known Member

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    I would rather wait for something to arrive in the mail than to ever step foot in a WalMart, but that is cool that it works.
     
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    Looks OK to me! Actually much more than OK!:wiggle:

    If you don't want the grain to stand up (but it sounds like you don't mind) try using denatured alcohol with the dye.

    Good luck!
     
  3. sloanfs

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    Thanks for the heads up. :thumbup:

    I'll try that on my next build.
     

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    Looks good and no it will not have a bad reaction with lacquer. I use the stew mac dyes (note I am not a cheapskate) ha ha oh back to the dye. I cut and spray them with water and lacquer over it. You could also mix it with denatured alcohol and spray it out of one of those little spray bomb thingys with the glass cup they sell for cheapskates
     
  5. silverring233

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    looking good
     
  6. rrobbone

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    You're keeping me going till the money rolls in for my shop threads!!

    Nice work! I love the experiments!
     
  7. HazeGray

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    Just caught up on the last 6 pages or so of updates.
    This is amazing stuff!
    Looking great emoney, and please keep'em coming. :thumbup:
     
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    Wow I love how you went with a wraparound bridge on the LP:thumbup:[hr]
    If I had the tools I'd try my hand at making a les Paul looks like one of the more fun guitars to make. Next to a sg...
     
  9. emoney

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    Actually, my next one is going to be an ES model complete with "E" holes
    (get it?).

    Should be wet-sanding & buffing this puppy this weekend and final wiring.
    Cross your fingers that I get a good finish.
     
  10. cantthink0f0ne

    cantthink0f0ne Well-Known Member

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    i think the black pups work better with this one, but its damn sexy either way

    amazing work dude!
     
  11. sloanfs

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    Fingers crossed for you.
     
  12. Lake

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    Looks like fun!

    I used to build e'm back in the day and always enjoyed the work. Back then I had a buddy that had a pretty nice shop and we would burn the midnite oil when we had guitar projects go'n. Noth'n like play'n an ax that has all that love and care put into it!
     
  13. emoney

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    Two more weeks and they both get the "special treatment".
    Not sure the triple p'up is gonna need buffing, lol.
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    Nice job. that looks great from where I'm at!
     
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    RE: First Scratch Build(s)-IT'S ALIVE...well, it WAS alive update 01/08/12

    Absolutely NONE of this is boring to me. Post all you want to, I will keep coming back to take a look. Frankly, these home builds, upgrades and refinishing projects are my favorite threads here at AGF.

    You and Harp and a few others are working at a level I know I will never see, so I love to live vicariously thru these threads. Thanks for taking the time and sharing your builds and projects with us - that goes for emoney, and ALL of you who do that! GREAT WORK!
     
  16. PsychoCid

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    Looks awesome, dude.
     
  17. emoney

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    Thanks for the compliments guys.
     
  18. sloanfs

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    Please don't stop boring us with pics and updates. I live for that stuff.
    They are looking great, and nice fix on the triple:thumbup:
     

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