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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 5:51 pm    Post subject: Hell Labs project update Reply with quote

If anyone is wondering, I stopped posting a while back because I was putting all my spare time into building.

Last year I put together a dozen or more guitars, including multiple Telecasters. I am going to blog about them, because they are cover just about every model except Snakehead. I made several vintage tribute models, including pink Paisley, a Smuggler, and a rare Burgundy Mist with pink guard.

I also built a Maverick with a Coro XII neck and a body that Cooter made. I couldn't get the rotary switch to work, so I used a regular pot under the big chicken head knob. It's not a real Custom anyway, so WTF? And I was thinking that instead of making a hard break between sounds, it could taper.

I was stripping a 70s Custom Tele and discovered gold leaf under crappy spray paint. I don't generally like gold, but it is like no paint I have ever used. The reflective qualities are intense and brilliant. I was not planning on selling it, but in case I do, I thought I should find out if the gold leaf works, or if I should strip and paint it. I will take photos of it later today.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I did think you'd gone a bit low-output or even open-circuit.
Gold leaf????
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 1:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

worthless without pics
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 2:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Super interested in reading your building blog.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can't wait!
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