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  1. Von Trapp replied to the thread New project - hacked up (probably Korean) SG standard with binding.

    Well, it's of course up to him but I would personally go for stripper rather than sandpaper, not only because it's easier but also...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 10:10 AM
  2. Von Trapp replied to the thread Help me identify this SG?.

    Sounds like a good plan. I'd get the Dremel attachment too if you have the funds, it will come in handy with the inlays as well since...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 9:59 AM
  3. Von Trapp replied to the thread Help me identify this SG?.

    Unless you're not too bothered by some crooked inlays (it would bug me to death) why not just get a new fretboard from like Stewmac,...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 7:59 AM
  4. Von Trapp replied to the thread Rickenbackers...The Anti-SGs?.

    Yeah, I was gonna do that too one day but then I realized I'd have to play House of the rising sun and I will always love you so I...

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:31 AM
  5. Von Trapp replied to the thread New project - hacked up (probably Korean) SG standard with binding.

    Looks like a great guitar! But bring out the stripper man or you'll die sanding!

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:21 AM
  6. Von Trapp replied to the thread New Japanese Tokais VS recent Gibsons.

    Because you need something to put those pickups in?

    Apr 6, 2020 at 2:11 AM
  7. Von Trapp replied to the thread Roller Bridge on a Hardtail SG - Pro or Con?.

    A roller bridge will not affect your tone or sustain. On the other hand I would say it's completely unnecessary on a guitar with no trem...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 7:22 PM
  8. Von Trapp replied to the thread Help me identify this SG?.

    The whole brass thing comes off and I guess one could rig something else as a guide. I used the blade of a metal saw to cut a guiding...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 8:55 AM
  9. Von Trapp replied to the thread Help me identify this SG?.

    With this https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HYBD68U?tag=duckduckgo-d-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1 it's a piece of cake. Wouldn't try it with a...

    Apr 5, 2020 at 5:45 AM
  10. Von Trapp replied to the thread New project - hacked up (probably Korean) SG standard with binding.

    I see, and sh1t, why not? Pics of the process then, please.

    Apr 4, 2020 at 8:42 PM
  11. Von Trapp replied to the thread New project - hacked up (probably Korean) SG standard with binding.

    Nice, but why would you want one of those?

    Apr 4, 2020 at 3:51 PM
  12. Von Trapp replied to the thread New project - hacked up (probably Korean) SG standard with binding.

    "If you're lookin' for trouble, ba-nah-nah-nah-na, you've come to the right place..." That looks like a great project base! I'd go wild...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 1:39 PM
  13. Von Trapp liked Norton's post in the thread Silk screen to pearloid on a headstock.

    Yeah dropping a veneer on top is NOT the simplest way. Routing and putting in an inlay isn’t impossible. But is an order of...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 11:03 AM
  14. Von Trapp replied to the thread Silk screen to pearloid on a headstock.

    As I mentioned earlier, I think that is actually the more complicated way to go about it since you'd have to work with more than one...

    Apr 4, 2020 at 9:27 AM
  15. Von Trapp replied to the thread Silk screen to pearloid on a headstock.

    Just factor in that as long as you, or someone, can route for the logo, sticking it in there and sanding it flush is not a big deal....

    Apr 4, 2020 at 6:58 AM
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