Just Commisioned My 1st Custom Build!

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  1. Sp8ctre

    Sp8ctre Well-Known Member

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    Les Paul Style (Some say Lescaster?)
    59 Rounded D Neck Profile (Bonamassa)
    24.75" Scale Length
    Old Growth Honduran Mahogany (No Weight Relief)
    Brazilian Rosewood Fretboard
    MOP Crown Fretboard Markers
    Custom Wind PAF Humbuckers
    50's Wiring with PIO Caps
    Kluson Deluxe Tuners

    Finish will be Dirty Lemon Burst

    Now the long arduous wait begins...about 6 months...

    It will be one of these.



    And it Will be made from This. Routing in Progress Tonight!

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    Fook Me thats gonna be badass
     
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    JohnnyGoo Well-Known Member

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    that a slab top like a Tele or carved top like a Lester ??
     
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    OH ... a Drag Queen ! Love it !
     
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    It is a Lester type carved top!
     
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    dang thats gonna be a great guitar.
     
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    Who's making your custom guitar?
     
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    Ahhhh... so sweet this eye candy is. We need to meet up and compare our custom axes when they are done if you can be here on a weekend or after work.
     
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    GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Under wraps until delivery....
     
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    WavMixer Well-Known Member

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    Well that's just not proper!
     
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    When is the delivery date?
     
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    It's not me. :smile:
     
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    Sp8ctre Well-Known Member

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    3-6 Months with a drop dead of December...could be a long torturous wait...
     
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    :shock: DAYUM!!! We'll be counting the minutes. tic... tic... tic...
     
  16. SG John

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    Me neither.

    :rofl:


    The give away is, I could never build a guitar in six months.

    :facepalm:
     
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    Sp8ctre Well-Known Member

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    The body is partially finished already so that cuts the time frame. See picture above. The guy has been building for almost 30 years so I'm sure he has his procedures as streamlined as possible.
     
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    All right and I cant wait to see it.
     
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    I love the look of the grain on that.

    :cheers:
     
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    Great, a luthier' s guitar is the best with hand-crafted job.
     
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