New SG Junior precision kit ordered

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  1. Bullfrog

    Bullfrog Well-Known Member

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    I'm dangerously close to ordering a kit from Precision.

    I think I'm gonna go with a LP jr first (Mountain Freak). Precision has videos of a LP jr being painted sunburst using rattle cans. It comes out really nice.

    Then of course I'd like to try the sg kit.

    You can get'em with really fat necks.
     
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    Yep.theres the LP JR kit. Im not going real fancy on the finish since im no painter.just picked up a pint of Minwax Heritage Cherry Stain and a rattle can of the Minwax semi gloss Laquor yesterday at lowes.got some titebond 2 premieum wood glue commin from ebay.
     
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    Thanks guys. The two are really the "alpha and omega" of SG-ness. The brown is the stripped-down basic Jr., the Wolfish has everything but the kitchen sink. Here's the thread with details on Wolfish:

    http://www.everythingsg.com/forum/luthiers-corner/23246-my-new-build-sg-ish.html

    Brownie was also finished with the Wudtone rub-on finish (Columbian Gold- it looks a bit darker in person- the flash lightened it up). I like it because it's easy to apply (all you need are rags and steel wool), the finish is very thin, and it lets the wood grain show. GFS P-90, Tonepros tailpiece.

    I did go with the thicker neck on the Wolf guitar and I like it. It's my first guitar with a thicker than normal neck. I don't know what factors helped the exceptional sustain that guitar has- purpleheart/maple, Callaham bridge, thicker neck- but it worked!

    I've been delighted with the Precision kits- excellent wood and workmanship. The necks are wonderful right out of the box. I'm looking at a tele thinline for my next build.
     
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    Thanks for the info oldleftysg.that wiring is somethin else.oh ya,my uncle the wood worker made a Mantel clock for my mother using purple heart wood and he said it was the hardest wood his ever used.that three pickup sg is a work of art
     
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    Those kits do look great, I've flirted with the idea of snagging one, I would have to shape the horns to be more pointy and vintage appearing instead of body width and scoop those bevels a little deeper, but what a cool kit..
     
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    Awesome! Killer bevels on that, and very nice woodgrain. I always love a brown finish, too. Is that a stain?
     
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    Lovely grain on it. Wish it were still available.
     

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