Tony Iommi’s SG Custom Build….Pics !

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  1. jjudas

    jjudas Well-Known Member

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    Amazing job! Very nice guitar!
     
  2. Bettyboo

    Bettyboo Well-Known Member

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    Excellent pictures, Lou - thanks for sharing.

    &, as stated by others, seems like a good price for such a lovely and well crafted SG.
     
  3. smitty_p

    smitty_p Well-Known Member

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    2500.00!?!?

    Lou, how do you stay in business with prices like that? Do you build just one guitar at a time or are you able to build a few as a parallel operation?
     
  4. SG Lou

    SG Lou Moderator Staff Member

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    I usually build them one at a time and by no means is this my ONLY income. I do this as a side business / hobby. I know the guy so I cut him a break. They way i look at it is...........I try and keep my prices " enticing" by not quoting an astronomical number. I also take Brand Name guitar prices into the equation. Example....someone asks me for a price on a 61 SG replica or a 59 LP replica. I know what Gibson charges for the USA line pieces so I try to keep my prices close to Gibson's. This way i pocket the bucks and not Gibson...Ya follow me ?
     
  5. syscokid

    syscokid Well-Known Member

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    This could be some dangerous info. Henry J and Lawyers Incorporated could get yet another wild hair up their culo.

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  6. SG Lou

    SG Lou Moderator Staff Member

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    LOL
     
  7. Robert Herndon

    Robert Herndon Well-Known Member

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    Excellent attention to detail....
     
  8. SG John

    SG John Well-Known Member

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    That came out great. Did you put a bar between the string anchor and tail mount when you removed the tremolo mechanism to keep things stable?

    Cheers.
     
  9. SG Lou

    SG Lou Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes
     
  10. joseph07081

    joseph07081 Active Member

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    Beautiful work Lou.
    Love following your builds, I learn alot.
    Thanks for sharing!
     
  11. Kep

    Kep Well-Known Member

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    A true work of art!

    Let me know when you are looking for new customers Lou.
     

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