Elysian Guitars - The Thread

Discussion in 'Dealers & Group Buys' started by ElysianGuitars, May 23, 2014.

  1. bostjan

    bostjan MicroMetal Contributor

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    I think I remember that bottom V design from a post you did here ages ago. Wasn't there a darker colored guitar that you made in that shape?
     
  2. ElysianGuitars

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    No, I've not made either of the V's or the Explorer yet. I've done some Rhoads V's before.

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    I like them both!

    ...the V designs, that is.
     
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    Are those inlays doubling as side markers? Because that's outstanding.

    Edit: Definitely jumping on board your kickstarter when it comes up. Clever design with the underscore referencing your pickups.
     
  5. ElysianGuitars

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    Nah they're on the wrong side for that, unless Rob wants to channel his inner rock star or something :lol: He did specifically want them going to the edge like that though.
     
  6. asher

    asher So Did We

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    Reverse fan.

    Why just tessellate your thumb? Tessellate EVERY FINGER!
     
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    TemjinStrife Power Metal Cellist

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    That V design is, I believe, similar to what the CrabClaw eventually became.
     
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    It is, but that project was never competed :lol: I think it's still in my mom's garage.
     
  9. bostjan

    bostjan MicroMetal Contributor

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    Did you take down all of the photos of that guitar from the site? I found the thread (it was from seven years ago!), but the pictures were all replaced with little red x's. I guess wherever they got posted isn't there anymore, since it's been so long. I said it back then, but I'll repeat that I dig that design.
     
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    why's the headless design missing from the t shirt?
     
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    Not sure what happened to be uploaded where :lol: Thanks!

    I didn't even think of those! Need to remedy that.

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    Inlays done on this, fretboard is sanded to 320 grit, and the clamping caul for the radius is cut so I can fret it tomorrow.
     
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    Forgot all about the guitar you're working on! The Nautilus def needs some T-shirt love.
     
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    I generally don't like headless designs but the Nautilus is pretty sweet
     
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    That's a lot of frets.
     
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    Haven't been very vigilant with my updates to this thread, so how about a massive photo dump?

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    Eliguy666 V's are Just Better

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    I'm still about 50% sure you have to be dipping the bodies in glass or something while I'm not looking to get glosses that smooth.
     
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    Adam, for your new pickup design, have you considered making the bobbins asymmetric to match the coils? I think it would look cool, because you'd be able to see immediately that they were doing something different.
     
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    Koll Guitars has done that (as everyone has been quick to point out to me on other forums after I posted). My whole thing is to have the pickups look stock, and fit into stock holes. The one thing I have considered is to do a pickup that's kind of X2N like, but having a big asymmetrical bar instead.
     
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    Good lord, your spray finishes look impeccable.
     
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    More photo dump:

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    Fitted this bridge.

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    Buffed this fretboard.

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    Wound these pickups.

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    Shipped these pickups.

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    Wax potted these pickups.

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    Also wax potted these pickups.

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    Worked on test assembly, tested this guitar.

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    Tried something new with this finish. This one got white sides and a white burst.

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    Redid the sealer on all of this.
     

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