Fast Guitars Roamer build thread

Discussion in 'Luthiery, Modifications & Customizations' started by Hollowway, Mar 4, 2018.

  1. Hollowway

    Hollowway Extended Ranger

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    Hey guys, I'm getting a Roamer 8 in the run that Kevin Fast just started. I figured I'd start a build thread.

    It's going to be a swamp ash body, quilted maple top, white bobbin pickups, birdseye FB, and white binding all over. And hot pink. The question is, do I do a single color top, or do a natural to pink burst? I'm leaning in the natural to pink burst, but with a hotter version of the pink shown here.

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    Originally I was thinking of just a solid version of this:

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    So, what do you guys think? All pink, or natural to pink? (In either case, I'm using the hot pink, like in the Carvin picture.)
     
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    jwade Doooooooooom

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    Solid pink w/Birdseye fb, ooh-ee!
     
  3. electriceye

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    Another vote for solid pink as well. I'm doing a similar build with a pink quilt top and roasted BE board. I think it's a great combo.
     
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    KnightBrolaire gearwhoricus americanus

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    Solid pink. The burst will prob look dumb.
     
  5. MoonJelly

    MoonJelly a subtle stinging sensation..

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    I'm gonna say pink burst because I have a soft spot for those old Dean V's with the solid pink burst.
     
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    shadscbr SS.org Regular

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    Great idea, I have massive pink guitar GAS, you are not helping! The brighter the pink, the better...but, depending on the wood choice, I also think a pink fade might look better than a burst :)
     
  7. NateFalcon

    NateFalcon has body parts lying around

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    Solid pink IMO...or a pink to red at the very edge? Any way you go it’ll be sick!
     
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    two shades of pink burst, subtle
     
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    Actually, that might be cool. I don't want it to look bursty, because it will take away from the pinkness, but a subtle shade gradient could be cool!
     
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