OPERATION YMER - future Strat project

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  1. Black43

    Black43 Hated Ibanezes once

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    In the near future (once I've gathered up enough money) i'll create the YmeR strat ST120 - a no-nonsense, ultra-light Alder guitar body with EMG pickups.
    Unfortunately, I had to use Warmoth guitar generator to do this, so only the body is shown, and you can't get EMG pickups on it, so it's not that good. There's a list of specs too.

    Body: Alder, black
    Neck: Maple with Rosewood fingerboard, black
    Pickups: EMG S/S/81 combo
    Bridge: OFR gold with R4 locking nut
    Machineheads: Sperzel locking gold
     

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    NUTSguitarchannel Teh 7 djentahh

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    Nice.... Not a big fan of the emg's though
     
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    Black43 Hated Ibanezes once

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    Thx...
    what pickups would you put in it then?
     
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    jarnozz Let´s Get Wasted!

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    seymour duncan distorction pickups ore some dimarzio's:metal:
     
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    Black43 Hated Ibanezes once

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    ok then, SD distortion for the bridge, neck and middle pickups?
     
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    NUTSguitarchannel Teh 7 djentahh

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    If you have the funds BKP Coldsweat
    Otherwise A dimarzio Evultion for shred:shred: or crunchlab for riffing
     
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    Black43 Hated Ibanezes once

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    changing the design, not sure if i want a pickguard or not. These two are what ill think about, and the one without a pickguard only has two knobs becasue you cant get the Delonge volume position on the rear routed bodies. What do you think, pickguard or not? Also instead of EMGs I was looking at SD Blackouts and they seem good
     

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    I personally say no pickguard, but if you do one then I think the black on black looks pretty good.
     
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    I am not a big fan of EMGs either (but I do not dislike them either), however the EMG SAs are absolutely fantastic! I do not have a lot of experience with single coils, but the SAs are the best I have ever played if I do not count the split custom-wound Warpig Motorcity neck pup I had in an old sixxer.
     
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    Also, made these. seems like its what you were trying to make.
    I would do a pick guard, just incase you decide you want hum-hum in the future you don't need a new body. Same with h-s,s-s-s.

    [​IMG]

    Edit: Shame on me forgetting the locking nut. Who needs a guitar to stay in tune anywho.
     
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    Black43 Hated Ibanezes once

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    thx, that really helps. Pics shortly.
     
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    Black43 Hated Ibanezes once

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    :agreed:
     

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    Black43 Hated Ibanezes once

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    I am sad to say that, due to technical difficulties (like a broken window, for instance), the YmeR strat project is postponed. Damn. Well at least i have a fair bit of money, so i'll go get an ESP or something.:noplease:
     
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    rear routes look and sound better imo, but its all subjective :)
     
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    Black43 Hated Ibanezes once

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    I know, really sucks, but if it's any consolation, i got this
     

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