Routing horror. New fanned rustic 7 killer.

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  1. pondman

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    A lovely start to that finish. Do you squeeze your own snakes?
     
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    I thought he was married. :fever:
     
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    Spicypickles 8 string Warrior

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    Hayooooo
     
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    Stripped tuners down and powder coated, re-greased and rebuilt.

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    Very nice, man! I'm impressed how much effort you put into details like this. My lazyness makes me go with the hardware I can purchase and use as is...
     
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    Had another disaster with this one. I widened the pickup wire entry hole to the control cavity by just a few mil and caught the wire harness I'd fitted internally when gluing the body halves together:facepalm:
    I spent 4 hours delicately carving into the side of the control cavity with a thin wood chisel to squeeze the soldering iron in to fix the harness , luckily it was a success. After filling the carved out area with car body filler you'd never know once the shielding goes on :)
     
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    Starting off this comment with "had another disaster"? What is wrong with you? You darn near gave me a freaking heart attack. :mad:
     
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    Nearly had one myself when I saw the wires come out stuck to my my drill bit :evil:
     
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    Honestly, I don't care about the wiring harness. You maiming yourself is of much bigger concern. I read "Had another disaster" and said, "Oh no, not another limb tore up... oh, it's just a wiring harness? Seriously?"
     
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    Yeah the bench mark for that's considered a "disaster" in this thread is pretty goddamned high now. :lol:
     
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    Dude, that is so tragic. I have followed and admired your builds ever since I joined this forum. I seriously wish you a strong and healthy revovery.
     
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    This thing turned out to be a nightmare in more ways than I care to mention but its finally done and I love it. I'll take some more pics tomorrow and do a NGD.

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    That thing is ridiculously cool:agreed: Can't wait to see more pics.
     
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    Albake21 "Just get a used Ibanez Prestige."

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    Wow that thing is cool looking, definitely want to see more!
     
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    Bloody love this thing.
     
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    Lol "Bloody".

    Another awesome guitar pondman
     
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    The irony of a blood red finish!
     
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