Summer Project: Ibanez RGA121 mod... with a Seafoam Green Top

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  1. CaptMerica

    CaptMerica SS.org Regular

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    So a year ago, I got myself a pretty mint conditioned RGA121. Came with Dimarzios when I got it so that gave me another reason to get it haha. [​IMG]

    As lots of my friends know, I'm a huge Seafoam Green guy. So, I asked a buddy of mine to paint the top of it. Kind of like how Gibson had a Les Paul where the top had paint and the sides and back were left natural.

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    And BAM!
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    Here's the final product.
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    I'm so happy how it turned out. Can't thank Alec enough. Forgive the dramatic lighting changes, these were taken at very different points in time.
     
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    ImNotAhab ChronicUnderachiever

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    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    That's freakn' awesome!
     
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    bloc tha vagina finda

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    Man that looks fantastic with the natural wood on the rest of the body
     
  6. ConnorGilks

    ConnorGilks Still can't play.

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    I never would've thought this would look good, but you've got a great looking axe my friend. Killer idea, love it!
     
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    This looks tasty!
    But why no matching headstock?
     
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    looks great! i've been wanting to do something with my rga121ntf top as well.
     
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    That's tasty.
     
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    rifftrauma Trapped in time...

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    Looks awesome man, glad it turned out well.
     
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    Ibanez should learn a thing or two from you! nicely done
     
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    That looks great man!
     
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    Well, you have have one of the coolest RGA's around now - congratulations. I'm a sucker for pretty much anything Seafoam Green.
     
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    CaptMerica SS.org Regular

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    Well, from my buddy Alec for sure. He's done a number of refinishes haha
     
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    Didn't want to mess with the rosewood or MoP(?) inlayed logo on it. Me and my buddy thought it would be better without it.
     
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    tylerpond05 Mormon Metalhead

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    This. Overall, it looks awesome though.
     
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    awesome!
    love the idea of just painting the top and leaving the maple sides natural; super classy!
     
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    Hey Ryan, it's Garrett, hahahaha

    super jelly of your 121 tho
     
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    Yooo what's up dude! And you should be haha. You're welcome to swing by and jam on it:shred:
     
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    More images for your viewing pleasure..

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    And with my main 7
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