Ben Pinkus's Recent Activity

  1. Ben Pinkus replied to the thread [Custombuild] Vandermeij Magistra 6 Blue.

    Looks great! Please pose lots of pics/vids when its done Body has just been done for mine a few weeks ago

    Oct 26, 2020 at 11:34 AM
  2. Ben Pinkus liked Fettbiber's post in the thread [Custombuild] Vandermeij Magistra 6 Blue.

    Lacquering of the top is done. The top looks so hot now.

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  3. Ben Pinkus liked narad's post in the thread Abasi Concepts/Larada Megathread.

    Maybe one or two small flaws would be acceptable, but that one had a whol' larada problems.

    Oct 26, 2020 at 7:21 AM
  4. Ben Pinkus replied to the thread NGD - Ibanez J.Custom!.

    ^ Yeah I think you're right - believe the newest ones have ebony, which is why I was confused

    Oct 24, 2020 at 7:12 PM
  5. Ben Pinkus liked TrevorT's post in the thread NGD - Ibanez J.Custom!.

    Congrats! Btw, I think the thin strips of wood in the neck are walnut.

    Oct 24, 2020 at 7:11 PM
  6. Ben Pinkus replied to the thread NGD - Ibanez J.Custom!.

    Haven't had much chance to put them through their paces yet, but they seem what I'd expect from Dimarzio's in a Ibby!

    Oct 23, 2020 at 5:26 PM
  7. Ben Pinkus liked shadowlife's post in the thread NGD - Ibanez J.Custom!.

    I'm a big fan of both the Tone Zone, and the True Velvet pickups. I hope they work well in that beautiful guitar- congrats.

    Oct 23, 2020 at 5:25 PM
  8. Ben Pinkus replied to the thread NGD - Ibanez J.Custom!.

    Yeah if I think of Top end Ibanez, Id assume TOL - but I like that this doesn't have that tbf! I think they call it a BBE finish -...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 4:49 PM
  9. Ben Pinkus liked Millul's post in the thread NGD - Ibanez J.Custom!.

    Saw your post earlier on FB, I think? Great looking axe, and dots>TOL forever

    Oct 23, 2020 at 4:46 PM
  10. Ben Pinkus liked 77zark77's post in the thread NGD - Ibanez J.Custom!.

    so smart and efficient ! Congrats ! :)

    Oct 23, 2020 at 4:46 PM
  11. Ben Pinkus liked Kaura's post in the thread NGD - Ibanez J.Custom!.

    HNGD! I don't know why, but Ibanez nailed the amber(?) finish. Looks so sick.

    Oct 23, 2020 at 4:46 PM
  12. Ben Pinkus posted a new thread.

    NGD - Ibanez J.Custom!

    Never thought I'd say this, but I got a J.Custom Didn't think I'd every get one, as I haven't bonded with many Ibanez's over the years...

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    Forum: Standard Guitars

    Oct 23, 2020 at 1:02 PM
  13. Ben Pinkus liked 2wheel_Ted's post in the thread NGR Newbie - Diving In Head First.

    Hi, all. I’m new here as well to any guitar with more than 6 strings (the Oud doesn’t really count since most of those are doubled...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 5:23 AM
  14. Ben Pinkus replied to the thread NGD: T h e A b a s i C u r s e. . ..

    Glad theres a super positive outcome to the saga! Glad you're happy with it! Two big (double) thumbs up from me

    Oct 23, 2020 at 5:20 AM
  15. Ben Pinkus liked jephjacques's post in the thread NGD: T h e A b a s i C u r s e. . ..

    Settle in, boys, girls, and gender-nonconforming folks, and listen to my tale... Back in the Before Times, I put in a pre-order for the...

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