Acrylic Guitars

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  1. MetalHex

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    I just made it up :)
     
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  3. Randy

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    Was on an acrylic guitar kick a few years ago but never pulled the trigger. The weight bummed me out too much. But in the interim, I found this amazing creation.

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  4. MetalHex

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    Somebody is going to want fluence pickups and an ebony fretboard on on one of these regardless. I just know it
     
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    That is clear af.
     
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    I'd probably lose it.
     
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    ... isn't that the one that the guys at the Air Guitar shows use?
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Ah yes the famed Vai Vomit Caster anniversary edition...
     
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    Best. Guitar. Ever.
     
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    That could be super awesome, if you did something creative with the pattern. You could make a maze, and put a tiny plastic mouse in it, or something, for a novelty show-piece.
     
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    Speaking of hollow acrylic guitars . . .
    Former Rob Zombie guitarist Riggs had a "blood" filled acrylic Fernandes Vertigo.
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    Not sure how off-topic this is, but at least there is transparency. There's a video on youtube, this guy who builds guitars out of jawbreaker candy and pencils and stuff.

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    I am seriously considering trying to find an acrylic neck for mine, but I also really like the maple on maple with the clear body... So torn!
     
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    Does hollowing it out and filling it with liquid make it heavier or no? :lol:

    I know that's not really the point but that's another thing I was kind of interested in with these guitars. You could make one that behaves like a snow globe and the stoner in me wants that to happen.

    Transparent with metal flakes that move around! :scream:
     
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    It would depend on the liquid. hair gel, likely not. Gallium? You bet. :p Ooh...now i want a gallium filled polycarbonate guitar...
     
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    What what I've read, in about 20 seconds of googling a couple of months ago, acrylic is a poor neck material if only for it's lack of stiffness, even compared to some softer woods that you wouldn't normally think of for necks.
     
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    This'll be the one guitar ppl are somehow dying to put EMGs in...

    I almost bought a Retroactive prewired pickguard.
     
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    That's interesting to hear (read). I thought it might be a good one since when I play that strat in the OP the body vibrates like a mofo and it seems to do so for a REALLY long time. I guess I'll stick to my maple, though.
     
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    That tele Randy posted is awesome.
     
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    That's cool. Does it actually have a truss rod or just the channel routed for one? Who builds these?
     

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