Jackson/Charvel Owners Club

Discussion in 'Standard Guitars' started by Church2224, May 31, 2011.

  1. Jeffrey Bain

    Jeffrey Bain SS.org Regular

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    Good info to have, appreciate that man! Guitar looks awesome
     
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  2. LCW

    LCW SS.org Regular

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    And beware with tuner upgrades. I took off and measured the stock Charvel one and the 2 pins measured about 8mm to the post center. So ordered Schallers with the 8mm 2pin spacing. Well when I got them they DIDN'T fit. Considering the other option is 11.7mm, this is too close to confuse between 8 and 11.7. The Schallers were off by like 0.5mm, enough that they wouldn't draw in when tigthening the nut. So I decide to go with some Gotoh single screw ones and drill tiny holes to mount them. The Gotohs fit perfectly.
     
  3. BornToLooze

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  4. wannabguitarist

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    Finally getting around to finishing my Fusion HH project:
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    This is 4 coats of Tru Oil wetsanded with 400 grit. The body has been modified to properly fit a Gotoh trem (wood added to the left side of the trem cavity, covered by the veneer) and I'll be dropping in a set of ceramic Blackhawks. I haven't played this guitar in 3ish years so hopefully I can wrap everything up by mid May.
     
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  5. Jeffrey Bain

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    incredibly badass. How hard was it to get the veneer cut to size and glued on there? Always thought it might be a fun way to spruce (pun intended) up a otherwise basic instrument
     
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    wannabguitarist Contributor

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    It was fucking awful :lol: I highly recommend doing it the right way and buying a vacuum press. I used a couple hundred pounds of weights and sand to evenly distribute pressure and still got a bit of lifting after I trimmed the veneer down to size. Had to get a local luthier to fix everything.

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    I used a ton of veneer softener to get the veneer flat and flexible enough to bend around the forearm curve without cracking. I assume a vacuum press or bag would have prevented all the lifting issues I ended up having.
     
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  7. Jeffrey Bain

    Jeffrey Bain SS.org Regular

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    LOL I had a feeling it was quite the process. Came out great though!
     
  8. manu80

    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    this thing looks alive, like the book of the dead !!!
    juste a little joke, no offense guys. Wish people in Tennesse bette times but i couldn't resist.
    Jackson are just indestructible....:)
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  9. Opion

    Opion Sir Mattafer

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    Damn! That's a hell of a picture. I was literally a mile away from where the Tornado touched down in Nashville, seeing Opeth at the Ryman - drove by or through at least all of these places. It's so insane how fast it came through and destroyed all that it did.
     
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    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    The place is a wreck, it’s really sad Thoughts are with them
     
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    I was watching the Weather Channel this morning and saw an EVH head and 2x12 cab where a house used to be. Both still standing up. Broke my heart.
     
  12. LCW

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    Swapped back to some locking tuners. Gotoh Magnum locking in cosmo black. Matches the cosmo black Gotoh 510 perfectly.

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  13. LCW

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    Chrome, black, cosmo black...

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    I know this is normally an appreciation thread but I was browsing sweetwater and laughed when I saw the neck pickup. Not sure if it's the routing but it doesn't look like there is much room to try and correct the angle.
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  15. LCW

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    NGD... again... couldn’t help it! ;)
    Similar color but very different from my Charvel...
    Jackson SL3, mahogany body, set maple neck with ebony fretboard, HSS (H is a TB-6 Distortion), Floyd Rose.

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  16. manu80

    manu80 Jackson for life !

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    Couldn’t help it either
    Had the trans black one, sold it because i thought i wasnt worth it but regretted it a lot. Like....a lot. The only one that did this to me.
    Found a transwhite one last week, fair price, there was no hesitation. New one prices are just nuts. Like 5800 euros ? It was 3900 5 yrs ago....???
    Previous owner replaced the Dimarzio by duncans but i’ll put the original ones back in. Still have a crush on the trans black one but the 3 colors are great so
    Anyways. Still not worth it but f@« / it !
    Just the best guitar ever. Forget Mayo, vigiers, blackat etc etc.
     

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    That looks sweets in trans white with the black accents.
     
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  20. narad

    narad Progressive metal and politics

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    I mean, definitely forget blackat.
     
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