NGD Blackmachine B2 copy [Siggery]

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  1. mphsc

    mphsc http://pyramidguitarscompany.com/

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    Congrats on the clean looking axe. Take it to a good tech, they can fix the crowning issue.
     
  2. GRIZ

    GRIZ djentleman

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    This is beautiful. Also, if you ever want to sell your rga121, I'm they guy to get a hold.

    I own two. And I want more lol

    Anyway, you black machine copy is seriously nice. Good score.
     
  3. Le Jeff

    Le Jeff SS.org Regular

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    Looks like old-school hand crowning to me. Take a file and file with a kind of rolling motion and you get a fret profile that looks like the top of a school bus. There's a crown, that crown just happens to have a huge radius.

    HNGD, btw :)
     
  4. Konfyouzd

    Konfyouzd Return of the Dread-I

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    I feel like it's ever so slightly harder to tap on flatter frets and legato sounds less consistent if part of your board is crowned better than another. Then again maybe my technique just blows. :shrug:
     
  5. Cowboyfromhell

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    WoW Looks AMAZING! HNGD and great clip!
     
  6. MAJ Meadows SF

    MAJ Meadows SF on a tone quest

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    Looks really good! HNGD!

    If the frets don't ruin your playing, you can leave them, or file them like others have suggested. Tape off the fretboard so you don't scratch it!
     
  7. gamber

    gamber SS.org Regular

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    yeah they havent been an issue at all lol, thanks for letting me know though guys
     
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    HNGD, good lookin thang!
     
  9. dwizted

    dwizted 7 Stringslinger

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    If you like the way it feels don't worry about crowning them. I have a Siggery too and it intonates, feels, bends perfectly... Have you guys played a vintage fret less wonder Gibson custom ? Even the new customs are fretted the same way smooth and wonderful action can be had...
     
  10. Thrashman

    Thrashman Got Groove?

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    Sorry if I'm bumping this, but..

    .. am I the only one that thinks it is ridiculous that you have to come up for excuses for accepting a guitar with flat frets (or close to flat)? I mean, today's standard is a fret with a round crown, as has it been the last few decades, and it shouldn't matter if flat frets used to be a thing or not, it wasn't advertised either by the seller or Siggery in the first place.. :idea:
     
  11. Jeff

    Jeff Banned from Reality

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    That guitar is the shit, man! Congrats. They did a great fúcking job. That top is tits!
     
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    No doubt! That thing is the doobie woobie ding dong diggle wiggle!
     
  13. gamber

    gamber SS.org Regular

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    Yeah dude, I wish I was told of the issue, that wasnt so great of the seller even though he was a great guy I feel like i shouldve been made aware. Its honestly not a big deal, whats done is done. Maybe in the future this could potentially be an issue, but well have to wait and see. Next time I buy a guitar second hand im going to ask for every little detail.

    My thanks goes out to those who have pm'd me and made me aware of the issue <333333333
     
  14. eleven59

    eleven59 None shall pass. Contributor

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    Yep.
     
  15. Scruffy1012

    Scruffy1012 BMOD

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    Very nice man, HNGD!
     
  16. Paul Brett

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    HEY!
    6 years later if you guys were wondering...

    now has a completely new fret job.
    Neck was warped BAD and needed to have the fretboard removed and get leveled. Fretboard was reinstalled and new fretwork was done at that time. plays phenomenally now but the neck will never be perfect sadly
     

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    Paul Brett SS.org Regular

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    Also I swapped the Seymor Duncan’s that were in it for bareknuckle aftermaths
     
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    Nice guitar obviously, but I used to display my $200 Ibanez on my computer chair like that when I was 14 years old. At this level, gotta get a stand or wall hanger for that bad boy.
     
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    I think you might find the original post with pics on chair was in 2014, is Paul Brett the new owner of guitar? I'm confused.
     

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