Ormsby Hypemachine Build: Pale Moon & Purplehearts

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  1. esp_eraser

    esp_eraser SS.org Regular

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    Greetings Again!!

    My new Ormsby Hypemachine build is under way and I thought this would be a great opportunity to share what I have so far.

    I'm extremely excited about this build as I am with all of them but this feels like it has something extra special about it, and the tonewoods are just gorgeous. I'm sure you will agree this is going to be an amazing instrument.

    This is also build #3 so far for me, and if your interested you can find build#1 right here:

    NGD
    http://www.sevenstring.org/forum/st...ypemachine-claro-walnut-burl.html#post4303724

    Build thread:
    http://www.sevenstring.org/forum/lu...ations/275851-my-ormsby-guitar-build-1-a.html

    So here are some of the specs:

    Ormsby Hypemachine
    7 string 25.5- 28.2 Multiscale
    Palemoon ebony top and head cap
    Purpleheart one piece body
    Purpleheart one piece neck
    Fretboard- Luthiers choice
    Inlay- luthiers choice (if any)

    Hipshot Locking tuners
    Stainless Steel XJ Frets
    Bone nut
    Ormsby Nunchucker A8 and De La Crème a5 pickups
    Single saddle bridge pieces
    2 volume controls, and coil split push/pull
    Dunlop recessed straplocks
    gloss body/ oiled neck

    oh yeah sorry :nuts: pics: :cool:

    Mockups:
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    Tonewoods:
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    (Top piece only)

    Workshop:
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    Some other builds on this run:
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    Circle of life:
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    Be sure to keep checking in for more updates and thanks for looking :yesway:
     
  2. kevdes93

    kevdes93 Sassy

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    Holy crap this is gonna look crazy
     
  3. Bdtunn

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    Holy smokes that thing is going to look soooo good!
    Excellent choices
     
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    The neck looks like Bloodwood? Which I have on one of my guitars which is why I am asking. Well either way smoking build you have there.:shred:
     
  5. beavis2306

    beavis2306 Lusts for gear

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    I like the pale ebony. Is this from the 2016 run? I thought they were only offering copper, gold leaf and carbon fibre for the tops.
     
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    Insomnia Needs more strings!

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    Oh you cheeky bastard, you're so lucky!
     
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    pondman Build Whore.

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    jwade Doooooooooom

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    .... me that is an absurd top.
     
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    Sorry, but it would look much better, when the backside of the body would match the color of the neck ... this violet ... sorry, no.

    Otherwise superb!
     
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    skeels ..to pay the beels

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    That's some cool wood combos right there.
     
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    So YOU'RE the lucky SOB with that pale moon ebony top.

    Holy crap, this build is going to be epic.
     
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    I don't think I've ever seen a purpleheart body! Wow! Love it!
     
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    That's awesome! I love purpleheart. I'd love it more it it never lost any of its purpleness, but it should look awesome long term no matter what.
     
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    Is this...reality?
    Looks sick!
     
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    Wow that purpleheart looks incredible, great choices! :yesway:
     
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    Thanks guys for the kind words.

    Yep its definetly purpleheart, perhaps that pic of the neck is slightly deceiving though blood wood is more reddish-brown in colour.
    Perry has used blood wood on a hype fretboard for reference

    *see the image here of necks on shelves, there's 2 very purple necks

    Also the pics were taken at different times and different lighting, so we'll see how it turns out though if they're different shades I don't really care. I think it will look amazing regardless.

    Will post more pics as I get them, thanks for your interest.
     
  18. esp_eraser

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    Got this little teaser update
    Here is a snap of the delicious fretboard and offset dots which are Gold Mother of Pearl.

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    The one reason I won't put it on a build and use it as an accent color.
     
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    azyat 吉他之道

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    This one is gonna be a really wild creature:)
     

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