Ormsby Hypemachine Build: Pale Moon & Purplehearts

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  1. Eptaceros

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    Sorry for the necrobump, but I'm curious if there's an update on this beast. Those are some killer wood specs, and I think the purpleheart will look even better when aged.
     
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    Latest update on the Ormsby page from the start of the month:
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    Just. Wow.
     
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    The top is awesonme! Good woods
     
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    Gorgeous :yesway:
     
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    That build looks amazing. I wouldn't have the patience for that year wait time
     
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    The purple is too.... purple for me, personally :lol: but it's pretty amazing that it's the natural color. That top though, is just stunning. :eek::eek: That guitar is going to be an eye-catcher for sure :yesway:
     
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    Are you going to seal the purpleheart or let it naturally age?
     
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    Please let it age naturally. I think it will look even more incredible once it's less saturated, and more of a wispy lavender.
     
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    Uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuugh /inhale Uuuuuuuuuuuuuugh

    That is seriously a beautiful instrument. Grats
     
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    Sorry guys had forgot about this thread.
    I've attached the most recent pics that I've seen which was back around march or so. I have been in contact with Perry and I believe they are currently working on getting this run of guitars completed among other projects and production models.

    Thanks mate, the deposit was placed in August 2014, not 2016 so I'm looking forward to it being completed and seeing the other nice guitars from this run also.
     
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    Feck me that thing is stunning!!!

    Is pale moon ebony called something else also? I'm struggling to find any in the uk
     
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    looks awesome

    anyone know how long purple heart will keep its color before turning? does sealing it make the color last longer?
     
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    Pale moon ebony is becoming very hard to get hold of, especially that wide for a one-piece top! That said, it's not on the CITES endangered list yet.

    I'm very happy for you because this is a special build. How has dealing with Ormsby been over the duration?
     
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    try looking for black and white ebony, it's sometimes called that.
    If it's kept out of direct sunlight it'll stay a shade of purple for years, though not a deep purple like it is when first cut. Sealing it with the right clear coat will mitigate the turning as well. If you're really worried about colorfastness though then it's easier/cheaper to get some maple or ash or other wood you like and dye it purple.
     
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