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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 5:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

power chord hack wrote:
Well, if it's good, bad, and ugly then call it "Clint"

Ithink it pretty cool, BTW

An esteemed member of the forum reminded me that Clint's name in the movie was Blondie.

With respect to Clint, it will be dubbed Blondie..Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

very fitting Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rock-On!! wrote:


sea.of.white wrote:
Sorry, my vote was firmly in the 'ugly' camp until I hit those final pics... just a sucker for LPs and mahogany I guess.

Overall, I can't say that I'm really big on relics, but you have successfully made this one look like it got drug behind the tour bus - so you achieved your (secondary) intent.

Lot's of work and great documentation.

cheers


Thanks, I think... Wink


It is meant to be a compliment. In my line of work, intent is important. The end result may not be what was originally envisioned, but that's ok so long as you can achieve your intent.

In 'Clint' terms, you "improvised, adapted and overcame". Maybe it should be called Heartbreak Ridge?
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The finial result of what started out as a tragic disaster could only be achieved by a few... Shocked
You "shine" AGAIN Ken....that is without a doubt is one of the coolest, natural looking relics I've ever seen...IMHO it far exceeds ANYTHING to come out of the so called "Custom Shops" like Fender brags about AND charges for.. Rolling Eyes
You are a Master of the art...I think the "Good, the Bad and the Ugly" fits to a "T"..I'd really think I'd consider doing a run of this one like you've done with your other exellent relics... Wink
Thanks for sharing..it's always a pleasure looking at your professional results...just another example of the quality work you are capable of.

Ray
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 10:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RayRay wrote:
The finial result of what started out as a tragic disaster could only be achieved by a few... Shocked
You "shine" AGAIN Ken....that is without a doubt is one of the coolest, natural looking relics I've ever seen...IMHO it far exceeds ANYTHING to come out of the so called "Custom Shops" like Fender brags about AND charges for.. Rolling Eyes
You are a Master of the art...I think the "Good, the Bad and the Ugly" fits to a "T"..I'd really think I'd consider doing a run of this one like you've done with your other exellent relics... Wink
Thanks for sharing..it's always a pleasure looking at your professional results...just another example of the quality work you are capable of.

Ray


Hey Ray,
You give me way too much credit... Embarassed

I was just trying to make the best out of a bad situation.

BTW,
Good to see you around.
I hope everything up your way is going well... Wink
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 7:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rock-On!! wrote:
RayRay wrote:
The finial result of what started out as a tragic disaster could only be achieved by a few... Shocked
You "shine" AGAIN Ken....that is without a doubt is one of the coolest, natural looking relics I've ever seen...IMHO it far exceeds ANYTHING to come out of the so called "Custom Shops" like Fender brags about AND charges for.. Rolling Eyes
You are a Master of the art...I think the "Good, the Bad and the Ugly" fits to a "T"..I'd really think I'd consider doing a run of this one like you've done with your other exellent relics... Wink
Thanks for sharing..it's always a pleasure looking at your professional results...just another example of the quality work you are capable of.

Ray


Hey Ray,
You give me way too much credit... Embarassed

I was just trying to make the best out of a bad situation.

Oh man. Can you imagine the production schedule you'd have to follow to reproduce that one? Probably have to charge Gibson custom shop prices just to break even. Laughing Laughing Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

~frank wrote:

Oh man. Can you imagine the production schedule you'd have to follow to reproduce that one? Probably have to charge Gibson custom shop prices just to break even. Laughing Laughing Laughing


People are funny,,, Laughing

I could probably throw this up on eBay and get someone to pay stupid money. Wink
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What a dirtbag...I love it! Johnny Thunders, baby! You are to be rewarded for your perseverence.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2010 3:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ElJay wrote:
What a dirtbag...I love it! Johnny Thunders, baby! You are to be rewarded for your perseverence.


Thanks, Wink
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great work Ken , and nice refinement of the jig at the headstock end , I'll be incorporating that .

Yikes ... the " fall " pics made me look away!

I stlll can not bring myself to hang a guitar in any manner ... gives me the heebie jeebies!
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

twangster wrote:
Great work Ken , and nice refinement of the jig at the headstock end , I'll be incorporating that .


Thanks mark,
I will definitely continue to use that flat jig to do any of the finishes that would have preciously been done using the hanging method..

I just wish I had seen it before the crash... Embarassed
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

it looks so great!!! i want to hear it please make a soundclip or something Very Happy Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kitarist wrote:
it looks so great!!! i want to hear it please make a soundclip or something Very Happy Very Happy


If I knew how, I would... Embarassed
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