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Risk



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like the shape of #1 better too but #2 will stand up on its own if you lean it against something Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 25, 2011 10:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll be getting back to the "wings" later this week.

In the mean time, I finished two up:












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PostPosted: Sun Dec 25, 2011 10:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

And the Tele:














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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 1:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sooooo...it's been a bit of a frustrating few months in the shop.

It seems like I was taking one step forward and five steps back every time I ventured down there, so I took a little break.

Getting back to things, here's where I am on the prototype basses.

I hope to have them finished and ready to ship in the next two weeks or so.








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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Oz Dragonfly Whammy bass decided it was ready to quit fighting with me.

That said, I don't think I'm man enough to wrestle what's left of its guts back in...Razz






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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think we've all hit a little "rough patch" lately. You came through it man, because those all look fantastic!

If you don't mind... what are the pickups in the new basses?
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks good man! More nice work!!
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks guys!

Those are Lollar Thunderbird pickups.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2012 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OK, back in the saddle again.

Time to get these two across the finish line...






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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was looking at those thinking, those would be cooler as basses. I've been working too much....
Anyway, I really dig them.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 8:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ghobii wrote:
I was looking at those thinking, those would be cooler as basses. I've been working too much....
Anyway, I really dig them.

Thanks, I really appreciate it!

This is definitely a labor of love for me.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 10:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

More feet in the pictures! Smile

Really like the back on the tele - very sharp.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

tab wrote:
More feet in the pictures! Smile

Really like the back on the tele - very sharp.

I never even noticed the foot reflections... Laughing

Chromasonic prototype #1 finished.

Body courtesy of our own Plaid Sabbath!

I need to work on my photo/photoshop skillz, but here she is:


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks awesome! Cool

How's it sound with those massive 'buckers?
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Brad that is awesome!!
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