NMGD - The SAS \m/

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  1. justmund

    justmund Plank Spanker

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    New Modified Guitar Day! It's Monday here so might as well add some fodder for Modified Monday

    Introducing The SAS \m/... This one started out as a SAS Narrowfield 25th Anni, I routed some holes in it and whacked in a triple pack of uncovered PRS \m/ (Metal) pickups. I installed a different 5-way, so middle position is bridge/neck. There's a push-pull which taps the neck and middle (complete with resistors to ground) and once I get another PRS push-pull I'll either do a passive mid-cut, or just have a coil tap for the bridge on the tone pot and neck/middle on the volume pot.

    It's not 100% finished, the middle pickup isn't quite in the right place and the bridge PU ring isn't one of the later "universal" rings.

    No before shots, but you all know what these look like with Narrowfields...

    Tone report to come, band practice tonight. Initial impressions are the \m/s are a lot darker than I thought they would be, possibly a consequence of being higher output/more winds than a usual 5x/xx pickup.

    If you can't see the pics, click here :)

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    Edit - Apparently the pics weren't working for some peeps, have changed the links and added a link to the Flickr album.
     
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  2. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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  3. vchizzle

    vchizzle Zomb!e Nine, DFZ

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    While I'm kinda sad you routed out an NF SAS that really want, that's bad a$$!
     
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  4. andy474x

    andy474x Knows the Drill

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    Insane!!!

    What do you think of the \m/'s? Are they a totally modern vibe, or do they have any hint of a vintage pickup with more output?
     
  5. LJD

    LJD New Member

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    Good lord! That's amazing.

    What scale length are the SASs?
     
  6. AkiraSpectrum

    AkiraSpectrum New Member

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  7. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    You did a beautiful job!
     
  8. g.wizz

    g.wizz Nabs

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    That's heck of a tone machine
     
  9. ViperDoc

    ViperDoc Plugged In.

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    THAT IS WHAT I CALL FULLY BLOWN, DUDE!!!!! SICK!!!!!!!! PAGING ACE FRALEY!!!!
     
  10. Snoopygore71

    Snoopygore71 Land Of Oz

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    Very nice - was this the one in Melbourne?
     
  11. Dusty Chalk

    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenführer

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  12. ]-[@n$0Ma☩!©

    ]-[@n$0Ma☩!© Zombie Zero

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    Owner!

    Flawless execution. How does it sound?
     
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  13. CantankerousCarl

    CantankerousCarl Occasionally Onery Member

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    You have been a very busy boy...this is too cool for school. Great stuff there. Cannot wait for clips of this one!
     
  14. Tosca

    Tosca Zombie 10, DFZ

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    The Mod-King strikes again!!!!
     
  15. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    Great job.
    Beautiful piece of wood and neck to bridge pickups.
    You are the man.
     
  16. toothace

    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    Awesome! Metal-on!!!
     
  17. justmund

    justmund Plank Spanker

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    Thanks everyone!

    TBH I've spent less than 15 minutes playing it, we had rehearsal tonight and there was way more talking than playing.

    I believe 25"

    I think so, was on Gumtree a few months back, I've been keeping this one quiet ;)

    Not sure (see above and below)

    Clips will be done as soon as I have a chance! The wiring is a bit funny at the moment, the bridge and middle are out of phase (I chose this over neck and middle) and the middle pickup as permanently split until I can get another push-pull (they're crazy expensive in Aus).

    Whoa, OK thanks! I don't think I deserve that title but I'd rather be The Mod-King than King of the Mods (Mighty Boosh reference)! :p
     
  18. jay

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    For these justmund posts, I would ask forum admins to add an "applause" smiley ... :applause:
     
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  19. Ovibos

    Ovibos Naughty Wood Librarian

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    That guitar looks so :mad:, it must be a screamer.
     
  20. rugerpc

    rugerpc A♥ hoards guitars ♥A Soldier 25, DFZ
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    poo! I can't see the pics!
     

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