Tremonti project

Discussion in 'Electric Instruments' started by davegixer, Mar 26, 2018.

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What next.....

  1. Keep it, play it, gig it... it's different

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  2. Use it as fuel to toast marshmallows

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  3. Get the sandpaper and stain out, time to start again....

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  4. Keep it. In its case. And never speak of it again.

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  1. davegixer

    davegixer Stepping away from the sandpaper

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    Haha, I love that! I think I might have to name it Shiner.....
     
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  2. davegixer

    davegixer Stepping away from the sandpaper

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    Thanks bud, yeh I've seen similar vids but not that particular one. That vacuum bag looks spot on, definitely giving it a go on the next project with a modified clothes vac bag.
     
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  3. davegixer

    davegixer Stepping away from the sandpaper

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    Thanks for all the positive comments so far.


    Slowly building the top coat, sanding in between (before any polishing or buffing).........


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    Final coat before sanding it flat and polishing and buffing.........



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  4. bodia

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

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    Dig!
     
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  5. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Love how you have the reflection of the car, so the bridge pickup looks like the headlight!
     
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  6. toothace

    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    Looking sweet!! Buff away!
     
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  7. tonytester

    tonytester PIC YOUR STRINGS WISELY

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    I also have a trimonti custom brand new grey black. I like the ax but, if any what pick ups would you put in it to make it really hot.
    and to make other people think its cool not just me. I like lindy fralins and seymore duncans..
    please let me know .some opinions.
     
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  8. davegixer

    davegixer Stepping away from the sandpaper

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    In my other Tremonti SE I chucked Seymour Duncans into it, Hot Rodded JB/Jazz, as I wanted a blues/rock guitar.
    Absolutely tons of options out there.

    If you like Seymour Duncans, try the Alpha Omega combo? Have look at their website for sound-clips.
    If you want to stick with PRS pickups, try the Metal pickups or Tremonti USA pickups.
     
  9. davegixer

    davegixer Stepping away from the sandpaper

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    Onto the neck then.
    I love an unfinished neck, so decided on that.
    Out with the sandpaper again.......

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    Part way through a million different grades of sandpaper.....

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    It's now seriously smooth, lightly oiled and feels amazing.
     
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  10. bodia

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

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    That's a neck I love!
     
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  11. davegixer

    davegixer Stepping away from the sandpaper

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    Next to tackle the headstock.

    What to do with this......

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    I thought I'd give one of those decals a try, I can't tell you had bad it was!....

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    With the decal quickly in the bin, it was time to do it properly with a nice rosewood veneer.

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    Top coat......

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    And waterslide decal......
    Don't worry, this will never look like a Core (you'll agree with that soon if you don't already, trust me....), and nor will it ever leave me anyway.

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  12. davegixer

    davegixer Stepping away from the sandpaper

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    It feels amazing, I haven't got the kahunas to do it to a core though. Yet :eek:
     
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  13. davegixer

    davegixer Stepping away from the sandpaper

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    Core nut.....

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    And then to fit those gorgeous Phase III tuners; I really do like Phase III tuners a little too much :D.....

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  14. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Nice work!
     
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  15. davegixer

    davegixer Stepping away from the sandpaper

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    Thanks mate, it's gets interesting soon.
     
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  16. bodia

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

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    Good choices! For the record, I haven't had the guts to do it to a core either!
     
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  17. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    :eek::eek::eek: Kahunas??:eek::eek::eek:
     
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  18. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    Holy crap!
    Fantastic work.
     
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  19. toothace

    toothace Zombie Thirteen, DFZ

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    Well lookie what we have here!! Sweet job so far! Keep the pics coming!!
     
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  20. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    So you bought the last pack of ACC-4204?!:(
     

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