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  Topic: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
batsbrew

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PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:01 pm   Subject: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
https://s17.postimg.cc/j62enbe7j/williamsclose.jpg


https://s17.postimg.cc/mpocd497j/neck_heel.jpg


https://s17.postimg.cc/tg4tml6nz/williams_custom-sideways.jpg



just thought i'd share, ...
  Topic: Floyd Rose Rail Tail
batsbrew

Replies: 15
Views: 8219

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2016 6:26 pm   Subject: Floyd Rose Rail Tail
lol if it wasn't i probably never would have looked at it

exactly
  Topic: Floyd Rose Rail Tail
batsbrew

Replies: 15
Views: 8219

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:19 pm   Subject: Floyd Rose Rail Tail
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJS7gBsQhHg[/youtube]
  Topic: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
batsbrew

Replies: 21
Views: 11478

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:50 pm   Subject: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
yeah, like a dano.

maybe that's where the original idea came from?
i don't know...

we kicked around a lot of ideas when we first started, and actually mocked up a few variations, using scrap an ...
  Topic: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
batsbrew

Replies: 21
Views: 11478

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 3:02 pm   Subject: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
one of the things i like most about this experimental build,
is the 'no truss rod' thing.....
I think technically it does have truss rods, the metal bars you wrote. Most Danelectro guitars are like ...
  Topic: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
batsbrew

Replies: 21
Views: 11478

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 11:31 pm   Subject: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
badger-

built in 1986.


neck is dead straight. still. 2014, and no drift.
a really good design, is all.

nuff'said
  Topic: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
batsbrew

Replies: 21
Views: 11478

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:27 pm   Subject: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
one of the things i like most about this experimental build,
is the 'no truss rod' thing.....

my luthier and I took a mustang apart, to check out all the parts separately..
we noticed the standa ...
  Topic: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
batsbrew

Replies: 21
Views: 11478

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Fri Aug 01, 2014 8:19 pm   Subject: custom axe commissioned - the Williams Special
just thought i'd share, in case anyone else is thinking about custom builds.


The Williams Special

The Williams Special is a Les Paul-Strat-Mustang-Explorer hybrid, with hollow body cavities, M ...
  Topic: Fender brand short scales -
batsbrew

Replies: 10
Views: 6426

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:51 pm   Subject: Fender brand short scales -
http://blog.andertons.co.uk/guitars/fender-shorts-coming-to-andertons

sorry if this has already been posted......
  Topic: Roland VS-880 8 track - do I need one?
batsbrew

Replies: 5
Views: 3758

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:15 pm   Subject: Roland VS-880 8 track - do I need one?
i had a vs 880ex

bought it in 1999

it was a great sounding unit..

but all the backup shit is proprietary...

there is no output of any kind, for data, except a branded SCSI drive.

you ha ...
  Topic: $500 for a Rivera 30-12
batsbrew

Replies: 4
Views: 2279

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:42 pm   Subject: $500 for a Rivera 30-12
around $1300 originally
  Topic: $500 for a Rivera 30-12
batsbrew

Replies: 4
Views: 2279

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:59 pm   Subject: $500 for a Rivera 30-12
that's a great amp.

you'd be hard pressed to find a comparable tube amp with that build quality at that price
  Topic: hipshot bridge?
batsbrew

Replies: 2
Views: 1295

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2013 5:55 pm   Subject: hipshot bridge?
i use a hipshot contour 2-post tremelo on a strat..
with the optional stainless steel block.

best trem i've ever played.
  Topic: Yo locking tuners are a waste of time
batsbrew

Replies: 21
Views: 5997

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:36 pm   Subject: Yo locking tuners are a waste of time
dig my locking sperzels on my usacg build...


they work..

and

they added a bit of sustain to the guitar, i guess along the lines of the principle behind using the 'fathead' products...
http ...
  Topic: Williams Special - 1 of a kind custom 24" scale build
batsbrew

Replies: 2
Views: 2007

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:28 pm   Subject: Williams Special - 1 of a kind custom 24" scale build
woops, sorry.

forgot i had previously posted it.
you can delete it if it really bugs you.
  Topic: The Williams Special-Les paul-strat-mustang-explorer hybrid
batsbrew

Replies: 24
Views: 15116

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:27 pm   Subject: The Williams Special-Les paul-strat-mustang-explorer hybrid
SIMPLE.

http://medias.audiofanzine.com/images/normal/gibson-les-paul-r7-gold-top-271432.jpg

THE STRINGS ARE ON TOP...
NOT THRU THE BODY, LIKE A STRAT OR TELECASTER.
  Topic: Williams Special - 1 of a kind custom 24" scale build
batsbrew

Replies: 2
Views: 2007

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 4:30 pm   Subject: Williams Special - 1 of a kind custom 24" scale build
The Williams Special.

The Williams Special is a Les Paul-Strat-Mustang-Explorer hybrid, with hollow body cavities, Mustang scale length, built like a paul with mahagony and maple top, but with blue ...
  Topic: Fender Runaway Feedback Pedal
batsbrew

Replies: 19
Views: 9182

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 2:36 pm   Subject: Fender Runaway Feedback Pedal
it's more fun to crank and do it for real.

plus, from the sound of it, this pedal only takes a single note to feedback, like some kind of set pattern...
real feedback does not work that way.
  Topic: Sperzel Trim-Lok Tuners
batsbrew

Replies: 5
Views: 2635

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:10 pm   Subject: Sperzel Trim-Lok Tuners
i use these, they work well.
  Topic: 24" scale LPJRDC
batsbrew

Replies: 28
Views: 9845

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:14 pm   Subject: 24" scale LPJRDC
badd ass.

i dig it.

i'll have to show you my hybrid strat/paul with 24" scale 24 fret neck project i had commissioned back in 1986.
 
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