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Which headstock am best?
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No opinion, they're all good.
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No opinion, they're all terrible.
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KILL IT WITH FIRE THEN KIL YOUSLAF
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Natural satin or lightly-stained black satin, matte black pickguard, Kahler and EMGs. HELLS YES THE 80's.

Edit: except for the pastel. No pastel on my guitars thankyou.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

pastel + white = 50s
pastel + black = 80s
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Black stained Korina, black pickguard... ruthenium (?!) hardware, vintage tint satin neck... it's coming together. It's all coming together. Also I hope the pickguard with a custom bridge cut will help integrate the Kahler into the look.

That and a shredder headstock.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

aen wrote:
CBS got a few things right, one of them was the Super Disco Headstock.
I prefer to call it the Porno Lapel Headstock, myself.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 7:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Haze wrote:
i dont know, pink and black is pretty eightys


Lulz yeah - think i was thinking with teh metalz brain.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

aen wrote:
CBS got a few things right, one of them was the Super Disco Headstock.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That pink Mustang is amazing.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i don't give a shit 'cept to say, heresy ain' so bad.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

gaybear wrote:
i don't give a shit 'cept to say, heresy ain' so bad.
Word.

Hypothetical bells and whistles are getting added every time I access the internet. For instance,
Ebony racing stripe? Ffffffuck yes. Since I'm going to be routing the shit out of this guitar (and have a proper router to do so, none of this dremel shit,) I might as well go whole hog. Though I'd be covering most of it up with a pickguard, so maybe not.

Also note the recessed straplok.

Delusions of grandeur? What delusions of grandeur?
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Recessed strap-lock? I've never seen that before, but it looks like a brilliant idea!
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dude I know! Straplok Flush Mount
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I am going to sig this!

Cool thread, nice to see something different. One thing about Kahlers, you dont have to route the shit out of the guitar.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 12:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

just please no flamy mapls. that is so not 80s.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 12:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Gonna be an eighties/aughties hybrid. Solid "Black Kornia" (with an ebony racing stripe if I can swing it), tung oil / nitro finish (if I have my druthers), and maybe, MAYBE, a solid ebony neck (or ebony with an ebony fretboard (if at all possible)).

I hate flame maple, and most any figured maple tops. Bleh.

Edit: Also, I can't find any solid reference to Korina's toxicity. Some message board rumors, some message board questions. Warmoth's site lists only Cocobolo as toxic, and several woodworking hobby sites make no mention of Korina toxicity.

Also edit: Wood Toxicity Information from WoodWorkersSource.com has a good rundown, and a toxicity table (at the bottom) that doesn't mention limba at all. Though it does mention ebony and several other tonewoods.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 1:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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i fucking love this guitar...
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 1:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

say no to the flambs haze....
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 1:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

but THE EBONIES!
i just got done playing through Kill Em All, Vulgar Display of Power and most of Death Magnetic, plus its 87 degrees upstairs so my judgement is a tad off Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 1:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

heh, yea, I'm a fan of that neck through stripe stuff. that is 80s. like fran's westone.



check out this badass Vantage



basically they're ripping off Alembic


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sparky wrote:
Recessed strap-lock? I've never seen that before, but it looks like a brilliant idea!


Dunlop do one. I can't stand strap locks that stick out and was looking for better options... think it's this, the flush mount option:

http://www.jimdunlop.com/index.php?page=products/pip&id=140

Oddly they don't show the locking mechanism there so look here:

http://www.banzaieffects.com/Dunlop-Straplok-Flush-Mount-nickel-pr-14984.html

That being said I still doubt I'd like the feel of the metal grinding away everytime I move the strap.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 11:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

GENTLEMEN (and ladies), BEHOLD!
No racing stripe, all ebony neck:

No racing stripe, vintage tint maple neck (w/ ebony board):

Ebony racing stripe, all ebony neck:

Ebony racing stripe, vintage tint maple neck (w/ ebony board):

I'm thinking the maple is the way to go. All-ebony would only work with the racing stripe. The hardware is theoretically ruthenium or black nickel or whatever the midway thing is between black and chrome. Thoughts?

Edit: darkened the ebony, trimmed the racing stripes.


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