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Post by corsair on Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:09 pm


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Post by colt933 on Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:30 pm

Interesting - I have no experience with fretless guitars. But I have read about them and as I recall, rosewood was not the ideal fingerboard choice. I think something harder like ebony is beter.
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Post by Iceman on Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:04 pm

Well, he does say that the fretboard is " ebonised " rosewood, whatever that means. Suspect
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Post by Barry on Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:57 pm

Bloody idiot!
Not sure if even Racing could resurrect this one.

"ebonized rosewood"=black stain Rolling Eyes

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Post by Warrn on Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:42 pm

I don't think the rosewood would make for too bad of a fretless guitar since it's common on fretless basses. I just hope that whoever cleans up the poor thing restores it to a natural finish. It will be an interesting finished product to say the least...
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Post by Guest on Tue Apr 05, 2011 1:42 am

I kinda like it. I wouldn't start that project, but it doesn't seem all that hard to finish and ya end up with something unique. I'd love to see someone grab it and finish it and hear the finished project. Won't be me though, I got a project going and and in 'house buying hell' so I'm off the bidding market for a bit.
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Post by Warrn on Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:03 am

The fretless neck was definitely done well, so it should be a nice finished product. Sad that it was done at all, but I do wanna see it once finished.
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Post by caucajun on Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:58 am

Sleep ............y'don't see too many fretless guitars around..........................there's a reason fer that.................. drunken
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Post by Warrn on Tue Apr 05, 2011 7:24 am

Well yeah, makes chords near impossible unless you have a fanned scale guitar. They're very unique lead guitars though.
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Post by The Chad on Tue Apr 05, 2011 7:41 pm

I like the primer gray, it's honest. Nothing says "yep, it's a project" like a good sturdy coat of primer gray! Razz Like one of those ghetto looking, half-finished, cheap unpainted body kit Japanese cars I see buzzing like a lawnmower around the city.
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Post by Iceman on Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:49 am

The Chad wrote:I like the primer gray, it's honest. Nothing says "yep, it's a project" like a good sturdy coat of primer gray! Razz Like one of those ghetto looking, half-finished, cheap unpainted body kit Japanese cars I see buzzing like a lawnmower around the city.

...geez, now I am glad I didn't stop in... Sad Sad
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Post by colt933 on Thu Apr 07, 2011 6:08 am

The Chad wrote:I like the primer gray, it's honest. Nothing says "yep, it's a project" like a good sturdy coat of primer gray! Razz Like one of those ghetto looking, half-finished, cheap unpainted body kit Japanese cars I see buzzing like a lawnmower around the city.

lol!

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Post by grogg on Fri Apr 08, 2011 10:03 pm

It went for £31, must say was tempted but Im getting rid of stuff not looking for another guitar I cant play.
The parts must be worth more than this judging by recent break ups.
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