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Post by corsair on Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:56 am

It's been a hell of a long time coming, this old girl....



... but here we go!! Just finished wiring it up..



and have plugged it in for the first time in who knows how many years!! It lives!! What a glorious sound those 45s make!!!

Couldn't resist this one...



... pointies!!!

More later when the neck has settled down etc., but for now... I'm done here!! Very Happy

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Post by Westbone on Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:02 am

At last 'The Slimey Beast' lives.

Looking good John.

Have to take some more detailed pictures, catching the top ect.

What a difference from a pile of firewood..Very Happy

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Post by hoax on Fri Nov 02, 2012 5:29 am

That's looking great John - and the slimeburst was an inspired choice!

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Post by Sgt. Vimes on Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:24 am

yep John, thats a beauty right there....well done indeed!

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Post by The Chad on Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:02 am

Hats off to John, resurrected this one from certain destruction!!!

Lovin' the green. Excellent job sir!

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Post by Sodbuster J on Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:26 am

A "slimey" tribute to patience and persistence! Fantastic job, I'm in agreement - the slimeburst being an odd but now beautiful choice. Kudos to John Very Happy

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Post by hobster on Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:55 pm

Woo hoo its done i'll bet you feel great be finished. I LOVE the slimeburst and you did a fabulous job! A+ my man

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Post by anaerobe on Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:14 pm

Twisted Evil Pointies are good. Really good job of ressurection.

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Post by Barry on Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:10 pm

This was given the "official" name of Swamp Thing over in the Mats forum!
Love it

Great job matey. Obviously the replacement switch is working out OK?

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Post by Guest on Sun Nov 04, 2012 6:02 pm

Looks great eh!

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Post by DimensionIV-addict on Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:10 pm

Just two words "WOW" That's a 12 outta 10.
Congrats mate. Awesome!!!
Don't repeat this, but I like the Slimeburst too.

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Post by corsair on Sun Nov 04, 2012 10:17 pm

Thanks, guys!


What now?!

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Post by Westbone on Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:09 pm

Take some better photos so we can see the grain better.Smile

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Post by Barry on Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:05 pm

corsair wrote:Thanks, guys! What now?!

  • play the crap out of it
  • then channel yer inner Sarcaster and do a 12 string version! rabbit
Swamp Thing, the sequel. Coming soon.

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Post by gittarasaurus on Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:08 pm

corsair wrote:
What now?!

plug it in and turn it up to eleven

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Post by corsair on Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:21 pm

Damian; yep, I will when I get a free hour!

Barry; yep, done that, and god, no! I haven't the patience,..... but.... I did see a kit set twin neck on eBay that looked good!!

G/saurus; every day, buddy...... Every day!

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