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NGD - Lake Placid Blue partscaster (MJT, musikraft)

Discussion in 'Non-Fender S-Type Guitar Forum' started by usul1978, Sep 9, 2018.

  1. usul1978

    usul1978 Guitar bricolo Strat-Talk Supporter

    Dec 9, 2015
    France
    Hello,

    This is my lastest build, in the "L serie" spirit. Nothing very original but I like so much blue guitars I had to have one like that !

    Musikraft neck (57 v profile, quarter sawn by luck, rosewood slab, overspray look)
    MJT body (alder, 3 pounds 10oz) slightly relicked and finish checked
    Callaham hardware and some solid black saddles for some reason
    Klein 62 pickups (for long ?)

    I like it and it plays nice. I'm a happy owner !

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  2. Lonn

    Lonn Mod Admin Staff Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Very nice!
     
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  3. henderman

    henderman Most Honored Senior Member

    Dec 4, 2013
    largo,fl
    A light Strat in Lake Placid Blue is one of my dream machines, congrats on yours !
     
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  4. usul1978

    usul1978 Guitar bricolo Strat-Talk Supporter

    Dec 9, 2015
    France
    This one is, on purpose, around 3,45 kg (just under 7 lb 10 oz) which is above the weight I aim for usually (3,250kg, 7lb 3 oz). Can't say I feel or hear a difference !
     
  5. strat_strummer

    strat_strummer Senior Stratmaster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Definitely one of the colors I've been wanting.
     
  6. usul1978

    usul1978 Guitar bricolo Strat-Talk Supporter

    Dec 9, 2015
    France
  7. IronSchef

    IronSchef Senior Stratmaster

    Age:
    56
    May 17, 2012
    Flew Here On My Dragonfly
    Sweet!! Love the checking on that body
     
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  8. diogoguitar

    diogoguitar Senior Stratmaster

    Feb 2, 2012
    Northwest US
    wow, looks amazing!
     
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  9. Mansonienne

    Mansonienne Stratocrastinator Extraordinaire Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    54
    Dec 2, 2015
    Paris suburbs, France
    You are not helping me fight my yearning for an LPB guitar...
    that’s beautiful! Congratulations!
     
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  10. usul1978

    usul1978 Guitar bricolo Strat-Talk Supporter

    Dec 9, 2015
    France
    LPB is such a great colo(u)r, even with maple fretboard...
     
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  11. Axderson1987

    Axderson1987 New Member!

    Age:
    107
    7
    Aug 26, 2018
    San Jose Costa Rica
    It looks just great man! Congrats!
     
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  12. shupe13

    shupe13 Senior Stratmaster

    Feb 17, 2010
    Greenfield, IN
    Congrats!
     
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  13. jpjr50

    jpjr50 Strat-O-Master

    Age:
    47
    834
    Jun 3, 2016
    Florida
    Big fan of the maple back rosewood fret board neck. Have one on my artic white HSS Strat with Suhr pickups.

    Very nice Strat!
     
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  14. usul1978

    usul1978 Guitar bricolo Strat-Talk Supporter

    Dec 9, 2015
    France
    Ok the Klein pickups were not great to my taste (too "muffled" maybe because this guitar sounds a tad dark)

    I will swap them with a Dover set from D Allen.
     
  15. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Beer me up Scotty Strat-Talk Supporter

    Feb 11, 2015
    Terra Incognito
    Sir, you have an excellent taste! I love that look! Congrats! Rosewood slab with V profile, that just sounds awesome!
     
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  16. usul1978

    usul1978 Guitar bricolo Strat-Talk Supporter

    Dec 9, 2015
    France
    On which vintage strat will you find a 57 and a 61 neck ? ;)
     
  17. Guy Named Sue

    Guy Named Sue Beer me up Scotty Strat-Talk Supporter

    Feb 11, 2015
    Terra Incognito
    Precisely! I've actually had the desire to order the same spec from Musikraft for a long time, I just never find the time to finish one project before starting another.
     
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  18. ToneRanger

    ToneRanger Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jun 8, 2009
    Area 51
    Darker LPB - nice.
     
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  19. evangilder

    evangilder Strat-Talker

    Age:
    52
    119
    Sep 18, 2018
    Ventura, California
    Very nice! Just slightly lighter than the Sapphire Blue on my Deluxe
     
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  20. Steven1145

    Steven1145 Strat-Talk Member

    Age:
    45
    39
    Jul 19, 2018
    FR
    Very nice! What was the total budget for all the parts?
     
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