My new red projects.

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by nickmsmith, Aug 3, 2020.

  1. nickmsmith

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    6004BF91-D370-4422-87D4-0DCB64AF3C67.jpeg 6527DA8A-B53B-44DF-BE14-9339F0D2C9F0.jpeg Painted these myself. Thin finish of Liquitex Cadmium Red (was going for a Fiesta reddish color), Rustoleum clear coat, buffed to an amateur sheen by me.

    first is a VM Jaguar, second is my CS50s Strat neck and Loaded PG, on the MIM body that I painted. Finishing up mounting the pickguard today.

    I really wanted a Fiesta red Jag, but didn’t want to pay 500 dollars for a red Jag body.

    Not quite a pro finish, but it'll do! and should look cool when it starts to wear.
     
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    Sharp , nice job!!
     
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    Looks good!
     
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    Wow
    ThankYa...
     
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    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast

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    Happy new red objects day!

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    Believer7713 The Pink Bunnyman Frankenstein Silver Member

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    Nice!! I like a nice red guitar and those fit the bill just fine. I should be blowing some red,Hopefully, this weekend on one...along with some gold.
     
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    Looks really nice to me! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    longboard blues Senior Stratmaster

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    if it ain't red, it ain't right.... (my former boss and owner of the motorcycle drag race team i worked for. Guess what colour ALL the bikes, pitbikes ,overalls, etc were...)
     
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    Boubou Senior Stratmaster Silver Member

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    Looks good, also looks like the blue one will be a big project
     
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    Thanks everybody!
     
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    Cool project, well executed. Enjoy!
     
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    Nice! I’m going through another red phase myself.

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    I wouldn't mind if all of my guitars were red but my banjo is a blond.
     
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    It's my favorite Strat neck and pickups I own. The last body had some finish issues (weather fluctuation made the finish chip off on a place) so I figured I should give this awesome neck and PG a new home that is something I'll really want to play. I like it! and with an added neck shim, it plays like a dream. Just like it did on the old Daphne blue body.