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My next idea. Inspired by Fender's new Acoustisonic.

Discussion in 'DIY Strat Forum' started by va3ext, Mar 1, 2019.

  1. va3ext

    va3ext Strat-Talker

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    Wet sanded with 800gt.

    Sprayed last coat, 50/50, nitro & lacquer thinner.

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    Came out pretty smooth.
     
  2. Bob the builder

    Bob the builder Senior Stratmaster

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    Wow...really nice job
     
  3. CB91710

    CB91710 This is a Custom Title Gold Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Nice!
    Are you going to buff that out, or leave it lightly textured? It looks really nice as-is... having acoustic DNA, I'm not sure I'd like a high gloss.
     
  4. va3ext

    va3ext Strat-Talker

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    Smoothed out the fret ends, polished frets & fingerboard. Put a coat of oil on fingerboard & installed decals on headstock.

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  5. va3ext

    va3ext Strat-Talker

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    Wet sanded with 2000,3000 & 4000, then Mothers Pure Polish & Furnature Wax.
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  6. CB91710

    CB91710 This is a Custom Title Gold Member Strat-Talk Supporter

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    That has really come together nicely!
     
  7. va3ext

    va3ext Strat-Talker

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    Assembled this evening.

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    Control cover yet to be attached, & electronics tweaks to my liking.
     
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  8. va3ext

    va3ext Strat-Talker

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    Some natural lighting.

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  9. Morscherszenasi

    Morscherszenasi Strat-Talk Member

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    It's fantastic job, man!Grat!You're an artist!
     
  10. alexandr3

    alexandr3 New Member!

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    I finished mine today, im fighting with the eletronics yet i need to put a pre amp inside and dont have the wiring. IMG_20190911_170231.jpg IMG_20190911_170257.jpg
     
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