Custom Build is Under Way!!!

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  1. SeanHeffer

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  2. slpayne

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    thanks guys :) I'm getting fralin pure pafs put in it...those pups in this guitar and it should sing :)...add on the gold hardware and rosewood knobs/tailpiece....i can't wait!!!!
     
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    That neck heel design is killer!
     
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    I agree! That is what actually pushed me over the edge to place the order...Ive never seen another like it!
     
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    Belle is DONE!!!! Can't wait to get her here and play her, she's a beauty! Shad is a true craftsman and artist, and a great guy to work with....I have GAS worse now that when I placed the order!!!
     
  6. Brian Johnston

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    Nice lines! Tell them to stop putting it on concrete to take pictures, lol.
     
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    Wow!

    That looks amazing.
     
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    Beautiful! I'm envious of all of you that get the picture updates. I have a custom Dan Ransom, that should be in my hands in a few weeks, but I think my first peek, will be when I open the case.
     
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    What a great thread... the build from lumber to finished beauty. Congratulations, she's a killer ax. :eeks
     
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    Yea thats a beauty! Love the color.
     
  11. slpayne

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    thanks guys!!! I really can't wait to get my hands on her...with those Fralin Pure PAFs she's sure to sound at least as good as she looks!
     
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    Awesome thread. Cheers to you on getting your custom guitar and for posting the process of the build. How long did the build take? Have you weighed this baby yet?
     
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    I just love watching luthiers build guitars. There's just something so beautiful about it.
     
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    he doesn't have it just yet, but I can tell you that it weighs 6.25 lbs.
     
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    ^What he said...I gotta pay Shad the balance first ;)
     
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    And the build took probably about 6 or 7 months
     
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    The Concrete is just kinda for cool aesthetics, but its not actually on the concrete though, I place pieces of cork padding underneath it at all the points of contact, and am very careful to make sure no damage is incurred. It's just for a cool background.
     
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    bump cuz i want more people to see this guitar :)
     
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    Wow!

    Everything about this guitar is amazing... I normally can't stand gold hardware but this one kills it.... Enjoy!
     

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