Looking for a Luthier to do a custom graphic.. metal guitar.

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  1. johnnybrulez

    johnnybrulez Member

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    Hey ya'll.

    I'm looking to start a project on a heavy metal guitar (radical paint job, neck-through body, hot pick ups etc.) and was wondering if I could get some references.

    I was thinking something along the lines of a PRS guitar archtop type body, with a bit more metal flare. Any links or names would be great! Thanks!
     
  2. Mudder

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    Check out Brent Gutierrez. He builds some excellent guitars, all custom for the customer, good to work with. There's a forum at www.rig-talk.com where you can get prices and contact info.
     
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    Peavey has a new custom shop that can take a jpeg file and put it ona guitar for you. This might be a cheaper route for you.
     
  6. syxxstring

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    I do custom paint work and my friend Gene at Rhino Guitars could do the build.
     
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    When it comes to metal graphics, Mike learn is the man. I beleive he does all of the crazy Jackson and GMW stuff.
     
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    Mike does some of the Charvel stuff, maybe some Jackson. Craig Fraser does a lot of Jacksons and is a way better painter, imho. Look at the gallery at gotpaint.com.
     
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    Check out this air brush paint job (V-Extreme).

    http://www.usmasters.com/flamefinish.htm

    They can do others as well.

    If you want a carved top, you could ask for the Avada with a custom paint job. They are supposed to be coming out with a singlecut carved top soon.

    You could check out their Hornet (SG style) and get the paint job you want on that.
     
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