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Virtual Guitar! Build your dream Axe!

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by Fishin'Musician, Jan 12, 2008.

  1. Fishin'Musician

    Fishin'Musician Member

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    I know most of you guys have seen it before but I just love messin' around on USA Custom Guitars "Virtual Guitar" feature on their website.
    Here's what I came up with today:
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  2. bynt

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    Wow. I'll take it!!!! I've never messed with it before. I'm sure I'll kill some valuable time now that I know about it. That's sharp.
     
  3. Tweedledee

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    Nice! I've used those virtual guitar builders to see what my MIJ Fender Strat/Tele hybrid would look like if I refinished it. It's a pretty useful tool.

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    Here's a couple p-90'd hollow tele's I came up with.

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  5. AndrewSimon

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    If I could only play it after I'm done "building" it.

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    :horse
     
  6. Doodad

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    Did this in photoshop, but something I was thinking about:

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  7. Joe324

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    I like thinlines and silver burst can you tell :)

    No other bridge works on the strat without the pickguard. but i still think it looks good :AOK
     
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    can i have a link to the site please?
     
  9. Fishin'Musician

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    Sweet you guys!
    Where do you get the Fender headstock? Who else has this Virtual Guitar dealio?
     
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    The USACG people used this system: http://www.nymphusa.com/kisekae/kisekaeE1.asp

    I have wanted to build this one for a while now. It would have Fralin P-92s, an Allparts SMO-Fat neck with tru-oil finish, Hipshot hardtail bridge, mahogany body, four way switching.

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  11. Joe324

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    Just a Little Trick. Go on Pick ups and choose "CatEar Black/White" :)
     
  12. ARch

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    I've been writing them letters for years to no avail... maybe now someone will finally build my axe! Why does NOBODY do flesh-colored hockey headstocks?

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    And my real answer. I already have a beautiful blueburst S-500 w/ white and chrome hardware... wouldn't mind the black hardware version to match. Also neat to see what the matching headstock would look like.

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  13. ford

    ford Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Your guitar making privaleges have been revoked mister! That first one hurt my brain...hahaha
     
  14. qwer

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    How did you save the picture? i cant save the picture. I've designed my own many times, but cant save it for my viewing pleasure.
     
  15. ARch

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    Hit the prnt scrn button to take a snapshot of what's on your screen, then open a program like MSPaint and go to Edit -> Paste (or ctrl+v for short) to paste it into the program.

    Crop it, save it, and upload it to some sort of webhost like www.imageshack.us
     
  16. Joe324

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    Poor Mans PRS :D Prs paint job on a Telecaster. Just wear a black shirt and keeps the lights lower :)
     
  17. Jahn

    Jahn Listens to Johnny Marr, plays like John Denver Supporting Member

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    Found this site too, and hmm...what do you think of this baby? May want to go with a typical Tele ashtray and saddles, but still use the bigsby...

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  18. Cymbaline

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    Here's a link to the main page.

    http://www.nymphusa.com/tele/

    Click on the "KISEKAE Virtual Guitar Modeling System" link on the left side of the page.

    It's called "Kisekae", which is named after a game that Japanese girls play with paper dolls, changing the clothes and stuff. So she wrote a program to do the same with guitars.

    There's Strat, Tele, Les Paul, SG, Jackson Soloist and RR, and Ibanez RG and Jem, and others.

    It's a great time waster, but be careful at work because before you know it you'll have spent 3 hours creating guitars and not gotten any work done!

    To save the picture, just hit ctrl+print screen. This will copy your whole screen to the clipboard. Then open Paint or another image editor, hit Edit|Paste, and crop to just the guitar image.
     

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