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Discussion in 'The Small Company Luthiers' started by Ed DeGenaro, Jan 15, 2008.

  1. Ed DeGenaro

    Ed DeGenaro Supporting Member

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    My new Rahbek Cos-T (Tele) is nearing birth...so looking forward to have a brother to my go to Tele.
    Here are some shots of the unfinished body...
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  2. Structo

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    Nice!
    What are the woods used Ed?
    Spruce top?
     
  3. John Hurtt

    John Hurtt Supporting Member

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    Cool! Spruce top....limba back? What's the neck going to be?
     
  4. Ed DeGenaro

    Ed DeGenaro Supporting Member

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    Black korina body with bent maple top.
    Lindy Fralin custom-made humbuckers.
    Neck: Black korina with macassar ebony fretboard
    Chrome hardware
    Colour: Silver flake top with masked binding and matching headstock

    ...and yes it'll get frets. :)
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  5. John Hurtt

    John Hurtt Supporting Member

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    Ha! With you it would be necessary to ask if it's getting fretted.
     
  6. Ed DeGenaro

    Ed DeGenaro Supporting Member

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    Funnily enough I have a 10 to 1 ratio fretted to fretless guitars...
     
  7. John Hurtt

    John Hurtt Supporting Member

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    Do you prefer playing one type over another? Or, is it just a different style?
     
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    Nice, Ed. Chambered? I have a chambered spruce topped tele. I went with a top binding as sprice is so soft I wanted to protect the edge. But I didn't have a forearm contour.
     
  9. matte

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    looks killin'. keep us in the loop!
     
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    Big black limba freek here :D
    That thang looks dangerously awesome!


    JJ
     
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    Really cool looking maple - such straight grain - I can see why someone first guessed spruce. Can't wait to see the subtleties once it gets stained.

    Looking forward to more progress pics!
     
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    Wow, I thought it was spruce too! Nice-looking guitar!

    -Austin
     
  14. John Hurtt

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    Silverflake top....dig it!
     
  15. Ed DeGenaro

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    No stain on the top...silver sparkle.
     
  16. Ed DeGenaro

    Ed DeGenaro Supporting Member

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    My preference is fretted most of the time since I get paid for it. :)
     
  17. Ed DeGenaro

    Ed DeGenaro Supporting Member

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    This one actually isn't. It's suppossd to be my Tele Paul. :)
     
  18. John Hurtt

    John Hurtt Supporting Member

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    Pretty good reason! :D
     
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    + 1. Should look great. Will it be bound?
     
  20. Glaze

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    What bridge are you putting on it and what special request did you make on the Fralin humbuckers? I'm still using Fralin humbuckers in my Les Paul and I will never take them out of that guitar. If I need something different it will be time to buy another guitar.

    Mike
     

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