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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-08-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,441
Posted By -MintSauce-
Lucky sod! Keep us posted with pictures.

Lucky sod! Keep us posted with pictures.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-29-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 279
Posted By -MintSauce-
Tallwood posted one for you...

Tallwood posted one for you earlier:
http://www.seymourduncan.com/support/wiring-diagrams/schematics.php?schematic=2_blackouts_1v_1t_3w

Ring - Battery ground,
Tip - Hot pickup output from...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-29-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 279
Posted By -MintSauce-
Have you checked the wiring of your stereo jack...

Have you checked the wiring of your stereo jack yet? Having the ground and hot switched usually gives these symptoms...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-29-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 279
Posted By -MintSauce-
This usually means you have a bad battery...

This usually means you have a bad battery connection, dead battery or the stereo jack has been wired incorrectly. Pickups (EMGs included) very, very rarely die.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-29-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,991
Posted By -MintSauce-
Awesome updates. The walnut 7 string is looking...

Awesome updates. The walnut 7 string is looking particularly good
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-15-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By -MintSauce-
If you're painting it with a solid colour, don't...

If you're painting it with a solid colour, don't bother sanding through the sealer... otherwise you'll just have to seal it again.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-15-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By -MintSauce-
You won't be disappointed, especially for sub 30

You won't be disappointed, especially for sub 30
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-14-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By -MintSauce-
Thumbs up for the Axetec goodies and Steam Hammer!

Thumbs up for the Axetec goodies and Steam Hammer!
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-14-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By -MintSauce-
This is definitely worth a shot! Practice...

This is definitely worth a shot! Practice refinishing and getting a perfect set-up, so you're ready with those skills for any future builds. There's no point building something if it plays like...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-08-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,086
Posted By -MintSauce-
This isn't an update to my builds as such (or his...

This isn't an update to my builds as such (or his ^), because I've been busy with other things and haven't had the time or inclination to get stuck in. I did pick up a preowned bargain today though....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-08-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By -MintSauce-
We're not seeing any pictures, fella. This...

We're not seeing any pictures, fella.

This should help though:
http://music-electronics-forum.com/attachments/4897d1238097538-picture-4.png

In that picture, white is the middle wire from the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-27-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By -MintSauce-
If your other guitars are anything to go by, this...

If your other guitars are anything to go by, this should be excellent! Keep us posted...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-12-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By -MintSauce-
More options...

More options here:

http://www.fu-tone.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=70
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-12-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By -MintSauce-
Blocking the trem or using a Tremol-No is your...

Blocking the trem or using a Tremol-No is your answer, because it'll turn your floating Floyd into a fixed bridge.

http://www.tremol-no.com/
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-02-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,441
Posted By -MintSauce-
I love Perry's work. It's always been top notch,...

I love Perry's work. It's always been top notch, but he's really pushing the boundaries on quality at the moment.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-30-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3,878
Views: 165,158
Posted By -MintSauce-
It really depends on the surface. If you're...

It really depends on the surface. If you're refinishing a guitar that's already been sealed and painted before (and you're using a solid colour), you can just key the surface and then hit it with...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-27-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,086
Posted By -MintSauce-
Yeah, either light amber or wine red still....

Yeah, either light amber or wine red still. There's plenty of time to decide though.

Things have been slow with my new job and basically having no free time. I managed to get the maple cut into...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-26-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,991
Posted By -MintSauce-
That inlay is absolutely superb. Great work!

That inlay is absolutely superb. Great work!
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-21-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By -MintSauce-
I hate to be negative, but this honestly looks...

I hate to be negative, but this honestly looks quite awful. You're going to end up with a butt joint between the two neck pieces, relying on the strength of glue alone to support the neck under...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By -MintSauce-
You need to keep sanding really, but you're...

You need to keep sanding really, but you're always going to have some dye that's stained through from the top, so you might be sanding forever. Try setting up a vacuum cleaner or air hose to keep the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By -MintSauce-
Have you checked the scale length too?

Have you checked the scale length too?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-17-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By -MintSauce-
I saw these being sold on eBay recently. I won't...

I saw these being sold on eBay recently. I won't link to them for obvious reasons, but yeah...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-10-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By -MintSauce-
If it's the bridge pickup you've got the gap on,...

If it's the bridge pickup you've got the gap on, I think it's a problem with their CNC or whatever at the factor. I've got the same issue on my EC401FM, where the screws have been drilled a little...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-09-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By -MintSauce-
1. Just sand lightly with 320 to key the surface....

1. Just sand lightly with 320 to key the surface. If you sand to the wood, you're going to have to prep the surface again... which means sealer and undercoat (not primer, since you already have a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-09-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 573
Posted By -MintSauce-
Is it worth trying some heat with a soldering...

Is it worth trying some heat with a soldering iron? If you've got a single action truss rod with a removeable nut, the expansion from heating might be enough to crack the thread and either turn it or...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-09-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By -MintSauce-
If your bridge is angled forwards like in II,...

If your bridge is angled forwards like in II, then you need to balance the tension by either adding that third spring or screwing the spring claw in...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-08-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By -MintSauce-
Do you have any pictures of your wiring job?...

Do you have any pictures of your wiring job? Also, check your battery and make sure you've raised the pickup very close to the strings. If you're that worried about your gig, it might be worth wiring...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-06-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By -MintSauce-
Have you checked your battery connection and...

Have you checked your battery connection and raised the pickups very close to the strings?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By -MintSauce-
It really depends on the guitar. As long as you...

It really depends on the guitar. As long as you can route a cavity for the switch, drill a hole for it and then drill a wiring channel through to the pickup cavities, it should be grand.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-03-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By -MintSauce-
Did you centre the finetuner before stringing it...

Did you centre the finetuner before stringing it up and tuning with the machine head?
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