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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-29-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By Phoenix V
Got any photos

Got any photos
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-28-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By Phoenix V
Did you shield the backing plate for the...

Did you shield the backing plate for the cavities?

Also, how did you manage to solder to aluminium foil?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-22-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By Phoenix V
That would be it then. Process of elimination...

That would be it then. Process of elimination yields a result. Sounds like you need to source a new pickup or just go with one.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-19-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By Phoenix V
Do a test. Remove one pickup circuit completely....

Do a test. Remove one pickup circuit completely. Do this by disconnecting one of the pot output wires (middle pot tab) from the pickup switch. This leaves only the other pickup circuit in line with...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-18-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By Phoenix V
You certain have the pickup wires connected in...

You certain have the pickup wires connected in the correct polarity?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-17-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By Phoenix V
Agree. Nice thin coats. 10 - 12 of them for clear...

Agree. Nice thin coats. 10 - 12 of them for clear coats, as you will remove some when sanding and buffing to the final finish.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-16-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By Phoenix V
In that drawing I see you have one ground circuit...

In that drawing I see you have one ground circuit which connects the top pot to the selector switch. You have a second ground circuit which connects the output jack and bottom pot together. However...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-15-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Phoenix V
Whatever makes you happy :) But either way that...

Whatever makes you happy :)

But either way that paint job will continue to deteriorate. What would make me happy if it was mine is nothing short of a complete strip and redo.

But to each their own.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-14-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Phoenix V
:cheers:

:cheers:
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-12-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By Phoenix V
Depends how you applied it. If you did lots of...

Depends how you applied it. If you did lots of very very thin coats and waited well past the manufacturers minimum drying time between each then it should dry hard in less time. Although i'd still...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-11-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Phoenix V
Get an iron nail, or some other magnetic bit of...

Get an iron nail, or some other magnetic bit of metal and tap the pickup poles of each pickup using the selector switch for each to select only the pickup being tapped.

You should hear a clear...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-11-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Phoenix V
Question is probably moot. Spinning the pickup...

Question is probably moot. Spinning the pickup most likely placed extra strain on the cable. Possible it has broken off at the solder joint or broken internally in the cable or caused a crossover...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-11-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Phoenix V
Meguiars Swirl Remover and finish with carnauba....

Meguiars Swirl Remover and finish with carnauba. Don't use any silicon based finish wax on nitro.

This is how I finished my Studio build. Have some pics in my sig link below
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-10-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By Phoenix V
Depends what your goal is. If you're in it for...

Depends what your goal is. If you're in it for the body artwork and want to play with custom gfx then a kit is fine. If you're wanting a solid player, something you're going to make your main guitar,...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-05-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Phoenix V
Good looking craftmanship

Good looking craftmanship
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-04-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Phoenix V
Use cloth dye, not paint

Use cloth dye, not paint
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,535
Posted By Phoenix V
Looking good Minty. I'm very partial to deep...

Looking good Minty.

I'm very partial to deep wine red with high polished clear. Can look stunning.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,145
Posted By Phoenix V
Looks great!! Very different. I respect that. Is...

Looks great!! Very different. I respect that.

Is it heavy? Hard to balance with all that liquid sloshing about?

Can it squirt liquid into the crowd while you're doing a solo?

That's rock and roll
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Phoenix V
How high is the action and how much relief do you...

How high is the action and how much relief do you have. A high action and excess relief can contribute to intonation issues.

Also is the kit a fixed bridge or with trem bar?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-29-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By Phoenix V
People may disagree with me but the driving...

People may disagree with me but the driving reason to create a guitar from scratch is so you can create a custom design and make it unique. Something that is yours that you won't see hanging in a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-13-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 388
Posted By Phoenix V
Yeah there's more to this than just getting the...

Yeah there's more to this than just getting the file and going to work. The fret may be OK, and you will stuff it by going straight to file.

You don't mention if this has just started happening or...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-09-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Phoenix V
This sounds OK. You just need enough heat to do...

This sounds OK. You just need enough heat to do the work. Overheating wears tips out faster and under heating makes cold joints. I used to go to 6 at pre start and wind back to 3.5 - 4 for regular...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-05-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 112,665
Posted By Phoenix V
The only real politics is when the government is...

The only real politics is when the government is afraid of its people of an educated nation. Anything else is a ponzy scheme.

What we call 'politics' in Aus is just a dog and pony show regardless of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-11-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Phoenix V
In most circuits the LED indicator does not form...

In most circuits the LED indicator does not form part of or tap off the primary path circuit (not without a buffer anyway), be it control signal (like the footswitch) or guitar audio.

You need to...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-06-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Phoenix V
I did a complete refret on my Hondo a few years...

I did a complete refret on my Hondo a few years ago. Used pre cut fret wire. My sig has a link to the rework.

I used this you tube video as my guide, and its excellent. There multiple parts to the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-10-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By Phoenix V
The mica flaked blue really stands out. But it's...

The mica flaked blue really stands out. But it's the clear coats that gives it that final 'pizzaz'.

Mica flaked purple would look tremendous. I was stuck between blue and purple when I was at the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-08-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By Phoenix V
Hi. A great tutorial is found here to do both...

Hi.

A great tutorial is found here to do both the true bypass and LED

True Bypass and LED (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqyFsuC9fk4)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-05-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 359,706
Posted By Phoenix V
Yeah thats looking better

Yeah thats looking better
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-05-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 359,706
Posted By Phoenix V
I'm assuming you are wanting to switch between 9v...

I'm assuming you are wanting to switch between 9v and 18v operation and that the centre terminal of the switch is common? In which case it doesn't look like your diagram will work.

For one. you have...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-04-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By Phoenix V
Hi. Don't worry about diodes. First check if Q6...

Hi. Don't worry about diodes. First check if Q6 and IC2B are outputting the correct volts as nominated on the schematic, with a good 9v battery installed. This should be a very quick test.

Q2 is a...
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