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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-15-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,084
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
Cool, I personally like the shapes. The one with...

Cool, I personally like the shapes. The one with the midi pickup reminds me of a mandolin(no offence intended).

Now that there is no link in your sig, it just looks more like you`re showing off(the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-10-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
I have a 70`s Sorrento Jap guitar, it lives in E...

I have a 70`s Sorrento Jap guitar, it lives in E standard. Though, just once, I put 13`s on it and tuned it to E standard(one octave lower). I called it my mini-bass, now it`s back to regular E...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-30-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
Thanks guys. If you notice, some are drawn to...

Thanks guys. If you notice, some are drawn to bass scale and some to guitar. The explorer was supposed to be a bass, so the body would be bigger on a regular guitar. I usually draw basses(as a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-29-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
These are the three that I really spent some time...

These are the three that I really spent some time on. I also realized how crappy those look that close up.

Inspired by the Tokai Hummingbird, which was known for its reverse...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-29-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
K, here goes nothing. I am going to do two...

K, here goes nothing. I am going to do two groups of three in order to not score an hero with this speed-of-smell dial up.

Headless bass, with arm thingies for balance, really long fretless neck,...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-29-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
Guitar Sketches

I haven`t been around much lately. I just started college, and am living with my dad, so most posts will be from my college`s wireless high speed, not dad`s ancient dial up. But, I have been up to...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-22-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
A duncan performer version of your hot rails...

A duncan performer version of your hot rails makes a decent bass pickup. I think that characteristic would continue on to the real thing.

Not that I would know..... (insert shifty eyes smiley,...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,790
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
If it handled it before I would think you`d be...

If it handled it before I would think you`d be fine. However, if the new head is alot more powerful, then I would probably use some thicker wire on the speaker side. Better safe than sorry.

I...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2010, 02:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,790
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
I had meant between the jacks. The red &...

I had meant between the jacks. The red & black wires that are there are fine to hook up to a jack.

Considering how thin almost all internal cab wiring is though, I honestly have no answer for you. ...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
It definitely has that "I`m older than...

It definitely has that "I`m older than you" look. Which I too happen to be a fan of.
It`s just:
A-Not my guitar, so I have little to no say in it, and
B-A p-bass copy. I can think...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2010, 02:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
I recognize a couple name(number?)`s, but have no...

I recognize a couple name(number?)`s, but have no clue what they are from/ could swap in place of.

Good score though :cheers:

Jake
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,790
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
That is a way to do it. I just like the dual...

That is a way to do it. I just like the dual 1/4" jacks for a bit more versatility, and they are easier to come by(and IIRC a bit cheaper).

Jake
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
...

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1282071
^Sorry, I had to. It specifically says no "which pickups threads".

Also, "sounds better" will always be personal opinion. I have zero...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-19-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,790
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
I knew roughly where it was so I just found it...

I knew roughly where it was so I just found it and gave him a link. The rest of that stuff is a pretty good read too, check it out when you`ve got time.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-19-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,790
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
Yep, sounds about right. You only have two...

Yep, sounds about right. You only have two speaker wires, so a mono "guitar" jack should work. For a speaker cable that short you could easily make one. There is a tutorial on making patch cables...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-19-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
I don`t know if your aware, but there is a store...

I don`t know if your aware, but there is a store called harbor freight that usually has cheap everythings. Can`t vouch for the quality of power tools, but if there is one local to you then its worth...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-19-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,790
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
You may want to wire it as 2 female 1/4"...

You may want to wire it as 2 female 1/4" jacks. One amp output, the other speaker input. Then just get/make a short patch cable to connect them. This would make it easier to connect an external...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-19-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
A friend of mine took a strat copy, and put a...

A friend of mine took a strat copy, and put a Duncan Performer(dual rail, single coil sized, cheaper version of what Jim posted) in it for about $30. Fits fine, no body or pickguard mods, and sounds...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-19-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
I hadn`t quite realized what you had meant there....

I hadn`t quite realized what you had meant there. I have a sort of template thing(full size) of the size I want, and it looks pretty good with a bass neck. The body is bigger than any bass I...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-19-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
I would like to leave it solid, but if the weight...

I would like to leave it solid, but if the weight is too much, then I will probably chamber it. I still have to discuss it with the guy who is helping me. However, I do not know how big a...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-19-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
The general dimensions of the housing you want to...

The general dimensions of the housing you want to use would be good starting point. I`m sure someone on the GB&C is familiar with the DS-1. Though if it`s like every other effect I`ve taken apart,...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-19-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 205
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
^Agreed. EDIT: Directed at the pics of light...

^Agreed.
EDIT: Directed at the pics of light post. I was ninja`ed.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-19-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
Responses in red. Good discussion, keep it...

Responses in red. Good discussion, keep it coming :cheers:

EDIT: If you notice, I was also too preoccupied by the pretty colors to put my widow headstock on it, or put the iron cross inlay on the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-18-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
Like I said, we`ve got awhile to figure that out....

Like I said, we`ve got awhile to figure that out. Anyway, here is a crappy photohack direct from MS Paint:
http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t195/scout5039/Project%20Ideas/photohack2.jpg

That is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-18-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
^ Agreed.

^ Agreed.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-18-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
I was unaware it would be so easy to find. I...

I was unaware it would be so easy to find. I apologize for being lazy. Also, I thought someone might know it off of the top of their heads(no particular reasoning going on there)....
Forum: Bass Guitar 09-18-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,009
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
I was unaware that Rush jumped...

I was unaware that Rush jumped genres?!?(regardless of Geddy Lee being awesome) If their new-er stuff is metal-esque, then let me know, I wish to listen to it!

Jake
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-18-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,289
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
Interesting, in a good way of course. I assume...

Interesting, in a good way of course. I assume the sharpie designs are going to go all over the guitar? Either way, looking good.

Jake
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-18-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
The guy has the purpleheart LAYING AROUND. (Not...

The guy has the purpleheart LAYING AROUND. (Not trying to be a dick, just how awesome is that)

I was actually leaning towards zebrawood, or maybe satine(bloodwood).

As for weight, I am going...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-18-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Valkyrie_Design
Fret slots: how wide?

Out of curiosity/potential future use, how wide of a slot does a fret saw make in a fretboard? Oh, and about how deep? Preferably fairly exact, IE 1/16" or thereabouts(enough that it wouldn`t...
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