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Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By nicolasrivera
Thank you guys for your kind words, really...

Thank you guys for your kind words, really appreciate it!.

Cheers.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By nicolasrivera
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https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2912/14311366048_f8622ea0c9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nNDuwu)

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5536/14518085023_c637b81030_b.jpg...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By nicolasrivera
New project: LP Classic Re-Finished.

Seems like it took for ever but i finally finished this guitar for a client, a very patient client! :)


Its a 1960 Les Paul Classic that was in wine red and had a nasty neck break, i had the freedom...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-09-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By nicolasrivera
Some people hate ebay, i love it, got my Mesa...

Some people hate ebay, i love it, got my Mesa 5:50+ head and a 1X12 OS Mesa cabinet for around $1,350.00 with all shippings and stuff included, both used but in like new...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-05-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By nicolasrivera
Did you took any photos of that dream room?

Did you took any photos of that dream room?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-05-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 416
Posted By nicolasrivera
Mesa Boogie FaceLift......

So, got tired of the black stealth look of my amp and cab... so i took upon my self this challenge and it was a pain in the ass to do, but almost two hours later the hard work paid off because im...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-09-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By nicolasrivera
I finally decided to make it a conversion to HB,...

I finally decided to make it a conversion to HB, and i'm really loving the sound she is giving...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-29-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By nicolasrivera
Pickguad...

Pickguad off!...

http://i359.photobucket.com/albums/oo36/8d2studios/IMG_6522_zpsd3878fd9.jpg
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-27-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By nicolasrivera
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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-27-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By nicolasrivera
I did this to a Lonestar special, had the mini...

I did this to a Lonestar special, had the mini but sold it, but while i had it i always wondered the same, but i never did it because i was unsure if it was the same principal as the lonestar.

Best...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-05-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By nicolasrivera
So here is the first hand of pore filler... Its a...

So here is the first hand of pore filler... Its a really messy job....

http://i359.photobucket.com/albums/oo36/8d2studios/IMG_5824_zps4cdc353e.jpg
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-05-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By nicolasrivera
I did use paint remover and then sand to get the...

I did use paint remover and then sand to get the original pore filler out.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-05-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By nicolasrivera
This is how the guitar came! and its correct for...

This is how the guitar came! and its correct for what Gibson was using back in 1955! that same year Gibson changed to a Stoptail and the ABR-1 bridge. 1955 was the transition year for that.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-05-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By nicolasrivera
Thanks a lot man!

Thanks a lot man!
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-04-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By nicolasrivera
Thanks. That is a simulation representing the...

Thanks.
That is a simulation representing the guitars was mainly a rhythm player, most starts, tells and les paula that where played that way show similar ware in those areas.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-04-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By nicolasrivera
Yes! something like...

Yes! something like this.....

http://9ballguitars.com/Guitar%20photos%20processed%20large/L%201955-Les-Paul-back-close.jpg
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-04-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,630
Posted By nicolasrivera
Been a long time since i read this thread and...

Been a long time since i read this thread and thank you for your comments!

I have an update, i did decide to refinish the back,side and neck of the guitar to the correct pore filler and color as...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-01-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,146
Posted By nicolasrivera
Thanks you very much sir! :headbang: There are...

Thanks you very much sir! :headbang:

There are several steps that need to be done for the flame to look like that, its just not as simple as applying a green tint to the wood, wish it was that...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-01-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,146
Posted By nicolasrivera
Yes and no.... Yes it can be done, no, it will...

Yes and no.... Yes it can be done, no, it will not look remotely close if its not a flamed maple top! ;)
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-01-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,146
Posted By nicolasrivera
I remember as a kid staring for hours at PRS adds...

I remember as a kid staring for hours at PRS adds in guitar magazines. For me it was a very rewarding experience when i bought this Custom 24, it was an achievement i did with my own money and hard...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-29-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,146
Posted By nicolasrivera
Thank you guys for the nice comments!

Thank you guys for the nice comments!
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-25-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,146
Posted By nicolasrivera
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Forum: Electric Guitar 12-09-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,146
Posted By nicolasrivera
Well, i'll tell you its a lot of work, if i have...

Well, i'll tell you its a lot of work, if i have learn anything doing this is that i have far more respect for the guys that sand, stain, tape, spray and buff the finish then ever before. This is my...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-09-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,336
Posted By nicolasrivera
Thanks. I did not film it, i really never have a...

Thanks. I did not film it, i really never have a video camera at hand when ever i get the drive and inspiration to do this and i know it will help me in the future if i did so, but i devote all my ...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-09-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,336
Posted By nicolasrivera
Poly finish in on of the worst finishs for any...

Poly finish in on of the worst finishs for any guitar, i have aged it before, here is my telecaster with poly that no longer looks like poly, but i will eventualy...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,336
Posted By nicolasrivera
Well, you seem to be way too stupid to even be...

Well, you seem to be way too stupid to even be talk too, so, STFO L. :peace:
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,336
Posted By nicolasrivera
Mmm you have issues...any how, find me on youtube...

Mmm you have issues...any how, find me on youtube by my name, have some vids on aging parts and finishes and changing inlays...you could learn a thing or two. :p: :devil:
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,336
Posted By nicolasrivera
I know... :shrug:

I know... :shrug:
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,336
Posted By nicolasrivera
I did it on my other Les Paul, 2001 R8. :p:...

I did it on my other Les Paul, 2001 R8. :p:

http://i359.photobucket.com/albums/oo36/8d2studios/IMG_8998sml.jpg
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,336
Posted By nicolasrivera
Takes patience and lots of time....in average i...

Takes patience and lots of time....in average i spend around 6 to 12 months aging my guitars.... this 55' reissue gold top Les Paul is my latest, still under development, started in January and...
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