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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-13-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By metal-matt
uhm, check the sticky at the top of the forum?...

uhm, check the sticky at the top of the forum? "what pickups thread" http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1282071
and personally i'd do all my wiring myself, not to mention how hard...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-13-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By metal-matt
hey, just thought i'd pop in for a moment to...

hey, just thought i'd pop in for a moment to share;

first up (not at TS/OP) I thought the modern silicon trans weren't so variable, that it was typically for older ones, especially Ge?
just getting...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-06-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By metal-matt
Should be able to buy another switch that fits,...

Should be able to buy another switch that fits, just make sure it's the same type of switch and fits (length and width)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By metal-matt
by the looks of the picture it doesn't even look...

by the looks of the picture it doesn't even look like the frets are the right radius and cut/finished on the edges..
:shrug:

think you need to finish the fretwork before putting the strings on...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-07-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By metal-matt
without the wires (and not being able to find the...

without the wires (and not being able to find the start/end of the coil).. yeah you're gonna need a new one.
strange though, how the covers were glued to the coils, I've never seen that before
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-28-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By metal-matt
Eden guitar necks on ebay are a decent choice,...

Eden guitar necks on ebay are a decent choice, personally i've built a guitar with a maple/maple + black (jackson style) shark fin inlay.

here's a neck they have on sale, loads more in their store....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-09-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By metal-matt
surprised no-one has said the obvious, check out...

surprised no-one has said the obvious, check out GFS pickups.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-05-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By metal-matt
though i'm yet to play a beast, i do love my...

though i'm yet to play a beast, i do love my warlock for how comfortable it (mostly) is,
most people go " :eek: :confused: it must be uncomfortable because its all pointy!"
but i just prefer how it...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-04-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By metal-matt
well as i'm a fan of BC Rich (not so much the...

well as i'm a fan of BC Rich (not so much the beast, though) and the template guy a few years back, thought i'd see what it might look...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-30-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By metal-matt
if by splitting you mean modding 2wire humbucking...

if by splitting you mean modding 2wire humbucking pickups to have coil splitting function, then here's how i do it!

first of all, take the pickup out of the guitar, then take the tape off the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-20-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By metal-matt
electric wizard huh, does this mean this will be...

electric wizard huh, does this mean this will be a doom/stoner metal-jazzmaster? :D

i should update my thread at some point, building an ignitor, will deff be setup for doom!
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-16-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 30,185
Posted By metal-matt
might i ask for a full picture of the guitar on...

might i ask for a full picture of the guitar on the left, on the last picture?

do like that (BC rich inspired?) horn.. :D
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-11-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By metal-matt
reminds me of how max cavalera used to (probably...

reminds me of how max cavalera used to (probably still does?) pull the 2 high strings off his guitars, even at one point he had some signiture BC Rich warlocks that were basicly normal 6 string...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-21-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By metal-matt
unrelated, but what is that single coil?! i see...

unrelated, but what is that single coil?!
i see dual rail (single coil size) pickups all the time, but not proper single bladed single coil ones, only seen like one or two (aside from custom stuff)...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-11-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 461
Posted By metal-matt
looks like you've got the wires the wrong way...

looks like you've got the wires the wrong way around ground to signal, signal to ground?
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-04-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,450
Posted By metal-matt
...

http://bcrich.com/images/guitars-and-basses/Draco-Ghost-Flame-DVGFW.jpg
little over the top but what BC rich isnt?
jk, though the shape might make sitting with a V on your right leg work better
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-02-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,296
Posted By metal-matt
moar...

moar mail;
http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo96/metal-matt/gfsbits.jpg
from GFS, pair of power rails, zebra, set of overwound single coils fyi not gfs but they're selling them in the clearance...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-01-2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By metal-matt
gotta be the best paint job ive seen in a while,...

gotta be the best paint job ive seen in a while, puts many to shame, i especialy like the neck, years ago i was going to do that sort of thing to a guitar strap of mine... might have to do that...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-26-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By metal-matt
^ nah well yeah sorta, sounds like he just...

^ nah well yeah sorta,

sounds like he just wants a better quality toggle switch for this sorta thing
im not sure about brands and all, but i would assume this...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-15-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By metal-matt
i'm building a guitar with a 10mm granite/stone...

i'm building a guitar with a 10mm granite/stone top...
hopefully wont be TOOO heavy, but should be good for some rock and stoner metal
:haha:
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-08-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By metal-matt
"The Floyd Rose Special is our Authentic...

"The Floyd Rose Special is our Authentic version of a licensed Floyd Rose tremolo system manufactured in Korea exclusively for Floyd Rose." (http://www.floydrose.com/bridges/index.php)
also mine...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-08-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By metal-matt
pressure gauges and valves are neat...

pressure gauges and valves are neat too

interesting project, will def watch
(alternitive finishes are my feti- nah i just like them, got a fur guitar, lolcatar (covered in lolcat images) and im...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-07-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By metal-matt
use an ibanez neck, and make your own schecter...

use an ibanez neck, and make your own schecter shape body?
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-06-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,734
Posted By metal-matt
also if thats the V im thinking you're talking...

also if thats the V im thinking you're talking about, its not even 25.5" scale length, so the lower strings will be problematic for that
(7/8's should be baritone at the least, but multiscales are...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-06-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 955
Posted By metal-matt
i bet spaz cant pinch harmonic so he's taking out...

i bet spaz cant pinch harmonic so he's taking out his frustration on his fellow forum goers

on the topic, differant pickups would probably aid you, some pickups just dont hear harmonics/pinches...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-06-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By metal-matt
im pretty sure most brands have a mahogany body...

im pretty sure most brands have a mahogany body FR equiped guitar, infact multiple models just look around and see what you like?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-05-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,454
Posted By metal-matt
do they not do custom guitars to order now?...

do they not do custom guitars to order now? (washburn that is) or something like that?
seems a bit strange to want a certain guitar but not by the brand its made by..
though im guessing you either...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-04-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,734
Posted By metal-matt
...

http://i365.photobucket.com/albums/oo96/metal-matt/x2nppwarlock.jpg
interestingly enough, thats a 1979 X2N Power Plus.
1979 being the original year of production, neat huh?
bit of an odd colour but...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-03-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,735
Posted By metal-matt
dunno, i'm looking at getting a bunch of pickups...

dunno, i'm looking at getting a bunch of pickups from there,
ebay GFS postage = $16 EACH
yes, 16 PER PICKUP

gfs main site, 4 pickups (plus tuners and some strap pins too) = $20 postage, or more of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-28-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,497
Posted By metal-matt
yeah and the ibanez destroyer (atleast the back...

yeah and the ibanez destroyer (atleast the back notched bit)
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