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Old 08-28-2007, 04:50 PM   #1
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jackson dinky build.

well this is my first guitar project. im going to be buying the parts and assembling them, so its not a full build. heres a link to the pictures of the body. pretty huh?

anyways heres the game plan.

jackson dinky body with blue and black flame finish.
vintage 80s charvel neck.
dimarzio "the breed" neck pickup.
dimarzio "air norton" bridge pickup.
sperzel locking tuners.
floyd rose lo-pro tremolo system.
and im gonna wire it jimmy page style with twenty one tone options.

possible things i might do:
wire in a fuzz face, octavia, or a black ice style passive overdrive (all custom built of course)
dual outputs.
killswitches. (this would be the last thing i put in depending on the room i have left in the wiring cavity.)

not looking to bad huh?

i do have one question though. are warmoth necks ready to put right on the body as it is shipped? or do i need to do some work on it before its ready to play?

updated sep 2: i updated my post with some updates to the game plan. now i bought a vintage 80s charvel neck (pics page 2) and fixed a mistake with the floyd rose system i wanted. also added some ideas i might do about wiring.
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^about when i came home from the dentist and my face was numb from novacaine.

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Old 08-28-2007, 04:56 PM   #2
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sounds nice
i like the jimmy page wiring style idea also
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Old 08-28-2007, 05:47 PM   #3
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Just oil/laquer/etc it and paint the headstock and use it.
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Old 08-28-2007, 05:54 PM   #4
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nice to see something different being built on here for a change. thats a lovely body, did you put the OFR init on the pictures or isit a different trem?

are you repainting or keeping it blue ?
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Old 08-28-2007, 06:18 PM   #5
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^There ain't no OFR on the body in the pictures. It's a Jackson LFR of sorts. But it's a mighty pretty body.

...someone should tell the guy that he has wound his strings the wrong way on the RG. Some day he'll do it to a guitar without a locking nut and tear the damn thing right off.
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Old 08-28-2007, 09:42 PM   #6
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actually thats not mine. that web page is the person i just bought the jackson body from. it is a beaut though.

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are you repainting or keeping it blue ?
im keeping it. just to pretty to get rid of.

yeah and it is actually a jackson trem. im planning on buying a floyd rose speedloader, because it already has the route, posts, etc.
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Old 08-28-2007, 10:04 PM   #7
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Instead of that blue, consider sanding off the paint for a look like this:

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d...pg?t=1186497209

Taken from erock's sig.
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Old 08-28-2007, 10:53 PM   #8
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also the project looks cool, i think natural would look cool
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Old 08-28-2007, 10:54 PM   #9
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that is a really nice finish. the thing that i would be skeptical of is im not sure which jackson body it is (if its a js1 or a budget model it wouldnt be to dissapointing though, i only paid 30$) so i would be worried about the wood quality not being to good for a clear coat.
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Old 08-29-2007, 05:34 AM   #10
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you could just sand the back and sides down and keep the top blue (Y).
bargain for $30 too. good luck
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Old 08-30-2007, 02:11 AM   #11
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i could. i dont think i want to though. also im having second thoughts about a warmoth neck for one basic reason. im concerned about resale value. if i put an unbranded neck on it it might hurt the resale value. also im pretty low on buckage, if you know what i mean. thoughts?
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Old 08-30-2007, 07:37 AM   #12
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just get one from ebay, or just buy a cheaper no brand one and then its not much money lost.
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Old 08-31-2007, 04:00 PM   #13
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yeah thats what i was thinking. they have some really nice necks on ebay for pretty cheap. anyways i should be getting my body any day now so ill try to post pictures if i can.
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:20 PM   #14
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Also consider the very sexy coloring of this dinky:

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Old 09-01-2007, 06:31 PM   #15
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well i just checked my tracking number, and the bodys at the post office! the only problem is its frikkin labor day weekend, so its closed until tuesday!!! im gonna be sitting here tearing off my eyebrows till i get there. but anyways. i think i will wait till i have my guitar in hand, then ill consider the finish a bit more.

now some more thought i had. has anyone ever tried putting 2 output jacks on a guitar? not a stereo but two seperate mono outputs? if that would work, just think of what could be done! i have two amps and what i could do is run each cable through a octave multiplexer and put one two octaves down and the other two octaves up! hello "owner of a lonely heart"!


also i was considering making a passive overdive built into my guitar. instead of replacing a tone what id do though is wire a new pot in. thoughts?
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Old 09-01-2007, 07:25 PM   #16
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i share your pain man, mines not here till monday or tuesday, depends.
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Old 09-01-2007, 07:32 PM   #17
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but hey, once it gets here ill be able to really start sizing up my options for wiring and all that good stuff. if i have enough room in the cavity i might even put in a fuzz face or something.
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Old 09-01-2007, 07:58 PM   #18
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well i just checked my tracking number, and the bodys at the post office! the only problem is its frikkin labor day weekend, so its closed until tuesday!!! im gonna be sitting here tearing off my eyebrows till i get there. but anyways. i think i will wait till i have my guitar in hand, then ill consider the finish a bit more.

now some more thought i had. has anyone ever tried putting 2 output jacks on a guitar? not a stereo but two seperate mono outputs? if that would work, just think of what could be done! i have two amps and what i could do is run each cable through a octave multiplexer and put one two octaves down and the other two octaves up! hello "owner of a lonely heart"!


also i was considering making a passive overdive built into my guitar. instead of replacing a tone what id do though is wire a new pot in. thoughts?


They have Y-splitters for that. Y-splitters later in your effect chain will allow both signals to have the same effect/s on each signal.
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Old 09-01-2007, 08:28 PM   #19
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yeah, but my thought was since id have it split right off it would let me sound as if i was two guitarists, plus i could add different effects. plus its cheaper to buy another output jack then buy a splitter.
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Old 09-02-2007, 12:12 AM   #20
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You could build a splitter pedal. Or you could just buy a Y cable.
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