#1
This was only a simple, but i think effective customisation of my wesley guitar
as you can see i have put stickers over it, which i think looks alot better than plain white.
I have also changed the pickups to GFS Crunchy PAFs, which are great, and have also put a new bridge on, as i feel the black looks better than the chrome

just after other peoples opinions on it, and also any more ideas from customising it would be nice, in particular knobs that would look good, and im also after some black machineheads, so if anyone could recommend some i would be very greatful
thanks


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FightinIrishPJ wrote:

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#3
yeah, i just thought the plain white looked a bit... plain really.
FightinIrishPJ wrote:

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#4
Dude, it woulda looked a lot better if you'd painted it, but whatever floats your boat...
#5
i dont trust myself with paint haha, id screw it up somehow, i wouldnt really know how to finish it etc.
otherwise i would have done
FightinIrishPJ wrote:

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#6
I put stickers on my BC Rich but a while later I realised I didn't like the look so I took them off. But really, whatever floats your boat.
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Chain for a strap
#8
haha, epidemic, i like your idea of having a chain for a strap =]
i want to think of something really original to do... something unique... well, as close as i can get anyway.
too tired to think right now anyway, im not sure why im still up, good old UG is too addictive to let me go to sleep at 2 in the morning haha

EDIT: haha yeah, i thought that about the floating your boat....
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Last edited by SquirrelJonGoff at Jan 27, 2009,
#9
i think i'm going to replace my chrome machineheads with black wilkinson locking tuners...
£25 incl. postage off ebay(guitarfetish)
sound good?
then im just going to have a look for knobs, and possibly a jack plate too, im basically trying to change all my chrome hardware to black hardware...
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#10
I like the new setup.
What sort of pickups were in there before? Was it a stock set and you just took the cover off of one of them? I never saw a mix/matched set stock.


Is the new bridge from GFS too? Is it a strat trem or does it floats?

As for your knobs, I'd suggest speed knobs for that axe. Unless maybe you got black knurled knobs like on a Tele.

I'd go with GFS again for the black tuners. If you order standard shipping they might send them to you on a boat.


Ok... i was reaching with some of those...
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#11
you tried far too hard to get whatever floats your boat into that post haha
yeah the bridge is from GFS, tis a strat bridge.

the setup in the first picture is exactly how i recieved the guitar, with a cover on one of the stock pickups, it took forever to get off. they were pretty terrible pickups tbh.
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#12
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haha, epidemic, i like your idea of having a chain for a strap =]
i want to think of something really original to do... something unique... well, as close as i can get anyway.
too tired to think right now anyway, im not sure why im still up, good old UG is too addictive to let me go to sleep at 2 in the morning haha

EDIT: haha yeah, i thought that about the floating your boat....


Thanks. I'm always trying to do something original, but that one I got from Zak Wylde. I was reading an interview in guitar world and they were talking about his gear. He said that for a strap he just gets a chain from Home Depot. I buy my chain from Rona, but whatever floats your boat I guess.
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Rig:
05' B.C. Rich Warlock
Line 6 Spide III 75 Watt Combo
Behringer Cry Babe
Digitech Death Metal
Boss DD-3 Digital Delay
Rodam Cables
D'aDarrio XL
Chain for a strap
#14
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#15
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^that seems like it'd be pretty uncomfortable to me...


I dunno, whatever floats your boat, but I'll stick with my leather straps



Usually at practices I wear my hoodie, but I play shows without wearing a shirt and I jump around LOTS, so my shoulder starts bleeding and my back gets bruised. But that makes me look tougher.

My friends hate playing with my chain, though. They like the leather straps, too. Whatever floats your boat, I guess.
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Rig:
05' B.C. Rich Warlock
Line 6 Spide III 75 Watt Combo
Behringer Cry Babe
Digitech Death Metal
Boss DD-3 Digital Delay
Rodam Cables
D'aDarrio XL
Chain for a strap
#17
I approve of the pickup change.
I'm getting my GFS in a week or so, along with an SH5

The stickers kinda make it look like an F! car, but whatever floats your boat i guess.
#18
I like it, It'll look alot better with some black chrome knobs and black tuners, also....

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#19
See you got me thinking and that's dangerous. I'm getting a good metal guitar soon (or a cheap piece of **** to mess with) and the idea of a chain-mail strap might do the thing (see, I didn't say it) but that's only if I can't afford a decent guitar 'cos the place I'd buy from supplies his own, unique strap that's bolted on and I'd hate to waste his time.
#20
I wouldn't touch that guitar with a stick.
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#21
For some reason that guitar just looks cheap to me...... I don't know why, SOUND CLIPS!
#22
These knobs I think would look good. And if your up for routing I would personally just put in a floyd rose tremolo.... just cause I love em...lol
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#23
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For some reason that guitar just looks cheap to me...... I don't know why, SOUND CLIPS!


Thats cos it was cheap, hence the reason ive modded it.

ill get some sound clips up sometime, when i can be bothered to record haha
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#24
not my kinda guitar but whatever floats your PIRATE SHIP?

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#25
I dunno if anyone's said this yet..

But aren't zebra pick ups suppose to go White Black, Black White...? I've never seen it before...maybe it doesn't matter.
#27
Looks hardcore, mate.


+1 for the Atreyu sticker.
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#28
Are you 13?

Stickers, really? That looks horrible.

But hey, whatever your boat floats on..
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#29
I would say put some sort of black trim around the edge. Definatly go with black spped knobs though. I'm not too big a fan of stickers but whatever keeps your boat afloat.
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#30
Man I'll be honest, that guitar is pretty ugly now.

But hey, whatever tickles your pickle.
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#31
Black speed knobs, 100%

And a few too many stickers for me, especially stickers that I don't really like as much... But whatever keeps your superaquatically and/or amphibiously based method of transportation above the water line...
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#32
Yah Im not sure im a fan of the stickers either really .... but whatever keeps your amphibious vehicle buoyant... yah I guess you could get black speed knobs... I still like the white ones...lol or Dimarzio speed knobs that go to 11 in pink!!!!
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#33
yeah guitar hero stickers ftl. but whatever knocks your rocks.
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#34
Ill have to agree with everyone here. The stickers are icky, but the PUPgrades are good.

Whatever totes your goat, Boats your float, eats your oat, zips your coat...
#35
lol, cheers for the opinions, even those of you who do think it look s**** :P
i should have another upgrade up sometime soon, without stickers haha

my boat is floating
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