#1
Remember when I had all those threads about that horrible flying V I got at a pawn shop. Well incase you don't I got an epiphone flying V at a pawn shop like last year and I wanted to customize it. Here are the specs that WERE on it when I bought it.

Bridge: Liscensed Floyd Rose (Black)
Pickups: Horrible EMG Copies that someone tried to hand make
Tuners: I don't know, what ever tuners come with an epipi V (Black)
Pickguard: Horrible looking see thru plexiglas pickguard
Tone/Volume Knobs: Black Strat Knobs

I just gave it to a guitar repair/customizing shop and heres what I am going to do with it.

Bridge: Offiicial Floyd Rose (Black)
Pickups: EMG 81 in the bridge, EMG 85 in the neck
Tuners: Sperzel locking tuners (Chrome)
Pickguard: Stainless Steel Mirror Pickguard
Tone/Volume knobs: Chrome Domes
Other: New Fret Job

What do you guys think? I will send in before and after pictures as soon as I decide on what to do paintwise. What do you think I should do for the paint job? Remember I have a mirror pickguard and I want to keep the base color of the guitar black, I just want some sort of cool design or racing stripe or something like that. So please give your feedback! Thanks in advance.
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#2
youv almost exactly copied my v. mines got the same stuff but with a diamond plate pickguard and its in satin black and its got grover tuners.
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#3
why are you gonna put locking tuners on it? if your planning to use the FR then you dont need them because of the locking nut. just buy some of the cheap grovers that arent locking because it will save you some cash
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#4
u sould make it like one of the zz top guitars and make it all furry
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#5
lol, how much did you get the V for at the pawn?

I think that you should do all these ideas, but you should do them yourself, its a great learning experience, Plus the fret job will cost you more than you paid for the guitar...its gonna cost you like 200-300$ just for that and all your paying for is the labor becuz it takes a while to do, not hard at all, just time consuming.
#6
my best friend just drew my naked on my ibanez, (SHE DOES AMAZING WORK!!) and it looks exacly like me, get some hot chick to draw u naked on your v
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#7
Damn thats going to be nice
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#8
Seriously though, what should I do for the paint job? I already paid for all the specs I already have on it so thats out of the question. I just need help deciding on the finish.
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my best friend just drew my naked on my ibanez, (SHE DOES AMAZING WORK!!) and it looks exacly like me, get some hot chick to draw u naked on your v


I don't know how egotistic u r but I'd hte to see myself naked on my guitar!

And no-one would ever buy it, either!
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#10
try camo if that inst to hard or black with green flames
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I don't know how egotistic u r but I'd hte to see myself naked on my guitar!

And no-one would ever buy it, either!


not gonna lie i am pretty muscular, also not gonna lie i do have a small penis, but hey it looks great with the piercings so..... at anyways me and my friend are into the whole nude human body art thing, and that why she did it, it was her idea, and i like it
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#12
Why do you have locking tuners and an FR, which I assume will come with a locking nut? And why a black bridge with chrome tuners? Sorry, just seems really odd to me.
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#14
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not gonna lie i am pretty muscular, also not gonna lie i do have a small penis, but hey it looks great with the piercings so..... at anyways me and my friend are into the whole nude human body art thing, and that why she did it, it was her idea, and i like it


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#15
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Why do you have locking tuners and an FR, which I assume will come with a locking nut? And why a black bridge with chrome tuners? Sorry, just seems really odd to me.


The nut is like messed up so im gonna keep it on but not use it. Thats why I am getting the locking tuners. And I am not sure why I chose the bridge to be black lol.
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#16
hahaha dude someones gotta sig that rofl
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#17
maybe the chrome tuners will match the new pickguard?


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#18
i think its funny how many people in here want to see me naked
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#19
I'm done it now and I will post pictures later today, so keep looking at this thread.
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#20
Black with white poka dots!
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#21
Pics!!!
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#22
I think stripes would've been cool definitely, like a main stripe as wide as the pickups that goes down the middle, then on both sides one inch of space, then one-inch strips to accompany the main stripe
#25
Pussy.
Shoulda done it on your own.
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#27
Am i retarded, cause i ddint see any pics yet
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#29
Quote by t heff
my best friend just drew my naked on my ibanez, (SHE DOES AMAZING WORK!!) and it looks exacly like me, get some hot chick to draw u naked on your v

or you could get somone to draw a hot,naked,chick on your guitar
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#30
Where Are The Pictures?


EDIT: taht was meant to be capitalized!
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#31
Yeah were are the godamn pisture they were suppost to be up two days ago.
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