Mercury guitars anyone? (Original Fender Venus?)

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Re: Mercury guitars anyone? (Original Fender Venus?)

Post by b bender » Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:26 am

looks like all go to me :) :)
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Post by debudavid » Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:17 am

beautiful designs. 8)

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Re: Mercury guitars anyone? (Original Fender Venus?)

Post by clickeye » Wed Aug 07, 2013 7:55 pm

I have a line on some 30 year old Rosewood for the new necks for the old bodies. This will place them in the same era. Danny's trucking job allows for some time off during the Winter. We will start on the first ten around October.-Tim

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Re: Mercury guitars anyone? (Original Fender Venus?)

Post by HNB » Wed Aug 07, 2013 7:57 pm

clickeye wrote:I have a line on some 30 year old Rosewood for the new necks for the old bodies. This will place them in the same era. Danny's trucking job allows for some time off during the Winter. We will start on the first ten around October.-Tim
Awesome!!!!
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Post by northern_dirt » Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:27 pm

Why am I only seeing this awesome thread now?

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Re: Mercury guitars anyone? (Original Fender Venus?)

Post by live-i-evil » Sun Aug 11, 2013 2:59 pm

clickeye wrote:I have a line on some 30 year old Rosewood for the new necks for the old bodies. This will place them in the same era. Danny's trucking job allows for some time off during the Winter. We will start on the first ten around October.-Tim
Yuuussssss. That's great news, Tim!

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Post by clickeye » Fri Oct 11, 2013 7:17 pm

Reverse engineered the pick ups and created the drawings for laser cutting and assembly. I am working on the pickup winder next. I kinda have trouble posting photos on this site. I think I have to link Flickr or something.

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Re: Mercury guitars anyone? (Original Fender Venus?)

Post by HNB » Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:54 am

Nice!
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Post by WonderCouncil » Sat Oct 12, 2013 4:07 pm

Awesome news! :w00t:

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Re: Mercury guitars anyone? (Original Fender Venus?)

Post by Gonkulator » Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:38 am

clickeye wrote:Reverse engineered the pick ups and created the drawings for laser cutting and assembly. I am working on the pickup winder next. I kinda have trouble posting photos on this site. I think I have to link Flickr or something.
I would use Imgur.com, it's much easier.

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Re: Mercury guitars anyone? (Original Fender Venus?)

Post by 017493816 » Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:48 am

clickeye wrote:Danny still has the left handed body in the raw wood! Now. How cool is that?
THIS is exciting.

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Re: Mercury guitars anyone? (Original Fender Venus?)

Post by cincinnatiharry » Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:33 pm

So whatever happened with these?

I REALLY want one.
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Post by Homeless Bill » Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:51 pm

cincinnatiharry wrote:So whatever happened with these?

I REALLY want one.

THIS

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Re: Mercury guitars anyone? (Original Fender Venus?)

Post by cincinnatiharry » Wed Nov 27, 2013 12:39 pm

Hi Tim!

Can I make a suggestion? How about a pre-ordering? I am sure a lot of us wouldn't mind paying in advance or putting a deposit down... you could use the money to finance the operation. Also, what about kickstarter, would you consider using it?

Lastly, would you consider making a bass?

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Re: Mercury guitars anyone? (Original Fender Venus?)

Post by BoringPostcards » Wed Nov 27, 2013 9:29 pm

yes. What's the word?
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