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Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:35 pm
by oid
Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:27 pm
Thanks man! I keep forgetting how outdated that picture is too. Since I took it, I've added a cover for the back of each case. I'm hoping to have it glued up and maybe get the round-overs done this weekend too. If I get all that done, I'll be able to start staining too.
I find the 90 degree edges to work well with the cabinet, I would just knock the sharpness off with some 220, but I can not see what is in your head, I just got one photo to go off of. It will be a fun synth either way.

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:13 pm
by Shadoweclipse13
oid wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:35 pm
I find the 90 degree edges to work well with the cabinet, I would just knock the sharpness off with some 220, but I can not see what is in your head, I just got one photo to go off of. It will be a fun synth either way.
Oh, I intend to. That's just how it is after rough cut and assembly. Every edge will be getting a small round-over. What inspired me is the old-school Moog System 55:
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Since I'm building the core of my synth as a MiniMoog Model D "clone", I wanted an aesthetic that screamed "Moog" as well. Basically, I just wanted this in a smaller and Eurorack format. I'll have the little garage for the keyboard too, but it will likely be a slightly deeper skiff-style box with Eurorack modules in it (what I posted a few posts above as my "control module board" (the one with the black rack with hinges on the back) instead of a keyboard.

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:27 pm
by oid
Well that explains why the sharp corners looked right, Bob programmed them into me, sneaky sneaky.

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:37 pm
by Shadoweclipse13
:D :D That's a dude I would've liked to have a beer with.

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:38 pm
by SY6655321
Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:57 pm
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What's up with this guy?

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:21 pm
by Shadoweclipse13
SY6655321 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:38 pm
What's up with this guy?
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This is where it's at right now. There's a crack along/close to the glue line after I tried the "boil-in-the-bag" method of getting the paint out of the cavities. I moved about a month ago and am finally just getting my shop back in order. It's right near the top of my to-do list. I've got all the parts and everything else ready to go, once I re-glue that line and finish stripping/sanding the rest of the old paint off. It's been a rough few weeks with a few things, but I'm hoping that'll be my next project once the garage is organized.

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:35 pm
by SY6655321
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Sometimes you eat the bar, sometimes the bar eats you.

Anyway... can't wait to see that bad ass guitar finished!!!

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:53 pm
by Shadoweclipse13
SY6655321 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:35 pm
Sometimes you eat the bar, sometimes the bar eats you.

Anyway... can't wait to see that bad ass guitar finished!!!
Very very true. I'll get my chance at that fucker ;)

Thanks dude! I'll keep posting progress pictures when I get some!

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:54 pm
by s_mcsleazy
Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:21 pm

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This is where it's at right now. There's a crack along/close to the glue line after I tried the "boil-in-the-bag" method of getting the paint out of the cavities. I moved about a month ago and am finally just getting my shop back in order. It's right near the top of my to-do list. I've got all the parts and everything else ready to go, once I re-glue that line and finish stripping/sanding the rest of the old paint off. It's been a rough few weeks with a few things, but I'm hoping that'll be my next project once the garage is organized.
i've said it before but put in my pickup config and i'd rock the hell out of that..... if it was also right handed

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:15 am
by Shadoweclipse13
s_mcsleazy wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:54 pm
i've said it before but put in my pickup config and i'd rock the hell out of that..... if it was also right handed
I know you usually prefer a bigger pickup at the neck, but what would put in this were it a righty?

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:35 am
by SY6655321
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Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:46 am
by s_mcsleazy
Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:15 am
s_mcsleazy wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:54 pm
i've said it before but put in my pickup config and i'd rock the hell out of that..... if it was also right handed
I know you usually prefer a bigger pickup at the neck, but what would put in this were it a righty?
maybe something like a p90 in the bridge and a mini humbucker in the neck?

i've also had good experences using a hot tele pickup in the bridge and a PAF in the neck.

but if i had that body, i'd stick the short scale conversion neck on it, paint it violet over black.

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:58 am
by Shadoweclipse13
s_mcsleazy wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:46 am
Shadoweclipse13 wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:15 am
s_mcsleazy wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:54 pm
i've said it before but put in my pickup config and i'd rock the hell out of that..... if it was also right handed
I know you usually prefer a bigger pickup at the neck, but what would put in this were it a righty?
maybe something like a p90 in the bridge and a mini humbucker in the neck?

i've also had good experences using a hot tele pickup in the bridge and a PAF in the neck.

but if i had that body, i'd stick the short scale conversion neck on it, paint it violet over black.
That'd be rad. I could see it in a different life as violet over black with a Tele bridge and mini-humbucker in the neck 8)

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:30 pm
by Shadoweclipse13
My Sentell pickups came in this morning!! These will be on the Bass VI project. They came out better than I thought they would!!!

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All 3 (bridge P-90, middle Tele, neck Tele).

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Close-up of the P-90 :? :? :? :? :-*

Re: Shadoweclipse13's New Project Thread!

Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:27 am
by Gordon
Ah, that turned out really awesome! :-*