Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replicas - SG-2 Finished p15/18

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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replica project builds - SG-2 Pics p1

Post by Stereordinary » Sun Oct 14, 2012 4:27 pm

Fantastic work, Ben, really well done. I think you've single-handedly raised the bar for all of us making custom guitars here.
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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replica project builds - SG-2 Pics p1

Post by CROSS_guitars » Sun Oct 14, 2012 4:45 pm

Excellent work.

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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replica project builds - SG-2 Pics p1

Post by Filly-Fuzz » Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:44 pm

Yeah just wow

I got no words that can the describe your beautiful attention to detail
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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replica project builds - SG-2 Pics p1

Post by vastrange » Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:03 pm

so beautiful! :-* this one has no equal!
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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replica project builds - SG-2 Pics p1

Post by Jazzprod » Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:17 am

Such amazing build(s) Ben!!!
As Paul said, the bar is on a different level now. The rest of us need to step up! :D
Truly inspirational!

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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replica project builds - SG-2 Pics p1

Post by theworkoffire » Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:38 pm

PoppaPopp wrote:Super duper awesome in every detail. And officially cat approved.

:o How dare you? ChopChop's no cat, he's a Mini Lop Rabbit! Cats eat ChopChops for breakfast!

Couldn't keep him away from it when I was taking the photos...

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Thanks again for all your help with the templates for this one, Michael. I couldn't possibly have got here without your help. And thanks for the help with the trem plate, Paul. Much, much appreciated.

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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replica project builds - SG-2 Pics p1

Post by PoppaPopp » Mon Oct 15, 2012 1:35 pm

Oh my - I think you are right, that looks more like a rabbit - indeed :blush: ::)

Cool read on the guitar blog btw. !
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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replica project builds - SG-2 Pics p1

Post by antisymmetric » Mon Oct 15, 2012 1:42 pm

8) Congrats on that, that's a good little writeup. Praise from someone (outside of OSG) who actually gets what you were trying to do.
Would love to hear some soundclips at some time if at all possible. The P90 Jags in series must sound great, I have a pair of Lollar P90s with series switching, and no muddiness there either, just fat/full/clear.
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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replica project builds - SG-2 Pics p1

Post by theworkoffire » Fri Oct 19, 2012 2:50 am

One last photo - just as I was running out the door with it I realised I'd forgoten to do any side-by-sides with my SG-5. You can just about see all the hardware differences/similarities. Weirdly, the dot markers on mine look bigger; they're the same 5mm, just a little less figured. And I drew the line at bending the trem arm to match (=forgot!!).

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Post by sookwinder » Fri Oct 19, 2012 3:45 am

Ben ... what can I say ? ...
maybe something like ... I am not an artist but it doesn't stop me truly appreciating fine art....

remember mate ... anything you want to write up for the library if fine by me :)

AFWIW ... you look younger than I thought you'd look :D
(assuming that was not a stunt double in the pic)
relaxing alternative to doing actual work ...

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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replica project builds - SG-2 Pics p1

Post by ludobag1 » Fri Oct 19, 2012 3:48 am

theworkoffire wrote:One last photo - just as I was running out the door with it I realised I'd forgoten to do any side-by-sides with my SG-5. You can just about see all the hardware differences/similarities. Weirdly, the dot markers on mine look bigger; they're the same 5mm, just a little less figured. And I drew the line at bending the trem arm to match (=forgot!!).

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:? :-* for the 2

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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replicas - SG-2 Finished p15

Post by kikey » Sat Oct 20, 2012 1:01 am

Beautiful build
Very inspirational!
I will try a similar way to shape the neck on my upcoming build.

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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replicas - SG-2 Finished p15

Post by anrque » Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:28 pm

Very nice finish to my favorite project on this forum. I'm especially digging the 3D printed jag pickup covers to resemble the Yamaha pickup cosmetically and the tremolo plate from Stereordinary that uses the jag trem guts. Nice McGyvering and the outcome looks really sharp. As always, would love to hear a few clips on youtube, soundcloud or wherever.

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Re: Yamaha SG-3 & SG-2 replicas - SG-2 Finished p15

Post by OffYourFace » Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:58 pm

Ben.. you are so amazing. Beautiful work.
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