'66 Yamaha SG-3 - the project I shouldn't have taken on!

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Re: '66 Yamaha SG-3 - the project I shouldn't have taken on!

Post by Sonichris » Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:02 am

tribi9 wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:05 am
tribi9 wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:25 pm


Did the Mustang bridge just drop right in?
Anybody else know the answer since sonichris won't answer? Thx
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I Missed your question the first time -

No, it won't drop right in. This guitar had a Leo Quan badass bridge/tailpiece combo hacked onto it. But, even if it didn't, a mustang bridge won't retro-fit a Yamaha SG2 or 3 without filling the original holes, and re-drilling in a slightly different location.

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Re: '66 Yamaha SG-3 - the project I shouldn't have taken on!

Post by tribi9 » Thu Aug 06, 2020 2:39 pm

Ah okay, right on thx for the answer. 8)

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Re: '66 Yamaha SG-3 - the project I shouldn't have taken on!

Post by bodhi » Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:12 pm

Which Tahitian coral was this, a rattle can of some kind? Looking to get there, but no idea what to buy, and in Europe where the US brands might not be available...
Jazzmaster project (got a body, placeholder neck, some pickups and ideas)
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Re: '66 Yamaha SG-3 - the project I shouldn't have taken on!

Post by Sonichris » Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:10 pm

It isn’t a rattle can. I do all the paint for Texas Toast Guitars. We use a modern urethane basecoat/clearcoat system. It’s the current version of whatever the original code for “Tahitian Coral” is. Sorry I can’t be more help.

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Re: '66 Yamaha SG-3 - the project I shouldn't have taken on!

Post by Jazzmastervsjaguar » Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:36 am

Beautiful work.

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Re: '66 Yamaha SG-3 - the project I shouldn't have taken on!

Post by Bradley-Jazz » Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:51 am

That is just remarkable! Congrats!
Stop me if you think you've heard this one before....

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