Champage Sparkle Jag build

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by surfin_bird » Tue Nov 24, 2020 1:41 am

I can tell you know that have NO REGRETS going for this colour :w00t: :w00t: :w00t:
snarf wrote:
Mon Nov 23, 2020 5:32 pm
I literally just finished my build this past weekend. I could have gone a little heavier on the flake, but was trying to get a more vintage vibe out of it. First time using metal flake too.

Image806A47FD-6F80-4E7B-AE0C-83942A4FDE3D_1_105_c by Em, on Flickr

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by JamesSGBrown » Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:24 am

surfin_bird wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:59 am
I put in the order for a Champagne Sparkle Jazzmaster (Jon already told me he had another order in the same colour). So I'll be building it's sibbling soon. :D :-*

Fun fact: I'll be using a Coronado neck with a headstock converted to a telecaster and a 70's telecaster logo. So if you keep the logo they'll be twins. :w00t:

I think Jon said he'll be shooting it over Burgundy mist right? I know Champagne Sparkle varies but I think we want the same thing.

(Sorry if I'm hijacking your post but how often do you find two people building a "Burgundy Mist" sparkle offset at the same time)
Amazing! Can't wait to see it :)

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by JamesSGBrown » Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:25 am

snarf wrote:
Mon Nov 23, 2020 5:32 pm
I literally just finished my build this past weekend. I could have gone a little heavier on the flake, but was trying to get a more vintage vibe out of it. First time using metal flake too.

Image806A47FD-6F80-4E7B-AE0C-83942A4FDE3D_1_105_c by Em, on Flickr
That is GORGEOUS OH MY LOWD

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by Deed_Poll » Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:14 am

Sparkle + Pearloid = the sex!

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by snarf » Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:00 am

Deed_Poll wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:14 am
Sparkle + Pearloid = the sex!

Beautiful
Yes I agree! I never thought of putting a pearloid pickguard on a Jaguar until I thought of doing this finish. :)

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by hexes » Wed Nov 25, 2020 3:03 pm

snarf wrote:
Mon Nov 23, 2020 5:32 pm
I literally just finished my build this past weekend. I could have gone a little heavier on the flake, but was trying to get a more vintage vibe out of it. First time using metal flake too.

Image806A47FD-6F80-4E7B-AE0C-83942A4FDE3D_1_105_c by Em, on Flickr
dear sweet lord in heaven... absolutely gorgeous, (and i strongly dislike pearloid normally) didn't dave wronski have one this color? i obsessed over that and especially his coke bottle green sparkle jag.

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by Veitchy » Wed Nov 25, 2020 5:55 pm

snarf wrote:
Mon Nov 23, 2020 5:32 pm
I literally just finished my build this past weekend. I could have gone a little heavier on the flake, but was trying to get a more vintage vibe out of it. First time using metal flake too.

Image806A47FD-6F80-4E7B-AE0C-83942A4FDE3D_1_105_c by Em, on Flickr
Holy cats that looks perfect. The flake and the pearl guard really go together.

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by JamesSGBrown » Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:34 am

Talk about a thread hijacking :?

Question is- do I now go pearloid on my build....

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by snarf » Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:39 am

JamesSGBrown wrote:
Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:34 am
Talk about a thread hijacking :?

Question is- do I now go pearloid on my build....
Its my first post on offsetguitars.com too :-[ Hope it gives you some inspiration for your project though. There is a photo of a champagne sparkle Jaguar at Songbirds guitar museum with a sparkle finish pickguard. The edges are done in black which could probably be done with a fine airbrush.

ImageIMG_0219 by Em, on Flickr

Pearloid seems like the next best thing. The Jaguar in the photo above also has tele knobs which I don't dig on a Jaguar as much. Tele knobs on a Jazzmaster work for me since I'm all about contrast.

This is where I got the idea for pearloid. This Jaguar is behind glass at Fender HQ:

ImageIMG_0217 by Em, on Flickr

I'm not sure if its a gold sparkle or a heavily aged champagne sparkle

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

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:w00t: :w00t: :w00t: :w00t:

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by Jaguar018 » Sat Dec 05, 2020 10:39 am

Swimming pool eh? Fill it with champagne.

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by JamesSGBrown » Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:40 am

Jaguar018 wrote:
Sat Dec 05, 2020 10:39 am
Swimming pool eh? Fill it with champagne.
I’ll definitely be popping a bottle once it’s done!

It’s been mentioned- does this body look like Ash to you guys?

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by HarlowTheFish » Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:54 am

JamesSGBrown wrote:
Sat Dec 05, 2020 11:40 am
I’ll definitely be popping a bottle once it’s done!

It’s been mentioned- does this body look like Ash to you guys?
Could be ash, but also could be alder - plainer ash and grainier alder can look really similar. You'd have to feel the wood to tell the difference, which is harder with a finish.

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Re: Champage Sparkle Jag build

Post by HNB » Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:52 pm

Looks like ash to me, but it could be alder. Alder is usually kind of more orangey peach in my experience, where ash is whiter. There are always variations though.
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