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I don't remember the last time I was here (checking my attachments didn't help), but a few guitars later (some sold, some stolen...) I figured I'd show what  I've done in the meantime...

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Ibanez GIO GRX50 flipped with a left handed RX20 neck. The neck needed some light sanding in order to fit into the pocket, and I think it was due to its age, it needed some serious shimming in order to sit straight enough to put strings on. I must have taken the damn thing off fifteen times to get it right. However...

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... that guitar soon gave way to this ES335 style guitar, which is now home for all the Ibanez electronics, along with the original toggle and kill switch.

And recently, I bought this...


... a somewhat low-end HSS configured strat, which in typical fashion wasn't quite what I was looking for in a left hander, so I improvised.


I had the tape laying around, so why not? But to do this properly, I had to take the whole thing apart. It took FOREVER.

I just finished wiring it all back up again tonight and I have to say it's pretty damn solid for a $169 guitar, I just don't know why the hell the people building these things wire the pots anticlockwise. Makes no sense at all.

So, that's me caught up.

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