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Menapia

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Menapia last won the day on February 23 2013

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  1. Ash Cairbre . So specs are, bookmatched ash top on a chambered ash back with a walnut veneer between. a 5-piece Maple and walnut neck and a wenga fretboard. Gotoh tuners, Gotoh bridge, Seymour Duncan pups ,a Pearly Gates in the neck and a custom 5 in the bridge. Both are coil tapped from the tone. 25 1/2 scale, 6105 frets, bone nut, 500K CTS pots and Mallory 150 series .047mfd tone capacitors, all wrapped up in Melamine lacquer to allow the tone to shine through.
  2. Thanks man, that means a lot. ......so holy crap dude--that avatar springs up out of nowhere! When were you planning to share that beauty with us? SR Haha ... I think I'll take you up on that comment you made in GOTM and stick up a tread on the build of the guitar in my avatar..... And I see you did just that. Very cool build man. What a smart move listening to your wife turned out to be. SR Haha ,Only saw this now Scott ,And ya it's always a smart move listening to the wife.... And I'm with Paulie , let us know when yer planning to enter this one into gotm.....don't want to embarrass myself.
  3. Thanks man, that means a lot. ......so holy crap dude--that avatar springs up out of nowhere! When were you planning to share that beauty with us? SR Haha ... I think I'll take you up on that comment you made in GOTM and stick up a tread on the build of the guitar in my avatar.....
  4. Stunning build Scott , there's not one thing I'd change on her from woods to colour amazing.
  5. The Monroe 3 Body ... Spalted Beech on Sapele . Neck.... Sapele with bubinga and maple veneers and a bubinga fretboard with flame maple binding . Pups.... S-Duncan J.B bridge and a P-Rail Neck. Bridge.. Wilkinson Tuners.. Wilkinson Inlays... MOP and Abalone. Lacquer finish . And here a vid of the amazing James Mulvaney give her the once over.
  6. Cairbre Body ... Sycamore on Sapele . Neck.... Rose wood and maple with a birdeye maple fingerboard and flame maple binding . Pups.... Di Marzio Paf pro ,positions 2 and 4 are wired in parallel ( inside and outside coils ). Bridge.. Ibanez Edge. Tuners.. Wilkinson Inlays... MOP and Abalone. Ep Mega switch cts 500k pot. Lacquer finish .
  7. Body Spalted beach top and back with an chambered ash core . Neck sapele and maple with a babinga fretboard and flame maple binding. Inlays are abalone and MOP Scale is 23 3/4 with a 12" radius bone nut kent Armstrong pups CTS pots with a custom has sounds tone pot. Schaller bridge. Grover tuners. Link
  8. Another great month guys but shad peters - Avenger for me class build.
  9. Cheers guys ! Ya spot on Prostheta 0-5 is just yer regular tone then 5-10 is a mid boost ,sounds pretty cool with the P90's.
  10. And onto the fun bit. (Oops... No pic's of the sanding and buffing) Lots of shielding paint. Schaller Bridge and Kent Armstrong pups. Custom tone pot from has sounds. Bone nut I noched the nut to fit the binding ,looks nice me thinks...
  11. And so on to the part we all love so much.......... And after 4 days of lacquering sit back and wait 4 weeks for it to cure.
  12. And after I don't know how many coats and colours. Time to start thinking hardware .
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