cainy Posted June 5, 2010 Report Share Posted June 5, 2010 yep you heard right a 27' scale neck through prs.. i started this endeavor about a week ago now only to realize 3/4 of the way through(finished other than the top/finish/electronics)...i had no idea how to go about the carved top on a mccarty... never actually having played one so i tried it on pine first rather than destroying a beautiful piece of flamed tasmanian blackwood my issue is that "spine"(best way i can describe it) on the top horn and shaping it, trying on a pine slab only to find every time when i come back into the "spine" from the pickup side(other side perfect) i always mess up the very tip of it(near strap button) weather im doing it by hand or with an orbital disk.... is there a special trick to this or some form of tip somebody can give me or just stick to it? when i say "mess up" i mean it chips out only about 3-4mm worth of a chunk but we all know that destroys a beautiful top any and all help appreciated. if i did that bad of a job describing what i meant please be sure to say and ill have another go Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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