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28/07/2021 9:53 pm  

I’ve been trying out painting some pickup covers with flakes and candies. 
Here are some single coil Strat covers. 

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28/07/2021 9:58 pm  

I’m having real trouble uploading pictures here tonight. Is anyone else experiencing that? 

 

 

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28/07/2021 10:01 pm  

I’m having real trouble uploading pictures here tonight. Is anyone else experiencing that? 

Yes, I'm experiencing your trouble too, in the form of missing pictures.

😆

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28/07/2021 10:15 pm  

Yes, I'm experiencing your trouble too, in the form of missing pictures.

@tv101 Very funny. 😜

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28/07/2021 10:46 pm  

Clear coat over the flake.

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29/07/2021 9:45 am  

Feeling a little blue?

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29/07/2021 9:56 am  

Even more blue and clear.

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29/07/2021 10:00 am  

I’m still having internet issues today. It seems like pot luck that images will upload. Is anyone else having trouble uploading their images? 

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29/07/2021 10:06 am  

It does look fun @boo. 👍🎨 

🙂🎸🙏🎶

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03/08/2021 8:22 pm  

Just for pure fun!!! 🤘😁🤘✨✨✨✨✨✨✨🎸

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03/08/2021 8:43 pm  

Ooooohhhhhhh..... sparkly...... 🙂


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04/08/2021 1:16 am  

@boo

Does the metal flake conduct as in shielding

Some people call me a tool, others are less complimentary. Tools being useful things.


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04/08/2021 10:22 am  

@rocknroller I have no idea to be honest, I’ll go grab a magnet and see what happens. My expectation is that nothing will happen, it will be fine. The actual result could be different and will follow………. 

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04/08/2021 11:06 am  

@rocknroller912 Actual result is……… Nothing happens, there is no attraction between metal flake and a magnet, none what so ever. 

Here is a little video of how sparkly they are though. 🤣✨✨✨✨ 

I kept the sides in silver base coat and just the tops in flake, all with varying amounts of blue candy and a bit of trickery thrown in too. I need to clean these up now and get all the grubby fingerprints off them. 

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04/08/2021 2:59 pm  

@boo

Thanks for checking, but it could still shield if it’s aluminium or copper flake which isn’t magnetic. It was an idea I had to create balanced line humbuckers by wiring both pick up leads as hot and connecting the cover to ground. Then use a stereo jack plug and socket. Should improve the signal/noise ratio.

The paint job is outstanding by the way.

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04/08/2021 6:47 pm  

Thanks for checking, but it could still shield if it’s aluminium or copper flake which isn’t magnetic. It was an idea I had to create balanced line humbuckers by wiring both pick up leads as hot and connecting the cover to ground. Then use a stereo jack plug and socket. Should improve the signal/noise ratio.

The paint job is outstanding by the way.

@rocknroller912 Oh I see, it sounds plausible and I hope you can get it to work one day. 

I’m glad you like the paint, my job is to make things look good, I need to work on making things sound good though (especially with my guitar playing). 🤣👍

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