Rathius
@rathius
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Joined: May 27, 2021
Last seen: Jun 13, 2024
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RE: First copy (serial #2) of one of my original designs!!!

And here’s more pics The color is Blood Red Candy. 😁 Will be completed by the end of next week. Woohoo!!! Hot damn I...

1 week ago
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RE: First copy (serial #2) of one of my original designs!!!

So thought I should update this and show y’all the pics I’ve taken since I began this build. The guy will be picking it up on July 4th around Noon EDT...

1 week ago
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RE: DUPLICOLOR Rattle Cn Spray Paint

Here in the U.S. it’s commonly found in auto parts stores like Advance Auto, Auto Zone, etc. It is acrylic lacquer. Be careful if you warm the can, ev...

1 week ago
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RE: Build #4 (formerly build #3 😂)

@sogoslotvvip I used chrome and abalone to brighten it up. 😁

3 months ago
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RE: Floyd rose vs neck style

Well I didn’t think using a spoke wheel truss rod would be that easy. I was thinking more on the lines of having to drill end to end through the neck ...

4 months ago
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Answer to: Floyd rose vs neck style

“ Ps using a floyd is a good reason to use a spoke wheel trussrod, less busy at the nut” Good suggestion but yeah, naw. Not yet anyway. More things to...

4 months ago
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Answer to: Build #4 (formerly build #3 😂)

And here’s where I am at the end of today. There’s a few spots I have to touch up on the back then I’ll be ready to start shooting the clear. That’s 2...

5 months ago
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Answer to: Build #4 (formerly build #3 😂)

Started working on the finish last weekend and I’m spraying the back now. Hope later today to shoot the front of the headstock and a small 1/2 inch bl...

5 months ago
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RE: Vintage lipstick pickup question

Well I usually set the pickups about an 1/8” below the strings when pressed down at the last fret (22/24). The main concern is how deep to route the e...

6 months ago
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Answer to: Build #4 (formerly build #3 😂)

Mine is the DJ6. Here’s an Amazon link from the app. Sorry it may come up in the US store so check that if you follow the link DAJA DJ6 Pro Laser En...

6 months ago
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RE: New member - third build - still a novice

@nsj yeah I suppose if you’re only using regular pots but I use push/push these days. Did use push/pull but switched earlier this year. I do all the w...

6 months ago
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RE: New member - third build - still a novice

Y’all talking about soldering and all but have any of you seen these? Clear heat shrink loaded with a small ring of solder in the middle. Stick your w...

6 months ago
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RE: Build #4 (formerly build #3 😂)

@markbailey also, I used fine mother of pearl dust and wicked CA into it then sanded it and the abalone dots down. It’s a really thin stroke on the lo...

6 months ago
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RE: Build #4 (formerly build #3 😂)

@markbailey MARK! Yes my mentor, I forgot to mention that detail. Apologies. A couple of months ago my laser engraver arrived. I bought it in 202...

6 months ago
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