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body_strip_1_front.jpg
59 viewsTaking off the poly-
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56 viewsStill taking off the poly-
body_strip_3_closeup.jpg
58 viewsSTILL taking off the poly!!!
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63 viewsDetail shot of poly stripping-
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63 viewsA USACG neck will go on the body. Brazilian rosewood, flamed maple, 6105 frets. I got the neck w/the neck raw & unsanded so I had to do a little shaping on it as well as making the headsock or Fender-like. This is after the shaping & one or two coats of clear-
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58 viewsAfter the first few coats of clear-
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76 viewsThis is the body after stripping & re-radiusing the edges. It has been primed w/shellac (Zinnzer).
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sanding_makrs_4.jpg
60 viewsNo wonder the poly goes on so thick!
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61 viewsWhat I found under the poly-
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75 viewsDetail of the sanding job I found under layers & layers of polyester-
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69 viewsMore of what I found-
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93 viewsMore of what I found-
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259 viewsShell Pink (DuPont formula) before clear & amber coats-
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Shell Pink MIM/USACG170 viewsShell Pink MIM/USACG Makeover Strat. Front & back photos show a little bit of the aging I did to the finish.
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