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  Topic: Tru-oil finished 70's Style PBass
Luvie

Replies: 13
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PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 10:23 am   Subject: Tru-oil finished 70's Style PBass
It got its first test drive last night. It did great! Sorry for the crappy cell phone pic.

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc186/Luvie_Bass/IMG_2876.jpeg
  Topic: Tru-oil finished 70's Style PBass
Luvie

Replies: 13
Views: 2134

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2015 9:49 am   Subject: Tru-oil finished 70's Style PBass
Thanks everyone!

Action-Cashin: appreciate the info. I'll keep an eye on those connections.
  Topic: Tru-oil finished 70's Style PBass
Luvie

Replies: 13
Views: 2134

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 9:40 am   Subject: Tru-oil finished 70's Style PBass
Greetings! Havenít been around much lately, nor had I been doing any building for a while.

However, I had a neck that was just begging to be used so I decided to do a 70ís style natural finish ash ...
  Topic: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
Luvie

Replies: 73
Views: 12326

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:02 am   Subject: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
That's pretty awesome! Did you end up using neck amber on the body?

I did. Just a couple light passes from a distance. It went on a little blotchy this way (apparently just to my eyes, my GF cou ...
  Topic: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
Luvie

Replies: 73
Views: 12326

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:53 am   Subject: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
That's pretty awesome! Did you end up using neck amber on the body?
  Topic: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
Luvie

Replies: 73
Views: 12326

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 8:26 am   Subject: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
I gotta get caught up with you guys. I gotta route elect component cavity and pup pockets ... then I can start grain filling.

I got lazy this time and bought the body instead of making it myself.
...
  Topic: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
Luvie

Replies: 73
Views: 12326

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:25 pm   Subject: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
I gotta get caught up with you guys. I gotta route elect component cavity and pup pockets ... then I can start grain filling.

I got lazy this time and bought the body instead of making it myself.
  Topic: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
Luvie

Replies: 73
Views: 12326

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 1:03 pm   Subject: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v259/ThePianoPlaysOn/guitars/653690A2-842B-4894-AAEA-521A411033F0_zps7ybwdw3b.jpg

Just a quick mock up. I still have to level my first coats of shellac.

I test ...
  Topic: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
Luvie

Replies: 73
Views: 12326

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:09 pm   Subject: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
This project was fun.

http://i1102.photobucket.com/albums/g457/madmike40/V440-2.jpg

Nice! How many cans of Translucent Blue did it take?
  Topic: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
Luvie

Replies: 73
Views: 12326

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2015 8:35 pm   Subject: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
Natural .... is ...... tinted. It's tinted natural. I would look for a shade a few steps darker than the dark color of the grain now.

did you try wiping this naked ash down with naptha yet? How doe ...
  Topic: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
Luvie

Replies: 73
Views: 12326

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2015 11:20 am   Subject: UPDATE: Natural Ash bass DONE! (PG 4)
http://www.12fret.com/wp-content/gallery/fender-p-bass-natural-1978-cons/fender-p-bass-natural-1978-cons-full-1.jpg

Something basically identical to this.

Also, since you can't view the grain on ...
  Topic: Tru-oil and Headstock Decal Question
Luvie

Replies: 6
Views: 994

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:54 am   Subject: Tru-oil and Headstock Decal Question
Thanks guys!

By the way, does everyone on this forum live in Texas? Everyone on this thread does.

Of course, maybe everyone else is out shoveling snow Cool
  Topic: Tru-oil and Headstock Decal Question
Luvie

Replies: 6
Views: 994

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:30 pm   Subject: Tru-oil and Headstock Decal Question
I'm working on one right now spraying tru oil with thinner over Geocha decals.
Its all good. Very Happy

Thanks jorg. What ratio are you using?
  Topic: Tru-oil and Headstock Decal Question
Luvie

Replies: 6
Views: 994

PostForum: Guitar Finishing and Restoration   Posted: Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:39 am   Subject: Tru-oil and Headstock Decal Question
I know I haven't posted here in a while; hope everyone has been doing well. I've been gigging in a band the last few years and have been concentrating on that rather than doing much building.

That ...
  Topic: Intro to Music Production
Luvie

Replies: 33
Views: 1764

PostForum: Everything Else...   Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:28 am   Subject: Intro to Music Production
Thanks for posting this! I signed up. I've been doing a little recording with our band using garageband and a presonus firepod. I can record the tracks well enough but I'm not very good with the ed ...
 
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