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What color Jaguar?
Burst
9%
 9%  [ 1 ]
Blonde
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Oly
54%
 54%  [ 6 ]
GOLD!
18%
 18%  [ 2 ]
Black
18%
 18%  [ 2 ]
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Helloid



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:29 pm    Post subject: Color choices Reply with quote

I just bought a Jaguar project that is already primed. It started out as a Sherwood with gold plated HW. It is going to come to me with a red pickguard. I am going to have to find a neck and gold tuners, but no biggie.

The seller says that the multi piece MIJ body is not pretty enough for a sunburst--the classic Jag look. With gold plates I would be tempted to go with Oly white. But I would also consider grain-be-damned and do either 3-burst or blonde. Of course, I am so tacky I would consider shoreline, but that would be pretty pimp. Most of these would be a real challenge to do well. But I think I am ready to try anything--even BLACK.

Here's a gold on gold Fender Jazz. It sounds like it would be tacky, but it's not.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oly white with gold hardware...Bellissima! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2007 8:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's true. That's my fallback color scheme.

Here's my new rig I will be using. I patterned it after Cbaker's. The rack was $100, but I can also use it to tune my bicycles. (The spray booth is a $20 wardrobe from Target. I am going to use it mainly to keep dust off. I was hoping it was like a shower curtain material so it would contain odors, but it's more like fabric). I tried the clamp on the Park Tool and it rules! I can also use it to hold necks. Now I can move the guitar around and move around it. Better light, better coverage, no stooping. The copper bars were $5 at HD. I will bolt them into the neck pocket and then clamp that in the bike rack. I put a T joint on it so I could turn it more easily.

It goes into my oddball must-have tools list along with solder braid, and Minwax wood stain PENS! I used an oak stain today to touch up spots where someone had drilled for different tuners in a headstock. I will also try them to antique some plastic tuner caps. Sure, I can use regular stain for some things, but these can be dotted on and then capped like a Sharpie. Oak is light enough that I used it a few times to get the color right. I will finish the job with some amber, but I wanted to give it some help. The oak isn't quite gold, but it makes the fix less noticeable.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2007 9:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cool set up. Cool

I'm still hangin bodies from the garage door by a zip tie. Confused
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2007 10:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

re: the park work stand-

that's a DAMN good idea!

I've got one. I'm SO going to use it!

thanks!!!
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