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Guitar Tremolos

by on Dec.03, 2014, under Custom Shop

All spring loaded tremolos are subject to a natural reverb of their own which doesn’t get along well with effects. There are “Coated” springs that claim to work but muting with foam is the best way to get the clean breaks you’re looking for.

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Buffing Finishes

by on Jul.26, 2014, under Guitars Paint & Body

Before and after.


Ibanez George Benson Archtop Electric


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Warmoth Strat

by on Dec.21, 2013, under Custom Shop

With quality control standards at an all time low, more guitarists are requesting custom builds.
Warmoth parts are outstanding!

Warmoth Strat

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Warmoth body, W.D. Music neck, Fender O.E. bridge, Sperzel tuners,<br />OverDrive Custom Guitar Works pickguard & electronics
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Birdseye Maple
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Spring cavity will have hidden spring claw ground loop
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Fender decal was removed and headstock re-stained to match the body
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Tuner holes drilled
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Neck back
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Rosewood fingerboard
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OverDrive Custom Guitar Works loaded pickguard
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Versatile electronics
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Small holes on each side for hidden ground loop
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Spring cavity
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Spring cavity w/ ground loop soldered to back of spring claw
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Headstock re-stained and refinished with new Graphite nut
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Sperzel locking tuners
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Graphite nut w/ Teflon
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Birdseye Maple
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Optional truss rod fine adjuster for quick tweaks
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1943 Gibson L-50 Re-fret

by on Aug.31, 2013, under Custom Shop, Vintage Restorations

This 1943 Gibson L-50 arch-top acoustic got new frets, a fingerboard level, 12th fret inlay, 70’s Les Paul tuners, a string nut made from Fossilized Walrus Ivory, and a split in the back repaired.S7301870







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