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Finished a New Build, a Jerrycaster 'Slurpy Lizard'

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  • Karloff
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    that's badass !

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  • Drak
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    Originally posted by Lovegun View Post
    Awesome looking guitar and I bet it sounds amazing.
    Is that a screw or is it strap pin sticking out that neck joint?
    I mean in the picture from the back?
    Thanks!
    Yeah, that's the strap button, a trick I learned a long time ago.
    I'm OK with Tele's and LP's where the upper button is located.
    But anything other than those, it bugs the **** out of me, it moves the placement of the guitar where I don't like it to be.
    So I learned to place it at the neck heel with a longer screw and it always works out great there.

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  • jeremy
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    i assume its the strap button

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  • Lovegun
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    Awesome looking guitar and I bet it sounds amazing. Is that a screw or is it strap pin sticking out that neck joint? I mean in the picture from the back?

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  • Drak
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    Originally posted by eclecticsynergy View Post
    Slick guitar. And very, very pretty.
    Bet that neck pickup is super clear.

    I like Vintage Vibe pickups; have a couple of his humbuckers and an SP-90 Strat set.
    Always wanted a CC neck from Pete, to put in a Tele.

    The SPC and EXG are underrated, cool and versatile combination.
    Never even realized those could be used with passive pickups - I've had mine since they first came out.
    Thanks!
    I also have several other Vintage Vibe pickups, he's one of my faves in that business.
    What I wound up putting in the neck is the bridge CC (7.3k) which had a little more meat on the bones.
    The neck version (6.3k) I did try first, and was too clear, too clean.
    The bridge matches up far better with the PAF Pro, wound up being a great match.

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  • eclecticsynergy
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    Slick guitar. And very, very pretty.
    Bet that neck pickup is super clear.

    I like Vintage Vibe pickups; have a couple of his humbuckers and an SP-90 Strat set.
    Always wanted a CC neck from Pete, to put in a Tele.

    The SPC and EXG are underrated, cool and versatile combination.
    Never even realized those could be used with passive pickups - I've had mine since they first came out.

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  • PFDarkside
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    Looks great!

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  • Drak
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    Originally posted by ArtieToo View Post
    The guitar color is sweet. The way it blends with your yard is even sweeter. I wanna come hang out on your deck.
    You better bring a large cache of cherries and peanuts to bribe the squirrels then, they're the 'Overlords' of the back deck .
    But it was a perfect day outside yesterday, I'll give you that.

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  • jeremy
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    love it! dont often see that shape without someone going full jerry. nice touch with the active eq controls. ive always loved the spc, especially with brighter pups

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  • ArtieToo
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    The guitar color is sweet. The way it blends with your yard is even sweeter. I wanna come hang out on your deck.

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  • Mincer
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    A very cool unique circuit! Congrats on one awesome instrument!

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  • Drak
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    Thanks!
    The gold knobs are (passive) 500k volume and 250k tone knobs.
    The black knobs are the EMG EXG and SPC pots.

    When I use the active EMG pots, I like to keep the pickups somewhere in the 'medium heat' range.
    So the EXG can lean them into clean and give them that 'piano shimmer/sparkle', and the SPC can lean them into that fat mids 'heat'.
    If the pickups are one extreme or the other, you lose some of the versatility of the EMG pots.
    I never use them together, if one's being used, the other is completely off, and vice-versa.
    The VV CC is 7.2k, the PAF Pro, is, I think 8.4k, with a little bit of that DiMarzio awww, but not overbearing.

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  • Mincer
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    What are the 2 different-colored knobs for? What a unique custom project!

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  • Drak
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    Other than the neck being a Warmoth (tho I re-configured the headstock shape and veneered it)

    Yep. And Thanks!

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  • beaubrummels
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    Looks really nice. You did all the woodwork and finish?

    An Alembic is on my bucket list, or even a really good knock-off custom of one.

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