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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #60 on: April 01, 2009, 07:09:38 PM »
He's sending me a "Fecker Custom Shop" logo for the back of the headstock too  :lol:

Gotta get me one of them!!!
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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #61 on: April 01, 2009, 07:13:29 PM »
I am looking forward to seeing the finished item Dave....and indeed the second one you make shortly after.
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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #62 on: April 01, 2009, 09:59:08 PM »
Not sure what I'd build next if this turns out good!  It should be a belter.  If not, it'll be off to Wez to "fix" it for me!!!  :lol:

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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #63 on: April 02, 2009, 02:01:06 PM »
Ok, so I've been looking into the finish.  A couple of questions:

* Is 250g of Liberon 0000 steel wool enough to do the body and neck?
* How much oil do I need, 0.5ltr?

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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #64 on: April 02, 2009, 03:45:39 PM »
that will be plenty of both

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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #65 on: April 02, 2009, 09:01:56 PM »
Thanks Wez  :D

The decals arrived today - I'm still chuckling  :lol:

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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #66 on: April 02, 2009, 09:19:28 PM »
The decals arrived today - I'm still chuckling  :lol:

Do you know if he has vintage "thin letters" style? :lol:

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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #68 on: April 02, 2009, 09:37:11 PM »
:D Awesome!

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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #69 on: April 04, 2009, 02:22:45 PM »
The neck and body have shipped from the US and should be delivered on Monday  :o  I'll be at work, so I'll have to pick it up from Manchester in the evening or on Tuesday.

I've picked up some Danish Oil and Liberon 0000 steel wool today too, so work can start over Easter weekend.

Can't wait  :D

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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #70 on: April 04, 2009, 03:00:23 PM »
The neck and body have shipped from the US and should be delivered on Monday  :o  I'll be at work, so I'll have to pick it up from Manchester in the evening or on Tuesday.

UPS might phone you up before delivering, to take payment of the VAT and import duty.  Or they may want payment on delivery/collection (I don't know why they're so inconsistent).  So don't forget your cheque book!  :)
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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #71 on: April 04, 2009, 03:03:46 PM »
Yep, that'll be fun paying that  :(

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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #72 on: April 04, 2009, 03:12:16 PM »
Sorry, didn't mean to put a damper on proceedings!  :wink:

Looking forward to seeing the guitar...  I'm sitting here playing my black mini-HB Tele and wondering how anyone can not like the things!
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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #73 on: April 04, 2009, 03:53:17 PM »
Yep, that'll be fun paying that  :(

I'll show the receipts of the ones I paid and you'll feel right :lol:

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Re: Twinfan is going custom! Shock horror!
« Reply #74 on: April 06, 2009, 01:25:48 PM »
According to UPS the parts are out for delivery today, and as I'm full of "man flu" I'm going to dip out of work a bit early.  I'll either catch them before they deliver or see if I can head off to the collection depot in Manchester.  I'll get some pics up later if I manage to get hold of them.

As an aside, I also picked up some Liberon 0000 steel wool and Rustins Danish Oil (plus plastic gloves and a mixing pot) over the weekend so I'm ready to start the finishing process this week.  The plan is to have the guitar up and running in a week's time, by the end of Easter.......