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    Default 5150 clone with no paint!

    Stumbled across this a few minutes ago. Thought you guys might enjoy. Pretty cool idea, but a hell of a lotta work.

    Mods please close if this has been posted before.

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    I thought this was just going to be an unfinished 5150, not one actually striped with different colours of wood! That's very cool.
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    Wow
    Just beautiful !!!!
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    That is awesome! I think it looked better before he put the 5150 veneer on, but that's just me. I wish there was a follow up after he hooked everything up to hear how it sounded.
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    I'm not into replicas at all, but I enjoy when people do creative versions of them. This one and Dino's old camouflage striped guitar are my two favorite, I think.

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    Wow!!!! That is incredible!!!!
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    That's incredible.
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    Wow. I always thought of something like this, but never knew how you could do it. That is an insane amount of work.

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    thats incredible. Beautiful guitar

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    That's awesome!
    I saw this on facebook some months back.
    Such a great job!
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    That was way better than I was expecting. Amazing job.

    I also was not expecting stripes, let alone wood stripes. Incredible talent right there.


    Quote Originally Posted by AT View Post
    This one and Dino's old camouflage striped guitar are my two favorite, I think.

    Totally agree about Dino's camo Frankie. That thing blew me away the first time I saw it and it's still probably the most beautiful looking guitar I've seen posted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Down View Post
    Totally agree about Dino's camo Frankie. That thing blew me away the first time I saw it and it's still probably the most beautiful looking guitar I've seen posted.
    Never seen that one before. I searched and couldn't find it. Anybody got a link? Or can you repost, Dino?
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    Blown Away.

    Love the 5150, love Padauk and love figured maple. I never would have dreamed of putting them together like that.

    Amazing creativity and craftsmanship. Curious how it sounds?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChildOfTheStorm View Post
    Never seen that one before. I searched and couldn't find it. Anybody got a link? Or can you repost, Dino?

    I can't search now but I'm sure it's in the Gear thread. Might take a half hour to fish through the pages but it's in there somewhere.
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    I remember this build! Saw it at the other site that was run from he-who-shall-not-be-named as the guy built it. He was overseas I believe Japan or China

 

 

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