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  1. NorlinBlackBeauty replied to the thread Your #1 (Player!).

    No #1 for me. I like my Lester and 28 series Martins more or less the same.

    Jul 22, 2018 at 6:50 PM
  2. NorlinBlackBeauty replied to the thread Cupcake? Heresy? Pony? 4 stacks of plexi?.

    22 still too short for my hands - I would think. I have no preference between Fender / Gibson scale lengths. What is not to admire...

    Jul 22, 2018 at 6:43 PM
  3. NorlinBlackBeauty liked LtDave32's post in the thread Cupcake? Heresy? Pony? 4 stacks of plexi?.

    Well, I had a 20.7 on my store-bought Ric. Decades later, I remembered that difficulty, so I made the "Davenbacker" 22 scale. Much...

    Jul 22, 2018 at 6:38 PM
  4. NorlinBlackBeauty liked LtDave32's post in the thread Cupcake? Heresy? Pony? 4 stacks of plexi?.

    Everybody thinks that. Because I made a few tele-style guitars that the folks around here loved. They sorta "took off". Even more so...

    Jul 22, 2018 at 6:32 PM
  5. NorlinBlackBeauty replied to the thread Cupcake? Heresy? Pony? 4 stacks of plexi?.

    Now that you mention it I do recall you stating Ricks were builds for you early on. You do not appear to have dainty hands - a 20.7"...

    Jul 22, 2018 at 6:32 PM
  6. NorlinBlackBeauty replied to the thread Left or Right foot braking? Only gearheads will understand.

    This and that for me.

    Jul 22, 2018 at 6:17 PM
  7. NorlinBlackBeauty replied to the thread Cupcake? Heresy? Pony? 4 stacks of plexi?.

    Hay there. [img]

    Jul 22, 2018 at 6:14 PM
  8. NorlinBlackBeauty replied to the thread Cupcake? Heresy? Pony? 4 stacks of plexi?.

    Davenbacker indeed! That scoop for the Bigsby is knarly! That is an ambitious first build. I figured you started with a...

    Jul 22, 2018 at 6:10 PM
  9. NorlinBlackBeauty liked LtDave32's post in the thread Cupcake? Heresy? Pony? 4 stacks of plexi?.

    Why yes. Yes I do: [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Very first build. And I asked a ton of questions from two guys who worked at...

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  10. NorlinBlackBeauty replied to the thread Cupcake? Heresy? Pony? 4 stacks of plexi?.

    Dot inlay goodness. Love those ...

    Jul 22, 2018 at 6:05 PM
  11. NorlinBlackBeauty liked Midnight Blues's post in the thread Post Your Black (Beauty) Les Paul Customs.

    :thumbs: EXACTLY!

    Jul 22, 2018 at 2:19 AM
  12. NorlinBlackBeauty replied to the thread Post Your Black (Beauty) Les Paul Customs.

    They could make a fortune. Charge stupid high prices for the really sweet stuff.

    Jul 22, 2018 at 2:19 AM
  13. NorlinBlackBeauty replied to the thread Cupcake? Heresy? Pony? 4 stacks of plexi?.

    I just had a go with the Boogie. At normal levels. Don't want the neighborhood to hear how awful I am.

    Jul 22, 2018 at 2:17 AM
  14. NorlinBlackBeauty liked DarrellV's post in the thread Cupcake? Heresy? Pony? 4 stacks of plexi?.

    It's actually pretty effective but I lose my place a lot! :rofl:

    Jul 22, 2018 at 2:16 AM
  15. NorlinBlackBeauty replied to the thread Post Your Black (Beauty) Les Paul Customs.

    Why don't they have a true Custom Shop? Build what someone wants regardless? Martin has one. https://www.martinguitar.com/custom-shop/

    Jul 22, 2018 at 2:15 AM