1959 Vaschenko

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  1. Russ2

    Russ2 Senior Member

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    Vaschenko is building a '59 in the style of a LP. Vashenko is a master builder in Belarus, part of the joy of getting a Vaschenko are the build pictures:

    Specs:
    - Body: Honduran Mahogany
    - Top: Eastern Flame Maple
    - Neck: Honduran Mahogany
    - Fretboard: Brazilian rosewood
    - Fretwire: Jescar FW51100S .100 ".051"
    - Binding: cream roylite
    - Headstock veneer: traditional black
    - Headstock inlay: VV
    - Headstock style: Gibson
    - Tuners: Kluson vintage style
    - Nut: mastodon bone
    - Bridge & tailpiece: ABR1 and stop tailpiece Kluson
    - Jack: Swithcraft
    - Jack plate: nickel
    - Neck inlay: cellulose nitrate trapezoid
    - Neck side markers: Faux tortoise shell
    - Pickup rings: cream
    - Truss rod cover: Gibson style
    - Potentiometers: CTS
    - Toggle switch: Switchcraft, cream tip
    - Capacitors: 0.022 PIO
    - Knobs: amber speed
    - Electronic plate covers: black plastic ABS
    - Pickups: Vaschenko Custom Wound
    : 12 degrees
    - Frets: 22
    - Neck carve: Slim 60s C
    - Wiring style: '50s
    - Truss rod: single Gibson style
    - Truss rod bolt and headstock assembly: Vaschenko 2-way
    - Neck width @ the nut: 1 11/16 "
    - Neck width @ the heel: 2 1/4 "
    - Neck depth @ first fret: 21mm
    - Neck depth @ 12Th fret: 23mm
    - Scale length: 24.75" (Les Paul)
    - Finish, body top: Dirty Lemon
    - Finish, body back and sides: traditional
    - Finish, neck and headstock: nitrocellulose lacquer
    - String gauge and action height: Gauge 10 - 46, low

    http://vaschenkoguitars.com/

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    More photos, I will update as more become available:

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    Some more updates:

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    Skit Witch Doctor Premium Member

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    That's going to look nice when it's done. :thumb:
     
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    J-Dizzle Senior Member

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    I've been mulling over getting a Vaschenko for years now....

    This thread doesn't help!!
     
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    Looks great so far!
     
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