Customizing a Custom with a New Fretboard

Discussion in 'The Custom Shop' started by Mr. Beef, Sep 21, 2016.

  1. mdubya

    mdubya Senior Member

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    Glad you got your guitar back. I'd cut losses and run. Lesson learned (I hope).
     
  2. TheZ

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    Wow. Almost 10 months and that's what you get back. So sorry about this.
     
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    Maybe I sound like an ass hole but am I just posting what everyone else is thinking but to polite to say it ? Your not disagreeing with me ... so thanks ![/QUOTE]
    No i don't think your posting what everybody else is thinking, I'll tell you what everybody is thinking, Their thinking your completely out of touch. Yep a**hole vibes right there!!
     
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  4. thefraggle

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    Am I the only one who can't see any images of the guitar after it was returned?
     
  5. WhiteEpiLP

    WhiteEpiLP Senior Member

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    No one can see them. Photobucket has now started charging for linking to a website so alot of pictures are gone.
     
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    Still not sure what to do with this thing at this point. I'll be separating from the military in a few months and funds will be slowing down. Cant really do a charge back either since this was paid with debit almost a year ago.
     
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  7. I Break Things

    I Break Things Senior Member

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    Has he refused to refund you?
     
  8. metale

    metale Senior Member

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    Sorry to see this, man. The execution is awful, but as the owner of a maple-fretboarded Epi LP I aprove the ideia 100%.

    I'm sure you'll end up getting it fixed (somewhere else) and looking and playing GREAT.
     
  9. marksoundguitars

    marksoundguitars Chief Paint Sniffer MLP Vendor

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    I am so sorry that it turned out this way. A hack job like this hurts you, but it also hurts the rest of us who do work for hire.

    I won't take on a job that I'm not absolutely certain I can do to not only the customer's expectations, but mine as well.

    Luckily this is not so bad that it can't be fixed. I've seen worse.
     
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    This is painful to see. I would be going mental if it was my guitar. I would be looking at small claims court fort the cost of the work and fill guitar value.
     
  11. rockstar232007

    rockstar232007 Senior Member

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    The more I look at that binding (looks like most of the feb doesn't even line up with the frets), the more my heart hurts.

    Hope everything works out?
     
  12. Frogfur

    Frogfur Senior Member

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    I didn't see that.
     
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    DotStudio Senior Member

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    Are we reading a different thread? This type of work is beyond my capabilities, but this is not the end result someone should expect when hiring a professional.
     
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    Frogfur Senior Member

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    Oops..
     
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    1981 LPC Senior Member

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    That looks awful. Does it even intonate?

    Mr. Beef should refund you and - if he hasn't already - apologise for this end result.
     
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    Wow, that's really quite bad. Worse than I expected actually. Sorry to see that.
     
  17. PierM

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    Is that shim keeping all the pieces together?

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  18. smk506

    smk506 Senior Member

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    Man, that sucks. I hate to even ask, but does it at least play or is this something that basically has to be shelved until someone fixes It? If it is or could be made
    Playable Inwould live with it temporarily until either a refund comes through or you save enough to have the work redone.

    I'm so bummed by this and its not even my guitar :(
     
  19. BrianB

    BrianB Senior Member

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    Sad thread is sad.... :(
     
  20. The_Nuge

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    Quite horrible really :eek2:
     

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