James Hetfield Flying V

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  1. Andy California

    Andy California Senior Member

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    If I understand correctly you did the aging? Looks convincing :). Or did you build the guitar?
    Did you snap the headstock and glue it back on? :)
     
  2. Cjsinla

    Cjsinla Premium Member

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    That guitar scares me.
     
  3. Mr. Beef

    Mr. Beef Custom Refins/Restoration Premium Member MLP Sponsor

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    I refinished the guitar in white and then did all the aging (and drawing). I actually thought about trying to break the headstock, that could have been disastrous and runined the integrity of the guitar.

    The guitar is a 1976 Electra Flying V, the same one James Hetfield played in Metallica's early days.
     
  4. Caretaker

    Caretaker Senior Member

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    I remember the early days with Metallica. That was the workhorse.
    Hetfield used that almost exclusively.
    Looks pretty close.
     
  5. mrfett

    mrfett HJ Lover Premium Member

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    Dude... that's effing HAWT :headbanger:
     
  6. Warlag

    Warlag Junior Member

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    That’s pretty fucking cool man! That takes some good commitment getting all the marks as accurate looking as possible!
     
  7. Mr. Beef

    Mr. Beef Custom Refins/Restoration Premium Member MLP Sponsor

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    Thanks man!:cheers2:
     

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