NGD: '56 Junior

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  1. cristi tanasescu

    cristi tanasescu Senior Member

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    bossadict, you got nice guitars man, but I got to admit, this is the best of all of them. seriously :)





    hngd
     
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  2. tonemonster58

    tonemonster58 Senior Member

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    Good Choice. Greg will do justice to this little gem and have it snarling and growling proper with killer looks to boot. I look forward to seeing this one progress.
     
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  3. bossaddict

    bossaddict Premium Member

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    Sorry to revive this thread, but I got a call from Greg last week with some updates.

    The crack has been treated, the pickup route fixed, the husk sanded, and now it's headed into paint. :applause:

    I'll post more updates once it's out. Getting excited!
     
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  4. Droog

    Droog Senior Member

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    Nice. :shock:
     
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  5. rockinlespaul

    rockinlespaul Recovering Oxblood Addict V.I.P. Member

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    Considering its a real '56, why not use the upgraded bridge? No one uses wound G's anymore....

    Congrats on the project, should be VERY cool! Makes me miss my '55.
     
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  6. BrianB

    BrianB Senior Member

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    Subbed. :D

    Can't wait for pix. '56 sunburst Junior. :thumb:

    Wanting one of these more and more these days...
     
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    FreeBlues Junior Member

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    Keep the updates coming!
     
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  8. xroadie_jim

    xroadie_jim Senior Member

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    The Mojoaxe compensated bridge looks at first glance just like the stock bridge (wraptail). However on closer examination you will see that a line (ridge) is cast in the top of the bridge that does the compensation.
     
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  9. bossaddict

    bossaddict Premium Member

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    I was deleting some threads from my subscriptions folder and noticed this down at the bottom. I opened it up and realized that it was exactly two years ago that I started it, so might as well give it a good necro-bump.

    Happy NGD anniversary to me!

    I suppose I should write something of substance... :shock:
    I've managed to source an original set of Klusons as well as an original wraparound bridge/studs, which have been sent to central PA for when the guitar is ready for reassembly. I did hear from Greg about three weeks ago and the guitar was in paint, had color on it, but had not been cleared. I'll be sure to post again when I know more.
     
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  10. bblooz

    bblooz Senior Member

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    Nice project - keep us posted!
     
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  11. gibsonguitar1988

    gibsonguitar1988 Senior Member

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    Nice.
     
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  12. bossaddict

    bossaddict Premium Member

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    Happy three-year NGD anniversary to me! This is a great-playing guitar, IIRC.

    Annual bump for anyone still following for updates... I was contacted again around Thanksgiving to see what finish it was again that I wanted. Wish I had more to report. See you next year.
     
  13. Sct13

    Sct13 Gold Supporter Premium Member

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    this is still a work in progress...?
     
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  14. stilwel

    stilwel Senior Member

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    Seriously...This will be super-cool when it's done, but I don't wait 3 years for anything.
     
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  15. Oranjeaap

    Oranjeaap Senior Member

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    Wait what? And you're okay with all of this?
     
  16. bossaddict

    bossaddict Premium Member

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    Not sure about "work" or "progress," but "still" is definitely appropriate. ;)
     
  17. bossaddict

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    More of an "it is what it is."
     
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    would love to see a picture , unless of course the paint from thanksgiving is still curing!
    hopefully you get this one back soon!
     
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  19. bossaddict

    bossaddict Premium Member

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    Me too!
     
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    Got an update from Greg yesterday. No more furniture varnish!

    I believe that's me on the left...
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