Scero Laulita '59 #1 BUILD

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  1. ajory72

    ajory72 Senior Member

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    I think over all you executed an excellent and original looking guitar - inspired by a Les Paul Burst but with your own take on it. Your choice of maple top is awesome and I like the binding on the head-stock too as takes it that one more step towards original.

    Well done - you must be very happy with the results :applause:


    PS: My only constructive comment would be the head-stock - personally i'd like a little more exaggeration on the the bottom of the wings towards the nut could be a little wider [8mm?] and the top of the head-stock have a wider curve in the middle... not sure if that would make it look too much like others out there... regardless I love yours... dont listen to me [i'm unworthy :run: ]
     
  2. kakerlak

    kakerlak Senior Member

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    Very nice color match on the sumburst. Looking good!
     
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    Scero Guitars Senior Member

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    Thanks so much!
     
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    Scero Guitars Senior Member

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    Really appreciate the kind words and honest feedback! The headstock has been adjusted since this build, to be more simetrical and consistent. And that's actually not binding in the headstock, just scraped the black back to show the holly veneer, and the the illusion of binding 😉
     
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    Scero Guitars Senior Member

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    Appreciate that alot, thank you!
     
  6. j.six

    j.six Senior Member

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    The burst redo looks much better, but it looks like your tuners on the treble side are further away from the edge of the headstock than the tuners on the bass side and you might have some tuner issues. The body looks a LOT like a Kauer Starliner.

    Sully
     
  7. dougk

    dougk Senior Member

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    Feels familiar

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    Scero Guitars Senior Member

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    Appreciate the kind words about the burst Sully, thank you. And yes, the headstock was slightly larger on one side, and I have since fixed that on future designs. Luckily I didn't run into any tuner issues on this one, after setup.

    Cant say I see much similarities to Doug's design, other than two guys emulating in their own way, models of the past. But, definitely to each their own.
     
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    valvetoneman Senior Member

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    I think it's really difficult staying familiar but different enough so there's always going to be similarities between makers guitars
     
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    Open_Book Senior Member

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    As you can see I'm no photoshop Guru - I don't see it as that close though.
     

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  11. dougk

    dougk Senior Member

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    To be clear, I said feels familiar. I didn't say it was a copy or accuse anyone of it. It has some similar aesthetics I made to my Starliner design to feel a bit familiar but I know how hard it can be to thread the single cut originality needle.
     
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    jkes01 Senior Member

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    Stunning guitars. With the side-by-side Open_Book shows, not even close.
     
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    Scero Guitars Senior Member

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    Should have some glamour shots of her up next week! Also have a legit demo of her done by a god buddy. MORE than pleased with how she turned out.
     
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    Scero Guitars Senior Member

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    Catching up on old threads.

    The glamour shots that were promised “a couple weeks ago”

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    Well done. That is stunning. The Burst:cheers2:
     
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    in that it is so stunning, we will forgive you this time, but don't let it happen again.
     
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  17. Scero Guitars

    Scero Guitars Senior Member

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    Haha, fair enough. Fair. . . Enough.
     
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    Skyjerk Meatbomb Silver Supporter

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    thats gorgeous. the burst is really nice :)
     
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  19. Norton

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    better looking than the kauer.

    I'd like it even more if the top bout was smaller....but the guitar looks great. Nice work!

    How's it sound?
     
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  20. Scero Guitars

    Scero Guitars Senior Member

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    Well I truly appreciate the kind words! She honestly sounds massive. She’s been through a couple of hands of people who have played and owned real bursts, and theyve said that she sounds very comparable. That’s enough for me to sleep at night
     

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