NGD Desert Star 008 “DC Junior”

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Ya... tough to find because a search for Desert Star pulls up a bunch of hits in the cupcake and tranny thread....

Going back to 2013, here's what I found.
I also found a reference to both a Tele and a "V" from user @lǎowài but only a couple of albums and no NGD thread.

#1 https://www.mylespaul.com/threads/ngd-desert-star.413306/ (Tele)
#2 ?????
#3: https://www.mylespaul.com/threads/a-cadillac-ngd-dsg003.416550/ (Tele)
#4: https://www.mylespaul.com/threads/ngd-desert-star-b-bender-dsg004.417453/ (B-Bender Tele)
#5: https://www.mylespaul.com/threads/introducing-dsg005.422840/ (B-Bender Tele)
#6: https://www.mylespaul.com/threads/ngd-dsg006-desert-star-guitars-custom-strat.432741/ (Double-bound Strat)
#7: https://www.mylespaul.com/threads/ngd-desert-star-dsg007.437944/ (Firebird)
#8: https://www.mylespaul.com/threads/ngd-desert-star-008-“dc-junior”.438580/ (DC Junior)
 

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Ahh... here we go....
UPDATED:

DSG001 HeartString Tele

DSG002 Product sample/contest giveaway(?)

DSG003 Pop1655 Tele

DSG004 mudface Tele B-Bender

DSG005 DunRingill Tele B-Bender with P90

DSG006 Crotch Flame top Double Bound Tangerine Strat

DSG007 Pappy 58 Non reverse Firebird

DSG008 is Mudface's Desert Star Jr. w/DSG headstock (b/c one AIN'T enough)

DSG009 cherrysunburst00 MS V

DSG010 bulletproof butterscotch tele with humbucker
So looks like production is booked to DSG010, and #2 was not sold.
 

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I really need to spotlight my wife's efforts in the development of our finishes.

Anna has worked pretty hard through experimentation, trial, error and ultimately success to come up with unique and stunning finishes that separate Desert Star from the rest of the pack.

One successful path she went down was in the development of our pearl and "metallic" grain fillers.

-Which are deceptive in title. But give a big bang in visual appeal.

Here's some of the metallic ones, finished on to some sample bars of mahogany:

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We've got the pearl on the left, and two examples of "Copper Sun" at center and right.

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Close up of the Copper Sun

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And how that filler looks when mixed.

We will have other, better examples of other fillers and finishes soon, Such as a metallic white silver, a violet pearl (looks great on a white finish such as TV white) and others, such as a violet mist over black or grey, which is mixed into the lacquer color coat itself.
That takes some artistic creativity to be sure.

Muddy, did you specify that finish at the outset?
 

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Ahh... here we go....

So looks like production is booked to DSG010, and #2 was not sold.
Looks like DSG010 will be re-purposed. Bulletproof no longer..RIP Brother!
 

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That takes some artistic creativity to be sure.

Muddy, did you specify that finish at the outset?
Well,... not exactly..... I was opting for classic cherry red..... but I told Dave I was into something different..... after all this was a true DSG not a Gibson replica.... I told him that if he wanted to experiment with a color I was totally in 100%.... this was an option he and Anna presented.
 
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Well,... not exactly..... I was opting for classic cherry red..... but I told Dave I was into something different..... after all this was a true DSG not a Gibson replica.... I told him that if he wanted to experiment with a color I was totally in 100%.... this was an option he and Anna presented.
The result sure is BEAUTIFUL
 

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The result sure is BEAUTIFUL
It took some experimenting to nail,... Anna found the right combination and the result was just unbelievable.... even @LtDave32 was impressed with the finished product... I almost didn’t think I was going get this one and Dave would build me another:rofl:
 

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Someday, even you Steve.. Will have a Desert Star guitar.

and if you leave it to bounce around in the trunk, I'll murder ya.
Relicing
 


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