This is the kind of shit you get when you unwittingly order something from China..

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Checked again this morning.

Seems the aircraft is still "in port". No updates beyond April 19th.

Pilot must be having the time of his life.

I'm going to order another guard for ten bucks more from someone in the US.

Who wants to set a wager that it gets here sooner than what the "party pilot" from China can deliver?

Remember, this was ordered on the 9th of April.
When I was homebrewing, I always bought my triclover fittings from China. Top quality at a fraction of the price but the "long boat" delivery meant you waited for months sometimes.
 

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Checked again this morning.

Seems the aircraft is still "in port". No updates beyond April 19th.

Pilot must be having the time of his life.

I'm going to order another guard for ten bucks more from someone in the US.

Who wants to set a wager that it gets here sooner than what the "party pilot" from China can deliver?

Remember, this was ordered on the 9th of April.
He probably defected.
 

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The term 'Lost in Translation' is a misnomer.
It was never translated well enough in the first place
so how the hell can it be 'lost in translation'.
That's exactly what "lost in translation" means: the meaning was lost while the text was being translated
:cool2:
 

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Ordered some 6" x 3" micro-mesh (3000 - 12000 grit) from Amazon, to clean up the frets on the cheap kit I'm working on . Delivery at the latest last Friday. Not here yet. When I contacted the seller they are apparently in Belgium. But I think I know where the goods are coming from...

Good job I'm slower than a slow boat from China.
 

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Well, I just ordered another guard, delivery May 13th.

I betcha it comes before the Chinese pilot gets done partying around the airport.

I know where he is. He's hole-up in a Red Roof Inn with hookers and blow.
 

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Well, I just ordered another guard, delivery May 13th.

I betcha it comes before the Chinese pilot gets done partying around the airport.

I know where he is. He's hole-up in a Red Roof Inn with hookers and blow.
If you're looking for a batwing SG guard, I think I have a spare.
 

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If you're looking for a batwing SG guard, I think I have a spare.
I was, a while ago. But I had to have one for a 68 SG Jr, as it uses the straight across lightning bolt bridge, as opposed to the more common slightly-angled stop-tail.

I finally got exactly what I wanted. in five-ply, which isn't that easy of a guard to find.


And on that guard, I bought some 5-ply, used a 45* router bevel bit with bearing, made a Lucite template and ran an attempt at that guard. Sort buggered it, so I finally found one that I needed for a decent price. Saved the rest of the 5-ply sheet for another day and another guard.
 

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The view from the DSG Custom Shop shipping dock....

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I can see the old water tanks up on the mountain, just barely.

But yeah, that's close. That's Northbound Daggett-Yermo road, about a half-mile before the bridge over the Mojave river bed.
 

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Lord, pics of home. It's bad enough IRL. Now it's on MLP.

Well, we're moving to Sonora, CA anyway.

The desert is.. "tiring".
 

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I can see the old water tanks up on the mountain, just barely.

But yeah, that's close. That's Northbound Daggett-Yermo road, about a half-mile before the bridge over the Mojave river bed.
Well... I wasn't going to post one from your driveway :D

I actually couldn't because Google Streetview stops at the end of the pavement :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
 

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I was, a while ago. But I had to have one for a 68 SG Jr, as it uses the straight across lightning bolt bridge, as opposed to the more common slightly-angled stop-tail.

I finally got exactly what I wanted. in five-ply, which isn't that easy of a guard to find.
I managed to snag a 5-ply from Stratosphere to use for putting the 'buckers back into my '20 Standard.
I like the Mojotone Quiet Coils, but I can't get the bridge pickup high enough, need to go back to the original PG mount style.
 

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Lord, pics of home. It's bad enough IRL. Now it's on MLP.

Well, we're moving to Sonora, CA anyway.

The desert is.. "tiring".
You can't move.

Aside from we'll miss you down here, "Sonora Star Guitars" doesn't have the same ring to it.
 


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