Author Topic: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string  (Read 6960 times)

rustyg61

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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #30 on: January 21, 2014, 08:37:27 PM »
Thanks Slawie! I can't wait to see the Maple with finish on it! To quote Mica in the email she sent me with the pictures of the wood,  ...with finish they are going to be crazy amazing!
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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #31 on: January 22, 2014, 06:44:06 AM »
The vermillion neck laminates are standout.  It's a nice switch from purpleheart and will look really cool against the blue sunburst finish.  I will be watching this build with great anticipation!
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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #32 on: January 22, 2014, 11:30:35 AM »
I agree Jerry! I love the orange & black combination!
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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #33 on: January 31, 2014, 06:05:19 PM »
More stuff happening...  Gathering up the body woods:

  Getting ready to glue the back to the body core pack (core with accents in place):

  Rough neck shaping:

  Making the neck flush with the body:

 Uses some very cute hand planes  First steps in backplate construction:

  Next week the top should go on. More pictures then!

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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #34 on: January 31, 2014, 06:29:36 PM »
Great pics!!  It's amazing how it all comes together.

rustyg61

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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #35 on: January 31, 2014, 06:55:19 PM »
WOO HOO!!! It's starting to look like a bass!! I'm seeing some Alembic Snow for this Christmas! Thanks Mica! You just made my weekend!!
Rusty
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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #36 on: January 31, 2014, 07:25:28 PM »
Lordy lu, that is going to be a drop-dead beauty!

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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #37 on: January 31, 2014, 08:38:37 PM »
Love it! That headstock is smashing!!!

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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #38 on: January 31, 2014, 09:31:16 PM »
Well this one certainly is taking shape Rusty, you can already see how dramatic the maple quilt is so imagine what it will be like when it is sprayed.
 
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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #39 on: February 02, 2014, 04:05:55 PM »
Thanks guys! Art, I have always loved the Knobby headstock! I never thought I would have the chance to own one myself, but now I will! Jazzyvee, I will be visiting the factory next month so I hope they have some finish on it by then & I can see the quilting in person!
Rusty
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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #40 on: February 14, 2014, 01:13:52 AM »
Mica, if you haven't already disposed of it, I would love to have a slice of the neck recipe from the excess you cut off. I can pick it up when I come out next month.
 
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rustyg61

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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #41 on: February 16, 2014, 12:59:11 PM »
I'm suffering from photo withdrawal! Got any new ones Mica??
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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #42 on: February 17, 2014, 01:37:17 AM »
Your bass is really zipping along nicely!  The knobby headstock is a beautiful touch.

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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #43 on: February 17, 2014, 09:00:04 AM »
Thanks Keith! I love the Knobby!
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Re: Rusty's Custom Series II 5-string
« Reply #44 on: February 20, 2014, 11:16:47 AM »
Love it Rusty!
 
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