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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2014 6:59 am 
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Hello All.
Not necessarily a kit but had to be sanded, finished, frets dressed a bit and assembled... Came out OK and sounds real nice. Willie is happy with it too. ES-335 "kit" from Robert Olson. Nice guitar, just not a whole lot of "building" to do. Onto Mark's Dread...

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Rich


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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2014 8:54 am 
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Nice!

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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2014 5:02 pm 
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so what do you think of the end result. I hope you can post sound clips. It looks nice and I hope sounds as good as it looks.

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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2014 8:20 pm 
Rich,
You're doing some real nice work.
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PostPosted: Mon May 12, 2014 8:28 am 
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Thank you. I appreciate your words. John, I think it is a beauty!! It sounds nice and Willie has played the crud out of it since I strung it up... I guess that is how I "judge" the builds... If Willie plays it a lot, then it is a good one. If he just reaches for it every once in a while (the red Strat I built him), then it is OK. He has yet to play mostly anything else since I finished this one. I will get a sound clip up soon... Thank you again for all of your help and support.

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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2014 9:56 am 
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Nice job Rich, very professional looking


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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2014 3:50 pm 
justrfb wrote:
If he just reaches for it every once in a while (the red Strat I built him), then it is OK. He has yet to play mostly anything else since I finished this one.
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Rich

The 335 makes him look much cooler.......


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PostPosted: Wed May 14, 2014 6:20 am 
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Hello All.
Thanks for all the kind words and comments. He has 2 guitar solos in his school's spring concert this year and he said, "Dad, could you get the strap buttons on the 335 because I want to play that one in the concert this year..." I must have a "thing" with strap buttons... I still haven't put the second one on the Martin kit I built last year... We are a little busy but I will get a sound clip up soon. Thank you!

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Rich


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 04, 2015 6:51 pm 
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beautiful guitar. I love that finish. I saw the red strat too! Great job. I did a 335. I was afraid that I would ruin it with a color so I just spray on a clear lacquer.It's ok ,but I wish I tried to do a red finish


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