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jwmeehan
12-21-2005, 08:17 PM
http://home.comcast.net/~jdmeehan/red.JPG

Just tweaking this out - was a PITA as I had to cut the pickguard and route the neck/mid for universal and route out the 5 way as it was 3 mini toggles - but I'm digging the outcome!

BananaHead
12-21-2005, 10:55 PM
Good Lord, John. That necks looks gorgeous!! :eusa_clap

Zerberus
12-22-2005, 06:08 AM
Looks cool... but are you sure on the Body being of Charvel Origin? The forearm contour looks a bit off for an SD, and Im not too sure but the horns seem elongated and "sharper" as well......... and the 12.th fret dots seem minimally wide as well... Logo is also oversized by about 15%, like on the 90 and 91 Euro Reissues....

Would definitely be interesting to see more detailed pics of.... cool axe either way :beerchug:

jwmeehan
12-22-2005, 07:39 AM
Wow man! You absolutely know your Charvels.

I wasn't really serious, in fact I'm a complete Charvel novice. Never owned one, the only thing I ever did was play a used strathead in a music store when I was 14. I remember the neck was thin and flat, that's about it!

The only thing remotely Charvel about it is the logo that I applied. And maybe the 12" radius on the board - not even sure what the standard radius was.

This is a Warmoth Partsocaster, that I put the logo on. Supposedly was a Soloist body, but this looks more like a later Pacer body, like the Pacer Custom II or something. Supposedly an 80's Warmoth body so who knows. I got it for a song.

The Furious One
12-22-2005, 07:51 AM
LOL! You been "zerbed"! Can't touch the man when it comes to the Jackson/Charvel arena bro!

Nice try though!

CaptainClaw
12-22-2005, 07:55 AM
She sure is a purty guitar John! I love the neck wood selection!

jwmeehan
12-22-2005, 09:44 AM
LOL! You been "zerbed"! Can't touch the man when it comes to the Jackson/Charvel arena bro!

Nice try though!

haha - yeah - holy poo!

I've got another parts Dimas that is out to clear right now - should have in a month or so. The body this time was touted as an exact replica of a 84 Dimas (shape wise). It's Zebrawood on top of basswood with binding. I scored a maple Warmoth with the Charvel logo applied. I got an non fine tuner Floyd for it with locking Gotohs. I also ordered a Charvel Spectrum pickguard from Chandler to give it that EE Pro look. I'll post pics when it's done!

Zerberus
12-22-2005, 07:54 PM
Well, since this thread is kind of about CHarvel stratheads, lets have a real one for comparison... :D

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v231/The_Zerb/Guitars/CharvelStrathead.jpg
Not a Dimas, but a 91 "Euro Reissue" (actually "just" the then distributor Zitrone usik ordering 75 Trans red and 75 Trans Blue S Stratheads)

Differences to a True SD: recessed Factory Floyd (Factory Floyds do happen on SDs, but never recessed), oversize Logo, 4 digit Jackson CS neckplate

One of the easiest spotting marks are the deep forearm cut and the closely spaced 12th fret dots, as well as the slightly different HS shape :king:

Theodie
12-22-2005, 09:40 PM
LOL! You been "zerbed"! Can't touch the man when it comes to the Jackson/Charvel arena bro!


Or sheep molesting!!!!!! :points: :points:

Zerberus
12-23-2005, 08:33 AM
Or sheep molesting!!!!!! :points: :points:

Do I look like an Australian to you? No big hat, no funky knife, no Koala Loincloth..... just an Jackson and a Rifle... http://shredguitars.com/images/smilies/more/wacko.gif:beerchug:

Theodie
12-23-2005, 08:51 AM
Do I look like an Australian to you? No big hat, no funky knife, no Koala Loincloth..... just an Jackson and a Rifle... http://shredguitars.com/images/smilies/more/wacko.gif:beerchug:
Thats the shocking part, you dont look like an Australian at all!!!! :wacko: :wacko: :wacko: