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Old 01-27-2021, 02:14 PM
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...it was a great excuse to try a spool of gold in my 3d printer...
Nicely done.
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Old 01-27-2021, 03:01 PM
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I helped a friend with a similar issue, but he was changing pickups and the old cutout was a little large, and the trim he had didnít cover it, so it was a great excuse to try a spool of gold in my 3d printer, and designed it to fit the pickup closely, but wider to cover the old cutouts. Also had to make them 2 different thicknesses - he thought it was perfect - Iím liking the gold filament -

That looks great, I am tempted to get a 3D Printer at some point.
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Old 01-28-2021, 10:10 PM
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Before and after pics of my little project. I was able to remove 2mm of paint & wood with only a sharp chisel and the patience of a retiree with nothing else to do

I scored the paint in the recess before I began work with the chisel. The result is the pickup now sits @ 2mm lower in the body and I have what I think is proper clearance between the strings and the pickup itself.
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Old 01-29-2021, 12:56 AM
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Very cleanly done sir
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Old 01-29-2021, 03:29 AM
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Looks great, job well done. Did you have fun?
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Old 01-29-2021, 10:46 AM
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Looks great, job well done. Did you have fun?
Yes. It was awesome! Got wood chips & sawdust all over my desk. I stuffed a sock into the hole to keep debris out of the body but still needed to pull out the mini vacuum to clean up the few pieces that somehow found their way into the guitar
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Old 01-29-2021, 10:53 AM
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Yes. It was awesome! Got wood chips & sawdust all over my desk. I stuffed a sock into the hole to keep debris out of the body but still needed to pull out the mini vacuum to clean up the few pieces that somehow found their way into the guitar
I love wood chips and sawdust.
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