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roymus
Junior
Username: roymus

Post Number: 17
Registered: 2-2010
Posted on Saturday, March 01, 2014 - 12:52 am:   Edit Post

Thought it was time to showcase my pride and joy first three are before and then , after.
before




after


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charles_holmes
Advanced Member
Username: charles_holmes

Post Number: 310
Registered: 3-2009
Posted on Saturday, March 01, 2014 - 5:35 am:   Edit Post

That's such a nice axe!
mtjam
Intermediate Member
Username: mtjam

Post Number: 145
Registered: 11-2011
Posted on Saturday, March 01, 2014 - 6:12 am:   Edit Post

Perfection!
artswork99
Moderator
Username: artswork99

Post Number: 1964
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Saturday, March 01, 2014 - 9:03 am:   Edit Post

Whew, beautiful!
hammer
Senior Member
Username: hammer

Post Number: 460
Registered: 9-2009
Posted on Saturday, March 01, 2014 - 9:19 am:   Edit Post

I love your new headstock lam. What else, if anything, other than the refinish did you have done?
actual_size
New
Username: actual_size

Post Number: 7
Registered: 12-2013
Posted on Saturday, March 01, 2014 - 9:42 am:   Edit Post

Beautiful bass! Could you add a photo of the repair to the extra strap button hole shown in pic 2? I recently fixed one of these holes in my '88 Stanley Deluxe and I am curious to see how yours came out.
roymus
Junior
Username: roymus

Post Number: 18
Registered: 2-2010
Posted on Saturday, March 01, 2014 - 6:32 pm:   Edit Post

Heres a few more photos. I am a hopeless photographer,obviously.
Someone had a couple of goes at fitting a strap button that balanced the bass . I removed the broken screw and placed the button just a bit further forward and it actually balances very well. I didnt do a great repair and you can see it on the upper horn and also sticking out from the recessed strap button. The headstock lam is a piece of Tasmanian Musk, I have the same laminate on a uke I have made.
I have replaced the 5 pin xlr with a black one and made a trussrod cover relaquered the brass and did a slight fret dress and thats about it.






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(Message edited by adriaan on March 02, 2014)
flpete1uw
Advanced Member
Username: flpete1uw

Post Number: 269
Registered: 11-2011
Posted on Saturday, March 01, 2014 - 7:06 pm:   Edit Post

Sweet! She cleaned up real nice! Love all the contrasts. Beautiful Series
~Pete
roymus
Junior
Username: roymus

Post Number: 19
Registered: 2-2010
Posted on Sunday, March 02, 2014 - 12:19 am:   Edit Post

another try at getting a decent photo and also two others I have owned and no longer do.
The 1976 longscale series 1 was stolen from me around 1993 and the other ,a Mark King sig 2006 ?
I have since sold..




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(Message edited by adriaan on March 02, 2014)
mario_farufyno
Senior Member
Username: mario_farufyno

Post Number: 1041
Registered: 9-2008
Posted on Sunday, March 02, 2014 - 4:22 am:   Edit Post

wonderfull
roymus
Junior
Username: roymus

Post Number: 21
Registered: 2-2010
Posted on Wednesday, March 05, 2014 - 1:07 am:   Edit Post

In case there is anybody interested. Here is a headstock pic of a tenor Uke made from a Stewmac kit, where I have made an omega and have used another scrap of the Tasmanian Musk for a veneer as per my series 1
roymus
Junior
Username: roymus

Post Number: 24
Registered: 2-2010
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 1:58 am:   Edit Post

Howdy and thanks for the email errol, Here is some more pics, not sure if they are any better though. Might get a mate to take some classier shots1234
last pic in reverse just to please left handers

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