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olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 1044
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Wednesday, January 03, 2007 - 7:48 am:   Edit Post

Hi Mica, I was curious as to when we would start going over the neck inlays. I know we're pretty far off on that but I would like to get a rough idea of the cost.

Thanks, Olie
mica
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Username: mica

Post Number: 4036
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2007 - 6:57 pm:   Edit Post

You should probably talk to Susan pretty soon. She'll be in the office after about 1:00 tomorrow. Let me know if you want us to call you then.
olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 1073
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2007 - 7:07 pm:   Edit Post

Thanks, I talked Susan Friday and all is cool.
olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 1175
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Wednesday, March 07, 2007 - 7:44 am:   Edit Post

Any ideas on these yet? I am really interested if we're going to be able to do a crucifix inlay or will we have to do a plain cross.
olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 1230
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Thursday, April 05, 2007 - 7:34 pm:   Edit Post

Mica, may I get someone to call me about the inlays please. I've tried calling and emailing to no avail. Iíve had a serious change of mind on the inlays.
If you prefer that I call you please post here when is best and I will call you.
Seems like we've hit a road block on the bass. If there has been or is a problem please let me know.

Thanks, Olie
mica
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Username: mica

Post Number: 4399
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Thursday, April 05, 2007 - 8:10 pm:   Edit Post

I'll give you a call tomorrow between 10-11 our time.

Did you get the photo you requested for designing the knobs?
olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 1231
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Friday, April 06, 2007 - 6:14 am:   Edit Post

Yes I got the photo. Thanks.
olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 1593
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 - 9:09 am:   Edit Post

HI Mica, I wanted to make sure you got my email about the cross inlay and if so will my cross idea work?
I'll be out of town (starting Friday) for a couple of weeks and just wanted to make sure we're on the same page on the cross.

The other 2 inlays (Alpa & Omega, Dove) are perfect.

Olie
olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 1817
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Tuesday, April 01, 2008 - 8:14 am:   Edit Post

Hi Mica, I've had a change of heart on this bass. I'm thinking of making it a fretless. How much trouble would it be to change the fretboard.

Thanks, OO
mica
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Username: mica

Post Number: 5240
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Tuesday, April 01, 2008 - 11:05 am:   Edit Post

It's actually easier than you think, almost anyone can do it with a hacksaw, some muriatic acid, and a regular household oven. We'll get right on it tout de suite, and don't worry, it will be no charge.
olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 1818
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Tuesday, April 01, 2008 - 11:31 am:   Edit Post

Before we get started can you email me some pix of wood samples. I was thinking of maybe a Maple fretboard. Of course it will need to be finished.
tbrannon
Senior Member
Username: tbrannon

Post Number: 690
Registered: 11-2004
Posted on Tuesday, April 01, 2008 - 1:31 pm:   Edit Post

Ha ha- tell me this is April Fools....
mica
Moderator
Username: mica

Post Number: 5241
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Tuesday, April 01, 2008 - 3:55 pm:   Edit Post

Per our phone conversation we've started the fret board change. I was just kidding about the method y'know - couldn't resist on April Fool's! Thanks for listening to reason about the fingerboard material. You know how mom feels about Maple fingerboards. The Macassar Ebony is going to look sweet.

We'll be able to save the inlays and use them on a future project or make you some very expensive keyrings maybe.
olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 1819
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Tuesday, April 01, 2008 - 5:44 pm:   Edit Post

Macassar will look awesome.

Is it possible to use the inlaid fretboard on another bass? I have a Westone Bass with the same neck dimensions that is in need of a fretjob anyway.


OO
olieoliver
Senior Member
Username: olieoliver

Post Number: 1820
Registered: 2-2006
Posted on Wednesday, April 02, 2008 - 5:06 am:   Edit Post

For all the emails I got in response to this "change" idea. Yes it was indeed my version of an April Fools joke.

I'd have to be crazy or on crack to scrap these inlays.

OO
(HMMM..... I sure hope Mica new I was kidding)
mica
Moderator
Username: mica

Post Number: 5247
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Wednesday, April 02, 2008 - 10:39 am:   Edit Post

It's all in good fun! The bass is intact with its beautiful inlays.
davehouck
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Username: davehouck

Post Number: 6411
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Wednesday, April 02, 2008 - 5:15 pm:   Edit Post

Scary.
byoung
Senior Member
Username: byoung

Post Number: 1005
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Thursday, April 03, 2008 - 10:12 am:   Edit Post

Ha! good one!
2400wattman
Senior Member
Username: 2400wattman

Post Number: 534
Registered: 11-2005
Posted on Thursday, April 03, 2008 - 7:45 pm:   Edit Post

ah yes, but no that it's the third of April I hear that this is no joke and the fretless changeover will begin next Monday!!!!!!! ahahahhhahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!

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