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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:24 am

Prevaricating to avoid doing difficult things about gluing and drilling
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[EDIT] OK, imgur links don't appear to work for me either. Here's a link to the gallery: https://imgur.com/gallery/Kn3ywSP
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby Wonks » Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:46 am

That's because you are linking to the imgur page and not the image. In windows, right click and 'view image'. Then copy the web address. Unless it says .jpg at the end, the link isn't an image link.

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So simple that even a wabbit can do it!
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:51 am

Doh! I naively assumed that the copy link function on the image would copy the image link.
How foolish of me!
Thanks Wonks. :)
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby Wonks » Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:54 am

I don't use Imgur, but it looks like it does have an image link function. But if it doesn't have a .jpg or .png or any of the other common image types at the end, it's probably wrong.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby adrian_k » Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:57 am

Drew that’s looking great! :thumbup:

Re images, I use imgur. I think I just click on the image in the gallery then use the ‘copy link’ button for ‘direct link’. On a phone at the moment so can’t check exactly.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:24 am

Yeah, that's what I was doing. I appear to have issues...

...with uploading photos. ;)

Anyway think I've got it sorted now. About to go and check yesterday's work.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:04 pm

Well, let's see if we've got the hang of this photo thing then.
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There's a few more photos in the imgur gallery here if you're interested: https://imgur.com/gallery/0GiEuGw
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby Logarhythm » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:15 pm

Wow, that looks great :thumbup:
(and the pics work :tongue: )
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby zenguitar » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:21 pm

Very nice indeed.

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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:42 pm

Thanks folks.
There's a bit of fine tuning of the set-up to do but I think she's going to play nicely as well.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby ManFromGlass » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:23 pm

Beautiful!
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby Jumpeyspyder » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:16 pm

Great work Drew !!
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby adrian_k » Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:31 am

Oh well done! Looks great! :thumbup:
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:18 am

Cheers all, just needs a final polish once the oil has completely cured and a smidge off the nut.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby Music Wolf » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:53 am

That’s looking really nice, well done.

As a fully paid up member of the Bodger’s Union I have a mixture of admiration and envy when I see something like this. I hope that it plays as good as it looks
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:20 am

Oh don't worry, there have been plenty of bodges and corrections along the way! But I think I've got away with most of them.
There's some more set-up tweaking to be done but I'm going to let the neck settle in first and give it a couple of weeks. I think there's between half and a quarter of a mm still to come off the nut and a smidgen of a rise in the bridge.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby garrettendi » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:07 am

She's a beaut! Good job! :thumbup:
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby Wonks » Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:09 pm

That's ripper, Bruce.
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby blinddrew » Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:03 pm

Thanks gents :)
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Re: Pitbull guitar kits

Postby Wonks » Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:36 am

Congratulations to Blinddrew, who's just won Pitbull Guitar of the Month for August.

http://www.buildyourownguitar.com.au/fo ... post170977
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