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 Post subject: Striker 600 mods
PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:44 am 
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]So I ended up getting the $150 Striker from Gumtree and it was a wreck, someone had used $2 rattle cans on the body and neck which were bubbling.. So I thought I would just use it to practice fret work and spray technique and experiment with filling pickup cavities (wood blocks and a thin layer of spray putty over the top).. Stole my Dads spray gear and some paint and this is what I ended up with.. You can just barely see the lines where the pickups were very faintly, so Im glad it was only a Striker and not a more valuable guitar. Good learning experience though..

Now I wanna find and old Baretta body to fix up.

Also the pickup that came with it is a 80's Duncan Distortion wound by Maricela Juarez from the Duncan Custom shop which was a nice suprise, that will probably end up in a better guitar.
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 Post subject: Striker 600 mods
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Comes along nicely :thumbs .

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 Post subject: Striker 600 mods
PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:33 am 
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Looks pretty dang good!!! Great job!!! :toast

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 Post subject: Striker 600 mods
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Never know it was the same git, good job! :thumbs

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 Post subject: Striker 600 mods
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Looks stellar. No reason for that one to miss out on some lovin. :thumbs

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 Post subject: Striker 600 mods
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Great job :not :thumbs


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 Post subject: Striker 600 mods
PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:53 pm 
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You know, that the more of this you do, the more fuel you add to the fire! Great job :headbang ....enjoy the ride. :thumbs

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 Post subject: Striker 600 mods
PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:48 pm 
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