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Today's NOBODY update (7/26):

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I’d say I had a mediocre experience. It was minor “oversights” that added up as I went through the process.

I’ll be curious to see if you start having similar issues as you put it together.

Even fully finished, the guitar was far from what I would call stellar.

I honestly think this guy throws these things together and sends them out without caring, especially since he probably knows most people won’t send it back for these minor problems. Oversight my ass on this one. No fucking way he didn’t see that scratch as he was packing it lol.

In all fairness, it's just wood, electronics and craftsmanship that make a guitar. Technique of assembly, finishing and set up separate most decent instruments from great ones. Nobody is far more likely to turn out an epic build out of these kits than you or I could under the instructions of a Gibson employee at their factory. A great build is an art and having done it many times makes all the difference in experience of little things like glue choice, finish, fit, setup, even pickup height, not to mention nut height, fret dress, etc etc.....

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sah5150 wrote:
Today's NOBODY update (7/26):

Headstock is fixed:

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Glad I had the right tools on hand for that.

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Mike Oxhuge wrote:
NinjaRaf wrote:
I’d say I had a mediocre experience. It was minor “oversights” that added up as I went through the process.

I’ll be curious to see if you start having similar issues as you put it together.

Even fully finished, the guitar was far from what I would call stellar.

I honestly think this guy throws these things together and sends them out without caring, especially since he probably knows most people won’t send it back for these minor problems. Oversight my ass on this one. No fucking way he didn’t see that scratch as he was packing it lol.

In all fairness, it's just wood, electronics and craftsmanship that make a guitar. Technique of assembly, finishing and set up separate most decent instruments from great ones. Nobody is far more likely to turn out an epic build out of these kits than you or I could under the instructions of a Gibson employee at their factory. A great build is an art and having done it many times makes all the difference in experience of little things like glue choice, finish, fit, setup, even pickup height, not to mention nut height, fret dress, etc etc.....


If I can't fix it, I can fix it so no one else can.

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That's the spirit!!


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Fucking nice !

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Mike Oxhuge wrote:
In all fairness, it's just wood, electronics and craftsmanship that make a guitar. Technique of assembly, finishing and set up separate most decent instruments from great ones. Nobody is far more likely to turn out an epic build out of these kits than you or I could under the instructions of a Gibson employee at their factory. A great build is an art and having done it many times makes all the difference in experience of little things like glue choice, finish, fit, setup, even pickup height, not to mention nut height, fret dress, etc etc.....


This is what I used for Steves project. :idk:

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Lol. Raf is a great dude and I'm a nobody poster. ( See what I did there?) Hope he's okay with what is said but it's the truth. Fwiw, I'm in manufacturing a machinist for a whether well known company.

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Another update (7/27). Guitar is out of the clamps, Weight is 7 lbs 5 ounces. Parts weigh 1 lb 6.5 ounces, so it will probably come in under 9 lbs when finished...

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Ready for grain filling:

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Update 2 (7/27) - grain filled:

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sah5150 wrote:
Update 2 (7/27) - grain filled:

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I really like that grain filler. Not the easiest to work with, but the color is gorgeous.

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MISTER NOBODY™ wrote:
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Update 2 (7/27) - grain filled:

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I really like that grain filler. Not the easiest to work with, but the color is gorgeous.

Totally agree - beautiful!

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Damn! Looks nice!

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More from Paul (7/28):

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Damn that’s look good so far.

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It looks awesome.

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Dude seriously killer!

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That's looking great already!

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That top is pretty damn impressive

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That top is pretty damn impressive

+1 great top!

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Paul - how is the wood in this kit? Decent enough quality? How about the machining?

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sah5150 wrote:
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that is amazing - and is going to look even more amazing when Mister Nobody™ is done with it!
You can already see a 'burst' on it!!


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A Nobody burst is gonna make it look like a million bucks too.

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