Maple ,Rosewood ,or ............................. Glass ?

Discussion in 'V.C.'s Parlor' started by fattboyzz, Jul 31, 2020 at 8:48 AM.

  1. Elcheapo

    Elcheapo Squier Talker

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    Very nice. Intense jealousy here:D

    Couple of things..maybe add an Led in the neck socket by the pickup and also paint the bare wood which shows through.
     
  2. Dan Martian

    Dan Martian Squier-Nut

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    Oct 18, 2014
    San Marcos, Texas
    An interesting idea, but WAY too impractical.
     
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  3. IronSchef

    IronSchef Dr. Squier

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    Flew here on my Dragonfly
    That is pretty cool - he doesn't address "relief" -- is the glass built w/ some relief in it already, or is it completely flat? I'm not a physicist, but its not going to flex like wood under tension, will it?
     
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  4. Ahnlaashock

    Ahnlaashock Squier-holic

    Sep 21, 2014
    St. Louis Area
    Nice demo, but now put the other neck back on and play it again, so we can actually hear the difference.
     
  5. DougMen

    DougMen Squier-holic

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    Dumb IMO. Why would you want a glass neck?
     
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  6. TimTheViking

    TimTheViking Squier-holic

    Probably be stronger than a Les Paul if it falls...
     
  7. fuelish

    fuelish Squier-Nut

    Stainless frets on a guitar neck that likely won’t be played much, if at all...dumb idea
     
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  8. LAPlayer

    LAPlayer Squier Talker

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    Jul 9, 2020
    LA / Denver
    LED's on a glass guitar neck....? I hope not. Nice bit of craftsmanship but nowhere resembling practical.
     
  9. DougMen

    DougMen Squier-holic

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    Darrell makes so much money from YT that he can afford to buy stuff just 'cause he thinks it looks cool. The guitar he has that neck on has Abalone pickup covers. How gaudy is that? And, how are you gonna refret a glass neck when the frets wear out? He's like Phil. He collects guitars, and like Phil has a wall behind him with dozens of them, and probably only plays them on YT.
    I like actually playing all my guitars, not just looking at them hanging on my wall. That's why, when I get too many, I sell the ones that I don't play.
     
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  10. Davis Sharp

    Davis Sharp Dr. Squier

    Jan 7, 2016
    Maryland, USA
    If it doesn't fit my guitar, can I fill the holes and re-drill?
     
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  11. John L Rose

    John L Rose Squier-holic

    It's what I would call a "dancing bear".
    "The marvel is not that the bear dances gracefully, but that the bear dances at all."—Russian proverb​
    Related to that notion is "Just because you can doesn't mean you should".
     
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