VOLVO Guitar Project

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A tribute to VOLVO !

Step 1:

40 years OLD Maple and Elm - wood

Step 2:

40 years OLD Maple and Elm - wood /impregnated/

Step 3:

Professional line ACRYL laquer paint

Step 4:

Professional line ACRYL laquer paint /burst effect/

Step 5:

Professional line ACRYL laquer paint /shine effect/

Step 6:

VOLVO sign

Step 7:

Adding the first dummy coil for hum /noise/ cancel sound

Step 8:

Connect with bridge pickup

Step 9:

Wax - potting guitar pickups

Step 10:

Wax - potting guitar pickups

Step 11:

Adding the second dummy coil for hum /noise/ cancel sound

Step 12:

Beautiful 1

Step 13:

Beautiful 2 /Ready for ROCK/

Step 14:

The sound is amazing ... LONG LIVE ROCK & ROLL and VOLVO !

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    19 Discussions

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    Chicken Spit

    4 years ago

    Seems like a dirty shame to cover up that beautiful old wood with paint!

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    RockaRollaBG

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Hallo FRIENDS, if you like my project ... please give me a vote at the top - DIY Audio Contest !
    We want to be winners ... Me and my guitar !
    Thank you so much, Cheers !

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    RockaRollaBG

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Thank YOU Friends ... I think - VOLVO and Rock Music is a GREAT combination ... who make my life wonderful ! Greetings from Bulgaria !

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    agis68

    6 years ago on Introduction

    nise! now the less you have to do is to sink a special song for Volvos!!!!! :)

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    iglitchhalo2

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Could you explain the dummy coil for noise cancelling? I've wired a few guitars and have never heard of that before

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    Hallo friend, thank you for attention !
    If you ask Google about it ... there is a lot of answers !
    Here is an very good link ... to explain your cuestion :

    http://www.frettech.com/dummy/index.html

    Cheers man !

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    f5mando

    6 years ago on Introduction

    FriendOfHumanity says:
    "Excellent !
    You just have to add a really, really big bumper to it" .

    ..and an airbag!

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    balisticjoe

    6 years ago on Introduction

    The first problem I see with a Volvo Guitar is if you go to break it on the stage, the stage will take untold amounts of damage, but at least the guitar should be perfectly fine.

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    Canoeman

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Should'nt the guitar be a little more Boxey shaped.
    :-))

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    ilpug

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Oh hell yeah, this is great. Keep it up!

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    A Volvo guitar is like a Harley Davidson euphonium.

    Live the dream.

    Respect Dude

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    RockaRollaBG

    6 years ago on Introduction

    One more link ... / Volvo guitar - ON Live / :
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=3738656067762

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    RockaRollaBG

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you Friend !
    Some people ASK me to share sample ... OK I will ...
    That song is record with this guitar and Marshall Valvestate /8040/, without effects ... only with amp - overdrive !
    I think the guitar sound`s GREAT !
    Here is the link :
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=3860203946383