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Project by Joe posted 2047 days ago 1501 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Born Again BC Rich Warlock neck. Cut this out of white mahogany “primavera”. Modified the head to have horns.

-- Joe Corbett www.rockerbrandguitars.com 239-303-0101





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AgentTwitch

116 posts in 2093 days


#1 posted 2047 days ago

Nice Jem handle modification! I would love to do something like that with a Jackson RR3 I have collecting dust. I like the S shape over the warlock’s W shape (for lack of a better letter that describes all of its angles).

-- Regards, Norm

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Joe

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#2 posted 2047 days ago

The Warlock body is sharp and pointed. It chips if you stand it up.

-- Joe Corbett www.rockerbrandguitars.com 239-303-0101

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Joe

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#3 posted 2047 days ago

My friend Joe Jem Dispagni is teaching me to build guitars. Joe cut the first handle in a guitar for Steve Vai. Steve wanted a handle attached to the guitar and they ended up with the monkey grip. You can goto Joe Jem Dispagni at myspace and see 3 other bodies I did the rough cutouts for. Joe routed and mounted the hardware. They will be torn down and finished later this month. I will upload some pics. Steve Named the Ibenez JEM in tribute of Joe Jem Dispagni. Google WIKI and Jemsite for details.

-- Joe Corbett www.rockerbrandguitars.com 239-303-0101

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AgentTwitch

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#4 posted 2046 days ago

Wow! What a great history lesson on that guitar shape! You are very fortunate to have such a masterful teacher!

-- Regards, Norm

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juniorjock

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#5 posted 1076 days ago

I don’t know much about bass guitars, but let us know why the pick-ups are off-set like they are. I’m sure there’s a reason.

- JJ

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Joe

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#6 posted 1076 days ago

I traced the pickup pattern from the pick guard of the BC Rich I Frankensteined. I cut this body from Primavera. Don’t know why the are offset.

-- Joe Corbett www.rockerbrandguitars.com 239-303-0101

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juniorjock

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#7 posted 1075 days ago

Thanks Joe. You did a nicie job on it. I like the horns.
- JJ

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