Searls Guitars - 2017

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  1. Lemonbaby

    Lemonbaby SS.org Regular

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    Nice woods, but why is there mostly black hardware on the guitars combined with chrome toggle switches? Get black ones...
     
  2. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    Thanks.

    Re: silver mini switches.

    I have no local supplier for black toggles, I have to import them. If a customer specifically wants black mini toggles they cost me $10ea (so $30 a guitar) plus a rediculous $50.00 international freight. Or, I can use the silver ones I can buy locally for a couple of bucks each which are the same quality. At the end of the day it's the customers choice if they want to spend extra.
     
  3. M3CHK1LLA

    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    that birdseye blackwood @ the 14:15 mark looks amazing...

    can you do the finish, but not fill the holes and just spray the clear matte on thick so you wont feel the sharp edges?

    i think it would give it a raw, natural look
     
  4. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    Yes, the birdseye set it crazy nice. If you want to talk about your non fill request in more detail, shoot me a PM on my guitar page (www.facebook.com/searlsguitars), or if you're not on Facebook my email is on my .com. Cheers.
     
  5. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    Still selling spots in the 2018 Aussie Timber Run, video on previous page.

    for now though, here is a Poplar Burl over Black Walnut SS7:

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  6. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    Live shot of a recent build, band name "Fall and Resist":

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  7. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    A few snaps of a Acoustic I finished up recently. Not for sale, I'm keeping this one for myself!

    Engelmann Spruce top
    Oregon Myrtlewood Back & Sides
    Mahogany neck with Ebony Headstock cap
    Ebony fingerboard with Maple purf and Ebony binding
    Purpleheart & Maple rosette


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  8. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    Another one I finished up recently.

    English Walnut one piece body
    Ebony fingerboard (Cameroon)
    Wenge Neck
    Gregory Pickups - Renegade and Ren-90
    Hipshot Bridge
    Gotoh Locking tuners
    26.125" scale
    24 Jescar frets
    16" radius

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  9. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    Tobacco burst SS6 I assembled last week:

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  10. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    Wenge 2 piece body
    Hardrock Maple Neck
    Cocobolo fingerboard
    Ebony Binding

    Gregory Pickups - Cimmerian set
    www.facebook.com/gregorypickups

    Hipshot bridge
    Gotoh locking tuners

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  11. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    This guitar needs to be on a stage somewhere.

    If you want to be the one playing it, message me as I can't keep them all and I've kept the last acoustic I made, so this one unfortunately must go.





     
  12. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    Hamish from Take My Soul talking a bit about his Nemesis 7



    Mahogany body, Maple neck, Ebony board, Maple binding on the board
    Kahler bridge, Bareknuckle painkillers
    Candy blue with black burst over Marblizer finish
     
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  13. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    Fiddleback Blackwood top
    Matching headstock cap
    Blackheart Sassafras back
    Queensland Maple neck
    Wandoo fingerboard
    Tyger Myrtle fingerboard binding

    16" radius
    24 Jescar frets
    26.125" scale
    Hipshot bridge
    Gotoh locking tuners
    www.facebook.com/gregorypickups - Black Ice set

    More pics here: www.facebook.com/searlsguitars

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  14. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    This one is easily the best sounding acoustic I've made to date.

    Specs:
    Western Red Cedar top with Indian Rosewood back & sides
    Macassar Ebony Fingerboard and bridge
    Black Limba neck
    Flame Maple rosette
    K&K Pure Mini Pickup
    25.4" scale, 20" radius with 20 frets (evo gold)

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  15. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    This is a fair bit different from the typical build to come out of my workshop however I've been getting requests for more vintage styled models and this is a little something I came up with:

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  16. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    FOR SALE:

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  17. Wolfos

    Wolfos Guitarded

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    Man I wish you were in Canada, I've been looking you up recently. Not only do you have beautiful guitars and do outstanding work. You help fix/repair and setup random customer guitars and do luthiery courses! Everything I've been looking for locally.

    Keep up the great work!
     
  18. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    Hi Wolfos, sorry for the late reply, I haven’t been on this site for a while.

    Yes, we’re located in Australia, however we do freight internationally, so location isn’t an issue if you’re looking at ordering a build.

    Thanks for the kind words,

    Allan
     
  19. demonx

    demonx Searls Guitars Vendor

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    This video is a collection of mobile phone footage showing the Graveyard II guitar progress from timber blanks to finished guitar, including pickup making and guitar setup.

    Enjoy!

     
  20. feraledge

    feraledge Heard the Good News about Maple Fretboards?

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    Had every intention of skimming through that, but well done! Loved it!! Great work.
     

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