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Just thought I'd post my latest do-hickey. I recieved an old mobo (p3) which was pretty much toast, and decided to make something out of the PCB seeing as I love the look of the intricate layout of busses running through a circuit board.

Therefore out came the dremel and on came a new pickguard for my good ol' Washburn Idol series

*Sorry I never took pics of the process, I used the old pickguard as a stencil so the whole mod was pretty quick and simple.*



Edited by Nailuj - 4/19/11 at 11:27pm
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post #3 of 14
Now that is sweet! Wicked idea, so awesome....
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post #4 of 14
That is awesome looking!!!
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post #5 of 14
Dear lord... I better find a dead board with a green PCB like this one here. Looks sick! My Ibanez RG4EX1 has the exact same finish. This finish with EMGs looks astounding. Now if I added a motherboard Pickguard...
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post #6 of 14
holy crep that is awesome
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post #7 of 14
Thats the way you do it.

Epic recycling.
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post #8 of 14
want.
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post #9 of 14
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loving the feedback thanks! I was surprised that the dremel eats through pcb's like a hot knife through butter. It only gets tough once you hit a lot of copper or a silicon chip so those had to be snapped off before hand (along with de-soldering various components).
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post #10 of 14
That is really cool! Great idea and execution!
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