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Chris Evans
post Dec 19 2007, 12:01 PM
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You will have seen Muris`s custom guitar on his lessons, it was made by MK Guitars in Bosnia for him, its a beautifully finished and great looking guitar and not too long ago he posted THIS thread.

This got me thinking blink.gif

Next year I was looking at making a "top end" guitar purchase, but wasnt 100% sure exactly what to get, Ibanez? PRS? this seemed like a really excellent alternative, spec my own guitar! ,I had a read through Muris`s post and he gave me the contact details.

I did a bit of research on woods, pickups, hardware etc, colours, finishes and sent an email with the specs of a custom guitar I would like, to my delight I received an email back with a price, estimated building time and confirmation that this guitar would not be a problem to build.

The choice was easy........ I had to have it laugh.gif

I have lots of comunications from Mirza of MK guitars and he has very kindly said that he`d take photos for me through various stages of the build, I`m not going to tell you my specs until its finished (around 5 months) but thought I`d start this thread to share my journey with you.

Heres the first picture biggrin.gif You may notice that he`s written on it, it say "Chris , Merry Christmas & happy new year" I liked that biggrin.gif

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Muris Varajic
post Dec 19 2007, 11:13 PM
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Ahhhhhhh biggrin.gif

P.S I DO know your specs,gonna keep silence rolling ph34r.gif wink.gif

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post Dec 19 2007, 11:25 PM
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this is me at the mo ----> biggrin.gif

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post Dec 20 2007, 12:08 AM
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looking great already Chris smile.gif . Has to be the best Xmas 'card' I've ever seen biggrin.gif .

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post Dec 20 2007, 12:25 AM
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QUOTE (tonymiro @ Dec 19 2007, 11:08 PM) *
looking great already Chris smile.gif . Has to be the best Xmas 'card' I've ever seen biggrin.gif .

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lol yea defo! Made my day, the whining customers on the end of the phone really had no effect on me today laugh.gif


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post Jan 6 2008, 10:15 PM
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Small update from me,just as I promised. biggrin.gif

I didn't take a picture of neck tho,it's under some pressure machine
and he doesn't want you to have heart attack laugh.gif


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post Jan 6 2008, 10:21 PM
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oh wow!! Muris thanks so much mate! its come on a lot from the christmas picture.

ooh you`ve just made my night, thank you mate your a star! biggrin.gif biggrin.gif

Has he given ya any hints on finish etc wink.gif

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post Jan 6 2008, 10:23 PM
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QUOTE (Smells @ Jan 6 2008, 10:21 PM) *
oh wow!! Muris thanks so much mate! its come on a lot from the christmas picture.

ooh you`ve just made my night, thank you mate your a star! biggrin.gif biggrin.gif


You're welcome,gonna keep you updated biggrin.gif


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Looks like a smasher Chris - and great photos as well Muris smile.gif .

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oh man it looks great!congrats!


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post Jan 27 2008, 08:06 PM
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Another one pic from me Chris,neck will be fully done tonight tho,
needs to be rounded from the back,few hours of work and that's it!!

As you can see,I putted some PUs and bridge just for the impression,
those are not your pieces of course. biggrin.gif

Mirza told me about color you wanted,nice choice I can say mate wink.gif
Ohh and btw,seems like have got nicer piece of Rosewood than I . smile.gif

Enjoy!!

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post Jan 27 2008, 08:19 PM
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biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif

cool thanks mate, its certainly coming along quickly now smile.gif

one of my favourite colours wink.gif when I saw it on another guitar it was just the finish I was looking for! smile.gif

Thanks so much for posting these for me, really appreciate it biggrin.gif


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You're welcome,will keep you updated as I promised wink.gif


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[quote name='Muris' date='Jan 27 2008, 02:21 PM' post='127594']
You're welcome,will keep you updated as I promised wink.gif
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I think this is awsome Muris that you do this for another member. I'm sure you and Chris go back awhile here at GMC.

Chris, Great choices man from what I see so far. I'm going to subcribe to this thread right now!


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post Jan 27 2008, 08:37 PM
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QUOTE (skennington @ Jan 27 2008, 08:34 PM) *
I think this is awsome Muris that you do this for another member. I'm sure you and Chris go back awhile here at GMC.

Chris, Great choices man from what I see so far. I'm going to subcribe to this thread right now!


That's the least I can do,thanks tho smile.gif


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QUOTE (Smells @ Jan 27 2008, 11:19 AM) *
biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif

cool thanks mate, its certainly coming along quickly now smile.gif

one of my favourite colours wink.gif when I saw it on another guitar it was just the finish I was looking for! smile.gif

Thanks so much for posting these for me, really appreciate it biggrin.gif


It's gotta be the same colour as Muris' one, all this winking laugh.gif

Looks lovely already though Chris! tongue.gif


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post Jan 27 2008, 08:39 PM
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QUOTE (Owen @ Jan 27 2008, 08:37 PM) *
It's gotta be the same colour as Muris' one, all this winking laugh.gif


Nope,it's NOT the same color biggrin.gif


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post Jan 27 2008, 08:40 PM
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QUOTE (Owen @ Jan 27 2008, 07:37 PM) *
It's gotta be the same colour as Muris' one, all this winking laugh.gif

Looks lovely already though Chris! tongue.gif


laugh.gif you`ll have to wait n see wink.gif laugh.gif

yea looking good, little while longer to wait yet tho smile.gif


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BTW,check out lines on the fingerboard rosewood...mmmm...yummy rolleyes.gif


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