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by Fly Rod
Sun Jul 31, 2022 2:29 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

MORE SANDING Getting tired of sanding that Super HARD Parker Paint The more I think I'm getting somewhere then I find another ding or scrape, scratch & then start to sand it out Need some 180 240 420 grit + 800 Have been using several items as sanding blocks = erasers, wood block with sponge, ro...
by Fly Rod
Sat Jul 30, 2022 11:01 am
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

It has really been a lot of work & time repairing this Parker Fly Deluxe = Initial $30 investment Still haven't sat down & tried to figure out the electronics problem & have it 100% stripped out now in a zip lock bag Figure there will be several more hours of sanding + as far as body wor...
by Fly Rod
Fri Jul 29, 2022 10:22 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

Five more photos I had of the epoxy being applied to the dings, JB Weld Kwik Wood IIRC, In one of the pictures... It's Coming Together... P7290011.JPG P7290012.JPG P7290015.JPG P7290019.JPG P7290021.JPG Have been thinking about ordering a NEW SET of Sperzel Tuners from Ron Spercel They work but aren...
by Fly Rod
Fri Jul 29, 2022 10:20 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

Thanks VJ, I will look into that or just have the lady make them from photos with a ruler Been sanding more & had to add epoxy in a few small areas, got that crud all over my fingers & got it off with a towel & then acetone I think it's better than auto body filler & way harder &...
by Fly Rod
Thu Jul 28, 2022 4:18 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

I want to try an get the three white stickers made for the front & back of the Parkers headstock + the serial # The lady who made my Takamine Logo said if I take a photo with a ruler, she can reproduce it in vinal Takamine Emblem V.JPG Here's a photo of the Eastwood Spectrum 5 Daisy & Bu...
by Fly Rod
Thu Jul 28, 2022 3:38 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

My son just picked up a blue Eastwood Spectrum 5 for his upcoming 31st birthday & did a setup on it yesterday with .010" Nanoweb strings It has a tremolo that is very Fender Jaguar/Jazzmaster like My Takamine is finished & hanging ready for the studio I got back on the Fly this morning ...
by Fly Rod
Sun Jul 03, 2022 1:00 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

Worked on sculpting the lower horn & grain filled the bare wood I exposed with Timber Mate
Moved the Parker to the stand
Cleaned the worktable 1/2 off & covered the Takamine
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by Fly Rod
Thu Jun 30, 2022 12:03 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

Painted the bridge one coat of Matte Black, More to come..
Sanding out some cracks in the finish that mate with the grain of the poplar
Then filled them with #10 CA Glue & have now scraped it back
MORE SANDING Coming
12:00 NOON Now Thursday 6/30/22
Gary
by Fly Rod
Thu Jun 30, 2022 9:45 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: “What’s This Worth?” Thread
Replies: 219
Views: 28048

Re: Crazy High Prices on Parker Flys Lately

I could make a mold of the Fly's face with foam fill & a piece of plastic sheeting & convert a similar case into a $300-$400 case :o Need to have a Parker Guitars stencil made for these Gig Bags & Cases There are these stickers on Reverb https://reverb.com/item/51954351-parker-fly-guitar...
by Fly Rod
Wed Jun 29, 2022 5:50 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: “What’s This Worth?” Thread
Replies: 219
Views: 28048

Re: Crazy High Prices on Parker Flys Lately

Saw a Black Pre Refined Parker Fly Deluxe sell for $2600 :o So Decent prices are abounded if $2600 is a good price :lol: Its spring was rusty :o Needs replaced right away IMO OR~~~ https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1304/0581/products/IMG_6542_b6adba3c-92fe-4654-ab39-a364e246364e.jpg?v=1625175986 The...
by Fly Rod
Tue Jun 28, 2022 1:49 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

Page 9 WOW!! Started scuffing up the primered bridge & it looks very good & matte, might spray a 2nd coat & work it over with the scotch brite pads & not spray paint on it to make it real shiny.... Going to take it outside & spray more primer on the bridge & let it sit in the...
by Fly Rod
Tue Jun 28, 2022 1:40 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: “What’s This Worth?” Thread
Replies: 219
Views: 28048

Crazy High Prices on Parker Flys Lately

Was just looking on eBay & Reverb for Parker Flys & their prices WOW!! $2222.00 - $5528.43 SHAZAM~~~ Doesn't seem to matter if they are Refined or Pre Refined but have seen more Pre Refined than the later Mojo, Classic, Deluxe, Classic, Custom Classic & Stealth... Also noticed that many ...
by Fly Rod
Tue Jun 28, 2022 12:10 am
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

Well, it's back on working a bit on the Parker Fly Deluxe after the Takamine New Yorker Took the bridge back apart & masked & primed it with black + a few passes on the Flys Body & carried it back in need a good coat to work the body spots out & have much more sanding coming this wee...
by Fly Rod
Mon Jun 27, 2022 8:22 pm
Forum: Fly Clones
Topic: Springs
Replies: 172
Views: 48976

Re: Springs

38 Springs sold in a month @ Billy's Shop
Wonder how many he had manufactured?
100% satisfaction
I must order a .010" just because
Gary
by Fly Rod
Sun Jun 26, 2022 9:06 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

The Water Slide Takamine Decal was too dark & not enough Gold to even show up on the rosewood veneer I ordered a Gold Sticker Decal & have went ahead & cut the new nut, lowered the saddle + strung up with .012"-.056" D'Addario phosphor bronze strings & await the decal, Not ...
by Fly Rod
Tue Jun 21, 2022 7:54 am
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

I have the headstocks finish sanded back to 2000 now & am ready to apply the Takamine Logo Might get around to that later today = Then wait a few days for it to dry really good & then spray a few more coats of clear over the logo & sand back flush & then a final coat Takes way too mu...
by Fly Rod
Fri Jun 17, 2022 6:31 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

Getting closer
2nd layer of clear after being sanded back too 2000 grit
One single layer sprayed thin
At least I'm doing something
More to come SOON!
Gary
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by Fly Rod
Wed Jun 15, 2022 7:28 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

Finishing up the headstock of the Takamine Getting close, needs a coat of clear before the water slide logo is applied & being the humidity is 100% & it's 100 degrees outside I will hold off I have it sanded to 2000 grit & it's smooth as glass Made a short neck rest & lined it with t...
by Fly Rod
Sun Jun 12, 2022 6:46 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

Still sanding & filling & trying to color match the wounds Found a divot in the neck & filled it + color & stained the cracks glue & will set it with CA Glue Slow process & still need to even up the veneer at the curved areas MORE TO COME! Still looking for those three Parker...
by Fly Rod
Sat Jun 11, 2022 12:34 pm
Forum: Show Us Your Parker
Topic: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe
Replies: 171
Views: 27163

Re: Total Refurbish of Trashed Fly Deluxe

MORE SANDING :( P6110001.JPG P6110002.JPG P6110003.JPG P6110007.JPG P6110002 (1).JPG Found the six little gold screws for the tuners They were in a shot glass on my other work bench... Trying to find a color match for the crack = Stain markers Still looking for those three Parker Fly Supreme Black R...