If you look at the grain near the neck you see a very typical pattern that is found on the flat surface of all ash guitars somewhere. On here it is all across the body and it would be on any thinly painted ash body that wasn't extensively grain filled. The 5150 is categorically not swamp ash.
Looks awesome. Well done.I have decided to go with some GMwa7753 red orange 1k acrylic for the red. I will dust the first coat as Peter W. suggested in order to minimise the clean up but I'm not going to do a thin white first because this is aerosol 2k and once you mix it that's it.
So here goes;
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This is with no clean up so that works with just a dusty light first coat (thanks Peter W. for the tip.)
I need to leave this for a day or two now before I can do the back.