Finally, there is some progress. The GK socket is safely embedded in the side of the geetar and the mounting largely hidden with filler. The body was such a basket case when I started that I had no guilt about some serious routing and filling. This said, some of the body-join lines on the back remain (it's an eight-piece body, haha!)
So, it's a seafoam green nitro finish. I'm not sure I fancy clearcoating it, but we'll see. The mint duo pickguard is there to give an impression of the final colour scheme. I still need to get a hag one cut by that nice Dazbootman fella.