Members EJD Posted February 13, 2010 Members Share Posted February 13, 2010 I was going to put this up after 2.0 came, but now they've announced that all threads made will be saved again, I thought, why not This is my Strat build. I received a fully loaded Squier Bullet body as a Christmas present in December, and I've been making big plans for it It doesn't look Surf Green, but in real life it is. Trying to get an accurate colour shade in a guitar pic, as you know, can be hell. So, here's the obligatory Kisekae mockup, and spec list! NECK: Mighty Mite 22 frets Compound radius Skunk stripe 10mm tuner holes - I'm putting vintage split-posts in, so Stew Mac's conversion bushings should sort me out there. Graphtech nut BODY: Surf Green Fully shielded (copper or conductive paint? I'm not sure) BG V60's "Blank" knobs/pickup covers Villex jack booster A couple of old chrome strap buttons I have lying around Tri toggle switching arrangement - literally "pickup on/off" About the one master tone, and one master volume - this has been an age-old problem with the Strat. I honestly don't know why they didn't go with a master tone/master volume setup like on the Tele, not that I'm bashing Fender or anything. With my setup, not only will the knob be out of the way of my hand, and the tremolo arm - but I'll get tone control over the bridge pickup as well. Originally, I was going with black pickups/knobs on the white pickguard, but it didn't really work for me. I put three black knobs and a black tip on there, but it just didn't look as good as the white. I always liked how the Lace Sensor pickups looked, to that was the way to go. I thought blank knobs - no lettering or numbering - would be the cherry on the cake. I'll probably do it with some filler/paint, and Bryan can do the V60's with level poles so my custom covers will fit right Last but not least, here's the neck. It's on it's way from the US. I put up an ad wanting a maple neck, and in came Powerglide350 with a great deal. A neck with EVERYTHING I want, for $100 shipped to the UK! So when that gets here in a couple of weeks, there's going to be one big update to this thread, that's for sure! Thanks for checking it out. No telling how long it will take, as I'm short on money, but I'll be sure to update this thread whenever there are any developments Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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