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First post here, hopefully won’t be the last; One of my first projects I gave up on back in like 2016 which I am currently redoing. After a few hours of sanding I got all the paint off... Waiting on some parts gfs factory buyout body gfs Humbucker sized dream 90 bridge gfs Tremolo Fender 50’s single coil neck MIM Strat Neck “Tortoise Shell” Pickguard material
I'm starting a Fender Marauder build based on the '66 prototype. The control/bridge plates are all unique. I'm going to cut them out of a sheet of aluminum and custom cut a pickguard, My project body is set up for a Jaguar trem. I will fill in the cavity and rout for the Mustang trem. I'm thinking of using two SD P-rails pickups.
Straight from the factory or off the shelf, an instrument rarely has its nut slots cut to ideal depths. Generally they are always cut a little high so that the instrument is buzz free out of the gate. For most people, slightly high nut slots go unnoticed and the tougher feel to the strings near the nut gets taken for granted. Before proceeding, ensure that your guitar is correctly strung up to pitch using the string gauges you normally use on that instrument and that your neck is reasonably straight with a little relief as per the previous step in this series. Check that your fretwork is not i