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Old 08-10-2013, 02:41 PM   #1
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Question Few questions about a custom build

Hey guys, just wondering whether a Spalted Maple top could be successfully carved into the PRS style contours? Because I haven't really saw it done much, just flat tops.

Also with the Schaller Hannes 6 bridges, I've read that people have had problems getting anything above a .60 string through the bridge, and that you have to drill it. Would this be a safe/viable option? Same again if I went for the Piezo version?

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Old 08-10-2013, 05:57 PM   #2
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There is no problem with carving spalt tops. Custom builders do it all the time.

What will you be using more than a 60 for?
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Old 08-11-2013, 04:51 AM   #3
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The low string, which would be tuned to a B. I usually use a 74.
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If you are building it, then why not just make a baritone, and use regular strings? That eliminates the need of that massive of a string.
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It is going to be a baritone haha, and I know, but I still prefer heavier strings.. I have heavy strings on my LTD VB-400 and that plays just fine so
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Wow. that is pretty absurd for a baritone string tuned to b. But if that is what you like.
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On the Baritone I own its tuned to A, but yeah haha.
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