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Old 11-16-2012, 12:33 PM   #1
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This is my first ever thread so im most likely doing something wrong so dont rage plz :P

I am considering a project to mess about with an old cheap strat copy guitar to try and make it awesome :D
I am planning on putting in a dimarzio injector pickup in the bridge and may leave the rest in (I have not decided yet), then put in a Kramer neck, get some grovers (or good brand tuners), change the pick guard and finally upgrade the bridge (I have been recommended a Wilkinson bridge).

Ill take any advice on any products than I am buying, compatibility issues, the build itself or just to make sure I am not doing anything wrong so I don't destroy anything in the process

The guitar I am modding is an Aria-STG
Also the bridge will be a fixed bridge (well anything but a Floyd rose)
and just to make it clear the pickups have a S-S-S (all single coil) configuration with a 5-way switch and are all passive.
I am quite good with DIY, I can work a soldering iron and know my way around a guitar :D
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Old 11-16-2012, 05:07 PM   #2
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Then you should be pretty much okay

Just be sure the Neck you buy is the right dimensions so you don't have to sweat on a possible modding of a nice neck.
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:21 PM   #3
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thats great, I really needed some feedback about this build to make sure i was on the right tracks, cheers for the advice
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