#1
So, I recently decided that I'm going to build a guitar. This will be my first custom build, but I will have help. My grandfather is good with wood and has all the necessary tools, and my uncle is good with electronics, so I'll be covered on all of that.

My problem is that I'm having trouble finding good sites to purchase the parts I'll need.
I.E.
Truss Rod
Tuning Machines
Bridge
etc.

All that good stuff. I've already been searching for truss rods and tuning machines online, but I can't seem to find anything that I like, or think will work.

Now, with all that being said, I'm going to be building an RR24 style body, with an SLSMG headstock (3 tuners per side). It will have 24 frets, 25.5' scale, and probably a medium neck thickness. It will also have either a fixed bridge, or string thru construction. I'm wondering what sites you guys may use to get your parts, and what size truss rod I would need for this guitar. Also, I would like all black hardware if possible.

And if it makes any difference, it will have an EMG 81 X humbucker in the bridge, and an EMG SA-X single coil in the neck.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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#2
Stewmac.com has a lot of good stuff. I occasionally look at ebay if I have a particular part in mind.
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#3
eBay usually a good bet. other than that, i just google things to my satisfaction.
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#4
Quote by RisingForce1990
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#5
Anyone know what size Truss rod I should get? The neck width will be about the same as any Jackson neck.

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#6
Quote by RisingForce1990
Anyone know what size Truss rod I should get? The neck width will be about the same as any Jackson neck.



The truss rods I use are 18". Go for a double action rod as well, allows adjustment both ways.
#7
Thanks Lostcreation! I just got done browsing through your builds. Very nice work!

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#8
Guitar Fetish, eBay, Stewmac, etc. There are a lot of places to buy parts.
#9
Quote by RisingForce1990
Thanks Lostcreation! I just got done browsing through your builds. Very nice work!



No worries and thank you. Good luck with your build, make sure you document the building process here... and don't forget that everyone os here whenever you have any more questions.
#10
Thanks guys. I'll be sure to take pictures and make an actual thread for my build when I get started.

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