#1
so i play jazz, blues, rock, and recently ive beeen experimenting with gore and pornogrind cuz a couple of my friends are into it.

i have a purple to green chalmelon painted alder aftermarket strat body laying around
this really smooth and playable rosewood mexi strat neck
a regular old strat bridge
and a couple parts like the jack, spring claw, etc

i plan on putting up pictures of everything tomorrow but first off i plan on putting this together like this

5 tension springs on the back
nut (any suggestions?)
after market saddles like wilkinson or fender american
schaller locking tuners or grovers
jumbo fret wire

and for the pickups....
bridge- dimarzio dp102 x2n(suggestions)
and maybe a sc neck pup like a passive emg or something

basically im looking for some suggestions for the pups and the nut
and where do you actually get jumbo fret wire....

im trying to stay away from EMGs i really dont like the sound of them at all so im trying to find a really really hot overwound bridge pick up thats not tooo expensive like below 90

ill be buying all the crap probably this weekend and next weekend when i get paid so this ill br fairly quick

pictures up soon!!!

Clap<3
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Last edited by The_Clap at Feb 15, 2007,
#3
HOw about a Seymour Duncan Hot Rail.

And If you want the best tone, Find a BONE nut. Some people like brass too.
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Mesa-Boogie Solo Triple Rec. (with EL-34's)
Boss DD-6 Digital Delay
Boss TU-2 Chromatic tuner
(what else do i need)

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#4
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Hrm well thats all fairly straightforward, but what does the "metal build" relate to?


its gonna be a "metal" guitar
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Yeah no foreplay needed with a Blues Jr. she'll warm herself up.
#5
any suggestions on things to put on this bad boy?
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Quote by zeppelinpage4
Yeah no foreplay needed with a Blues Jr. she'll warm herself up.
#6
go to musciansfriend.com and on the guitar tab, find towards the bottom left "replacement parts" that'll have some decent priced nuts (haha)
UG's HIPPIE
#7
For pickups I think you might want to take a look at bareknuckle's selection. They're a little bit over 90, but no ridiculously priced. If that's too much then take a look into some Super Distortions or something.
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#8
alright thanks im totally clueless when it comes to high out put pups
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Yeah no foreplay needed with a Blues Jr. she'll warm herself up.
#9
alright UPDATE

so i got my swamp ash body
painted purple to green chamelon done
floyd rose locking trem in
pup today! Bill Lawrence L-500XL instead of the invader(that looked nasty though)
500k pot for the volume
PRS 12 gauge strings(PRS was reccomended to me for being strings guys "live by" is this true?)
dremeled the pick gaurd down to fit the floyd rose bridge

THIS WEEKEND....
tuners tuners tuners- keeping stock
getting rid of my roller nut/locking tuner idea back to locking nut
grinding down the neck to get the lock nut in
and my fav part of this build....
6100 frets EW

i want this guitar to look ghetto as a mother but i have the chance to...

a. keep my mother of pearl HSS strat pick gaurd and just tape off the Single coil holes and tone pots

or

b. get this ALL PARTS white pick gaurd fit for a strat with just a Hum spot and a volume($10 and exactly what im getting)

the thing is the M.O.P. goes SOOOOO much nicer with the paint, and the white will make it look cleaner but its white

PS the BL pup is Zebra


<3CLAP

EDIT: ive decided to get the white pickgaurd if its still there when i go to pick up my fret wire
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Circle jerk eh? Jeez look out Eddie Van Halen, The_Clap is making a Spankenstrat


Quote by zeppelinpage4
Yeah no foreplay needed with a Blues Jr. she'll warm herself up.
#10
The L-500XL is one mean bastard of a pickup, an excellent choice you made there. Do you have it reversed like Dime?
The white pickguard will make it look a lot nicer IMO
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#11
im really trying to stay away from the dimebag tone FULLY. he has good tone, but every single metal head wants it. i know thats a very little aspect but no i wont(sorry for the rant)
but there will definetly be duct tape if i stick with the MOP pickgaurd
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Circle jerk eh? Jeez look out Eddie Van Halen, The_Clap is making a Spankenstrat


Quote by zeppelinpage4
Yeah no foreplay needed with a Blues Jr. she'll warm herself up.
#12
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im really trying to stay away from the dimebag tone FULLY. he has good tone, but every single metal head wants it. i know thats a very little aspect but no i wont(sorry for the rant)
but there will definetly be duct tape if i stick with the MOP pickgaurd


That's cool, I was more interested in what you were going to do rather than forcing somebody elses tone onto you. I love Dime, but I agree that there's a lot better tone out there in metal.
Duct tape would be br00tal
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#13
i did electrical tape but then changed it to double sticky under neath so it looks a little cleaner and electrical tape under the 5 way switch and pots

just put the whole guitar together, trem, pup etc, picks tomorrow!
NYLON ACOUSTICS!

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Circle jerk eh? Jeez look out Eddie Van Halen, The_Clap is making a Spankenstrat


Quote by zeppelinpage4
Yeah no foreplay needed with a Blues Jr. she'll warm herself up.