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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2019 4:14 pm 
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I picked up this body cheap . Hate to see anything go to waste . Obviously the "Battery Box ?" was not supposed to be cut all the way through . I am going to mount the Jack in that spot . I however have NO EXPERIENCE with Tremolo set ups . Can someone please give me some information on the type of hardware this is cut for ? I understand the pups, not an issue its mainly the tremolo.

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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2019 4:24 pm 
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Frankly, the whammy routing doesn't look right to me. Wish I had better answers for you.

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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2019 4:35 pm 
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Buy a trem with two mounting studs. It will come with all the parts you need.

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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2019 4:49 pm 
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Chris Pile wrote:
Frankly, the whammy routing doesn't look right to me. Wish I had better answers for you.


I was kind of wondering myself . Something doesnt look right , but then again I dont have experience in this area .

Looks backward to me :shock:

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PostPosted: Sat May 11, 2019 4:50 pm 
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DavidSchwab wrote:
Buy a trem with two mounting studs. It will come with all the parts you need.

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Ok , I have not seen one using studs before . That answers the big question .

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Trem rout needs work! Looks like someones CNC nightmare.... Should be a shelf from the back to allow the trem to pull up more than a quarter step.

Are you making the neck? First thing needs checked is bridge pivot versus scale length versus end of neck. If it doesn't work out to scale length it is a wall hanging art piece.

Other than that the single coil routs are not big enough and will need made correct. The H bucker rout needs room for the back plate legs and you need short leg pickups to keep out of the trem cavity. The battery box was to be a slick top mount jack that is popular these days but oops...

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Oh, and you gotta drill all the wire passages yet....

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Also looks like the pickup routes are not deep enough...

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A few issues. 1. Any pup ring will overhang the cutaway contour on the neck pup. Won't look good, 2. The overall body thickness needs to be no less than 1 3/4 inches for a standard trem to fit. As others have said the single coil routs are wrong and all 3 routs look too shallow. Especially the HB.
As a cheap ass myself, I could not see throwing 300 or 400 dollars worth of hardware at this body.
May I ask where you bought this?


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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2019 10:04 am 
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This is a Parts guitar . I have $25.00 in the body and $20.00 in a neck . Re-cutting any pup cavity work is no issue . I have no intention in using high dollar hardware on this . Will probably end up being a give away to a kid who wants to learn . I have 4 " Parts Guitars " i am putting together to get rid of and make more room in my shop .

The HB router depth is 3/4" Its not finished . The other two are at 15/16" Currently Body Thickness is 1-3/4" Sent PMs

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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2019 10:41 am 
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HB Depth 3/4" "needs screw mount room " Other 2 are 15/16 deep . Body is 1-3/4" Thick and with neck set as is current scale length is as shown in pic

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If i understand this correctly , The Scale length should be to the front edge of the trem pocket + or - I am 5/16" Past that point . Am I thinking Correctly ?

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BTW .... I am not above plugging holes and Painting this sucker ! laughing6-hehe


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The Taking Of Offense Is the Life Course Of The Stupid One !
Wanna Leave a Better Planet for our Kids? How about Working on BETTER KIDS for our Planet !
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2019 10:56 am 
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Looks like you have everything covered. Thickness and depths are hard to tell on pics. The layout looks very similar to the layout that I use on S types that I build except the bucker. Making some kid's day is a worthy cause.


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Borg wrote:
Looks like you have everything covered. Thickness and depths are hard to tell on pics. The layout looks very similar to the layout that I use on S types that I build except the bucker. Making some kid's day is a worthy cause.


Thank you , The scale length may be a bit long based on what I am seeing . I may have to adjust things a bit .

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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2019 3:26 pm 
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It looks like a Floyd Rose type mounting for the trem. Go to stewmac and sometimes they have drawings that show dimensions.


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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2019 3:39 pm 
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Borg wrote:
It looks like a Floyd Rose type mounting for the trem. Go to stewmac and sometimes they have drawings that show dimensions.


Yeah I have been checking those out already . Thanks

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