AGP #291 - ''El Rey''

AGP #291 - “El Rey”
(3 String Cigar Box Guitar)
Scale: 628.65 mm / 24¾ inches
Strings : .044NW / .030NW / .020NW /
Tuning : G / D / g /
The Neck is Grey Iron Bark, the Fretboard, Bridge, Nut & Headstock wings are Forest Red Gum, unstained and coated with a brush on French polish.
The 8.8k 3-Pole hand wound West Australian Sheoak “Mortal Coil” Pickup, which is hard wired to the Jack, is a bit of a departure from my usual “Tight Arse” ways of using cheap Ebay Chinese & second hand Mag Pups, and was well worth the extra money spent, and while my hearing isn’t all that acute these days, I’m pretty sure there is difference, it does sound great !!!.
Done more as an experiment than anything else, the wiring is also a departure from my normal way of doing things, in that I used Auto Electrical Terminals rather than soldering, cost a few bucks extra, but works just fine :-d

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Comment by AGP # on August 17, 2017 at 8:21pm

"Thanks Erasmo", I love the easy to work timbers used on this neck.

Comment by Erasmo Coco on August 16, 2017 at 11:17pm

Very nice !  Great neck .

Comment by AGP # on August 16, 2017 at 9:09pm

"Thanks BeetleJuice! & Maddog", and what makes the wood on the Neck even more beautiful, is the fact that it's recycled timber from an old Entertainment Unit which was "FREE" :-D 

Comment by the anonymous pick on August 16, 2017 at 8:38pm

yummy  , slick and clean , yet rustic  .  ;-)

Comment by Maddog on August 16, 2017 at 11:30am

Love it! Beautiful wood! Really nice work on the headstock and neck!

Comment by BeetleJuice! on August 16, 2017 at 12:39am

neat!

Comment by AGP # on August 16, 2017 at 12:06am

"Thanks James O", Yep! straight to the Jack is the easiest, and 9 out of 10 times the most successful method.

Comment by James O Lunsford on August 15, 2017 at 11:47pm

Great looking Guitar AGP# Nice Build I Think wiring straight to jack makes  one sound Better fine job on this one Man

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