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Humbucker pick up

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Dean on Friday. 3 Replies

Hello again! A friend was kind enough to give me a 6 string humbucker pick up. Has anyone used one on a 4 stringer? If so were there any issues to be aware of? Thank you for the great input! Continue

4 string neck width

Started this discussion. Last reply by CboxGypsy on Thursday. 3 Replies

Heya! I'm working on my first 4 stringer. What is the recommended neck width? could I get away with the standard 1 1/2" neck width. Thank you for any input!Continue

 

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Richard Dean replied to Scott's discussion Humbucker pick up
"you can also use one of these covers as not to show it has 6 pickup points, purely for cosmetic reasons"
Friday
Blues Frog replied to Scott's discussion Humbucker pick up
"I built my first 3 stringer with an old humbucker that I had lyin around. It sounds great. No issues."
Friday
darryl kernaghan replied to Scott's discussion Humbucker pick up
"Apart from being a bit larger than you need, no issues at all, just the visuals"
Thursday
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CboxGypsy replied to Scott's discussion 4 string neck width
"The standard 1.5 is enough, especially when you think of the distance between strings on a six string. Now someone did once tell me that you could widen the distance between the strings at the bridge for fingerpicking, but I never tried it. "
Thursday
Poor_Richard replied to Scott's discussion 4 string neck width
"neck width is personal prefference, there is no golden rule. Iḿ a lowender and on my 4-stringed BC Rich Warlock neck width is 42mm, on my daughters 4 stringer and a Höffner shorty it's only 40mm"
Wednesday
ChickenboneJohn replied to Scott's discussion 4 string neck width
"I use 42 mm (1 3/4"), but 1 1/2" will work fine if you are OK with a slightly closer string to string spacing."
Wednesday
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I enjoy the process of the build and satisfaction of making a viable instrument!

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