Howdy all,

I picked up this interesting CB guitar at an estate sale this weekend.  It actually works and as you can see, someone invested some money into this.  Grover tuners, SD Humbucker, etc.  Problem is, the action is ridiculous.  I don't understand the bridge configuration.  At first I thought, perhaps they played slide but there are also guitar straps on this thing.  I want to make this playable but I am not sure what to do...  

P.S. I cannot find a neck and headstock shaped like this one.  Don't know if they did this themselves either but the frets are sharp and this could have used a real fingerboard...  

P.S.S.  To top it off, they screwed the whole thing shut.  


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Yep I agree with Darryl, it jumped out at first glance that the saddle position could be just behind the rear edge of the pickup. I would get the scale length correct first, then check that the fret positions give the correct pitch, note, in their current positions.
I'm thinking if the builder was that far out with intonation, could be the same with fretting. You can't really go any further until those two issues are established and corrected. Cheers Taff

Yep. Thanks folks. I took it to my luthier and the saddle was some strange intonation settings that did not fit the nut-to-saddle string setting. It's being doctored now. Thanks all!!!

wow, kind of cool, not sure how much you spent on it, but I would use it for parts and the neck looks like it is ready for a uke.

That is EXACTLY what I am going to do.  Thanks!


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