My second build was based on my old Magnatone built around the same time as the first one ... has went through some different Pickups and Bridge changes... now has Tele stye bridge w/ GFS tele humbuck... front pup has old 70's Dimarzio humbucker with chrome cover over it...3 way switch... 1meg tone pot for that BOO Wahh effect!!! Maple Dobro scale fretboard from Stew Mac... Alummium Nut...lots of tone on this one!!! RL

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Wow, that's a pretty build. I love the contrasts. It looks a bit like a Fender Champ too. Nice work...

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