"Warren, Brian is the big dog around here. I love the flat pups, I use them almost exclusively. It will make a great electric, but please paint tape the areas you are working on cause those tops are very easy to scratch.…"
"Warren, here's an example of a flatpup, many other options to choose from. CB Gitty is a good source.
These are nice because they simply mount on the surface, just as long as your fretboard and bridge…"
"Thank you. Yeah, I definitely want the top on show. I'm not too au fait with parts as yet, can you tell me what a Flatpup is? I assume it's a pickup of some sort?
Thanks for the tip on searching for others with the same box. I'll have…"
"Warren, like Madgomer said, you could thin out the underside of the lid. However, if you have done this, then you know it can be a pain, especially if it’s MDF? Another option is to use the bottom of the box, which is always the thinnest part…"
MadGomer is a 100% correct. Thick tops (sound boards) are best used as electric guitar. The great acousticals Have a much thinner sound board, think a standard Dreadlock acousti, the sound board is very thin.…"
"Warren, first off, welcome to the addiction!!! I would expect that box to be best utilized for an electric guitar. That's not to say you couldn't make it acoustic, but it will take quite a bit more effort in all…"
I've recently finished my first build, a CB Gitty kit. It appears to have ignited a spark inside and I'm already planning a second build.I've managed to come across this Camacho box. The colours and high gloss finish are, to my eye, simply stunning. The lid & sides are quite thick, about 9.5mm or 3/8" while the base is 3mm or 1/8" and is covered in felt on the outside.My question is whether it would it be better as acoustic or electric. Does it make any difference at all? Any advice on…See More
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