AGP #360 - “Saxon” - (3 String Shovel Guitar)
Scale : 635mm / 25 inches
Strings : .0.46NW / .030NW / .020NW /
Tuning : G / D / g /
The cheapest Garden Spade available at the local Hardware Store $14.50AUD, a 2.1k MGB Micro Flat Pup (a little Mag Pup with a big voice!) is hardwired to the Output Jack.
Everybody has to have one of these Builds right?, I now have one, and I can tell you there won’t be another, what a Pain in the Arse drilling into the tempered steel is, being a cheap Chinese buy, I thought the quality would be low, and easy to drill, “WRONG!”, the tempering seemed to vary in different parts of the Blade, could drill one hole relatively easy, and struggle like heck drilling another one 2 inches away.
I struggle a bit with the high action, will probably lower it a bit, or just use it as a Lap Steel type build.
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Comment by AGP # on September 27, 2019 at 7:41pm

Not Yet Buggy, but quite accomplished at playing the song "Shovel 'n' Shit"  :-D 

Comment by BUGGY (C) on September 26, 2019 at 4:18pm

Can you play "The ace of spades" on it ?

Comment by AGP # on July 21, 2019 at 4:55pm

Thanks 'UJ', a simple enough process, just make sure you have a healthy supply of Drill Bits and Patience on hand.  :-D

Comment by Uncle John on July 21, 2019 at 8:54am
Good to see how you did this. I've never done one, but this peaks my interest a bit. I may watch for a cheap spade.

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