AGP #374 - “Indiana”
(4 String Baritone Licence Plate Guitar)
Scale : 724mm / 28½ inches
Strings : .040NW /.026NW /.018NW /.015PS /
Tuning: G / D / G / B /
The Body and Neck are recycled Solid Pine, the body was severely attacked with the Gas Torch (Shu Sugi Ban style!) then a High Pressure Water Blaster and a Wire Brush, the Neck was given a light touch up with the Gas Torch, both were then stained with Green Food colouring and then coated with a Clear Gloss Acrylic.
A 6.6k Tele Neck type Pickup is hardwired to the Jack.

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Comment by AGP # on November 15, 2019 at 12:29am

"Thanks Bones", Yep!, have tuned the low G up to A on some of my other GDGB Gits, but don't seem to use it a lot, usually go for the DGBE higher strung builds. :-)

Comment by AGP # on November 15, 2019 at 12:21am

"Thanks UJ", Whilst looking through my previous 16 LPG builds in the search to come up with something a bit different, I realised I didn't have a 4 String LPG, the GDGB tuning came about by a "Stuff Up", something I seem to doing a bit more of lately, don't know where my mind was in the early building and setting out stages, but it was supposed to be a 26" scale with access to 19 frets, tuned and strung to suit DGBE, but after burning the side fret markers in, and placing the Bridge where I wanted it, the distance from Nut to Bridge was 28½ inches, and as you can see it is now a Baritone CBG with access to 15 frets, and tuned to open G.  :-D

Comment by AGP # on November 15, 2019 at 12:03am

"Thanks Rev Denim", don't profess to know a lot about "Indiana", but the maps tell me it might a bit too close to the North Pole for my liking!, apart from being a nice looking plate, the fact that I could put a Hardtail Bridge and Pickup actually on the plate is what attracted me to it!  :-)

Comment by Jeff 'Bones' Reilly on November 14, 2019 at 2:12pm
Damn fine mate , I like A D G B tuning gives you the middle of the road tone ..... see where in going there AGP .... Licence plate ... car ... road .. ;-)
Comment by Uncle John on November 14, 2019 at 10:04am
A FOUR string! How do you like that tuning? One of my faves.
Comment by Gary W aka Rev. Bluejeans on November 14, 2019 at 9:52am
Nice, Alan! My home state!

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