This was my first attempt at a solid body 6 string CBG. Sounds pretty good and resonates for a good long time! Can't wait to build another!

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Comment by MARK PASCUZZI on December 18, 2017 at 9:17am

Hi Darryl,  The Neck I used is a bolt on and I put a shim under the back side of the neck to raise the neck a little at the last fret.  This helped with the intonation as well as the string height.  It doesn't take much just a thin piece of wood will do.  Good luck and have fun.

Comment by Darryl Tuttle on December 17, 2017 at 2:23pm

nice! i have a epiphone neck that i want to use ...wondering about neck angle issues

Comment by J.D. on December 17, 2017 at 9:24am
That is sharp!

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