I have made tons of 3 stringers, a few 4's, a few bolt-on 6's, but want to build a nylon stringed 6....I was eyeing Ben Baker's Coke Crate build, and like the look of a straight neck. Any opinions…Continue
"YES! Though I tend to avoid single coils due to noise and a lack of a shieldable pickup cavity...
I really like the cheapo dual rail humbuckers, and the Gibson style humbuckers, too... it all depends on the tone you're looking…"
"TDA20XX (2003, 2030), are great, but they need a boost, first... if this is your first, build the LM386 (Ruby, Gem, etc.) to get your feet wet...
Building is fun, but I've found I can cobble together/modify premade boards cheaper and faster…"
"You can get 43ga magnet wire for about $15-$20 for a 1/2lb spool, last time I checked... there's two types... one has traditional enamel, the other has insulation that goes away with the heat of a soldering iron!"
Thank you for the info. I understand the time money and effort the everyone puts into this amazing craft and community. I would love a fretted 3string if ever possible. I have agoraphobia and come spring I'm in the woods sun up to Sun down into fall and wish I had a 3string cbg to play on, if I could I would have it built in a heartbeat but having no money it's very hard, on the tool side i have a screwdriver but that's about it. Thank you for your time