"Another benefit of interchangeable side pieces is the extra weight to offset a heavy neck that often plagues Cigar Box Guitar/Bass builders.
Some people say that the added mass helps with sustain too. YMMV "
"I guess living close to Branson you probably have better pickings for donor guitars. I managed to score a strat copy for $50 a few weeks ago but bass guitars are few and far between here in Houston area. Thanks for posting the six…"
"Thanks Bob ! It took about a week on the body, and a solid day wiring it up. The neck and hardware are from a doner bass. So far I have 2 guitars and 2 bass,s made using my construction technique. 2 are traditional cigar box shape, and 2 with body…"
"A full 4 string bass has a fair amount of tension on the bridge as well as the neck joint because of its length. These 2 areas need to be strong.
Have no exp with floaters. Cant advise there.
Any bass pickup will work. But choose wisely.…"
"This proto type is a hollow body cigat box bass with removable body " wings "that can be interchanged with other styles and its a tone monster! The piezo controls have bass mid and high eq plus choirs reverb phase and delay. And the mag pu…"