Fun jam! That sitar thing was built around two big serving trays. Three melody strings in whatevah open tuning, four bass harp strings and numerous inner res...

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Comment by David Campbell on December 1, 2013 at 11:07pm

Who are you man? Are you even human....Loved it, thought I was back in the 70's,Tech savvy, innovative.

Comment by Low Budget Luthier on November 9, 2012 at 1:59pm

no words can express how awesome that is. oh and i like the hat too.

Comment by Clock The Wolf on November 7, 2012 at 9:42pm

ᶘ ᵒᴥᵒᶅ

Comment by Elmar Zeilhofer on November 7, 2012 at 7:02pm

thanks guys. It's always cool to get my buddy Chris to check out instruments. This guy is amazing, even on a Strat :-) check out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKsQnteFpx8

Bug, that's just the way how the bass pickup is attached to the steel rails. But it's tricky - if the fixing magnets are put the wrong way, they eat up the signal. Maybe some 3M magnetic tape would be better, I might try that. One day or so.

Comment by BUGGY (C) on November 7, 2012 at 6:09pm

Moveable flatpups on connection bus rails... genius!!!!!

Would this idea connect ok via magnets and steel rails?????

Comment by BUGGY (C) on November 7, 2012 at 6:07pm

Awesome!!!.....hey didn't he just nick one of your flatpups?

Comment by W.M. Peterson on November 7, 2012 at 5:41pm

very interestings & sounds very sitarlike.  Ragga On !

Comment by eK on November 7, 2012 at 3:18pm

Shiftable flatpups. That's just brilliant. :-)

Comment by the anonymous pick on November 7, 2012 at 11:14am

thats   just  cool   anyway   ya  look at it  .

Comment by Elmar Zeilhofer on November 7, 2012 at 10:26am

thanks eK! The sympathetic strings are inside a U-shaped girder which turned out to be way to stiff to cause resonance in those sympathetics. As they don't do their job, I didn't connect the inner Flatpup neither. And yes, the two Flatpups are shiftable

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