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  Topic: Jazz Guitar?
brainfur

Replies: 19
Views: 825

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:57 am   Subject: Jazz Guitar?
Rob always sounds dumb and mean, but he is correct insofar as skill and band members matter waaaaaay more than the type of guitar-- a telecaster (ideally with neck position humbucker) is objectively ...
  Topic: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
brainfur

Replies: 22
Views: 1528

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:37 am   Subject: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
Love it!

I thought the headstock was white in the first pic, which would have looked really neat. Not that it doesn't already.

Also trim your strings Laughing

O shit that would look cool. A ...
  Topic: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
brainfur

Replies: 22
Views: 1528

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:26 am   Subject: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
just realised I never posted any pics of the finished guitar-- has a random ceramic pup right now but I am going to put another GFS metal foil pickup in when it arrives
edit: this is also my first t ...
  Topic: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
brainfur

Replies: 22
Views: 1528

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:21 am   Subject: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
rob bro the pickup whips

i put the one i ordered for this project into my main telecaster and i've ordered ANOTHER one for this bad boy

paul_, the neck is... really good for $30, but the frets ...
  Topic: EHX Just Can't Fucking Help Themselves...
brainfur

Replies: 15
Views: 1430

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:04 pm   Subject: EHX Just Can't Fucking Help Themselves...
i bought the mono synth and it is so dang fun. highly recommended
  Topic: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
brainfur

Replies: 22
Views: 1528

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:29 pm   Subject: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
update: ordered a chinese maple banana neck for $30, got email saying they are out of maple, will rosewood fretboard be ok.

anyone have experience with [url=https://www.ebay.com/itm/202219105026 ...
  Topic: Another musicmaster bass build (now finished)
brainfur

Replies: 8
Views: 772

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:56 pm   Subject: Another musicmaster bass build (now finished)
GFS have a lot of decent looking bridges, but I assume they'll be too big for the bridge spacing on that body

You’re right, fender shortscale basses have a narrower string spacing than the long s ...
  Topic: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
brainfur

Replies: 22
Views: 1528

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:54 pm   Subject: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
UK parts dealer, also you need to get one of their roller nuts for it:


that's nto a 1 piece neck either-- the fretboard is a maple slab that's glued on.

if you look closely at this picture u ...
  Topic: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
brainfur

Replies: 22
Views: 1528

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:54 pm   Subject: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
UNsexy progress pics, just to keep me honest about finishing htis in a timely fashion:
http://i.imgur.com/4wGztvC.jpg grain filler (probably to much grain filler?)

http://i.imgur.com/bgSCeqN.jpg n ...
  Topic: Submit your Guitar Body and Neck Templates Here (Organized)
brainfur

Replies: 82
Views: 128731

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:43 pm   Subject: Submit your Guitar Body and Neck Templates Here (Organized)
these all seem to be dead links?
  Topic: EHX Just Can't Fucking Help Themselves...
brainfur

Replies: 15
Views: 1430

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:34 pm   Subject: EHX Just Can't Fucking Help Themselves...
An demo:



holy shit

I know that EHX pedals always disappoint me (except for their cheap vocoder pedal which is rad) but I guess I am going to buy the fuck out of this?
  Topic: Telecaster Bridge PUP Ground Fix Needed
brainfur

Replies: 14
Views: 749

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:31 pm   Subject: Telecaster Bridge PUP Ground Fix Needed
Oh well in that case, a telecaster is the easiest guitar to take apart and put together!
  Topic: Telecaster Bridge PUP Ground Fix Needed
brainfur

Replies: 14
Views: 749

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:35 pm   Subject: Re: Telecaster Bridge PUP Ground Fix Needed
Fam,

Just got a new American Tele. And I fucking love it. But it has a GNARLY buzz that I'm pretty sure is a grounding issue because it's worst on the bridge pickup setting, and when I touch the c ...
  Topic: Budget Bighorn & Bullet Deluxe Builds
brainfur

Replies: 19
Views: 1668

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:18 am   Subject: Budget Bighorn & Bullet Deluxe Builds
these are beautiful! cant wait to see that bighorn painted
  Topic: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
brainfur

Replies: 22
Views: 1528

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:54 pm   Subject: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
I've decided against the warmoth neck because 2 piece maple necks piss me off! I have a jackson neck that I could use but its about 2mm thick for the neck pocket-- I guess that means I am in the mark ...
  Topic: Poplar, Alder, Ash body comparison
brainfur

Replies: 38
Views: 14993

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:38 pm   Subject: Poplar, Alder, Ash body comparison
I dont believe in tonewoods at all (for electric guitars)
  Topic: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
brainfur

Replies: 22
Views: 1528

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:33 am   Subject: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
It'll be a travesty if you don't do a banana headstock - it'll balance the shape of the guitar out nicely too.

agreed-- its not gonna have a jazzmaster neck on the finished guitar dont worry!

up ...
  Topic: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
brainfur

Replies: 22
Views: 1528

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:40 pm   Subject: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
https://i.imgur.com/IXl5mh3.jpg

Here it is with a neck and bridge just to get an idea of the proportions
  Topic: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
brainfur

Replies: 22
Views: 1528

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:08 pm   Subject: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
What about those Starcaster arrow headstocks?That would be a really neat option, they're not terrible necks either if you're trying to keep costs down.

Excited for this build, have you decided on a ...
  Topic: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
brainfur

Replies: 22
Views: 1528

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:17 pm   Subject: La Baye 2x4 inspired DevoCaster!!! (CLOWN FREE ZONE)
a couple weeks ago I got re-obsessed with the 2x4 guitar that Bob 1 played in Devo https://i.imgur.com/cPXOiZzl.jpg

I am still shopping for necks-- since I don't want it to have a fender neck and a ...
 
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