Budget Bighorn & Bullet Deluxe Builds

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Re: Budget Bighorn & Bullet Deluxe Builds

Post by 07hubbardj » Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:32 pm

Loving both builds! Budget builds are always my favourite since I never have money for new/high end gear plus people get super creative when they can't blow big $ on parts.

Also, how strong does the headstock feel with the glued on extra piece? Really want a hockey stick headstock and am considering this route

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Re: Budget Bighorn & Bullet Deluxe Builds

Post by cooterfinger » Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:26 pm

Thanks. Budget build are the most fun for me as well.
I've cut and glued many headstocks without any issues. That being said, I've only done this to the south side of 6 inline headstocks. I've never cut and glued up anything that the tuners mounted to. If that makes sense.


I've almost finished the body. Just waiting on Mr. Postman to deliver a sheet of pickguard material and a neckplate.

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Had to fill a little tearout that happened when I wasn't paying attention to the clamps. Fortunately it'll be tucked away under the paint and pickguard.

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Re: Budget Bighorn & Bullet Deluxe Builds

Post by Con-Tiki! » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:59 pm

man, your router skills are the best.
super clean.
(Christopher, also)
I've been to one World's Fair, a picnic, and a rodeo, and that's the stupidest thing i ever heard come out a pair of headphones.

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Re: Budget Bighorn & Bullet Deluxe Builds

Post by CROSS_guitars » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:13 pm

Cool builds!

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Re: Budget Bighorn & Bullet Deluxe Builds

Post by 07hubbardj » Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:26 pm

cooterfinger wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:26 pm
Thanks. Budget build are the most fun for me as well.
I've cut and glued many headstocks without any issues. That being said, I've only done this to the south side of 6 inline headstocks. I've never cut and glued up anything that the tuners mounted to. If that makes sense.
I get what you mean in theory it should be fine since theres plenty of guitars that have "wings" glued onto the headstocks right by the tuners.

Either way, great looking builds :)

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Re: Budget Bighorn & Bullet Deluxe Builds

Post by cooterfinger » Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:27 am

Thanks guys.
I finally had some time to make the pickguard and drill the string thru bridge on the Bullet Deluxe. I still need to order a couple small parts. Knobs and string tree but it's done build wise for the most part. I'm going to paint it red. Just haven't decided what red yet.

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Here's two more on the home stretch. A Goldfoil Duosonic and a Musicmaster ukelele.

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