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Ben’s Dark Beauty

Hi Phil
So I’ve finished my Les Paul junior kit and thought I’d send you a few pics of the finished product.When the kit arrived I was very happy with the choice and quality of the woods and the fit and finish was fantastic. I soon set about choosing the finish I wanted and what electrics I was going to install.Once everything was done and I first strung the guitar up i strummed a G chord and this guitar just rang like a bell !!! Sustained for days !!! Even when I couldn’t hear the notes I could still feel the strings resonating through the body and this was before I had it plugged into the amp.I went for the look of a famous German luthier who builds a model called the ‘krautster’ and went for a single vintage PAF pup handmade by Mojo pickups here in England. He also made me a custom wiring loom of one tone and one volume with a coil split. Kluson vintage tuners, tone pros wrap around bridge and a bone nut keep this guitar simple but beautiful. It’s surprising how many tones I can get if this single PAF using the volume, tone and coil tap.

I’m now planning my second build and will no doubt be purchasing another kit very soon. Please have a look at the pics if my new favourite pics and thanks for the awesome kit !!

Many thanks Ben