DIY "Platinum" ST Style Electric Guitar Kit

DIY "Platinum" ST Style Electric Guitar Kit

$479.00

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  • Handmade
  • Materials: rosewood, alder, maple

Solid body six string electric guitar kit with beautiful alder body, maple neck, and upgraded locking tuners, bridge and pickups. This is a fantastic quality, easy to build, dual single-coil electric guitar kit.

These kits go together easily, all the parts work together well, and the instrument can be assembled without a lot of experience with woodworking or instrument building.

Every hole is drilled for each component, including neck, bridge, pickguard and strap button mounting holes. No soldering is required; all electronics connect together with easy to attach connectors. We have done most of the hard work for you! The body needs finish sanding only but should require no filling.

The guitar kit comes with chrome hardware, an upgraded tremolo bridge, a white 3-ply pickguard, three single coil pickups, and all necessary hardware. A set of Fender strings is even included.

This is not a cheap Chinese manufactured kit of questionable quality where the parts simply don’t work together (like most of the other kits that you will find on Ebay, Etsy and Amazon). We proudly manufacture these kits in our shop in Portland, Oregon. We are a family-owned company building products and traditions that we expect to last for a long, long time. We produce instrument kits with exacting specifications, high quality production, and domestic, sustainably-cultivated sources of materials whenever possible.

Features:

- Traditional shape and neck profiles
- Wonderful looking solid 2 piece alder body wood. Ready for painting or stains
- Solid Maple neck with Rosewood fret board and dot inlays on face and side of neck
- Awesome fretwork right out of the box
- Bone nut for tone and sustain
- Three traditional single coil pickups
- Upgraded Powered By Lace pickups with staggered Alnico magnets
- 5-way switch, volume and tone control
- Awesome tuning stability with Gotoh SG381-MGT locking tuners with thumbwheel locking mechanism and staggered tuner post height. Very easy to use, very stable tuning!
- Upgraded Wilkinson/Gotoh VSVG Tremolo bridge
- Upgraded electronics, including Orange Drop cap in tone circuit
- 3 Ply White Pickguard
- Every hole is drilled
- No soldering is required: easy snap together connectors (optional pickups are not prewired/soldered)

Technical Specifications:
Body: Solid Alder, 2 pieces
Shape and Carving: Traditional shape
Neck Type: Maple Neck with Rosewood fretboard. Pro-level fret work out of the box
Neck Profile: Standard 25.5" scale Classic 60's style oval (21.5mm thick at first fret, 43.1mm wide at first fret)
Fretboard Profile: 9.5" Radius
Frets: 22
Fret Gauge: Medium
Nut: Bone nut, slotted and shaped
Nut Width: 42mm
Bridge: Upgraded tremolo: Wilkinson/Gotoh VSVG
Bridge Mount: Vintage 6 screw mount
String Spacing: 10.8mm
Pickups: 3 x upgraded single coils. Powered by Lace Staggered top, Alnico-V magnets
Controls: Standard controls. 5 way switch, 1 volume, 2 tone controls
Electronics: Upgraded, including CTS pots and Orange Drop Capacitor in tone circuit
Wiring: NO SOLDERING REQUIRED!
Output Jack: Standard Chrome Output Jack and Plate
Pickguard: 3-Ply White with Black binding
Tuning Machines: Gotoh SG381 MG-T High Quality Locking tuning machines Staggered tuner height for further improved tuning stability
Locking Tuners?: Yes
Tuning Gear Ratio: 1:16 tuner gear ratio
Tuner hole diameter: 10mm
Strings: Fender® 250R Super 250 Nickel-Plated Steel Strings
String Gauges: 010-013-017-026-036-046
Sanding: Well-sanded. May need touch up sanding only before finishing.
Finish Options: Beautiful wood, beautiful craftsmanship. Great for natural or sunburst patterns
Assembly process and Instructions: NO DRILLING REQUIRED! Detailed assembly instructions included
Summary: The parts for an awesome instrument. You won't be disappointed with the quality. Great pickups, hardware, body and neck/fret work.

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Steve Bennett

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4 shop reviews

1 out of 5 stars
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esichel Aug 29, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I bought this for my wife's 49th birthday. From the moment she opened the box, to now when she is just about done with finishing the wood body, and ready to move on to the neck and then assembly, she has been ecstatic about the kit. More times than I can count--and I am not exaggerating or making this up--she has told me it's the best gift she's EVER received in her life. Anyone who loves a guitar player will win rave reviews gifting on of these kits. It allows someone to have fun, enjoy a means to understanding how guitars are put together, and the creative options for finishing are fun and endless. A few Youtube videos helped her refine her finishing approach, but the kit tells you everything you need to know. One of my best ever Etsy purchases!!

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robert Sep 1, 2020

1 out of 5 stars

Have not received this item.

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arnoldumcnov1994 May 24, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Great quality kit made in USA!

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Rick Nov 14, 2020

1 out of 5 stars

Never received this item. Never returned voicemails, never responded to emails. Had to fight for my credit card to be refunded. Finally Etsy stepped in to help. Do not order anything from Alloy Guitars!

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