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DIY LP Build Your Own Guitar Kit Mahogany Body Flamed Maple KBG-LP-MT

LP style flamed maple top unfinished guitar kit.

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KBG-LP-MT

This is a great intermediate kit with a beautiful LP style, solid carved mahogany body, flamed maple top veneer with binding on the front the body and the neck. Features a 22 fret mahogany set in (glue in) neck with blackwood fingerboard and trapezoid inlays. Unbranded, un-shaped headstock ready for your customisation. All wiring and electronics required to complete the guitar are included with 2 metal covered humbuckers, 2x tone and 2x volume pots, wires etc which will need soldering (diagrams included).



Additional Info

Body Pre-drilled, unfinished solid mahogany with carved, flamed maple veneer and cream binding on front
Bridge Chrome or black, tune-o-matic style and stop tailpiece with posts and bushings
Electrics 2x A500K Ohm and 2x B500K Ohm pots, 3 way selector switch, 2x tone capacitors, output jack, and required wires included.
Hardware Pickup, switch rings and cavity covers, 3x3 sealed tuning machines, output jack plate, strap buttons
Frets 22
Neck Set in mahogany neck with blackwood fingerboard and trapezoidal inlays, truss rod in place, top nut included (unattached). Tuning machine holes have been pre-drilled and the headstock is unbranded and uncut.
Strings 6
Pickups x2 chrome or black covered humbuckers, black surrounds
Scale Length 24.75" (628mm)

Additional Info

Additional Info

Body Pre-drilled, unfinished solid mahogany with carved, flamed maple veneer and cream binding on front
Bridge Chrome or black, tune-o-matic style and stop tailpiece with posts and bushings
Electrics 2x A500K Ohm and 2x B500K Ohm pots, 3 way selector switch, 2x tone capacitors, output jack, and required wires included.
Hardware Pickup, switch rings and cavity covers, 3x3 sealed tuning machines, output jack plate, strap buttons
Frets 22
Neck Set in mahogany neck with blackwood fingerboard and trapezoidal inlays, truss rod in place, top nut included (unattached). Tuning machine holes have been pre-drilled and the headstock is unbranded and uncut.
Strings 6
Pickups x2 chrome or black covered humbuckers, black surrounds
Scale Length 24.75" (628mm)

Reviews

Customer Reviews (5)

completed kit...pros n consReview by Barry
To be successful with any kit you need to be realistic about your own skills and what to expect at this cost point.

To get a good quality finish you need to put in time to sand out the marks left by the finishing equipment used at the factory which can be difficult to spot before you start applying finishes but with diligence you can get a very respectable looking guitar. The neck fits the pocket well at the right angle.

The real weak point is the indifferent quality of some of the hardware..........the bridge is particularly poor but not readily upgraded as it is marginally narrower than standard Gibson size....you'll need to able to solder (or know someone who can) as its not a five minute job.............stick with it and you might be pleasantly surprised......... Photo will be added to gallery soon

Baz

(Posted on 1/20/2017)
Great QualityReview by David
I've built two of the LP model kits now, and have to say that the quality is excellent. Lovely figured maple veneer on both examples, no issues with shape, routing etc. Wiring may be a little fiddly for a beginner, but nothing that a quick look on Youtube can't help with.
I've replaced the pickups in my guitar with Gibson '57 classics (not that there were any problems with the stock pups), and even with that added expense, for less than a quarter of the price of a Gibson, I've got a great-looking, amazing sounding and unique instrument, AND I kept myself out of trouble for a few weeks in what was a really fulfilling project :)

Can't recommend these kits enough. (Posted on 9/14/2016)
Very impressedReview by james
Just recieved my lp kut guitar. First impressions are good. Body good shape nice figure on the veneer top. Routing clean no tear outs. Neck fitted snugly slight gap on high e side. But should be easily rectified. Hardware was ok. Tuners surprisingly good. Will be replacing hardware anyway. Delivery was prompt. Communucation with Mike was very good. As i say was impressed with the quality of the kit straight out of box. Will defo order again. (Posted on 3/18/2016)
les paul kitReview by Garry
Very impressed with this kit.... I did change the wiring as have a good background in audio and electronics. ... The finished guitar was better than I could have hoped for. ... It looks stunning and sounds brilliant.... I can not recommend these kits enough and am now looking at the telecaster project.... If I can persuade my wife that it is absolutely necessary :)
also wish I could post photos here to show off my hard work (Posted on 12/21/2015)
Les Paul Style kit guitarReview by Rick Spangle
My son and daughter bought me the kit for Xmas as a bit of a challenge.
I have finally wired up everything after assembling teh neck body and hardware and having a professional paint job done on the body, I must admit I am very happy with the outcome of the whole exercise. The guitar looks great This exercise has taught me about luthering and setting up guitars etc. I can now take this knoweldge and adjust/set up my other guitars to suit my style of play. I have bought a kit as a birthday present for someone else and will definitely buy another kit for myself and build one of the other styles.

Well worth the time effort and money. (Posted on 4/27/2013)

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