Monday, 14 September 2015

Classic baritone John Virgo signature

This beauty is for John Virgo, guitarist of the metal outfit ChuggaBoom. The spec is as follows:
Neck: 9 splices wenge, maple, bubinga, ebony neck through construction
Body: quilted mahogany with English maple centre slice and buck eye burl maple top
Two ways truss rod with two 6mm titanium reinforcement bars
Fret board: Zebrano
Frets: 22 medium Jumbo stainless steel
Scale length: 26.5"
Bridge: Hipshot hard tail with strings through body
Nut: steel 42.3mm
Tuners: planet waves locking & self trimming 
Pick ups: Bare Knuckles Aftermath with aged nickel covers
Controls: 1 volume 1 tone 5 ways blade switch
Wiring: position 1 bridge humbaker 
Position 2 inside coils of both pick ups
Position 3 both humbakers
Position 4 outside coils of both pick ups
Position 5 neck humbaker
Push pull pots will provide series/parallel 
Head stock veneer: buck eye burl maple
Head stock back veneer: ebony
Finish: tru oil
I'm filling the holes in the buck eye burl top with molten solder and file it back flat. I will polish it up before applying the finish to seale it in