new build or modify?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by antoniolopez90, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. antoniolopez90


    Mar 6, 2011
    OK guys not sure if this is the right spot for this forum but here goes..

    So I have a roadworn jazz I love but I am wanting to have a jazz with 2 p pickups if not a 3rd pickup right at the neck.

    I have considered a new parts build which I have done.

    Or a new build where I make the body and neck which I haven't done. The whole 9 yards basically.

    So should I modify the crap out of my beloved roadworn? Or simply start a new build? What do you guys think?
  2. Deep Cat

    Deep Cat Supporting Member

    Jul 5, 2013
    San Francisco
    If price is not a factor, build new.
  3. antoniolopez90


    Mar 6, 2011
    If I can get my Ric 4003 to sell out right those funds will go right into the build.

    I was examining the RW, it has plenty of relic stuff probably more than from the factory lol like small dings and nics so probably wouldnt be a fun one to refinish..

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