SX Ursa 2 6-string mappa burl fretless

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by chuck norriss, Apr 8, 2014.


  1. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Supporting Member

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    At least I think it's mappa. I rpelaced the stock bridge with an Allparts Hipshot-looking clone. I removed the saddle extensions & reverse-y the 6th saddle. double magnets on the neck pup, shielding tape under the hood. Labella flats. Stew Mac string trees. Fender chrome bumper.

    what it was
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    what it is
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  2. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Supporting Member

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    it's not perfect but it will work[​IMG][/url]

    I'm a little concerneda about the color of the headstock but not really.
  3. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Supporting Member

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    and it works! [​IMG][/url]

    i had to put the saddle teeth back in & removed my shims. The action is a little high so I may have to make adjustments but I'm just really glad it works! sounds nice w/ magnets, no hummmm
  4. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Supporting Member

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    here's a closer look at the neck. not perfect, a little rough, but I like it. [​IMG][/url]
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  6. bassingeorge

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    Looks sooooo good!
  7. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Supporting Member

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  8. Marcury

    Marcury High and Low Supporting Member

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    cool, thats some wild grain
  9. Ironfingers

    Ironfingers Supporting Member

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    Wow that 's really pretty. Good job man!

    I see what you mean about the headstock. It's fine as is, but somewhere deep down I want it to be black...
  10. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Supporting Member

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    thanks guys
    either black or something that clashes completely like bronze.

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