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help me with my warmoth project

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fruit&herb man, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. fruit&herb man

    fruit&herb man

    Dec 15, 2006
    I'm going to start a warmoth project this summer. Its going to be a crossbreed between P bass and thunderbird. P body and neck in mahogany and Lindy Fralin bassbuckers.

    can anybody help me with placement for the two pickups. I want them to placed just like in thunderbirds. Or could i just tell them to rout the cavities where j-bass pickups normaly are placed?
  2. mongo2


    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    Warmoth makes a T-Bird style body so maybe they know where to route for the pickups? I'd ask them first.
  3. GeneralElectric


    Dec 26, 2007
    NY, NY
    That P-bass is going to weigh a ton and a half.

    Get a real thunderbird and measure between the bridge plate and the bridge pickup. The measure from that to the next one. Voila, you have your measurements.
  4. fruit&herb man

    fruit&herb man

    Dec 15, 2006
    Its kind of hard for me to get the hold of a real Tbird where I live. Thought someone could help me here
  5. bassman10096

    bassman10096 Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2004
    The last I checked, Warmoth did not make mahogany necks. USACG does, however, and apart from being the bass parts builder favored by a lot of folks, their necks are reinforced with graphite - rather than steel bars. I believe that will save some weight. They also offer considerably more options as to neck widths, radius and other specs than Warmoth. http://www.usacustomguitars.com/ :smug: