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My FrankenPilot

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by FilTurd, Feb 17, 2018.

  1. FilTurd


    Dec 13, 2015
    Pacific Northwest
    So about a month ago I found a Guild or DeArmond Pilot body. So I sanded it down and repainted the body. Found a set of Select EMG pup's. I talked to a Tech at EMG he told me the Select brand are a copy of the 1st Gen pups. So I put a set of passive P/J in the Pilot body. I had a friend in California build me a neck. He didn't have the specs but made me a thin neck. I am very happy with the outcome. I seem to lack paint and clear coat skills but as long as it plays nice to be honest I don't care.
    I also found out that the body of a Guild and DeArmond don't have any identifiers to tell what body is what brand beside knowing the difference between the woods. Anyway I've been looking for a Pilot that I could afford for a very long time and I put $140.00 into this. Anyway here it is 1518920169017777645738.
    NigelD, Crusher47 and el jeffe bass like this.

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