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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 Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
    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 Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
    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 Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
    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 Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
    here's a closer look at the neck. not perfect, a little rough, but I like it. [​IMG][/url]
     
  5. Looks sooooo good!
     
  6. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
    Thanks!
     
  7. Marcury

    Marcury High and Low

    Aug 19, 2007
    Mid Hudson Valley, NY
    cool, thats some wild grain
     
  8. 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...
     
  9. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
    thanks guys
    either black or something that clashes completely like bronze.