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Thread: 5string franken-tenor project- "Snack Tray Resonator"

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    Default 5string franken-tenor project- "Snack Tray Resonator"

    Reposted from the 'Tenor Guitar' section...

    My summer back burner project - just got the newly modified neck reattached to the body, here is a pic of the mocked up "Snack Tray Resonator"

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    Body: 00 size Crucianelli circa 1970 (bolt on neck) top cut away for resonator and rebraced
    Neck: contemporary mini strat maple neck - carved down for 5 strings, heel built up and fitted to body.
    Resonator: 2 modified korean stainless snack trays
    Bridge: stewmac metal archtop bridge
    Tailpiece: 1930's modified tenor tailpiece
    Neck PU: LACE Alumitone humbucker
    Body PU: piezo w/ mixer

    Finally ready to head over to my luthier (the great Patrick McGrath) for frets, electronics install, and final set up...

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    Default Re: 5string franken-tenor project- "Snack Tray Resonator"

    Very interesting project MdJ. Keep us posted on the developments.

    Len B.
    Clearwater, FL

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