Hey all, got a new guitar body made from Chris Mai @ Mai Guitars. Great guy to work with, no complaints on communication, payment or lead times.
I wanted something made out of Korina, preferably a single block vs. multiple pieces. Chris delivered and I'm so happy with the results. Looks a bit...
Thanks for all the great information at this forum. I'm happy to be here. I am learning much.
I just picked up a BMC Herc Fede swirl body! Super excited about this build.
Instead of trying to find the right neck for this build, I just picked up an unplayed Jem 505 for the body...
I just ordered a front route JEM body from Chris @ Mai Guitars. We exchanged a bunch of emails before the order and I have to say, he's a really stand-up guy! Extremely helpful and really knows what he's talking about.
I'm super excited about this project and I'm sure I'll be going back to...
Thursday night I traded my RG1527 for this beauty!! It needs a bit of cleanup and a good setup but this guitar really plays like a dream!!!
Mai Guitars custom Swamp Ash Jem/565 body (565 route with lions claw, angled jack, and Jem full contour joint)
'91 RG570 square joint neck...
I just got a custom RG/Jem body from Chris of Mai guitars.
Enjoy the pics! This is one piece light weight swamp ash by the way.
notice the middle part is darker-
No idea why/ I guess this is like near the outer/mid part if you follow
the end grains and the dark part is the inner ring.This is...