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post Oct 18 2009, 04:15 PM
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After reading Andrew's topic about building an amp,

I have looked around to find some guitar building kits.

I have found a site named Torres guitar. I would really like to craft my own guitar. Here is the website http://www.torresengineering.com/famguitkit.html

I really like the Les Paul Zakk Wylde type and the PRS with the Lawrence pickups.

What do you think about this do you think it is worth it???? It doesn't look to expensive.


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post Oct 18 2009, 04:21 PM
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QUOTE (Crazy_Diamond @ Oct 18 2009, 05:15 PM) *
After reading Andrew's topic about building an amp,

I have looked around to find some guitar building kits.

I have found a site named Torres guitar. I would really like to craft my own guitar. Here is the website http://www.torresengineering.com/famguitkit.html

I really like the Les Paul Zakk Wylde type and the PRS with the Lawrence pickups.

What do you think about this do you think it is worth it???? It doesn't look to expensive.


Saga's kits are OK, for it's price, I played some strats for many years ago, but if You want to go for top-notch stuff, check out Warmoth, www.warmoth.com
Funny, I was browsing their site also earlier today looking at their amp kits....

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post Oct 18 2009, 05:00 PM
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I agree with Staffay. Those Saga kits are ok, but you would be a lot better off spending a little more at Warmoth.
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post Oct 18 2009, 05:02 PM
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Warmoth, are way more expensive tho but you can customize them easier. The price on the saga guitars were there best arguments.


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post Oct 18 2009, 05:47 PM
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You can check Allpart.com as well. Can't say anything about the quality. I only know the address. tongue.gif


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post Oct 18 2009, 05:52 PM
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QUOTE (Crazy_Diamond @ Oct 18 2009, 05:15 PM) *
I have found a site named Torres guitar. I would really like to craft my own guitar. Here is the website http://www.torresengineering.com/famguitkit.html

These looks much like the Saga kits. What I've heard people say it sound better than they expected. Question is what they expected from buying a low cost kit.

Sounds like fun at least smile.gif


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post Oct 18 2009, 06:23 PM
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QUOTE (MickeM @ Oct 18 2009, 12:52 PM) *
Sounds like fun at least smile.gif


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At that price you don't have to much to lose. And if you lose, I think that by applying a nice paint job it is going to make a great wall decoration



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post Oct 19 2009, 12:36 AM
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Price is pretty cool and you will have fun assembling it! smile.gif I guess its worth for that + if it sounds good even better smile.gif


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post Oct 19 2009, 04:20 PM
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QUOTE (Crazy_Diamond @ Oct 18 2009, 06:23 PM) *
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At that price you don't have to much to lose. And if you lose, I think that by applying a nice paint job it is going to make a great wall decoration

That's the best way to look at it!!!!
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post Oct 19 2009, 07:01 PM
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I really like those Carvin kits. From what I have read online, at least you are left with a guitar that is fairly nice quality. The Saga kits seem to be fairly poor quality guitars.


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post Oct 19 2009, 08:14 PM
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Carvin kits looks cool also, I didn't know about them.. The thing i like with the Saga kit on Torres guitar, was all the pick ups upgrade that were available. I'll continue to look at those kits, I don't want to pay to much for a guitar kit, I am not a good builder and don't have plenty of money. It is more for the kick of making my own guitar with my own paint job on it. If it sounds good then its a + but I don't plan on replacing my Strat for a guitar made in a kit.


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post Oct 19 2009, 08:16 PM
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QUOTE (Keilnoth @ Oct 18 2009, 06:47 PM) *
You can check Allpart.com as well. Can't say anything about the quality. I only know the address. tongue.gif


Allparts is good stuff, not as good as Warmoth, but those I played is definitely better than Saga's kits....


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