July 2022 Guitar of the Month Submissions


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We are now announcing the July, 2022 Guitar of the Month contest!  July's contest will be "Warmoth/professionally finished" and requires at least a Warmoth neck or body to qualify.

Please read the GOM rules, which have been refined, with some slight changes, and are posted in a sticky in this forum area.

Submissions must be sent to uwfgom@gmail.com, and contain two images no greater than 1024x768, along with your description and details of the instrument.  Send your submission in plain text email.  Your photos must be attachments to the email.  Your UnOfficialWarmoth Forum user name must be included in the body of the email.

In turn, your images will added to this message, which is July's submission thread.

Submissions will be accepted until exactly 7 days from the date and time of this post, so get your cameras clicking!

As usual, discussion about the submissions can take place below.

Please do not post additional photos in any replies to this thread.  Links to other UW threads or external sites are fine.

Please try to stick to the entry requirements:
Two 1024x768 pixel images maximum as attachments please, not embedded in the email or linked to external sites.

An image for the purposes of this contest is a single photograph, not a multiple image/collage.

Include your UnOfficialWarmoth Forum user name.

Warmoth or other professionally finished instruments only this month.

Sorry, but entries that do not meet these requirements may not be included in the contest. If you're having technical difficulties, get in touch!  (But only about contest entries please!)

Good luck, and may the best guitar/bass win!

Guitar #1 vetteman

Warmoth strat style vintage tint Maple neck
10-16 compound radius
6105 frets

Fender Lead II body bought from Stratosphere came complete with stock pickguard and electronics.



Guitar #2 boconnell

Warmoth body and neck

12 string Telecaster

Swamp Ash with Quilted Maple top
Ivoroid binding
Blue dye finish with a clear back, Gloss finish

12 string 59 roundback 10" radius
Birdseye Maple neck and fretboard
Gold 6150 frets
Abalone fretboard inlays
Satin nitro finish

Hardware & electronics:
gold hardware
Gotoh 12 string bridge
Seymour Duncan 59 neck and bridge humbuckers both with coil splits
CTS push-pull pots to split each pickup
Tone Ninja gold locking tuners



Guitar #3 JohnnyHardtail

Triple Humbucker Strat 

Warmoth Stratocaster.  Swamp Ash on Alder. 
Finished in Tobacco burst front & back, with natural masked accent. 
Relocated bridge humbucker route.

Warmoth Vintage/Modern Stratocaster.  Roasted maple with Ziricote Fretboard. 
25.5" Scale length.  1-11/16" Nut width.  Standard thin profile. 12" Radius. SS6100 Frets. 
Finished in Tung oil.   

Gotoh hardtail bridge GTC-102.   
Fender chrome locking tuners. 

Dimarzio PAF PRO DP151 F-spaced humbucker. 
Seymour Duncan ‘59 humbucker SH-1B in middle position. 
Dimarzio Satch Track DP425 single size humbucker in neck position. 
Fender 5-way 'discrete' blade switch (Part# 007-8776-000) 
Toggle switch 1: Middle humbucker in series / coil-split / parallel. 
Toggle switch 2: Coil-split both humbuckers in position 2 only. 
Push/Pull tone control:  Add bridge humbucker in all positions.



Guitar #4 fingolfen

Body: Split Jazzmaster® Guitar Body
Construction: Solid
Core Wood: Swamp Ash (the original Noventas are Alder, but I decided to go with Ash)
Laminated Top Wood: Flame Maple
Control Cavity: Top Rout
Neck Pickup Rout: P90
Middle Pickup Rout: P90
Bridge Pickup Rout: P90
Bridge Rout Type: Tremolo
Bridge Rout: Jazzmaster Tremolo w/ Jazzmaster Bridge
Mounting Holes: Standard 4-Bolt
Paint Category: Dye
Top Color: Black Cherry Burst Dye
Back Color: Black (Burst-over)
Satin or Gloss: Gloss

Neck - Fender Noventa Jazzmaster with Pau Ferro fretboard

Pickups / Electronics - Fender Noventa Jazzmaster with Pure Tone Mono Jack
Switch - 6-way Oak Grigsby
Tuners - Grotoh Locking Tuners
Tremolo - Fender American Professional II (upgrade from the Noventa)
Bridge - Fender American Professional II (upgrade from the Noventa)
Pickguard - Halo Custom Carbon Fiber