March 2022 Guitar of the Month Submissions


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We are now announcing the March, 2022 Guitar of the Month contest!  March'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, 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 March'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 NedRyerson

Mighty Mite swamp ash Strat body in chrome red (pro finished)
Dual Dragonfire Screamer HB pickups
Pewter winged-skull jack plate
Transparent pickguard, backpainted in metallic red over closing line from Poe's "Masque of the Red Death"
Gotoh 510 trem bridge

Warmoth Arrow maple neck w/ custom-cut headstock shape, dyed in red
Ebony fretboard w/ off-menu skull-and-crossbones inlay at 12th fret only
Neck finished in Tru-Oil
Gotoh locking tuners



Guitar #2 musicalmanguy

Body: Mighty Mite - finished by Mighty Mite - Northern Ash w/ Flame Maple top

Neck: Warmoth Baritone Conversion w/ Tru-Oil finish - Maple neck & Ebony fretboard

Pickup: Dimarzio D Activator F-spaced bridge w/ black cover

Trem: Wilkinson VSVG

Tuners: Staggered locking



Guitar #3 fingolfen


Diamondback Guitar Body
Solid Mahogany
Warmoth gloss transparent green finish
Two P90 (Fralin)
Tone-Pros Tune-o-matic bridge and stop tailpiece
Custom 5-ply (b-w-b-w-b) pickguard
Custom poker chip (Steggo / T-rex)
Golden age pots, LP-style 3-way switch, 47n orange drop caps
Black/abalone control knobs


Vortex Guitar Neck
Modern Tiltback
Maple shaft
Indian Rosewood fretbard
Premium Dot Inlay - Abalone
Side Dots
Abalone Side Dots
Warmoth Clear Satin Nitro Finish
Graph Tech locking ratio tuners
Custom truss rod cover (Steggo Custom)



Guitar #4 Frankie Chestnuts


Warmoth chambered, roasted swamp ash Tele Thinline body.  Forearm contour and tummy cut. Light wood laminate accent. 
Brown grain filler and nitro lacquer sprayed by a Phil Brunwin of Bethany Guitars


Warmoth roasted maple with cream dots.  59 Roundback profile, 10”-16” compound radius, 5150 SS frets.  CBS-style Tele Deluxe headstock.  White Corian nut
Finished with a light coat of Tru-Oil then burnished


Custom wound set of tapped Tone Hatch Pickups. Both pickups are tapped with vintage and high output (Neck: 7.2K/11.2K; Bridge: 7.3K/10.3K)
Push-push tone pot activates both pickups to the high output tap.


Forney Custom aluminum bridge with compensated brass saddles
Gotoh Vintage tuners
Custom laser engraved neck plate from
Total weight 6.1 lbs.



Guitar #5 xParallax

Body (Finished by Warmoth):
Hybrid Strat
Lake Placid Blue Metalic Gloss
Wilkinson VS-100 Trem Bridge
Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates Bridge
Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro Strat Middle
Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro Tele Neck
Normal 5-way switch wiring with coil-splitable Bridge Humbucker
Tortoise Hybrid Strat Custom Pickguard (by Warmoth)
Fender Infinity Strap-Locks

Neck (Finished by Warmoth):
Tele Headstock
Roasted Flame Maple/Roasted Flame Maple
Standard Thin
1.650" Nut Width
Straight 9.5" Radius
21x 6150 Frets
GraphTech White TUSQ Nut
Clear Satin Nitro Lacquer
Fender (Schaller style) Locking Tuners
Custom Headstock Decal



Guitar #6 ARCnet78


Chambered Alder on Alder
Sherwood green (gloss), Warmoth

DiMarzio Super Distortion
DiMarzio PAF 36 anniversary

Push pull volume and tone
5 way superswitch
Wired using DiMarzio 2hum 1ppv 1ppt split neck and bridge schematic

Roasted maple
Gibson scale conversion
SS 6150 frets

All black hardware
Hipshot Grip-Lock Open Gear 6-In-Line Tuner, Black, Staggered
Hipshot black SS saddles
Knurled control knobs



NedRyerson and musicalmanguy get this year's contests off to a fine start! Good luck both!

Other makes of guitar bodies are available!