November 2018 Guitar of the Month Contest Submissions


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We are now announcing the November, 2018 Guitar of the Month contest!  November'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 November'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. Links will not be included in the entry descriptions.

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

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 fdesalvo

"Mr. Doot"

Warmoth Soloist body
Black Korina, Blue Burst
Schaller Lockmeister
Bare Knuckle Rebel Yell/Dimarzio VV 54 Pro

Warmoth 2-piece Birdseye/Birdseye Maple neck
22 SS6100 frets
Gotoh Vintage Locking Tuners



Guitar #2 exaN

-Quilt maple on black korina
-Aqua marine dye, transparent blue back, gloss
-Natural masked accent
-1 volume, 1 push push tone (coil split)
-DiMarzio Gravity Storm Bridge/Neck

-Dark indian rosewood on roasted maple
-22 SS6150 frets
-Schaller mini locking tuners



Guitar #3 TheElvis


Flame Maple on Swamp Ash
Rear Rout
H-H Route
Bridge: Fender® American Standard Flat Mount
720 Mod
Contoured Heel / Tummy Cut / Forearm Contour
Natural Masked Accent
Tobacco Burst, Gloss Finish


Vortex Modern Tiltback Construction
Right Handed
Roasted Flame Maple
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
59 roundback
SS6150 Stainless Frets
Tuner Ream: Schaller (25/64")
10-16" Compound    Radius
Fret #: 22
No Inlay
Black Side Dots
GraphTech White TUSQ XL - Standard Nut


Schaller Locks Nickel
Sperzel Nickel Tuners
Suhr Thornbuckers (plus 53mm in bridge)



Guitar #4 mookyshoots

Warmoth Strat body
Wood: Alder
Finish: Charcoal Frost (gloss)
Bridge: American Standard Strat® Tremolo
Pickups: Suhr Thornbucker, Suhr ML Classic (x 2)
Other: Ilitch BPNCS (Backplate Noise Cancelling System)

Warmoth Vintage/Modern Strat neck
Wood: Maple / Indian Rosewood
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Back Shape: 59 roundback
Fret Size: SS6150
Radius: 10-16" Compound
Scale: 25-1/2"
Nut: GraphTech White TUSQ XL - Standard Nut
Tuners: Sperzel Locking



Guitar #5 Lespaul_matt


Basswood Body
Rear Rout
H-H Route
Bridge: Hipshot Hardtail
720 Mod
Silver Flake, Gloss Finish


Jazzmaster Neck
Right Handed
Roasted Maple
Standard Slim Profile
SS6100 Stainless Frets
10-16" Compound Radius
Fret #: 22
Black Side Dots
GraphTech White TUSQ XL - Standard Nut


Sperzel Chome Tuners
EMG 57/66 Set



Guitar #6 Rick

Scream'n Deal All Wenge 59 1/ ¾ neck – stainless 6105 frets, clay dots
Tusq Nut               
Scream'n Deal Body - Alder Black/red/yellow sunburst
Hipshot Grip-Lock  open back Stag'd black tuners with UMP
Hipshot keystone Tuner buttons
War'h TeleDeluxe Pickguard gloss black/red/black
Black pickguard Screws
Mono Jack, By Switchcraft
Guitar String Ferrule, Chrome
Original Fender Neck Plate, Chrome
CTS500 500K Pot 2, By CTS         
PP500 2 Push Push Pot 500k with DPDT Switch (Each splits a humbucker)
Neck Screws, Chrome
Square Side Jack Plate, Black
Duncan Distortion Trembucker (TB-6) (Black)
Jazz - Neck (SH-2n) (Black)
LP Toggle Switch, Straight, Black
Strat® Flat Mount Bridge, Humbucker 2 1/8 Spacing, Chrome
Gotoh S199C bridge Saddles 10.8
Neck Plate Pad, Black
Dunlop Straplocks
Felt washer at the strap locks, and felt at the input jack plate.



Guitar #7 vetteman

Warmoth alder gloss black deluxe tele body
3 Lace Sensor silver pickups
5 way strat switching
Chrome bridge plate/Babicz saddles
Warmoth pearloid pickguard with custom controls

Warmoth High grade Birdseye Maple neck
Satin nitro finish, 25.5 inch scale
Black trapezoid inlays
Schaller locking tuners



Guitar #8 1buzzco

Carved maple top...mahagony back
Flamed maple neck,Zircote fretboard with stainless 1100 frets
Shaller tuners
Eighties Floyd rose
Mojotone premium cts pots and orange caps
Duncan jb bridge with albino 8 magnet
Sh- 2 neck pickup



Guitar #9 Dano

Body: Stratocaster
Wood: Quilt Maple on Black Korina
Bridge: Wilkinson Tremolo
Contours: Contoured Heel / Tummy Cut / Forearm Contour
Binding: Natural Masked Accent
Top Finish: Amber Dye
Back Finish: Transparent Amber
Finish Type: Gloss Finish

Neck Wood: Goncalo Alves
Fingerboard Wood: Pau Ferro
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Back Shape: Standard thin
Fret Size: SS6150 (Stainless)
Radius: 10-16" Compound
Scale: 25-1/2"
Fret #: 22
Mounting Holes: Standard 4 Bolt
Pre-Cut Installed String Nut: GraphTech Black TUSQ XL - Standard Nut

Electronics, etc:
Seymour Duncan Hot Rails Stratocaster Pickups
5-Way Blade
Volume and Tone Potentiometers: 500K CTS
Push/Pull DPDT Volume Pot (Split Coils on all Pickups)
0.022uF Russian Paper In Oil Tone Capacitor
Grover 18:1 Locking Inline Tuners



Guitar #10 Bassman62

Warmoth '72 P-Bass
Flame Maple over Swamp Ash
Vintage Tint Gloss Finish

Warmoth Tele Bass
Maple Core, Maple Fretboard
1.5" Wide Nut
6105 Nickel Frets
21 Frets
Vintage Tint Gloss Finish

Hardware and Electronics:
Pickups: Nordstrand NP4a
Bridge: Hipshot Kickass
Tuners: Schaller



Not so easy now. exaN and TheElvis join the contest! Best of luck both!
Finished guitar thread:

Build thread:

Good luck all!
I still want ExaN's OTHER guitar to win someday... Last month was Tele month, this is humbucker strat month.
Will include my finished instrument thread, as well.  Stiff competition with these rockers this month!
swarfrat said:
I see ExaN missed the memo about covers.

Sorry, can't hear you over the sound of my additional 0.0086% sustain :toothy10:.