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Starting a Mod of a Guitar I bought off Ebay (Sojing Silent Elect Guitar) I'll be posting vids of the progress of the mod....First pic is off Ebay so you can see what it looks like before mod...

Mike Cossey

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Comment by Michael R Cossey on February 29, 2012 at 9:22pm

MOD to do list:

Remove present Piezo controls

Add:

Mag P/U

Vol & Tone Controls

 Artec QDD2 - Quadra Distortion Driver & VTC - Vintage Tube Booster

Piezo control unit

(2) 3 way switches

      a-pickup selector switch

      b-distortion units selector switch

Back -Full back made of Cedar (fencing-Home Depot) screw down for access. (May add battery Box for easy 9v battery changes)

Soundboard-2 individual pieces of Cedar 1/8 inch thick.

Ground plate for strings to ground, for mag P/U

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Comment by Michael R Cossey on February 29, 2012 at 9:28pm

Note:

Bought this guitar for modding...it's light and comfortable to play and I needed a guitar that was not bulky and easy to travel with for recording away from home ..... Additions should not add that much more weight give it a light acoustic sound and multiple plugged in sounds.......

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on February 29, 2012 at 9:29pm

wow that guit is cool lookin...man just studying it the ideas are comin...lol

Comment by Michael R Cossey on March 1, 2012 at 7:32pm

Part One and Two of the Silent Guitar MOD video ..

These videos will only show the progress of the Mod not the actual work being done ..... Yes, it could have been done with pics and a slide show!.........(getting old I guess)....

Part 1

http://youtu.be/Ryxj5cUZ5nM

Part 2

http://youtu.be/kbUMrXFRpsk

Mike

Comment by jim on March 1, 2012 at 8:37pm

What a cool idea for a mod!, lookin good too Michael.

Comment by Ted Crocker on March 1, 2012 at 9:14pm

Awesome Michael, keep em coming!

I added this to the Builder's Progress Blogs group

Comment by Michael R Cossey on March 1, 2012 at 9:58pm

Thanks, Ted...... for adding to the Builders Blog.....should I have done that ? Thanks Randy and Jim for the encouragement also!!!!!

More tomorrow

Mike

Comment by Ted Crocker on March 1, 2012 at 10:01pm

No problem Michael, I try to stay on top of things.  I also clicked your vids, right clicked to copy the embed code and added the vids to your post.

Can't wait to see this beauty being built.

Comment by Michael R Cossey on March 2, 2012 at 7:34am

Thanks Ted...Here are the next installments:

Silent Guitar Mod continued...

Part 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxBEp2jPfbw

Part 4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hiYQCmjcik

Comment by Michael R Cossey on March 2, 2012 at 2:45pm

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