3-Pickup Soapbar Guitars
Thought you might be interested in two different approaches to 3-pickup Soapbar guitars being made by two enterprising luthiers.
The first one was made by Gary Brinkly of GNB Custom Guitars firstname.lastname@example.org. Gary is also Jimmy Thackery’s luthier and made this three-pickup Firebird, Jimmy calls the Golden Bird. The guitar also incorporates a patented Trem system innovation (sans cover in the picture) that stays in tune even after Jimmy’s notorious dive bombs. Of course, the guitar must be equipped with JBE Soapbars for maximum sonic benefit. (Shameless plugs abound in this blog, so be forewarned
The second guitar is from Clint Dougherty at Black Mesa Guitars email@example.com, or www.blackmesaguitars.com It is another take on a 3 Soapbar pickup design, again with JBE Soapbar pickups as part of the sonic engine.
Clint’s customer was elated and had this to say about this guitar (so far):