The 'Bitocasters' are Bolt-on neck Guitar & Bass 'variants'.
Andy Powell from Wishbone
Ash with the 1st Chilkev
'S-Type' Bitocaster... finished on 22.08.04
Photo by Lyn Chilcott October 2004.
One piece Handmade Swamp-Ash
body with a Handmade (many years ago in the
US) Brazilian Rosewood
The body has been waxed and the fingerboard oiled.
The Handmade Scratchplate is laminated from a Birds-eye maple veneer, black plastic and plain maple veneer and then top-coated with 2-pac lacquer.
This was the First One, and is loaded with Kloppman Pickups, Gotoh Locking Machines and an LR Baggs Bridge and Piezo System, with an LR Baggs Control-X preamp.
Knobs are for Mag' volume, Mag' tone and Piezo volume.
There is a stereo jack out.
Swamp Ash B i t o c a s t e r 'S-Type' Front and Back (as above)
Yew B i t o c a s t e r 'S-Type' with Birds-eye-Maple veneer scratchplate.
Swamp Ash B i t o c
a s t e r 'S-Type'
with Birds-eye-Maple neck
and Birds-eye-Maple veneer scratchplate.
Mahogany B i t o c a s t e r 'T-Type' with Flame Maple top & 'Birds-eye' neck.
CUSTOM MADE PARTS FOR 'B i t o c a s t e r s'
Birds-eye Maple veneer 'S-Type' Guitar scratchplate
Birds-eye Maple veneer 'T-Type' Guitar scratchplate
Birds-eye Maple veneer 'M-Type' Guitar scratchplate
In this section I'm also going to do 'bits'
on how to make component
Bodies of different types, Necks of different types
Laminated Scratch-plates of different types.
How to Make Bodies
How to make Necks
How to Make B i t o c a s t e r Scratchplates
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