mikelawson wrote:lightningbolt wrote:Phil builds beautiful guitars but I don't think wiring is his strong suit. My bolt was the first one he built with a buffer....from Waldo. It came wired incorrectly and was always on....I went through about a half dozen 9 volts before I emailed Waldo and he diagnosed the problem.
How long ago was that? Maybe he's gotten better since then (I HOPE!) but I'm resigned to the level that as long as the guitar is built well and playable, being in Nashville, I can always get somebody awesome at wiring to get that right later. My bolt is getting the MIDI/Piezo Ghost system, which is modular in connecting, so maybe it won't be so hard.
It was about three years ago....so hopefully he has gotten better and in all honesty it was one wire that was wrong. As you said "as long as the guitar is built well and playable". Electronics can always be fixed....wood is forever.
Good luck with the new axe.....like Christmas in July.