Contestants: @LiveOVErdrive : http://www.sevenstring.org/threads/liveoverdrives-2019-summer-build-challenge.335717/ @Deegatron : http://www.sevenstring.org/threads/deegatrons-2019-summer-build-challenge.335586/ @Defyantly : http://www.sevenstring.org/threads/defyantlys-2019-summer-build-challenge.335719/ @KnightBrolaire : http://sevenstring.org/threads/knightbrolaires-2019-summer-build-challenge-thread.335721/ @MoonJelly : http://sevenstring.org/threads/moonjellys-2019-summer-build-challenge.335460/ @Omzig : http://www.sevenstring.org/threads/omzigs-2019-summer-build-challenge-travel-bass.335611/ @dmlinger : http://www.sevenstring.org/threads/dmlingers-2019-summer-build-challenge.335798/ @MikeNeal : https://sevenstring.org/threads/mikeneals-2019-summer-build-challenge.335888/ @IGC : https://sevenstring.org/threads/igc-2019-summer-build-challenge.335934/ @Deor : https://sevenstring.org/threads/deor-2019-summer-build-challenge.335943/ @Bobo https://www.sevenstring.org/threads/bobos-2019-summer-build-challenge.337601/ UPDATED 4/22/19: Contest has officially begun! As per rules, all contestants need an official 'build thread' to document their progress and/or their results. Post links to your threads here or PM me with a link and they'll all be listed here to keep things tidy. Alright folks, time to make things official. Thanks to @Defyantly and @LiveOVErdrive for getting this going. These are the current rules but specifics may change at any time, so make sure to check back. Any questions or suggestions, feel free to post here or PM one of the organizers. After this thread, there will be an official tally of everyone involved (once it officially starts) and finally a voting thread to select a winner. The rules: SSO Summer 2019 Build “Budget” Challenge Dates Start Build Threads: April 15th End Build Threads: Sept 23rd Votes Opened: Sept 24th Votes Closed: Sept 27th Winner Announced: Sept 28th Rules -Builds must be under $200 USD or comparable to current Exchange Rate (at the time of purchase). Shipping and taxes do NOT count against your budget. -Reused or reclaimed parts, hardware, or wood should count as half the cost as if were bought new. -No kit guitars but premade bodies and necks maybe used (but not taken off of existing builds or beaters) -Wood, pickups, pots, tuners, knobs, nuts, ferrules, truss rods, fretwire, inlays, trems, and bridges are all counted towards your total cost of your build. (Finishing materials i.e. dyes, stains, finishes, sandpaper do NOT count towards your total cost) -Participants must make a thread "Username's 2019 summer build challenge" with your entry. Either a full build log (preferred) or finished product with tallied total cost of build. -Build thread must atleast contain pictures of your build. Full front view and full back view. Close enough to actually see some details in the guitar. Get Creative! -Build thread may also contain videos or sound clips of your build but are not required. Prizes -Winner will be decided via a voting thread -The build with the most votes will be crowned the winner and will receive bragging rights and a sticky of your build for all to see.