What a fun guitar! I like the look of a Gretsch Billy Bo but wanted to design something more original and out of pine. Every once in a while I get to build things I want to see and play for myself and this was one. All I built was the body and used an import guitar as a donor for everything else. I weathered the pine and painted a worn version of the Flying Tigers shark nose art. It plays and sounds great, seriously, it really does. If a guy wanted to take this guitar out gigging I might suggest swapping out the electronics but truthfully...the import stuff in it is really good! No slop in the tuners and no microphonic feedback in the pickups, I've really been enjoying playing it. It weighs just 6lbs 6oz. After the sale, if you would like any upgrades, we can certainly discuss what you would like.