Saga LJ-10 DIY Electric Guitar Kit - LP Jr. Style

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72 out of 100. Incorporating 10+ ratings and reviews.

Street Price: 

$170
Saga LJ-10 DIY Electric Guitar Kit - LP Jr. Style
Saga LJ-10 DIY Electric Guitar Kit - LP Jr. Style

Based on the popular Les Paul Jr, the Saga LJ-10 DIY electric guitar kit follows after its streamlined aesthetics and electronics. It comes with the popular LP style body, crafted from basswood and pre-drilled for complete assembly. It has a bolt-on neck that you have to screw into the body, and a headstock that you can carve into your preferred shape.

Finally, it comes with a single P-90 style single-coil pickup, which is already pre-wired into the body, so you no longer need to do any soldering, unless you want to make changes into the circuit.

Features:

  • Building Difficulty: 5/10
  • Body: LP Jr Style
  • Tonewood: Basswood
  • Neck: Bolt-on Maple
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Pickups: P-90 Style Pickup
  • Controls: Volume, Tone, 3-Way Pickup Selector

Pros

Most users are happy with what they got for the money, from its wood quality, to the included hardware and electronics. As expected, many of its buyers are fans of the Les Paul Jr who want to try their hand at customizing their own straightforward rock machine. Surprisingly, there are some who are happy with its default configuration, including the feel of the neck, the sound of the P-90 pickup and the quality of the tuners.

Cons

There are some reports of imperfections in the body, but they were able to get the fixed or at least hidden via paint.

Overall

Although the Saga LJ-10 was previously on our recommended list we are now recommending more highly rated options that you can see in our guide to The Best DIY Electric Guitar Kits.

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