My new hardtail partscaster is just completed! It combines warm pickups with an ebony fretboard and stainless steel frets. Very happy with it so far. Body: Alder with blue ice finish by Warmoth, contour heel, routed for Fender AM Std flat mount bridge. Fitted with Gotoh hardtail bridge (new mounting holes were drilled in the body). Neck: Musikraft medium C shape, vintage truss rod, select ebony fretboard, 12" radius, SS7150 frets, Sperzel tuners. Pickups: Fralin blues special w/ hybrid stagger, Dimarzio DP184 chopper. Controls: 300k Gibson Volume pot, 500k CTS Tone pot, 5-way 2-pole switch combines neck and bridge pickups in position 3.