Black Limba / Flame Maple Pettingill Lap Steel

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This is a revised version of my Cody model, a little simpler model than some of my creations, but built with all the love and sweet tone that you would expect from one of my instruments.
My goal with the Cody is to help fill the middle / intermediate void in my lineup. Its certainly not going to compete with the cheap imports, but then thats not what a handmade Pettingill is all about anyways.
This example is in a classic 6 string, but would make a great 8 string too.
I normally just build to order and don't keep any steels in stock, so look for this one coming up in the Emporium at blow out special Memorial Day pricing.

Some basic specs
22.5" scale
3/8" spacing at the nut
Black Limba / Korina body
flame maple fretboard and control cover
black walnut inlay
BG-Pups S90 pickup, a sweet sounding hand wound P90 style in a single coil size.
Thin skin True Oil finish

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Thanks Tinman and Analog :)

What can you tell us about the bridge?
Its an experiment / mod I'd been wanting to try that I'm quite happy with. What I did was mill a flat spot on a piece of 1/2" aluminum rod and drilled and taped it to mount to a "normal" 6 saddle bridge plate from the back side.

What kind of voicing does it have?
She has a very sweet vocal quality, maybe a bit of a mid / high mid bump, big clean bottom end and a chimey soothing top end.
 

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Had a request to do a rocking bluesy 2 pickup black limba Cody in a 25" scale and thought I'd add to this thread. The original Cody is a 22.5" scale, so I tweaked the dimensions a bit and scaled her up, also did one of my string through set bridges on this one too.

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