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about a month ago,i build my own guitar for Jam Legend and Rock Band (FoFiX on PC, not the official game...) because the keyboard was boring and can't flip the laptop,lol.
i used knex and a usb trust gamepad, 8 buttons at least.got it for 1euro
the first guitar is based on the Guitar Hero II guitar,but in mirror. skinny, irregular strum size but it had 5 solo frets (totally 10 frets) :p
i turned it in a bass,cleaner,solid, fixed strum,no annoying double strum,only 5 frets, whammy bar(analog soon, on/off for now). heavier than a GH guitar
took me 2 days to make first one, another 2 days for the bass. frets buttons from old radios,vcr...

knex stratocaster guitar coming this week (i must rebuild the frets buttons)

so, what do you think?
ps; i finished Smashing Pumpkins - Zero, guitar expert about 95 /100 (percent). many of the last played songs on jam legend i played with the bass.
add me, dani5639 http://www.jamlegend.com/refer/li/103696

7.04: -played Dragonforce-Though Fire And Flames, Hard ,81%, 2221/ 2723 notes hit.
-GHIII tier 2 and 3, Expert or Hard guitar, atleast 5 RB stars on each.i can't play better
on a keyboard or GH guitar
videos and knex guitar images added!
griffax3 years ago
do an instructable plz
dragonforce through the fire and flames 93% hard - 83% expert
beat that
Acepilot424 years ago
Can you even play a real guitar? i can :P
danymw (author)  Acepilot424 years ago
 I play real guitar too, but now i'm using it as a bass with 4 thick strings and a big amp. It's fun, but not as good as a real bass.

I made this before buying the guitar...
o. how well can you play?
danymw (author)  Acepilot424 years ago
 not awsome, but i advanced very fast. i can play most metallica riffs, master of puppets except for the solo (the interlude and easy solo is easy,lol) some avenged sevenfold without solo, toxicity full ,hehe
i still suck, but i own a friend who started at same time as me
i started this christmas, and i can play almost every "the offspring" song. i can also play some "decemberists", and the song "wipeout".
dude i love hearing from other guitarists. i taught my self to play guitar, piano and sing lol i have like two bands already haha ive been playing since christmas a year and a half ago, but i started guitar four months ago, and i love it lol rock on man! (oh by the way, the song "last resort" by papa roach is RLY fun to play, look up how to)
i have learned almost every offspring song maby 75 percent of them dude haha and i know how to play monster and im gonna learn youre going down
lol alright dude. monster? sickk but i bet uve never built a guitar pickup!! lol
danymw (author)  ski4jesus3 years ago
i did build one, u fail.
and yes, it has nothing to do with playing a guitar (he doesn't know how to tell that to someone making him proud, i'm sick of that)
what does making a guitar pickup have to do with playing a guitar?
danymw (author)  Acepilot423 years ago
what's the hardest one?
probobally some offspring songs but they are still easy cause they are power chords. Monster is the easiest cause all it is...is bar chords but you have to use drop c tuning. i never looked up your going down yet.
danymw (author)  Acepilot423 years ago
dude, take a look at constant motion , by Dream Theater and then tell me i'm going down. i also play bass and drums xD
nice u can play guitar, but for how long u been playing and what hand is dominant im 7 year playing acousticand electric left handed.
i have been playing since christmas...but i am awsome at it. i fret with my left hand and strum with my right. my guitar is a hollow body, so i can play it like an accusic but i can also plug it in. i have a vox amp, idk what model
Randomguy654 years ago
Wow.....:-O
KnexFreek4 years ago
 WOAH!!!!!!
Lowney4 years ago
Wow, just wow.
NYPA4 years ago
Wow! You must have VERY good skills.
Dante90305 years ago
how is this working ?
danymw (author)  Dante90305 years ago
. i connected the 7 buttons to the board of the gamepad with wires from old computer mice.the gamepad board is inside the body, i put 5 buttons on the neck,under the frets, and the 2 other buttons under the strum/ pick system.when i connect it on pc, i configure it ingame as a normal gamepad. something unclear? i'll explain
knexjay danymw4 years ago
can u just post the body? i can do the wiring!
no but add me on jamlegend my name is Dante9030
stopanator4 years ago
he will never post im guessin cuz to techy
danymw (author) 5 years ago
my knex guitar!!! stratocaster shape
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it looks good, but the body is way disproportionate to the neck, you should post instructions for this, i want to make this, but with a different body
danymw (author)  ShadowChaosControl5 years ago
you are right,the neck is not as large as the bass one, i changed to be more comfortable,but it's not cool. i wanted to revert this weekend,but i didn't had time. i don't know about posting it, every gamepad model is unique. while i was soldering 2 wires,i damaged the board,it's reparable, but not easy, i will give very little support on board>buttons connection, i am not responsible for any damage. by the way,what body would you like??i am building a third guitar :p (or DRUMS muhaha)
could you make the neck smaller, i'm used to the GH guitars i'll probably do something simmilar to this, i just need to find a cheap USB controller probably a mix of the flying V, the explorer, and a bit of my own custom elements
danymw (author)  ShadowChaosControl5 years ago
things are getting tight already, i don't know how to make a smaller one,yet. takes time to start another model from scratch,and smaller makes it difficult.
amtdude5 years ago
O.O woah this is awsome 5* wow and it realy works that makes it even beter
danymw (author) 5 years ago
2 video of my knex GUITAR, playing rock band themed fofix

Dude this looks great 5*
arrow shot5 years ago
this is just a cover to put on your GH guitar? or does it make sound? or does it actually work as a GH guitar itself
danymw (author)  arrow shot5 years ago
it really works as a GH guitar, i mean plug it in PC USB and play GH
Really nice! 5*
the neck looks way too big, but i like it
Oblivitus5 years ago
It actually works?! That's awesome! 5 stars!