ELMER 

Doolittle 

AP- 5

The Elmer AP-5 "Doolittle" is  number 5 of 6  in the Elmer Guitar series to be crafted from the Vintage WWII Aircraft poplar   For this build, I choose to also include specially pickup surrounds milled Duralumin for a more aircraft  like identity.  Also, the "Doolittle" name is inspired by the Thompson Trophy air racer and military aviation general / pilot, James Harold Doolittle.  

 

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Specs
 
Body:  Fir / Poplar
with single ply ivoroid binding
Neck:  3 piece Maple.  
Fretboard: Wenge.
Bridge: Cowbrand ST Intonation
Tuners: Waverly 4066

Finish: Water Base
Scale: 23.5"
Pickups: scatter wound single coil blade (bridge) / scatter wound single coil pole piece (neck)
Controls: Coils / Volume / Tone 
Width at nut:  1.79
Width at 12th: 2.03
Weight: 6 pounds
Finish: Water base lacquer
Color: Vintage Stromberg Blond
AP5-5
AP5-5

Top

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AP5-2
AP5-2

Elmer "Doolittle" AP-5

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AP5-7
AP5-7

Neck and body

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AP5-5
AP5-5

Back

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AP5-4
AP5-4

Controls and bridge

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AP5-3
AP5-3

Headstock

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