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...I wonder how much it went for at the charity auction, and where I can get one like that? Better yet, could you guys show us how he did it so numb skulled idiots (like me) can try?

Joe Brown

Yeah, check out chuck's blog post for a step-by-step guide on how to make one of your own.

kobe bryant

Ya, i think guitars are pretty gangsta. But I'm bigger on violins and cellos. Holla back!!!!!

kobe bryant

Oh ya, whats the **** does stratacastor mean!!??@@##$$%%


Word, man. You said it. For realz.

I've got a Magic Johnson

Yo man, what is that guy's deal? IHe's like some kind of tool guru or some shit? Why is he building a guytar, and that charity looks mad sketchy.

Sam Naga- Naga- Naganaworkhereanymore

I can't believe he would ruin a perfectly good guitar for some stupid video game controller. I mean, video games come and go, but a Stratocastor is a peace of American history!


Stat's are girly-man guitars... better off using one for a viddie controller than through an amp - excellent mod


shi....fool i aint got nothin to say bout' that must have his own reasons


shi....fool.....i aint got nothin to say bout that so im outta it....but sounds like kool game


stratoaster is the tool of jimi hendrix...the first blackman to entertain hundreds of thousands future wigga`s parents


Read it again: it was a Squier, not a real Strat. That would have been very bad. Squiers are for kids just learning to play. You can get one along with a little practice amp for $200 at Costco.


it's the gayest thing i have ever seen and you need to get a life!!!!!!!!!!


That's pretty awsome, friend of mine is pretty well addicted to the game and has been waiting for a wireless controller for it to come out. I'll have to be sure to show him this, he's a big geek (much like myself) so I can safely say, he'll freak out about it, or at least get some what excited.

P.S. Jj, shut up, learn proper grammer, and don't bash something, just because your small mind is not able to understand what's going on in the world around you.


i have to say, why destroy a perfectly fine guitar for a useless game controller??? :(

ps: as much as i love guitars and Guiter Heroes, i wouldn't drill holes in the neck. it's just a waste of money spent on the real guitar!!!

i'd love to try out those controllers though :P

Anonymous chris

don't they already make wireless guitar hero guitars, what a bunch of noobz.walmart $50.


If you read the article, you might have noticed a) it never said he was trying to make a wireless controller--it said he was trying to make a better one than the one that the game came with; and b) he's not using a Stratocaster, he's using a Squier Stratocaster. Notice: SQUIER. It means that you are still learning to play. Anyone that can actually play guitar probably has a better one. And it's not a perfectly good guitar--it's a piece of shit.


Besides, I think that's a sweet thing to do--spend a lot of time & effort designing a guitar & then give it away. Sounds like fun.

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Ruben Cardos (BandSuccess)

Man, I didn't even know something like that exists! There's my F in computer game technology! Yeah! I know. Get outta da cave and smell the coffee!

USA Fender Stratocaster

You just cant beat the quality of a decent old strat, they just play like a glove.

Guitar Hero Underground Cheats

What a concept, to gut out a regular guitar (cheapo or not), and put GH controller in it...seems to take a lot of work.

What if it was possible to come up with an attachable GH controller kit, to any guitar? Say, buttons we can clamp on or tie on to any guitar neck, and have an adjustable mount for the right hand to "strum/pick"? Wired or wireless, this thing would certainly get more realism out of Guitar Hero game play! =)


Eventually "real Guitars" and GH controllers will merge. we will see something like a midi interface. We may yet see the return to the golden days of Lead guitar.

(Not in any Order)

Slash (Guns 'n Roses)
Dave Mustain (Megadeth)
Steve Vai (White Snake, Solo)
Lynard Skynard (all 3)
Carlos Santana
Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top)
Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead)
Joe Satrinai (Joe Satriani)
John Petrucci (Dream Theater)
Eric Johnson
George Benson
Kirk Hammett (Metallica, Exodus)
Django Rheinhart
Luca Turilli (Rhapsody)
Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom)
Marty Friedman (Megadeth, Cacophony)
George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch mob)
Al Petrelli (Megadeth)
Yngwie Malmsteen
Jeff Beck
Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen)
Jimmy Paige (Led Zeppelin)
Stevie Ray Vaugn
Michael Romeo
Jimi Hendrix
Randy Rhodes (Ozzy Osbourne)
Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme)
Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne)
Tonni Iommi (Black Sabbath)
Angus Young (ACDC)
Frank Zappa
Jason Becker (Cacophony, Solo)
Dave Baksh (Sum 41)
Keith Richards (Rolling Stones)
Eric Clapton (Cream, Eric Clapton)
Ace Frehley (Kiss)
Tom Morello
BB King
Dimebag Darrel (Pantera)
Danny Spitz (Anthrax)
Noodles (Offspring)
Jack White (White Stripes)
Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)
Brian May (Queen)
The Edge (U2)
Richie Blackmour (Deep Purple)
Joe Perry (Aerosmith)
Brad Delson (Linkin Park)
David Gilmour (Pink Floyd)
Michael Angelo (Nitro)
Steve Howe (Yes)

David Bunker

More people should get some real looking guitar hero controllers. This is really neat what this guy did. I've made a few super high end guitar hero controllers that were a lot more than a Squire from the Bunker Custom Shop

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