Hi everyone..even though thsi is the first time I'm posting I've been reading the site for a while and have been really impressed.
I'm left handed and so need to want to get a custom guitar built..I've owned a Tansen with Floyd Rose, 24 frest etc before and it's tuning instability and poor pickups have soured my view of Indian-made guitars.
However, I recently went to Alberto's in Malad and was impressed with some of the electrics and all of the acoustics I saw there.
I wanted to get PRS style guitar with a carved flame maple top, rosewood neck, ebony FB and mahogany body with Schaller locking tuners made. I'll add 2 Seymour Duncan or Swineshead Covered pickups direct mounted, a LR Baggs piezo T-O-M bridge and the RMC synth system added. He's quoting 12k for the work including the tuners but without the maple (which will cost around 7 k imported) and wiht pups etc the cost will almost reach 45 k. Is it worth it? As in is he good enough to be able to build all this without screwing up? I'm talking about build quality and the ability to connect complex pickup systems of this order here. Is there anyone who has got something made from him and would be able to tell me whether he is very good? I don't mind spending the money but I want something that is built to world class standards.