From GuitarAttack: -- Three Points -- Great photo of John Wayne...is that "The Sands of Iwo Jima"? Second, the pickguard is killer. The orange really fits the black -- we wouldn't have thought of it. Finally, the reflective numbers and letters are a nice touch. We wouldn't have tried it -- good job.
Here is my Flat Black T-Style
Everything on this guitar is what came in the kit. For the finish I used (DupliColor) acrylic lacquer from AutoZone. I sprayed a couple coats of black base then I sprayed 3 coats of clear. I let the clear cure for a couple days then I used #000 steel wool to take the sheen off of the clear.
Its not a true
flat black finish but It looks surprisingly well and has a very "familiar"
feel to it when it is in your hands. As far as playability goes it is as
good as any import Tele I have played. My only complaint is the neck pickup
seems a little muddy and lacks the snap I've heard in other Telecasters.
Overall a definite bargain for the money and I am planning on building one
of the Saga Strat kits very soon.