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Pit Bull Guitars RC-1 Electric Guitar Kit

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RC-1 Electric Guitar Kit

The RC-1 Electric Guitar Kit features a semi-hollow basswood body, a set maple neck, with a Rosweood* Fretboard with 24 frets (scale length: 24.75″).

*Engineered Rosewood Fingerboard supplied for International orders.

This very popular kit is powered by two humbucker pick-ups and set off with the unique double-layered white pick guard and classic tune-o-matic bridge with retro Trapeze tailpiece.


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AUD $245.00

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Pit Bull Guitars RC-1 Kit Includes:

  • Semi-hollow basswood body with white binding
  • Maple Neck (set neck, C profile) with Rosewood* Fretboard (24 medium jumbo frets)
  • *Engineered Rosewood supplied for International orders
  • Scale length: 24.75″
  • 2 Humbucker pick-ups
  • 2 volume and 2 tone knobs and 3 way switch
  • Chrome machine heads (upgrade to Grover 406C Mini Rotomatics Tuners from $44.95)
  • Chrome Tune-o-Matic bridge with Trapeze tailpiece
  • Double layer 3 ply white pickguard
  • Guitar lead
  • Strap buttons
  • All screws, wires and electronics (pots, caps and solder) included
  • FREE Ernie Ball Super Slinky Strings
  • Level of Soldering Difficulty: Advanced – there are a number of solders that can be challenging for new builders.

This kit contains everything you need to build a complete, playable guitar, except your choice of finish.


Weight 4.5 kg
Dimensions 72 × 50 × 8 cm


  1. Jimbob_Stone (verified owner)

    It comes up a treat and looks pretty nice (I only French Polished it), the Trapeze adds a nice little touch.

    I am no pro at soldering but didn’t manage to screw it up. Completed the guitar in 4 nights.

    Still can’t work out what the little black triangular piece of plastic is for though.

    The sound is so so but that is more my ineptitude with string height and tuning, but I will get it right.

  2. Brendan (verified owner)

    Great fun to build and easy to get it looking amazing. Great guitar all round!

  3. gavinturner (verified owner)

    If you love Rickenbackers, then you’ll love how this kit looks and sounds. Whilst the body is a little smaller than the traditional Ricky 330, it really does look great with the binding and sound hole. The kit is a set neck so some care is required when gluing, but on the other hand the wiring is the easiest of all the hollowbody kits – it’s all right there on the back of the pickguard. The stock pickups sound great (remarkably so) and the neck is nice to play. I’m stoked with how mine came out and I’d recommend this kit to anyone. Do yourself a favour and buy a couple of rubber grommets to lift the second pickguard up off the lower one – it looks more authentic that way. Or better still hit me up for some on the forum, I bought a packet of 100!

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