I am looking for parts for a 60s era KAPA Minstrel

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I am looking for parts for a 60s era KAPA Minstrel

Postby Peter DiGiovanni » Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:07 pm

I am looking to rebuild a KAPA Minstrel teardrop guitar. For now, I have the body, neck and a couple of screws. I can probably fabricate the pickguard, but the hardware is difficult to find.

I would like to use a tremolo tailpiece that fits the body. The original manufacturer made their own. I ran across one company selling a replacement part in China, but that turned out to be a scam site.

Does anybody on here know someone who makes these?

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Re: I am looking for parts for a 60s era KAPA Minstrel

Postby Barry Daniels » Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:04 pm

I think I have seen that at All Parts. I'll go take a look...

May have been thinking of this one:

https://www.allparts.com/SB-0224-010-Ch ... _3234.html

Or this:
https://www.allparts.com/SB-0211-010-Ch ... _3231.html
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