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It seems Rock Band’s plastic strum bar wasn’t good enough for this player. He used some professional quality wood fittings to mount an actual guitar string which triggers a spring-switch mechanism. Notice the lovely wood inlay inhabiting the former home of the strum bar. Looks quite “high end”!

strummer Rock Band string mod
Fixing a Rock Band strat – Link

Rock Band Drum Dampening
Rock Band drum dampening tutorial – Link

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

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