This sweepstakes is over and the randomly selected winner is: Luke G. from New South Wales, AUSTRALIA! Thanks to everybody for participating!
"Hi everyone - Jeff Lee here with Halo Custom Guitars (I'm the guy in the black shirt pictured above).
We’re running a sweepstakes right now for a free custom guitar, bass or archtop build valued at up to $3500.
We’ll make the guitar from scratch according to the EXACT specs provided to us by the winner.
But, you need to get your specs to us very soon (by April 10th) because that's how you enter the sweepstakes.
Details on how to do that are below.
We look forward to seeing your designs and hope you win!"
No purchase necessary. Must be over 18. Must live in a country we can ship to with FedEx.
Value of custom build is limited to $3500 (should cover all your bases, as our custom builds come in at around $2300 on average).
Sweepstakes registration closes on April 10th at 11:59pm. Winner will be announced by email shortly after that.
HOW TO GET YOUR SPECS TO US:
1. Register for an account on our website. Do not start configuring your guitar without registering for an account first.
2. Configure your dream guitar, bass or archtop using one of our "customization tools" - links below
3. Add your dream guitar to your shopping cart and place a "free order" - please do not pay
4. Choose the “free checkout” payment method when placing your “free order” on our website
5. Complete the checkout process and you'll receive an Order ID
6. Enter your Order ID into the Widget below (you'll have to log in with Facebook or an email)
LINKS TO CUSTOMIZATION TOOLS:
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions):
QUESTION: Do I have to buy the guitar I submitted as a free order if I don't win?
ANSWER: No, if you don't win, then you don't have to buy the guitar or anything from us.
QUESTION: Do I have to pay for shipping if I win?
ANSWER: No, shipping is on us.
QUESTION: Do I have to pay for taxes if I win?
ANSWER: Yes, if you live in the USA, then you must pay taxes to the IRS directly. If you live outside the USA, then you will probably have to pay import taxes/duties to your country's Customs department. You may also be required to pay a brokerage fee to FedEx.
QUESTION: Does the $3500 value apply to the shipping and taxes?
ANSWER: No, you only need to be keep the value of the guitar itself at $3500 or below. You can disregard the shipping and taxes.
QUESTION: Why can't I see the free checkout option?
ANSWER: Just go through the normal checkout process and you will see "free checkout" as a payment method. Select that and you can submit your order.
QUESTION: Why can't I add the custom instrument to the shopping cart?
ANSWER: Try clicking the shopping cart icon in the upper right corner of the site. It may be that your instrument is already added to your cart.
QUESTION: The customization tool doesn't work. What's going on?
ANSWER: Try updating your browser to the latest
version and clear the browser's cache (if possible), then try again.