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................. .The Sapphire


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I did a lot of careful planning and wood selection before I began the work of building this guitar. Its beautiful hand-carved swamp ash body, with quarter-sawn flamed maple neck and Sperzel locking tuners, make the Sapphire a real gem in every sense. The 3 EMG single coil pickups deliver warm and powerful vintage tones with lots of sustain. The body has been finished in a vibrant emerald green, while the neck has been finished in a deep vintage amber..

It is a beautiful sight to behold!

Technical Specifications

  • 25 1/2 inch scale length.

  • Beautifully carved body, highly figured swamp ash with transparent finish.

  • Highly figured flamed maple neck with 2-way adjustable 'Hot Rod' truss rod.

  • Rosewood or pao ferro (South American) fretboard.

  • 22 high quality medium or jumbo frets.

  • 3 EMG single coil pickups.

  • Master volume control, 2 tone control and 5-way pickup selector.

  • Hardtail bridge, non-tremolo, fully adjustable.

  • Choice of Grover Mini Rotomatic or Sperzel Trim-Lok tuners.

  • A whole range of transparent colours are available.

  • Spray finished with ColorTone High-Gloss, Professional Guitar Lacquer