This was an impulse buy because I am an addict.
I have a sweet spot for bergundy/wine red guitars. If it were lost or stolen, I would replace it in a heart beat.
Where Obtained: Guitar Center
This guitar features an ash body and a bolt on maple neck. It's a 22 fret neck with nickel frets.
This 5 string guitar has the standard telecaster controls, a 3 way blade selector switch, one volume, one tone knob, but it adds a 3 way toggle and another volume switch.
The toggle is for 1) All magnetic pickups 2) Blended magnetic/piezo 3) All piezo.
You can use this guitar in a mono or stereo setting.
There are 3 pickups in a SS configuration and a 6-element Fishman piezo pickup.
The magnetic pickups are passive, the piezo is active.
There is a translucent finish showing off the beautiful ash body underneath.
Double cutaway, strung through body, grover tuners.
This guitar is incredible. No flaws or imperfections and incredibly light!
I use this with a Tech21 Trademark 60. I use this for a little rock and jazz. It sounds incredible. The single coils aren't noisy at all.
This guitar falls in the range of acceptable for an upper journeyman guitar. It is gig ready.