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Building time is currently 9-12 months.
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Shifting the classic 60ies outlines of our regular Firestar guitar into 70ies modernism by using an elliptical and higly resistant acrylic glass pickguard, we call this guitar our favorite baby. Sporting a one piece light swamp ash body, a one piece highly figured maple neck, we were searching for more simplicity and pureness, both in design and materials. By reducing the ingredients to essential parts, the classic tone of a 50ies Blackguard and a 50ies Junior are mixed into our favorable new offset shape, the Firestar.
Using our Vibratone bridge inside a highly resonant swamp ash body guarantees maximum playing fun. The rigid one piece maple neck with our 10 degree angled headstock sends back the string energy to a fast responding, snappy joyful playing feel. Two hand wound Deimel pickups S90 neck + P90 bridge register and send out the signal in its most pure form, getting smoothed out by CTS pots and an ERO NOS 1831, 22nf cap, as leaving the guitar by a tight switchcraft output jack.
The guitar comes in a very silky smooth matt finish. By using our metallic colors mixed partially into the clear matt it lets the swamp ash grain shine and feel through. Everything in this guitar is thought out to reduce the feeling to the max, making the playing and tonal experience even closer. Pure perfomance feel and fun, that’s what our Deimel Firestar Ellipse stands for!
This version also comes with our exclusive built in LesLee® feature that literally »rotate« the two pickups of the guitar. The feature is adjustable in speed. More info about LesLee®
Body: Swamp Ash, one piece
Neck: One piece figured maple
Frets: 21, StewMac »Pyramid«
Scale length: 25.5”, compound radius 9.5” to 12”
Neck shape: Medium fat 59JM
Headstock: Natural headstock w/ decal, 6R
Nut: unbleached bone
Color: »Silver Space«, semi transparent matt grey
Pickguard +back plates: One piece frozen plastic, color »Orange«
Pickups: Deimel S90 neck + Deimel P90 bridge
Pickup covers: black
Extras: Built in LesLee®
Vibrato: Deimel Vibratone w/ »Raw Vintage« springs
Tuners: Gotoh SD91, aged nickel
Knobs: Glendale dome knobs
Caps: ERO NOS 1831, 22nf
Switches: 1 Switchcraft slider switch for LesLee® on/off; Bourns speed pot 50 kilo ohm, toggle switch
Wire: Cotton push back, braided shield wire, 7 stranded
Case: Hiscox with Deimel logo
If you have decided on a guitar that is posted on our website, just contact us with the link to this instrument and we will get in touch with you asap. If you have custom ideas in mind, please fill out the prices and order form for the model you are interested in and send it to us via e-mail or mail. If you have any question, don’t hesitate to contact us. We speak English, German, and Spanish!
When you order a guitar or bass, we build it especially for you. With order confirmation we ask for a 40 % deposit. Our current leading time is 9-12 months and you will be able to check the status of your instrument via a personal hashtag on Instagram. Once your guitar/bass is built, we will send you final pictures and the remaining amount is due before delivery.
With order confirmation you will get your personal hashtag that allows you to keep track of your guitar on our Instagram account »deimelguitarworks_onthebench« How does it work? The feed shows the most recent production steps in our workshop. We tag each photo with the hashtag of those instruments that we are currently working on and appear on the photo. This way it stays fully anonymously, but you can share the progress with your friends and family by sending them your special hashtag. If you want to be marked with your name or band, just let us know!
For all Deimel Firestar guitars you can choose from the following 4 different scales without paying extra:
Short Scale 24.75″ / 628,65 mm
Middle Scale 25″ / 635 mm
Long Scale 25.5″/ 647,7 mm
Baritone Scale 28.62″ / 727,02 mm
It is also possible to order a second neck with a different scale for exchange. Read more …
All Deimel guitars are hand made by Frank Deimel. We offer a limited lifetime warranty to all our customers. Read our Terms&Conditions for further information.