A modernized way of the classic Firestar, this beauty features a very light and resonant Abachi body in silver space nitro with a three piece pickguard. After researching JM-type pickups, we found Joe Barden Two-Tones being a very suitable set, as they offer their famous tapped output tone, meaning tapping on both HB coils in the same time, resulting in a brighter, still noise-cancelling tone! Tones range from Jazz/Rock/Blues to finer notes of Jazzmaster on tapped version. With piezo, this guitar can be experimental too!
The routing on the switch section seen from playing position from left to right: piezo (on/off), tap on neck coils, tap on bridge coils.
This guitar is custom made for you.
Building time is currently 12 months.
Body: Abachi, one-piece
Neck: Maple, figured
Fretboard: Indian Rosewood
Frets: 21, Wagner medium jumbo
Scale length: 25.5”, compound radius 9.5” to 12”
Neck shape: Medium fat 59JM
Headstock: Black fiber with pearl logo inlay, 6R
Nut: Unbleached bone
Glue: Bone glue
Color: Silver space
Pickguard: Black plastic center, aluminum nickel control plates
Pickups: Joe Barden Two Tones, black covers; built in piezo
Bridge: Mastery M1
Vibrato: Duesenberg RL Vibrola
Tuners: Gotoh SDS510, nickel
Knobs: Witch hats, black
Switches: 3 Switchcraft slider switches: piezo ON/OFF, Two Tone tap neck, Two Tone tap bridge; 3-way toggle with gold contacts
Case: Hiscox with Deimel logo
Mastery Bridge M1 + Düsenberg Tremolo
built in piezo disk