2018 Fodera Monarch Select 4 string bass with Satin Sunrise Burst finish in 100% mint condition. It looks brand new. Comes with original Fodera hard-shell case and all paperwork. New selling price is $7250. Grab this one for a fraction of that price!Learn More
The coolest short scale bass on the block is now available from G&L!Learn More
The new Fallout Bass Launch Edition is available in three exciting colors decked out with racing stripes. This 30" short scale powerhouse features a G&L Magnetic Field Design humbucking pickup controlled by a 3-position mini–toggle switch for parallel/split/OMG modes – just like an L-1000 – bringing anything from modern to old-school tones to your fingertips. What's more, players used to a traditional 34" scale will find this pint size puncher super easy to play.
Other features include an Alder body, Maple bolt-on neck, Caribbean rosewood fingerboard, Saddle-Lock Bridge and Custom G&L Ultra Lite tuners, and La Bella Nickel Roundwound short scale strings.
A Wild Honey Burst top and low-sheen finish heighten the old-soul aesthetic appeal of this Builder’s Edition Grand Pacific, which builds on a long tradition of rosewood/spruce dreadnoughts but breaks new ground with an entirely new Taylor sound. The round-shoulder dreadnought shape, featuring Taylor’s award-winning V-Class bracing, produces warm, seasoned acoustic tone in which individual notes overlap and blend smoothly together, while the low-end power common among dreadnoughts boasts greater clarity here. V-Class brings extra punch and sustain, along with improved intonation and musicality across the entire frequency spectrum. Together with rosewood’s harmonic complexity and the played-in sound of the torrefied spruce top, players can expect rich, luxurious tonal character from top to bottom. It’s a voice comfortably rooted in a traditional sound, yet updated to offer more expressive musical range. As a Builder’s Edition model, the 717 also sports an array of premium, player-friendly features: chamfered body edges, rolled fretboard edges, and a new compound-carve neck profile, whose contours match the natural adjustments in the player’s hand position when moving up and down the fretboard. Even the bridge design was refined to add a more ergonomic feel for the player’s pick hand. Elegantly understated appointments include mother-of-pearl Arrowhead fretboard and peghead inlays, with sapele binding. It all adds up to a Taylor like you’ve never seen, heard or felt before.Learn More
This Xotic XSC guitar is hand built in the USA and features nitrocellulose finish, 5A grade flame roasted maple neck treated with oil for the ultimate in playability and Raw Vintage hand wound pickups based on Xotic's own proprietary design. Body and guitar necks are premium grade tone woods for full lush lows and shimmering highs resulting organic, woody tones that works well with all styles of music.Learn More
Not only does Xotic's heavy aging process give each guitar its own distinctive qualities and naturally aged look, it allows the body wood to breathe and resonate for a highly sought-after tone. The look of the aztec gold over sunburst finish on this guitar gives it a noble, powerful aesthetic. Combined with a roasted flame maple neck and Indian rosewood fingerboard, this guitar has an organic tone and vintage mojo that is distinctly Xotic.
Hand-wound and assembled in California, Raw Vintage USA single coil pickups are built with period-correct specs to produce classic tones. Features include Alnico 5 magnets, single Formvar copper wire, vintage style push back cloth, as well as leads dipped in layers of lacquer and wax. For even more tonal variations, this HSS pickup configuration features a Raw Vintage RV-PAF-F humbucker in the bridge position that harkens back to early PAF-style pickups.
Regular Price: $3,038.00
Special Price $1,899.00
As one of the best-looking, best-sounding, and highest quality single cutaway guitars ever made, the E-II Eclipse is made in Japan at the ESP factory and designed for serious players who rely on their guitars for professional-caliber stage and studio work. This guitar offers a collection of top-tier components, like a bone nut, Schaller Straplocks, Gotoh locking tuners, and a Gotoh TOM bridge and tailpiece. Perhaps most impressive is its set of EMG 57TW/66TW set for coil splitting each active pickup with individual push-pull controls on both volume knobs. Built with set-thru construction on a mahogany body and mahogany neck, the latest version of the E-II Eclipse is available in three styles: a Buckeye burl maple top in Blue Natural Fade finish; a flamed maple top in Black Natural Burst; and a maple-capped Snow White Satin finish. All E-II Eclipse models offer high-end design features like multi-binding on the body, neck, and matching headstock.Learn More
Twenty years ago Jean Larrivee found a log of Koa that he said yielded the finest, most highly figured Koa he had ever seen and would likely ever find again. Jean may be right, in the all the years we've been in business we've never seen any other Koa that comes close to the depth of figure and color that log produced. Larrivee made a batch of Koa guitars from that log for the 2000 NAMM show. Built at the end of 1999, this D10KK was one of the guitars shown at the 2000 NAMM Show. It is drop dead gorgeous. It's so figured that you'd think it was a 5A grade flamed maple stained to look like Koa because Koa just never looks like this. We bought this guitar and a handful of other Koa Larrivee guitars from that show. It was purchased from a local collector, and from the looks of it, it was hardly played. It's in near mint (9.5) condition. Aside from its amazing looks it also has amazing tone and sustain! The longer you let it sustain, the more overtones you hear, producing an incredible pallet of colors. This is a loud guitar with a BIG voice! Strum an open chord and you'll feel the neck resonate in the palm of your hand and the body of the guitar will rattle your upper torso. The sound just wants to jump across the room. Deep warm lows, sparkly highs. Punchy mid range. It's one of, if not the best sounding Koa guitar we've heard.
This is a rare instrument, and a great one. The Presentation idea goes back to the late 1800's when banjo and guitar manufacturers would make the best instruments they could to be displayed at World's Fairs, and other venues, to show the public the quality of their work. This is Larrivee is their finest.Learn More
"It's been a dream of mine for years to design a guitar that includes some of my favorite vintage specifications but with a modern spirit and aesthetic. After two years of study and refinement, the Silver Sky is my vision of what a reboot of the electric guitar should look and feel like." – John MayerLearn More
The PRS Silver Sky is the result of a close collaboration between Grammy Award-winning musician John Mayer and Paul Reed Smith. More than two and half years in the making, the Silver Sky is a vintage-inspired instrument that is at once familiar but also newly PRS through and through. This model was based off of Mayer and Smith’s favorite elements from 1963 and 1964 vintage instruments, resulting in an idealized version of a vintage single-coil guitar. The attention that was paid to every detail sets this guitar apart.
Some of the more distinctive specifications include, the headstock shape, tuners, neck and fretboard, bridge, and pickups and electronics. The headstock shape is based on PRS’s trademark design, but inverted to both accommodate Mayer’s playing style and also to keep a consistent length of string behind the nut, which makes staying in tune easier. The tuners are a traditional vintage-style, closed-back tuner, but with PRS’s locking design. The neck shape was modeled after 1963/1964 vintage instruments, and the fretboard has a 7.25” radius. The moment your hand grabs this neck, it just feels right. Like the tuners, the steel tremolo takes a classic design and incorporates PRS’s trem arm and Gen III knife-edge screws. The bridge on the Silver Sky is setup flush to the body in the neutral position so that the tremolo bridge only goes down in pitch. By keeping the bridge in contact with the body, the guitar itself is acoustically louder, which improves the signal to noise ratio of the single-coil pickups. The 635JM single-coil pickups are very round and full, with a musical high end that is never “ice-picky” or brash.
Other high-quality specifications include a bone nut, a molded metal jack plate that is curved and makes plugging and unplugging a guitar cable hassle-free, retooled knobs, fretwire that is slightly smaller than what you’d find on most PRS electric guitars, and PRS’s double action truss rod (accessible from the front of the headstock for ease of use).
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The Classic Pro R is the 6V6/6L6 powered amplifier Bad Cat enthusiasts have been begging them to build for years. This blackface beauty is the latest addition to the USA Player Series.Learn More
This Classic Pro is expertly hand-built by the Bad Cat team in their Southern California shop using the same components and materials as their point-to-point Legacy Series amps.
Incorporating Bad Cat’s patented K Master circuit the amplifier offers big headroom, beautiful string to string note definition, incredible smooth break-up and rich harmonics. The American style punch and sparkle is here and yet they don’t comprise the Bad Cat signature sound.
The Emperor Guitar, Fodera's new double cutaway, bolt-on offering, combines the classic sparkle and chime of ‘60’s and ‘70’s blues and surf sounds with added tonal flexibilityfor today’s player. The Emperor features a premium, handselected Alder body and Indian Rosewood fingerboard paired with a 3-piece Hard Rock Maple neck and angled back headstock. The Emperor Guitar comes with a custom set of Seymour Duncan Single-Coil pickups providing the authentic chime, sparkle, and feel that only vintage single coil pickups deliver. Unique to the Emperor Guitar is a pickup configuration that allows for a wider variety of tonal options compared to traditional Single-Coil-style instruments. In addition to the traditional 5-way pickup selector, a bridge pickup switch has been provided to allow the bridge pickup to be engaged with any pickup selector position.Learn More
I've been away a few days. There is always something cool when I come back. I walked in the shop and went straight to this guitar - it's like it was calling my name. Of course I had been drunk for five days, which might account for some of that (I made that up. Don't mention it to Eric, he frowns on that sort of thing). Anyway, here we have an Ernie Ball Music Man James Valentine “Valentine” guitar that features a slab ash body, two Ernie Ball Music Man designed pickups (1-humbucker/1-single coil), with 3-way switch, coil tap, modern hardtail bridge with vintage bent steel saddles, 25.5-inch scale, oil and wax rubbed roasted maple neck with 10-inch radius maple fingerboard, 22 stainless steel frets, oversized 4-over-2 headstock, and compensated nut designed for superior tuning stability. Woo!Learn More