BC Kingston Fusion Thinline Guitar (ES 335 style) - 2010
Fully hand carved solid Canadian Big Leaf Maple (the highest quality) back, with sides to match
Fully hand carved solid select Sitka spruce top
Spectacular sunburst over all the body of this archtop
The solid centre section block is salvage from an over 100 year old mahogany bed frame
Ebony headstock faceplate with MOP logo
TonePro Kluson Keystone tuning machines
Ebony fretboard with purfling lines
MOP triangle sequence on fretboard with 2mm MOP side position dots
Ebony pick guard
Solid Ebony & curly Maple purflings, all fabricated in Brian's shop
Curly Maple bindings
Custom wound humbuckers, made by Rick Norman in Phoenix, AZ
It also has vintage wiring with 1950's PIO Russian military caps (greenies) and matched CTS pots with 3 way toggle.
Controls - 2 volumes, 2 tones
Bound F holes
Neck particulars - 2-way LMI adjustable truss rod with .200x.25" carbon fiber rods on each side from peg head to 21st fret
This guitar is so versatile, it rocks jazz, blues, country or rock & roll
Extraordinarily clean tone that breaks up beautifully under gain.
For those "in the know" this is a sought after, hand-crafted, 335 style archtop. There are no dead spots in the neck.
Case - 5-ply Cedar Creek case with rolled leather handle, red interior
Condition: Used, near mint
Length - 18 3/4"
Lower bout - 16 1/8"
Upper bout - 11 1/2"
Waist - 9 1/4"
Sides - 1 3/4"
Number of frets - 22
Fretboard cutoff - 23rd fret
Scale Length - 24.562"
Fretboard radius - 12"
Nut - 1 11/16" standard; 1 21/32" and 1 5/8"
String spacing at bridge - 2 1/32"