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Serial CA9C042 - Finished July '09. Commissioned custom Strat - Bookmatched Koa on one piece Honduran Mahogany. Stereo / mono output splits magnetic and piezo pickups.

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BODY: Hand made at Onyx Forge - Strat® shape, bookmatched Flame Koa on one piece Honduran Mahogany backing blank; belly and arm contours; sculpted heel with recessed neck screw ferrules; L. R. Baggs Piezo hardtail bridge; Dunlop Straplocks, Naturalburst front and back under gloss nitrocellulose lacquer; recessed Electrosocket jack; chrome hardware; rear loaded controls, Ebony knobs; custom Ebony pickup mounting rings under satin nitro; all screws 18-8 stainless steel.

NECK: Hand made at Onyx Forge - Hand scalloped Macassar Ebony fretboard on Flame Maple; 13 degree tilt 6/side O. Forge Modern headstock; Koa headplate shot to match body under gloss nitro; Paua abalone side dots, Quilted Maple fretboard dots; custom white Mother of Pearl initialed Ebony truss rod cover under gloss nitro, white Mother of Pearl Onyx Forge logo; 10" radius fretboard; 25.5" scale; 21 med. jumbo polished stainless steel frets; standard "C" profile with rolled edges; recessed & filled fret slot ends; Grover locking 18:1 tuning machines; zinc alloy threaded inserts for strength and outstanding sustain; double action truss rod; 1.65" nut width; custom laminated Graphite & brass alloy 260 nut; Honey back and sides under satin nitrocellose lacquer.

ELECTRONICS: Loaded with both magnetic and piezo pickups with a 3-way mini selector that isolates or mixes each output in stereo or mono.

  • MAGNETICS: Special black chrome Lace Hemi humbuckers. Each pickup is controlled by a dedicated 3-way mini switch for series / split and parallel modes for the coils within that pickup. Pickup selection is via a 4 way blade that includes a series option, e.g, the output of the bridge pickup (in any of 3 modes is the input of the neck pickup when it is in either series or parallel modes.
  • PIEZO: L. R. Baggs T Bridge and Control X preamp. Includes a stereo / mono output switch accessible from the front of the guitar. The Control X unit allows blending of the piezo / magnetic pickups and utilizes one master volume control for all mono output. When in the stereo mode, the master volume controls the mags, the Control X pot controls the piezo volume.

  • Unitec case; rectangular black Ampfelt exterior, 1/2" Mahogany plywood construction: custom fitted recessed body; storage compartment; ball corners; full length hinge; heavy duty rubber handle; black Durafelt interior.
  • L. R. Baggs Stereo / Mono "Y" cable


    So.... what are you waiting for? Give me a call and get a price on a one of a kind custom electric guitar based on your specs! It's probably less expensive than you think.

    Roy B.




    Phone: (949) 351-4108

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