Posts made in August, 2011

#17 Completed

Posted by on Aug 18, 2011 in Articles & Tutorials, Product Images

When Tosin Abasi received #8, he was astounded at the possibilities of the baritone hybrid concept, which has led to several new compositions in a tuning of C#AEADGBE. For existing song material, he tunes it DGEADGBE and places a capo on the 0-fret for an effective tuning of EAEADGBE. To overcome this, we created #17, which is similar in specs but a regular 28″-26.5″ mixed...

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#9 Completed

Posted by on Aug 18, 2011 in Articles & Tutorials, Product Images

The design brief from Alex Stegmayr was clear with regards to neck slimness and playability in addition to accessibility of the 24th fret. The entire neck/bridge package was shifted forward in relation to the body to accommodate this. Due to the relatively heavy magnetic pickups, the balance of the instrument is good despite this. The weight still lands at only 2,700 grams. This is the first guitar equipped with a Graphtech Ghost system – I hope to have sound samples up...

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