Condition: Near Mint (Aged)
Johan Gustavsson of Sweden makes some of the finest electric guitars currently being built anywhere on planet Earth. Each of his guitars that we have had in our inventory has been a masterpiece. Johan somehow manages to bestow his instruments with a tone, look and feel that is reminiscent of a well preserved 50's vintage classic of the Fender or Gibson variety. Along with these desirable vintage qualities, however, you also get modern specs, a build quality that is beyond reproach and playability that few real vintage electrics can match. Offered here is a Gustavsson Fullerblaster S, a Johan's interpretation of the classic Tele Thinline. We had the sister to this guitar in our inventory last year and were thrilled to be able to offer this beautiful example.
This guitar's specs include: a semi-hollow and contoured premium Mahogany body; a nicely flamed and bound Maple top with a Teaburst nitrocellulose finish; a total guitar weight of just 6.2 pounds; a 25.5" scale Mahogany neck with a '59 C shape and depth measurements of .874" at the 1st fret and .960" at the 12th; a gorgeous Amazonian Rosewood fretboard that almost looks like Ebony, with 9.5"-12" compound radius, 1.6875" bone nut and medium frets; a Callaham Tele bridge and saddles; and for electronics, Wolfetone pickups, including a P-90 in the neck, a Tele-style single coil in the bridge and a modern Tele wiring setup.
While loosely based on a Tele Thinline, the Mahogany/Maple construction and the Wolfetone P-90 give this guitar a decidedly Gibson-like feel and a much more complex tone than you might expect. Please check out the brief sound sample provided and I hope you will be able to hear the almost Les Paul-like tones you can get to go with your Tele twang. It's contoured, semi-hollow body also makes for a more woody and airy tone and makes for a more comfortable player too. As with each of the Gustavsson guitars I've been lucky enough to try, the build quality and playability of this instrument is among the best money can buy.
Other than the light distressing that Johan gave it at the factory, this guitar shows little sign of play, frets included. It comes in it's original premium Gustavsson/G&G hardshell case, also in near mint condition, along with Johan's hand-written certificate of authenticity.
I'm told the waiting list for a newly ordered Gustavsson is two years or more. Get this gorgeous Fullerblaster S today. It is lively, resonant and just an amazing instrument to play, hear and behold!
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