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Available now...a really cool T type...this is based on a ‘63 example, swamp ash body finished in blonde nitro-cellulose and distressed to medium/heavy wear. The maple neck features a 9.5” radius curved join rosewood fingerboard, consistent with the era, and is fitted with 6105 size medium frets, a bone nut and clay dots. This is also distressed to suit the body wear and feels really played in. Neck size is 21.3mm at the first fret (not including fret) and 24.25mm at the 12 th, the neck is a comfortable C shape, not massive but any means, but not skinny either.

Vintage style hardware is fitted throughout, the bridge features the threaded type saddles, vintage style ‘Kluson’ type tuners are fitted...all aged to suit the guitar....The pickguard is hand made in the Bravewood workshop and is the thin single ply type often seen on blonde T types of the era.

The guitar is fitted with Radioshop ‘64 T pickups, these are a recreation of pickups from the period and sound great and authentic. I have only recently started using pickups from these guys and I have not been disappointed yet...The pickups are wired through 250K CTS pots and a 3 way CRL switch. A new old stock Mullard ‘mustard’ 0.022mfd capacitor takes care of tone duties....  

The guitar sounds lively and resonant...one of the first tests I do upon assembly is to simply play an open E chord...if a guitar ‘has it’ then this will sound bright and ‘complex’..., basically, it should have plenty of harmonics in the sound...and this does. I was also struck by how defined individual notes sounded when playing finger style parts, every note seemed to be easily heard...

Overall, a great sounding and cool looking guitar, perfect if you want an axe to take out and gig the hell out of...knock it over or bang it against your amp...you’re not going to worry..! Plenty of playing wear, lacquer cracks, buckle rash and edge wear....!

The guitar weighs in at exactly 8lbs and comes complete with a Hiscox hard case...any further questions, please ask.....

‘63 style T type in blonde


£1,650