Michael Kelly MK1955BW 1955 Black Wash

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1955

The 1955 might best embody Michael Kelly's commitment to delivering guitars that are inspired not by the production cookie-cutter models, but rather by the best boutique builders in the world. The first attribute that you will recognize as uniquely boutique is the real flame maple binding. Other unique touches like the mini-humbucker neck pickup, compound radius fingerboard, highly figured quilt maple and swamp ash body further separate the 1955 from those high volume production guitars.

Sonically the Rockfield pickups are perfectly voiced for the 1955 model and each can be independently switched from humbucker to a traditional single coil tone with the GREAT 8 electronics mod. It delivers eight distinctive tonal options and all are just a simple click, push or pull away.


SPECIFICATIONS

Body

  • Top: Quilt Maple
  • Body: Swamp Ash
  • Binding: Genuine Flame Maple
  • Construction: Bolt On

Neck

  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple on Amber Trans and Black Wash, Rosewood on Caramel Burst
  • Fretboard Radius: Compound 10.5" to 16"
  • Number of Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
  • Inlays: Dots
  • Headstock: 1950
  • Scale Length 25.5 in / 647.7 mm
  • Truss Rod Type Dual Action
  • Neck Profile Modern C
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Nut Type: Standard
  • Nut Width: 43mm
  • Strings: D'Addario EXL110 (.010-.046)

Electronics

  • Electronics: Great 8 Mod - Master Volume (push/pull coil tap) - Master tone (push/pull coil tap) - 3 way blade switch
  • Neck Pickup: Rockfield® Mini Humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup: Rockfield® SWC Humbucker

Hardware

  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Tuning Keys: Die Cast
  • Bridge Type: T-Style


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