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Standard Hollow body 6-strings    For general specs. and prices see blue box below

         

(Standard Hollow-bodies are available with or without raised control panels)

  Standard Hollow, Multicolored Quilt

Specifications:
Body:  Honduras Mahogany 
Top:  Quilted Maple
Neck:  Hond. Mahogany with Maple and Purple heart laminates
Fingerboard:  Rosewood
Scale length:  24 3/4 inches
Inlay:  Standard Pearl lines
Head Veneer:  Rosewood
Hardware: Gold
Bridge:  TonePros AVT2
Tuners:  Grover Rotomatic
Pickups:  Amalfitano Fullbuckers
Finish:  Lemon drop burst

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Standard Hollow-body, Multicolored Quilt
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  Standard Hollow, Walnut crotch
Specifications:
Body:  Honduras Mahogany 
Top:  Walnut crotch
Neck:  Hond. Mahogany with Maple laminates
Fingerboard:  Ebony
Scale length:  24 3/4 inches
Inlay:  Standard Pearl lines
Head Veneer:  Ebony
Hardware: Gold
Bridge:  TonePros AVT2
Tuners:  Gotoh 510
Pickups:  Lollar Imperial Humbuckers
Finish:  Clear gloss

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Hollow-body Standard, Walnut crotch top

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  Standard Hollow, Watermelon finish
Specifications:
Body:  Honduras Mahogany 
Top:  Flamed Maple
Neck:  Hond. Mahogany with Maple laminates
Fingerboard:  Rosewood
Scale length:  24 3/4 inches
Inlay:  Standard Pearl lines
Head Veneer:  Rosewood
Hardware: Nickel
Bridge:  TonePros AVT2
Tuners:  Grover Rotomatics
Pickups:  Amalfitano Fullbuckers
Finish:  Watermelon top, Light Walnut back

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Standard Hollow-body - Water Melon finish

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Hollow-body Spruce top, Autumn Glo finish
 
Standard Hollow-body, Spruce top with Tobacco burst finish
 
Hollow-body Spruce top, Autumn Glo
(no upgrade)

 
Hollow-body Spruce top, Tobacco burst
(no upgrade)


 
Hollow-body Standard, Bird's Eye Maple top
 
Hollow-body Standard, Bubinga top
 
Standard Hollow-body, Bird's Eye Maple top
(upgrade top)

 
Standard Hollow-body, Bubinga top
(upgrade top)


 
Standard Hollow-body, Lacewood top
 
Standard Hollow-body, Trans black finish
 
Standard Hollow-body, Lacewood top
(upgrade top)

 
Standard Hollow-body, Trans black finish
(no upgrade)


 
Standard Hollow body - Pearl White finish
 
Hollow-body Spruce top
 
Standard Hollow-body, Pearl White finish
(no upgrade)

 
Standard Hollow-body, Spruce top
(no upgrade)


 
 
General specifications for Standard 6-string Hollow Bodies:
 
(Suggested dealer retail price, basic model:  $4,200)
Price for Custom order, basic model, ordered direct from Giffin Guitars:  $4,300
 

(
All instruments ordered directly from me are "custom orders" even if they fit within basic specs.)

Any custom guitar ordered using parts and materials from this light blue box section should fall within the basic model price (will not add to the price).  Any custom option from the dark blue box below will add to the price by the amount shown.

Materials used on a Standard 6-string hollow body (basic model):

Wood:                                                                                             
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Body:  Honduras Mahogany, Swamp Ash
Neck:  Mahogany and Maple
Body top:  S (Standard) Figured Maple, Sitka or Englemann Spruce  (please check "The Wood Pile" for examples of available wood)
Fingerboards:  Rosewood or Ebony

(Please note that Black Limba (body and neck wood) is now a $150 upgrade, due to increased difficulty to obtain suitable material.)

Hardware:
Tuners:  Grover Rotomatic, Gotoh 510 Delta series, Sperzel locking, Schaller
Bridge:  TonePros or Wilkinson
Pickups:  Amalfitano, Wolfetone, Lindy Fralin, Kent Armstrong, Razor, Gibson, Voodoo. 
Guitar controls: 1-volume, 1-tone (CTS or DiMarzio pots), 3-position pickup selector (Switchcraft). 

Neck dimesions: 
Scale Lenth:  24 3/4 inches
Width at nut:  1 11/16 inches, width at 22nd fret:  2 1/4 inches.
Neck thickness at first fret:  .890 inches to .910 inches.  Thickness at 12th fret:  .990 inches to 1.000 inches.
General neck shape is based on a 50's Gibson  which is a 'C' shape at the body end tapering down to a slight
'V' shape at the nut end.
Neck/body joint:
 
Neck joins body at 20th fret.  Heel is cut away to an unobtrusive but safe minimum.
Inlay options:  Standard vertical lines, pearl dots

 

 
 
Additional options for Custom orders: 
 
(upgrades)

Body and neck wood:  White Limba (Korina) - Add $250,  Black Limba - Add $150

Neck material:  5-ply Curly or Bird's Eye Maple - Add $100

Body top materials available:  UG (upgrade) - UG+ (upgrade plus) Maple - curly, quilt or Bird's eye, Redwood burl, Redwood curl,  Figured Walnut, Curly Bubinga, Curly Koa -
Add $125 - $450,  please call for quote and/or check "The Wood Pile" for examples of available wood.
 
Optional Fingerboards  -  please call for quote.
 

Optional fingerboard inlays:  Snowflakes or Mother-of-Pearl blocks - Add $100
Abalone Pearl binding: Guitar fully bound with multiple laminates and Abalone Pearl - Add $600

Custom inlays - please call for quote.

Other scale lengths available:   25 1/2 inch, 26 1/4 inch  - call for quote

For any other custom details - please call or write for quote

Hardware:  For hardware options other than standard (from light blue box above please call for quote.
 

 

 
 

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