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Dave Gregory Electric Classic For Sale for £950.00

 15009 For Sale for £950.00 as stated.
User TREVOR.WILLIAMS Category Electric Guitars
Manufacturer Dave Gregory Location Liverpool
Model Electric Classic Viewed 663 times
Date Listed 30-Mar-2019 Price £950.00 as stated
Dave Gregory Custom Semi-acoustic Archtop


Looking for an unusual and unique instrument? Look nofurther.

This is a one off custom guitar built for me by Dave Gregoryin 2001.

The guitar is based around the idea of an ES 335 but doesnot have the centre block. Instead, it has a pair of 3/4inch wide mahogany strips running the length of the body and joining the top to the back. This structure minimises feedback while retaining the essential acoustic character of the instrument.


Body: Top is carved spruce; back and sides are maple. Theback is also carved: no laminates here. Dimensions: 16 inch wide and 111/16inch deep at the edge.

Neck: One piece mahogany. In cross section, it has a rounded D shape very reminiscent of a 1970s Gibson.

Fingerboard: Ebony. 12 inch radius. 22 frets.

Headstock: Ebony facing.

Scale length: 243/4 inch.

Machine heads: Gotoh 18:1 ratio.

Bridge: Tunomatic sitting on a pinned rosewood base.

Tailpiece: Nickel plated trapeze.

Pickup: Single Seymour Duncan Seth Lover; nickel finish.

Controls: One volume; one tone.

Hard case: Hiscox 335 type.

The sound is typical clean jazz in tone and is very good for recording owing to the purity of the sound. Action is on the low side and complemented by low fat frets. With only one pickup, setting up the sound issimplicity itself. Backing off the volume does the usual thing of cutting the treble, so combining this with use of the tone pot and EQ on the amplifier soon gives you the sound you want.

Detailed photos on request.

The only way to find out if you like this guitar is to try it. Hence it’s a matter of a cash and collect sale only.