MODEL: Bakersfield


MSRP: $2398

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Body: Swamp Ash (Fraxinus americana)
Neck: Quarter-sawn Rock Maple (Acer saccharum)

Shape: Traced from a 1953 blackguard
Forearm Cut: The forearm cut is modeled after Seymour Duncan’s “Telegib”
Belly Cut: Ultra comfortable rounded belly cut

Neck Profile: The neck profile is a perfect replication of a 1952 blackguard neck.
Truss Rod: Single action truss rod with adjustment nut located on the headstock.
Logo: Hand painted water-slide decal ...more
Fret Markers: Tahitian Black Mother of Pearl
Neck Join: 1950's deep pocket bolt-on.

Fretwire Warmoth 6105 (.096 x .047" narrow and tall)
Radius Hybrid 12" compound ...more
All of our Bakersfield fret surfaces are CNC machined to a precise shape. The radius from the nut to the 14th fret is a solid 12" radius; while the radius on the fall away compounds into a 16" radius

Finish Type Acrylic Blend...more

All Bakersfield's are hand sprayed with a ultra thin acrylic blend.
Pore Filler: Color matched to emulate 60 years of natural wood aging.
Colors: Transparent Amber
  Transparent Red
  Mary-Kay White
  Metallic Blue
  Tobacco Sunburst

Tuners: Hand engraved Kluson tuners ...
Bridge: Callaham Model "T" Bridge ...
Saddles: Callaham Enhanced Vintage 3-Barrel compensated saddles
Switch: Original CRL 3-way switch
Input Jack: Switchcraft 1/4" Mono Jack w/ Short Thread (Made in USA)
Seymour Duncan 250K Liberator pot
Potentiometers Tone: Seymour Duncan 250K ultra smooth pot
Capacitor: .047uf vintage paper-in-oil capacitor
String Ferrules: Callaham Stainless Steel...
String Tree: Callaham Stainless Steel old style round string tree w/ polished string slots to reduce friction
Trussrod: Single Action Coated Steel Rod with spoke nut.
Knobs: Traditional Knurled
Control Plate: Nickel Plated Steel...

Neck 1: Seymour Duncan Custom Shop "Larrivee Bakersfield" neck pickup. ...more

The Seymour Duncan "Larrivee Bakersfield" neck pickup comes equiped with Alnico 5 sand casts magnets and chrome plated brass covers which replicates the 1950's Blackguard. This pickup is double lacquer dipped, and vacuum wax potted. DC Resisstance ~7.8Ohms.
Neck 2: Seymour Duncan SM1 mini humbucker...more
Bridge: Seymour Duncan Custom Shop "Real Broadcaster" ...more

The Seymour Duncan "Real Broadcaster" bridge pickup is hand wound by 20+ year custom shop veteran Maricela Juarez.

Scale Length: 25.5”
Upper Bout: 10.8"
Waist: 8.75"
Lower Bout: 12.5"
Body length: 15.85"
Body Thickness at Edge: 1.75"
Overall Length: 38.75"
Nut Width: 1.75"
Weight: ~ 7 - 8lbs
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