The Starlight Archtop

BASE PRICE: $4,500.00

The Starlight Archtop is a 14″ Hollowed out Electric Guitar that offers a big sound in a smaller size. By hollowing out the cavity this guitar has a decent amount of acoustic sound. Great for working out your arrangements or practicing when you don’t want to or can’t be plugged in. Hotels, Apartments, Late night practice sessions when the family is asleep or anywhere you can’t be plugged in you can still hear yourself play without amplification. Choice of Sapele or Honduras Mahogany for the Body, Sitka Spruce or Flame Maple for the top, one or two pickups, Wooden or Stop Tailpiece, Inlays or no Inlays, Pickguard or no Pickguard, 6 or 7 Strings; plenty of choices to tailor this guitar to suit your needs. The Deadbolt Neck Joint of my own design gives superior strength and sustain of a Neck Thru Body design with the convenience of a bolt on neck. The joint is a Mortise and Tenon with only 2 bolts instead of the standard 4 and the heel is contoured for ease of playability on the upper frets and genuine overall comfort. The F-holes give it that Archtop look and feel and my Signature pickups let you dial in whatever tone you need for whatever music you need to play.



SPECIFICATIONS

body width:           14"

body depth:           1 3/4"

neck:                        one piece sapele african mahagony with proprietary deadbolt neck joint

neck width:           1 3/4" or 1 11'16". neck joins the body at 17th fret. custom widths no charge

body wood:           1 piece honduras mahogany or 2 piece sapele african mahogany fully hollowed out

top wood:              sitka spruce or flame maple, carved and arched with traditional f-holes. master grade                                                 highly figured flame maple $250. quilted maple $500

cutaway:                single venetian

finish:                     high gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish in natural. sunburst or custom color $500

purfling:               ebony/maple/ebony

fingerboard:       black or macassar ebony. 25" scale, 22 frets

frets:                      nickel silver.  stainless steel $200  

bridge:                    tune-o-matic in gold or chrome

tailpiece:               stop tailpiece in gold or chrome or wood in black or macassar ebony

pickguard:            ebony pickguard $150

tuners:                  gotoh delta series 18:1 with ebony buttons

truss-rod            two way adjustable

pickup:                   2 buscarino signature built in humbuckers. alnico 3 &alnico 5. single pickup also available

battery:                1 9 volt with easy access battery box

knobs:                   hand made textured wooden knobs

case:                      custom fit tkl

style:                    standard 6-string.  7-string $500

non refundable $1,000 deposit required