Michael Kelly 1957
Michael Kelly 1957
Michael Kelly Guitars

Michael Kelly 1957

Sale price $779.99 Regular price $1,137.50

The Michael Kelly Guitar Company took the best of what Leo Fender’s pioneering guitar had to offer and with their 1950’s Series, tries to improve a icon.

The 1957 has a tone all its own that doesn’t make it a “copycat” guitar. This is not just a guitar you buy if you can’t afford the “real thing.” This guitar IS the real thing. Every guitar I own has its own level of mojo, and this Michael Kelly definitely has a distinct vibe, straight out of the box.

The Michael Kelly 1957 delivers six stringed luxury. Highly figured quilt maple tops off a premium swamp ash body, delivering the perfect blend of tone and weight. The Rockfield SWV neck pickup is perfectly combined with a Seymour Duncan Little ’59™ in the bridge. This combination is made more potent with the additional capabilities to switch each independently from humbucker to a traditional single coil performance. The body of the 1957 is perfectly outlined with real flame maple binding. Don’t you deserve all of this?

Great 8

The Great 8 electronics mod is one of our most demanded mods. With this mod we double the sonic spectrum of our two-humbucker instruments. You still have the full powered tone of each humbucker and the traditional settings to give you neck, bridge or both. With Great 8 we add two push-pull switches to the volume and tone knobs, that when pulled up one coil of the humbucker is disengaged giving you a cleaner single coil tone. You can control each pickup separately, maximizing your options. What can you do with 8 sonic options?

SPECIFICATIONS

Body

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

Neck

  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Fretboard Radius: 10"
  • 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: master volume (push/pull coil tap) - master tone (push/pull coil tap) - 3 way blade switch
  • Neck Pickup: Rockfield® SWV Humbucker
  • Bridge Pickup: USA Seymour Duncan® Little '59™

Hardware

  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Tuning Keys: Grover®
  • Bridge Type: T-Style

 


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