THE PLATFORM: This axe weighs in at 7 lbs 3 oz and features an extra large control cavity. Lots of room for up to three sets of electronics such as MIDI, Piezo pickups, EMG's onboard effects etc! One outside access for a 9 volt battery with plenty of room in the cavity for up to three more if needed. Built to be built upon!
Dialed in, Pleked to perfection, and setup by Gary Brawer. Gary is Joe Satriani's guitar tech and he set these up to be the best tremolo experience you have ever had! The whole deal includes a Kahler logo Heavy Metal wristband, a Dava "Grips" plectrum, Allen keys/tools, an extra backup arm, a tweed style flight case with keys, operational booklet, a guitar cable and of course our Kahler license to operate.
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BODY: Charvel/ Strat style. Made of solid Mahogany for a warm, fatter tone. A sculpted neck heel makes for better access to the higher frets.
NECK: Nice flat 15" radius for speed. A strat style 25.5" scale over 22 low and wide frets. The neck is super thin (19mm) and extremely fast. Cut from maple its got a nice thick lacquer finish with a yellowed vintage tint that looks fantastic and will protect the neck from humidity changes. The frets have been crowned and dressed to a "T" with heavy rollover on the ends to simulate years of normal playing wear for comfort while playing. The hard maple facilitates a sharper attack when picking. Locking nut with a 3mm Allen wrench. Great tuning stability! Common replacement parts.
TUNERS: Grover "Made in USA" locking tuners. Just pull thru the hole, turn to lock and tune up in a few seconds! Keeps in tune extremely well. These come with a lifetime guarantee from Grover USA.
BRIDGE: The Kahler tremolo is setup to pull back a near 5th or lay it down to the wood and locks into a fixed bridge at with the turn of a key! The best of both worlds. Choose from three styles of arm. Teflon roller set for lead soloists is also included!
PICKUPS: Extra hot (13k) "Quad Rail" Humbucker for the bridge and a single coil sized humbucker 8.5k "Dual Rail" for the neck position. For added harmonics, the neck position pickup is placed precisely at the 24th fret position like the new Joe Satriani guitars.
CONTROLS: One volume, one tone, and a 3 way switch inside an extra big cavity. Ibanez Steve Vai Jem style inverted input jack for easy cable wrapping.
FLIGHT CASE: This axe comes protected by a hard shell, vintage style, tweed style flight case with plush maroon interior. Lock and key with an accessories compartment already pre-filled for instant playing gratification!