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DGA3 (OCF1: Times New Roman)

 

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It's the first in the "OCF" series. This concept incorporates typography as an element of form. The body combines an upper case "O" and "C" to create a semi traditional body shape (in this case using the Times New Roman font) while the (literal) "F" hole on the semi-hollow body is made from a lower case "f" in the same font. No two in the series will use the same font making each version a one of a kind. I sometimes make my own guitars just to try out a new product that I find interesting. This one features the Hipshot Trilogy tunable bridge. It allows you to create up to 729 alt tunings on the fly.

 

Not for Sale

I use this one on stage but if I build another one I like better, I might change my mind.

Specs:

25.5" Scale

22 frets

 

Hardware (etc.):

Tuners: Sperzel USA (Locking)

Bridge: Hipshot Trilogy TMB3 (fixed)

Each string has three tunable pitches; 729 possible tunings!

Nut: Graphtech

 

Pickups:

Bridge: "Hand wound" Chubtone 62 Strat

Neck: Lace Sensor P-90

 

Electronics:

3 way pickup selector

1 Tone

1 Volume

Mini switch phase reverse

 

Woods:

Neck: Maple, Tiger Maple

Fingerboard: Maple

Body: Pine

 

Metals:

Patina copper scratch plates

Copper inlay

 

Handmade from scratch!