Suhr’s new limited-edition Standard Legacy series harks back to John Suhr’s first guitar design
Suhr has announced the limited-edition Standard Legacy series, comprising electric guitars which hark back to the first guitar designed and built by John Suhr back in 1984.
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The guitars will feature African okoume bodies with figured maple tops, even C-slim maple necks, and Indian rosewood fingerboards with a 10- to 14-inch compound radius. The models also have a scraped body binding, a glossy black headstock, 22 heavy stainless steel frets and a Tusq nut.
They’ll be equipped with an EMG 85 active humbucker in the bridge and two EMG SA single-coils in the neck and middle positions. Controls include master volume and tone knobs and a five-way pickup selector.
Hardware comes in eye-catching gold and includes Suhr locking tuners and a choice of either a 510 vibrato or a Floyd Rose system. Players will be able to pick up one the guitar in a selection of five satin finishes: Trans Carmel, Aged Cherry Burst, Black, and new Pelham Blue and Suhr Burst.
The Suhr Standard Legacy 2021-2022 models are expected to be released in the Fall. Each model has a street price of $3,499 and comes with a hard case.
Learn more at suhr.com
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