Fresh in this completely lovely Suhr Classic Antique in Fiesta Red has a perfect combination of contemporary high performance features along with traditionally inspired styling. The Nitro finish and meticulous attention to detail ensure a perfect look and feel, and the incredibly versatile an ultra musical Suhr pickup technology and SSCII system sound stunning and will inspire. The comfortable intuitive compound radius fingerboard and tasty fret work all help produce what can only be describe as a perfect modern day high performance solid body guitar.
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This is what Suhr have to say about the Classic Antique model - Our customers have asked for an instrument that has a vintage look and feel, without sacrificing playability and tone. Enter the Classic Antique. We designed this guitar to ensure it preserves the spirit of a vintage instrument while performing like a Suhr. Impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail ensure that every neck pocket is tight, every fret is perfectly dressed, and that every instrument is ready for peak performance before leaving our facility. The nitro-cellulose lacquer finish and our proprietary antiquing process make each Classic Antique feel like it has been loved for years. The Classic Antique now includes: our innovative SSCII (Silent Single-Coil) hum cancelling system, a vintage tinted nitrocellulose neck with stainless steel frets, and a Maple fingerboard option.
The Classic Antique features a quarter-sawn Maple neck with your choice of Maple or Indian Rosewood fingerboard. The neck is tinted and finished in nitro-cellulose lacquer, giving it an authentic vintage look and feel. The Classic Antique is equipped with our Even C Medium profile. Rolled edges and a 9″-12” compound fingerboard radius offers a substantial, yet comfortable shape. This guitar features Medium stainless steel (.055″ x .090″) - Stainless steel frets offer silky smooth bending and long-lasting playability. Every Suhr receives a PLEK fret dress, ensuring the best possible string action, playability and intonation. The contoured heel of the Classic Antique allows for easier access to the upper register. For optimum tone and stability, the neck joint must not be too tight or too loose, therefore all of our neck pockets are precisely fitted by hand, by expert craftsmen. Alder is one of the most popular guitar body woods of the 1960’s and is favored by blues and rock players for its strong, clear, full-bodied sound, with beefy mids and excellent lows. Finished in an extremely thin nitro-cellulose lacquer that features natural checking and light aging. The SSCII is our proprietary silent single coil system. The SSCII is installed inside the body of the guitar and works with traditional single coil pickups. It reduces 60 cycle hum and has no impact on tone, no batteries to change – just transparent noise reduction.
This Suhr Classic Antique in Fiesta Red offers the following
Body Wood: Alder
Body Finish: Nitro-cellulose Lacquer
Aging Level: Light - Includes Checking & Light Dings
Pickguard: Parchment 3-Ply
Neck Wood: Extra Tinted Maple
Fingerboard Wood: Indian Rosewood or Tinted Maple
Neck Back Shape: Even C Medium .840"-.920"
Fingerboard Radius: 9"-12" Compound
Frets: Medium Stainless Steel (.055"x.090")
Nut: 1.650" Tusq
Neck Finish: Nitro-cellulose Lacquer Aging Level: Light
Bridge Pickup: ML Standard or SSV Humbucker (black)
Middle Pickup: ML Standard
Neck Pickup: ML Standard
Tuning Machines: Suhr Locking
Bridge: Gotoh 510 with steel block
Includes official Gigbag
- Brand: Suhr
- Condition: New