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Carson Hess Tele

2 BRAND NEW MARK KANE AMPS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mark Kane 6L6 “HRM” Bluesmaster Dumble Style – BRAND NEW! Auth Dealer

Mark Kane 6L6 “HRM” Bluesmaster Dumble Style – BRAND NEW! Auth Dealer

BRAND NEW!   Only Authorized Dealer!  IN STOCK!   Warranty!  Comes with 2 free revoicings (buyer pays shipping to Mark both ways) if you are not thrilled with the tone!

This is a rare production amp by Mark Kane.    Mark typically only produces custom amps.  He recently made this for our shop so that we could accommodate instant gratification.

The amp itself is a Dumble Style that Mark is universally famous for.  It features 100w of 6L6 Power (1/2 power available of course).  It features the “HRM” tone stack which has the ability to dial in a bit more gain than the standard D tone stack (HIGHLY desirable).

Think Robben tone then note it has a touch more on tap.  Mark refers to this as his “Bluesmaster” style.  It comes COMPLETE with the HEAD, CAP (with Warehouse Speaker specially selected for this head), DUMBLEATOR and FOOTSWITCH.  YES the power cable too (you supply cables to/from the buffered effects loop).  The Dumbleator is Mark’s latest style with a Bright Switch.

Get this at the factory direct price adjusted for selling fees.  SORRY WE DO NOT DISCOUNT MARK KANE AMPS so please don’t ask.

Not convinced yet?….go to You Tube and search up some clips.  You can see buyers the world around select the Mark Kane for their D-style amps.  Mark is a renowned expert.  He doesn’t just take online schematics and copy them. Mark has spent his life studying, perfecting and re-perfecting his craft.  We have sold dozens and dozens….and they rarely come up for resale…that speaks volumes.

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1956 Gibson LP Special :  Fresh GORD MILLER Refin

1956 Gibson LP Special : Fresh GORD MILLER Refin

If you are like me you look for value in the marketplace.  For my money, player grade vintage is a great investment as long as you KNOW what you are getting AND the piece is priced for the known flaws.  THIS is such a piece.  Consider the following:

1956 Gibson Les Paul Special.  Here are the details:

  • NO HEADSTOCK BREAK or REPAIRS!
  • 2017 Refin in Aged TV Yellow Nitro (old previous refin was cherry and in some areas you can see it has come through.
  • Refin done by GORD MILLER who is highly regarded in vintage Gibson restoration.
  • Refret by Mark Kane (North Carolina)
  • ORIGINAL PICKUPS
  • Hardware & Plastic are Montreux (replaced during refin)
  • 6lb-14oz
  • Reissue Tuners
  • Recent LP Style Pink Lined Hard Case
  • Only ‘unexplained’ area is shown near neck pocket. Seems like something is up under the finish in one rectangular shaped spot.

Simple..  You get the old wood and old pickups.  Nitro finish and fresh playable frets.  Save thousands and enjoy the piece.  We acquired this from the owner who had the work done.  This hasn’t floated around.

Sold “AS IS” so ask your questions now.  If you are going to nitpick every aspect of this then offer me $12 and want overnight shipping then perhaps you like not being responded to…LOL.

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Gil Yaron Singlecut ’59 – Gil’s Personal Guitar

Mighty fine day ’round these parts when a Yaron hits the runway….and a virtual cornucopia of euphoria when it turns out to have been Gil’s PERSONAL Guitar AND an early build from 2011!   This piece is loaded up with all his goodies.  PRE-1970 Brazilian Board.  Paper-in-oil BB Caps!  Correct 50s GY Tuner Tips.  NOS Wire.  Straight grain 1-piece Mahogany Back.  Check out that top…you can see the flame from every angle.   And the weight is a perfect 8lb-4oz.  Tonally it is a Tele-on-Steroids for those who seek such a piece.  Certainly as good sounding a LP or YARON as we’ve had ’round these parts.

YOU CAN SEE ALL THE SPECS & DETAILED CONDITION IN THE 3rd PICTURE.

The neck profile is a perfect .89″ -to- .98″ “C”.  The pickups are Gil’s AL4 (8.5k) Bridge & AL5L (7.3k) Neck.  Light factory aging and even has CITIES papers (not that they will be needed much longer because of the repeal of the requirements for us G’tar guys.

If you have a LOT of guitars and in particular a LOT of humbucker guitars…why not consolidate into a choice piece.  Look…we’d love to pile on your gear…but the guys we deal with most are folks who ultimately pare down the nuance of vanilla and get into WORLD CLASS….here is your shot.

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Gil Yaron Singlecut ’59 – Iced Tea Burst with Light Aging

Ok you like FAT sounding Les Pauls…you talk a mean game but have you ever owned one (insert your diatribe about all the guitars you’ve owned…then the “BUT THAT ONE WEIGHED 12lbs”…or “but THAT ONE had a shitty top” or “but THAT ONE…..”…you get my drift…let’s face it…you wouldn’t be trolling my site if you didn’t secretly want a LP to end all LP searches.  That’s why we (well, actually it’s just ‘me’ but I try to project that “we” are a huge store…nah, just a lonely guy and his faithful dog.

Ok, back to our story.  This Yaron is particularly fat and lush sounding.  They all sound quite different.  I’d say this is a standout because of how clean yet inherently full/warm the notes are.  You will definitely hear it and FEEL it.

SEE THE COMPLETE SPEC & CONDITION SHEET FOR ALL THE INFO YOUR LITTLE HEART DESIRES.

And in your quest to ‘rule this out” let me help you NOT do that.  WEIGHT…just 8lb-5oz….damn……ahh ah ah…..TOP…look at it from every angle….I even inserted pictures from the original owner from the build….hmmm….BOARD?….Brazilian.   This is typically when guys dig deeeeep down into the conspiracy theorist journal and pull out the show stopper question…CASE?….original hard case.    I mean who ever didn’t buy a Yaron because of the f’n case?…seriously?….and no I will not send you a picture of it…it’s his typical hard case.  Sturdy……Form Fit….you are not playing the case bro….if you ask for a picture then you’re a picture collector destined to vanish…we dealers know that …and now you know that we know.

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GVCG Blackguard with RON ELLIS Pickups

One of THE best all-time Telecasters to pass through the store in our 13 years.  Tonally this achieves the nirvana balance of inherent warmth and clarity.  Has just enough oomph without passing into ‘tonal shrapnel’.  We get the best of the best….and this is the tip of the iceburg in that arena.

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Has RON ELLIS pickups (not certain of model and not pulling them out  because the tone is what matters and I’ve described that).

Weight at just 6ln-9oz!

YES it has the original hardshell case AND “Tag” from GVCG.

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2008 Gibson Custom Shop 50th Anniversary KORINA Tribute Les Paul – SPLIT HEADSTOCK VERSION!

Just 7lb-9oz!  This is an extremely limited edition 2008 Gibson Custom Shop 50th Anniversary Les Paul Korina Tribute. NOTICE THE SPLIT HEADSTOCK.   Excellent Condition with Factory Case & Certificate of Authenticity & Tag.  From smoke free environment.

1-Piece TOP!

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These guitars sound like the dream “tele on steroids”.  Wonderful midrange with that clear high and low end.  Most korina guitars are scooped sounding….THIS ONE has the RARE midrange!

Excellent Condition with no fretwear.  Neck is a wonderful .905″ – 1.03″ “C” profile.  This is number 17 of a super limited series.

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2006 Gustavsson Bluesmaster Custom ’59

Cream of the crop alert.  Gustavsson Bluesmasters have stood the test of time.  Rarely offered for sale.  Early examples such as this are THE ones most sought after.  This is a 2006…just a few dozen into the production of Bluesmasters.  As a point of reference, asking price on 2003s are almost 30% higher than this one.

This JG weights just 8lb-4oz.  1-piece Mahogany Back.  .895″ – .998″  “C” Profile Neck.  BRAZILIAN ROSEWOOD Board.  AMERITAGE CASE (likely upgraded).  From a smoke free environment.  Excellent Condition.

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Gustavsson ASTROCASTER !

Impossibly rare!  Hand made F-style GUSTAVSSON that will knock your socks off and blow away your expectations.  We are talking about the cream of the crop here.  We search the world and find the best gear.  Our specialty is the unobtanium of modern boutique gear.  We’ve sold over 50 Gustavsson and they always impress.  NOW you can grab a rare Strat style. Not a copy…an adaptation.

This masterpiece comes from a smoke free adult environment. You can find all the Specs & Condition in the 3rd Picture.…but here is a peek:

  • Just 7lb-01oz
  • Brazilian Rosewood Board (NO CITIES PAPERS)
  • Alder Body
  • Callaham 6-Screw Trem
  • 1-11/16″ Width
  • 9.5″ Radius
  • .895 – .985″ C-profile neck
  • Certificate of Authenticity
  • Original Hardshell Case

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Gustavsson Bluesmaster P90

2011 Gustavsson Bluesmaster P90 in tuxedo!  Gloss Black with binding on both the body & neck.  This understated piece conjures up images of the 50s classics but without the undisclosed issues, playability concerns, hit-or-miss tone and of course the seldom disclosed weight.  This is a Tele in LP Clothing that happily marries the best of both worlds. It is said the best LPs are Teles on steroids….well, here you have the consummate example.  Many have tried to achieve this…..Gustavsson successfully achieves it.  The body is NOT an exact tele shape…it is slightly modified while retaining the aesthetic.

This ain’t no Hamer boys…this ain’t no tele either….

Brazilian Rosewood Board.  Premium Grade 1.75″ Mahogany with Premium Grade 1/2″ Maple.  C Profile neck measuring around .875″ – .96″.  Logo Brown Form Fit Rectangular Case.  Long Tenon.  High Gloss Nitro Finish.  Wolfetone P90 (Meaner set).  Comes with the Certificate of Authenticity.

Tonally this one has some serious snap even in the low end.  One of my favorite Gustavssons to ever pass through (and we have had more than just about anyone).  Excellent condition from nonsmoking environment.

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2013 Gilyaron “LP” Singlecut Burst

Ahh the joys of owning a LP….you covet them….you LUST for that FAT tone that recreates the tones of the guitar gods.  You go through scores of Gibsons….like a bad Match.com adventure…you scroll through hundreds then thousands of LPs looking for JUST that one….you pull the trigger and BANGO picked off…’airbrushed’ photo…thick finishes….thin harsh tone…of course you talk yourself into thinking ‘man this is great’ but in the back of your mind you kknow….shhh…we know you know…and we know….so no need to take that point further.

THEN, one day you hear about Gil Yaron…bespoke…shhhh don’t tell anyone but there is this guy….a luthier…who has select woods and hand crafts LPs the old school way.  Hand carved tops.  Hand applied nitro.  Hand wound custom pickups.  Hand carved necks.  Brazilian boards.  THIN THIN nitro.  Then you see youtube videos and posts on Instagram of people with their Gilyarons…and you wonder wherefor to acquire such a piece.  THEN you learn they are no longer produced….and you scour Reverb…but they won’t allow them.

But PrimeGuitars is the Apex of Bespoke Gear….we find them…we stock them…we provide you real perspective and CHOICES so that your investment yields the tone you desire.  We take TRADE-INS and we accurately describe the condition of our gear.

Consider this 2013 Yaron.  Just 7lb-14oz.  C-profile typical ’59 LP Neck with measurements of .89″-.97″.   The cherry burst is STRIKING on this one.  This piece has some surface dings but is otherwise NOT factory aged.

If you’re serious about acquiring the best LP let’s chat.  If you’re not…then go grab a wannaburst.

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Ronin Badmoon – Just 5lb-6oz

One of the most labor intensive guitars created today…actually they are NOT being created because Ronin ceased operations…so THIS is one of your only opportunities to grab a labor of love.  The Badmoon is a masterpiece.  We have sold more Ronins than any dealer on the planet…and we can attest to the fact that we have sold more Ronins to Celebrities than ANY other brand.

This weighs just 5lb-6oz.   MASTER Grade Recovered OLD GROWTH Redwood Body and Honduran Mahogany Neck.  Clay Dots.  Wonderful “C” Profile neck with a familiar profile.   Multi-ply ivroid binding that takes HOURS to install.

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Tonally you won’t find a more additive piece of equipment…period.  Ronin’s pickups are not just screen-door covered humbuckers…they are unique and inredibly DIFFERENT from anything else you have ever heard.

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Ronin PHOENIX (Limited Run)

OH MY MY….this is a 1-off that will satisfy your itch for cool AND additive!   Recent Ronin Limited Run PHOENIX.  Start with Old Growth Recovered Redwood!  Add Ronin’s proprietary Single Foil pickups that are OPEN and produce SO MUCH INFORMATION.  Look at the BLOODWOOD Board and Pickguard on this.  NITRO finish.  Completely hand crafted.  Original Case & Cert.  JUST 6lbs-2oz.

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The thing about a Ronin is they are THE most additive guitar tonally to your collection.  They sound like nothing you have or have had.  AND each one is so unique that when one pops up…you need to snag it because they’re not done in like runs. You are unlikely to find another like it again.

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PRS Private Stock 513 – LOOK at the WOODS

OMG I am a sucker for a blue guitar…..and this one is just hauntingly beautiful.  Notice how WOW the top is straight on…..no bs pics lying down to get the quilt to pop…just Hall-of-Fame 1-off TOP…WOW.

Oh it doesn’t stop there.  Check out the matching Control Covers.  SEE the Honduran Rosewood BOARD with all that figuring.  Look at that lush East Indian Rosewood NECK.  The high gloss nitro finish feels like it is not even there.  The guitar feels and sounds organic which is a HUGE step for PRS since the early Private Stocks which looked great but had that ‘smothered by plastic’ tone.

You can see all the specs and a detailed condition in the 3rd picture.

This piece is truly spectacular.  You know how it goes…when a 1-off Guitar speaks to you GRAB IT or be stuck settling forever.

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