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Prime Guitars is an Authorized Dealer for: Ronin, Grosh, LSL, Lipe, Forshage, McNaught, Soultool, Paoletti, Gurus, Three Monkeys,

FEATURED ITEMS

Gurus SINUSOID – Tube REVERB & VIBRATO

PRIMEGUITARS HAS THE FIRST 10 COMING TO THE United STATES!  PRE-ORDER & RESERVE YOURS BEFORE THEY SELL OUT!

Gurus Amps produces great amps and pedals, We also love the craft of recreating and re-engineering some of the most gloryified gear of the past. After we explored the British territory with the award winning 1959Doubledecker, we chose to explore the American side of Tone. We drew inspiration from the legendary American amps of early 60’, the 1963 Vibroverb, where vibrato and reverb became a necessary tone additive. It was a very difficult challenge for both the Reverb and Vibrato because we could not use the same technology in a pedal due to the low tension. We needed to find a totally new way to make a optic tremolo that achieved the same feeling of the real one.and make a Sinusoidal waveform that works the best with your guitar and overall tone.

For the reverb technology, we involved Accutronics™. that makes the small real springs tanks to fits into our pedal chassis. All of the hard work paid off allowing Gurus to produce the SINUSOID, the first 100% analog, tube driven Reverb – Vibrato pedal on the market.
SINUSOID FEATURES:
– Two independent effects recallable by Footswitches individually or combined.
– REVERB: a real tube driven analog Reverb circuit equipped with an ACCUTRONICS™ Double springs tank. Fine tuning of the frequencies let us achieve the feeling of those famous vintage 60’s spring reverb tanks.
– VIBRO: a real tube driven Optical tremolo circuit, uses a Sinusoidal Wave coupled with our own Gurus proprietary technology using LDR to perfectly match the character of Vintage Vibrato channels, making it stand out from all the other digital or analog tremolo effect units on the market today.
– Remote outs for connections with analog switchers. This lets you remotely use the pedal and operate it outside of your pedalboard where this might cause undesired mechanical noises. NOTE: Remote switcher must have Clean Contacts, without common ground wiring.

POWERING SINUSOID:
Sinusoid drains around 230mA on 9VDC and 300mA on 12VDC, HOWEVER, having an internal power output section (1,2W amp) that drives the reverb tank the draining depends by input signal, so it may need up to 400mA on 12VDC.
So, be sure to use a standard Negative TIP Power Supply with enough current for optimum performance.

FREQUENCY RESPONSE:
Here you can see the incredible frequency response of Sinusoid, a full range 20-20Khz that makes it suitable for all applications and any instrument.

REVERB:
When designing the Reverb side of Sinusoid, we collaborated with Accutronics™, coupled with our driving circuit, GURUS was able to perfectly reproduce, the same tone, feel, and response of theVintage Spring Reverb Tanks.

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Sakashta NOS Tribute Pickups – RAREST of RARE

Sakashta NOS Tribute Pickups – RAREST of RARE

I am so excited to have yet another pair of Sakashta NOS Tribue model humbuckers.  These are obviously unobtainable except on the used market.  I have only seen a handful of these sets.  They are quite simply the best clearest most articulate open sounding humbuckers you can get vintage or modern.  Don’t ask me, RF has them too.

The last Sakashta electric guitar I can find sold for $39k & the one prior for mi-$30s.  This brand is quickly reaching the iconic level of Trainwreck Amps, Dumbles, and Vintage Gibsons.  Since the pickup is the heart of an instrument, this is a rare chance to achieve so much of the soul of the next unobtainium.

This 2-conductor set was lovingly used but not abused, modified or repaired.  It does not appear as though the covers have ever been off (nor am I willing to unsolder them to see).  Whoever acquires these is making an investment that time has demonstrated will hold up.

There are few Holy Grails in the guitar world….these are one example

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2016 Ronin Morningstar – BRAND NEW: Authorized Dealer

2016 Ronin Morningstar is the newest hot design from Izzy & John (and Jack….nobody ever recognizes the guy behind the scenes…hi Jack).

Years of R&D went into winding a proprietary set of foil pickups that redefines what a single coil should sound like.  Stars like Keith Urban, John Shanks, Tim Pierce all selected Ronins because they have a unique sustain & clarity not found in any guitars past or present.

The Morningstar is an extremely limited production run featuring:

  • Master Grade Salvaged Redwood
  • Hand carved body & neck
  • Quarter-Sawn 1-piece Roasted Maple Neck
  • 1952 Sprague JAN .01 NOS Cap
  • “Resonance” Switch
  • Just 7lb-70z
  • 1.6875″ Nut
  • Soft V-C .88-.93 Profile
  • 9.5″ Radius
  • Stratofoil Pickups w/ Bridge Boost
  • Med/Jumbo Stewmac 154 Frets
  • Hardshell Case.
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2016 Ronin Morningstar : BRAND NEW Authorized Dealer

The Morningstar is an extremely limited production run featuring:

2016 Ronin Morningstar!  The latest creation featuring proprietary single foil pickups that will redefine what you consider world class. This extremely limited production run features:

  • Master Grade Salvaged Redwood
  • Hand carved body & neck
  • Quarter-Sawn 1-piece Roasted Maple Neck
  • 1952 Sprague JAN .01 NOS Cap
  • “Resonance” Switch
  • Just 8lbs
  • 1.6875″ Nut
  • C Profile .89-.95 Profile
  • 9.5″ Radius
  • Stratofoil Pickups w/ Bridge Boost
  • Med/Jumbo Stewmac 154 Frets
  • Reunion Blues Case
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2016 Ronin Morningstar: Brand New AUTHORIZED DEALER

Brand New RONIN MORNINGSTAR in a custom color AGED 2-TONE GOLDBURST!  Think of a traditional sunburst but with a subtle gold sparkle undercoat that darkens to the sides.  VERY stunning look that will appeal to both vintage and modern finish fans.

The Morningstar is an extremely limited production run featuring:

  • Master Grade Salvaged Redwood
  • Hand carved body & neck
  • Quarter-Sawn 1-piece Roasted Maple Neck
  • 1952 Sprague JAN .01 NOS Cap
  • “Resonance” Switch
  • Just 7lb-80z
  • 1.6875″ Nut with Heavy Edge Roll (feels smaller)
  • Soft C .89-.95 Profile
  • 9.5″ Radius
  • Stratofoil Pickups w/ Bridge Boost
  • Med/Jumbo Stewmac 154 Frets
  • Hardshell Case.
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2016 Ronin Morningstar: Brand New Authorized Dealer

Brand New 2016 Ronin Morningstar in custom Aged Charcoal Frost!  The Morningstar is an extremely limited production run featuring:

  • Master Grade Salvaged Redwood
  • Hand carved body & neck
  • Quarter-Sawn 1-piece Roasted Maple Neck
  • 1952 Sprague JAN .01 NOS Cap
  • “Resonance” Switch
  • Just 7lb-80z
  • 1.6875″ Nut
  • C .89-.95 Profile
  • 9.5″ Radius
  • Stratofoil Pickups w/ Bridge Boost
  • Med/Jumbo Stewmac 154 Frets
  • Hardshell Case.
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Ronin Mirari – Burgundy Mist – Brand NEW

I love my friends at Ronin….Izzy & John are never satisfied with the status quo.  They just keep upping their own ante when most would sit back and enjoy the fruits of their labor.   Take this Brand New 2016 Mirari….burgundy mist….why?…because it looks cool.  A new color…they picked out the appointments to accent the color.  They don’t just stamp out pieces…they create every one as a new statement.  I’m in love…they all have their own tonal and visual presence.  I wish I could keep them all.

This Mirari features a SOGR body (Old Growh Redwood) and Mahogany .89-.94″ “C” profile neck.  Familar 9.5″ Radius and 25.5″ Scale Length make it very easy to maneuver.  Weighing a perfect 7lb-7oz this Ronin, like every one I’ve played, balances looks, weight, playability and tone.

Please feel free to call or email to discuss Ronins….ever model sounds unique to the world and distinct from one another.  Branch out…what you think is different will no longer seem that way

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2016 LSL “Superstrat” – PrimeGuitars Design!

Ever since my days of youth, the Super Strat has been near & dear to my heart.  I used to own Tony MacAlpine’s (he was my teacher before he was famous….I was the worst player in the history of mankind.  He had a room with pics of stars…he used to put his fingers over the ears of Randy Rhodes when I tried to play that stuff).  Anyway…I’ve had tons including 6 of the $25k Fender EVH creations.

One day I got to thinking…wait just a darn minute.  Most of the products on the markets are nothing more than partscasters.  Lance at LSL hand makes everything.  He cuts & shapes his bodies and necks.  LSL winds their own pickups.  The guitars are consistently fantastic and affordable.  Why don’t I work with LSL on a much needed Superstrat!?

So the concept took root…and here we have 1-of-2 that are the prototypes for this offering.  All I can say is Freaking WOW…honeslty this has the bottom end that ALWAYS used to lack in other guitars. The mids are FULL.  The intonation makes chords sound like walls of tone.  I am not exaggerating when I tell you this is the finest Super Strat I’ve ever played.

This Custom, named XTC, features:

  • Ash Body
  • Floyd Rose Trem
  • Maple Neck
  • 1-5/8 Width
  • Heavy Frets
  • 12″ Radius
  • Gotoh Tuners
  • Hardshell Case G&G
  • Hand wound pickups.
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2016 LSL “Superstrat” – PrimeGuitars Design!

Ever since my days of youth, the Super Strat has been near & dear to my heart.  I used to own Tony MacAlpine’s (he was my teacher before he was famous….I was the worst player in the history of mankind.  He had a room with pics of stars…he used to put his fingers over the ears of Randy Rhodes when I tried to play that stuff).  Anyway…I’ve had tons including 6 of the $25k Fender EVH creations.

One day I got to thinking…wait just a darn minute.  Most of the products on the markets are nothing more than partscasters.  Lance at LSL hand makes everything.  He cuts & shapes his bodies and necks.  LSL winds their own pickups.  The guitars are consistently fantastic and affordable.  Why don’t I work with LSL on a much needed Superstrat!?

So the concept took root…and here we have 1-of-2 that are the prototypes for this offering.  All I can say is Freaking WOW…honeslty this has the bottom end that ALWAYS used to lack in other guitars. The mids are FULL.  The intonation makes chords sound like walls of tone.  I am not exaggerating when I tell you this is the finest Super Strat I’ve ever played.

This Custom, named XTC, features:

  • ALDER Body (note SPEC SHEET INCORRECT ON THIS ONE)
  • Floyd Rose Trem
  • Maple Neck
  • 1-5/8 Width
  • Heavy Frets
  • 12″ Radius
  • Just 7lb-13oz
  • Gotoh Tuners
  • Hardshell Case G&G
  • Hand wound pickups.
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