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Carson Hess Tele

2 BRAND NEW MARK KANE AMPS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Fender Nocaster 1951 – Collector Condition with Case & BROCHURE ! Just 6 lb-4oz

Fender Nocaster 1951 – Collector Condition with Case & BROCHURE ! Just 6 lb-4oz

1951 Fender Nocaster Telecaster in Excellent Collector Quality Condition.   Just 6lb-4oz.  Serial 1322.  Just a WOW piece to play.  The high notes are so fat and nothing like anything I’ve ever heard.  People who play this smile.  It is a once in a lifetime piece.  I simply feel it is best in the hands of someone who will play this and enjoy it more than I can.

2 Owner Piece that is virtually excuse free.  Light wear and light checking but no replaced parts.  Let’s get the questions out of the way:

  • ORIGINAL FINISH
  • ORIGINAL FRETS
  • ORIGINAL CASE
  • Original Wiring Scheme (with Mud Setting).
  • ORIGINAL PICKUPS (no rewinds)
  • ORIGINAL BROCHURE (not a copy)
  • Does not come with Fender Sign shown in picture
  • YES IT COMES WITH THE ORIGINAL STRAP
  • YES it has the ORIGINAL ASHTRAY COVER
  • ORIGINAL TUNERS (never swapped out)
  • ORIGINAL NUT
  • ORIGINAL POTS
  • ORIGINAL JACK
  • Original Guard
  • Strings are modern (LOL)

Only 2 things were ever done to this piece.  When I received the guitar the wire from one pickup had deteriorated at the connection point to the 3-way.  I had Phil Jacoby re-solder the wire to the connection.  It literally had just come off & nothing more.   Second, the neck pickup base had deteriorated over time at the point where it was screwed into the body.  I had Phil Jacoby make an unobtrusive support (detailed pictures available).  Literally some double sided take and plastic.  That’s all for ‘stories”.

Please no silly lopsided trade offers.

Please no ‘best price?” emails….if you wish to make an actionable & firm offer please do so and I will consider it. 

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WYSOCKI Strat – Brand New! CrAzY Woods! 60yr Braz RW – 50yr Alder – 150+yr Maple

Larry Wysocki is THE “go to” wood guy in the luthier biz.  Anyone who orders a high end $10k-$50k acoustic likely has one made with woods supplied by Larry.  He has been THE guy for 50 years and scours the planet for old growth, air dried and high quality light woods.

Occasionally, Larry hand crafts electrics and offers them for sale.  We are PROUD to be the ONLY Authorized Dealer!  Just in is a 1-off featuring crazy good tone and as great a finish as we have encountered (Upgraded Sunburst including even the NECK).

Consider the woods:

  • 50 yr Old Air Dried 1-Piece Alder Body
  • 150+ Year Old SINKER Recovered Maple Neck
  • 60 Yr Old BRAZILIAN ROSEWOOD BOARD
  • Nitro Finish
  • ROLPH pickups custom wound for Larry
  • 1.67″ Nut Width
  • .85″ – .99″ Width C profile neck
  • Medium Frets
  • Original Hardshell G&G Case
  • Just 7lb-1oz
  • Upgraded high mass saddles
The result is a guitar that you just could not duplicate anywhere because the woods just do not exist.  This RINGS UNPLUGGED like nothing we have ever experienced.  You will be shocked at how alive this piece is.

We have sold these to collectors and they rarely see the light of day.  For the same price as a stamped out Fender, you can have a guitar worthy of being an heirloom.

Buy from THE trusted source for boutique gear.  For over 13 years, THOUSANDS of customers have selected Prime Guitars because we carry the finest in clean boutique gear.  We are an online store specializing in the coolest and hardest to find gear.  Why take a chance buying from a ‘random’ when you can deal with a proven entity.

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Standel / Requisite Audio Super Single-Ended

Standel / Requisite Audio Super Single-Ended

Impossibly Rare STANDEL / Requisite Audio SUPER SINGLE-ENDED Head! This was custom ordered by our best customer.  LOADED with features such as an effects loop.   Smoke Free environment and never gigged.  BARELY used.   Hard to find a mark on it but we’re certain you’ll fire up the ol’ electron microscope so we will grade it as EXCELLENT rather than Mint.

Comes with Matching Cab that is loaded with a Vintage Jensen Speaker (selected by Danny and created with cabinet as part of package to original owner).

Tonal flexibility at low volumes?  CHECK.  The switches and knobs are about as interactive as you could ever hope for.  You can FEEL the amp respond differently as you cycle through the options.  IT plays SO well with different varieties of speakers.  I had an absolute blast with this and my effects board of classic overdrives….LOVES pedals.

This amp has zero mods and no repairs or issues.  Hand created and a MUST have for anyone who wants to feel & hear nuance in their playing.

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Ronin Mirari – MAGIC BUTTON & Master Grade Old Growth Redwood!

Ronin Mirari in Jewel Frost Metallic aged finish.  Just 6lb-8oz and has Cert and Case.  MASTER GRADE Salvaged Old Growth Redwood (huge upcharge).   Not certain of the year.

THIS HAS  THE COVETED MAGIC BUTTON! ! ! ! ! !

See the 3rd Picture for complete Specs & Condition Overview.

Buy from THE trusted source for boutique gear.  For over 13 years, THOUSANDS of customers have selected Prime Guitars because we carry the finest in clean boutique gear.  We are an online store specializing in the coolest and hardest to find gear.  Why take a chance buying from a ‘random’ when you can deal with a proven entity.

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Lentz Traditional Tele – 2019 Brand New w Warranty! Authorized Dealer !

Time and time again we stress that LENTZ Guitars are THE benchmarks for the boutique guitar industry.  You can spend more…you can upgrade…you can hunt…you can scour internet postings…you can talk to every builder….but I can’t think of anyone ever who has said an unkind word about a Lentz instrument.  They have been there since the beginning and have withstood every single challenge from every flavor of every week.  We are PROUD to be AUTHORIZED DEALERS!

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This piece is a Brand New (Warranty of course) Traditional T…just in!  Comes with the G&G Hard Case.  Olympic White ($250 upcharge) and a perfect Soft-V neck measuring .88″ – 1.015″.    Lentz Alnico 2 10k Bridge Pickup & Alnico 5 8.16K Neck.  9.5″ Radius, 6105 frets and a 1.655″ Width (meaured by me).   Ash Body and 1-piece Maple Neck.

Buy from THE trusted source for boutique gear.  For over 13 years, THOUSANDS of customers have selected Prime Guitars because we carry the finest in clean boutique gear.  We are an online store specializing in the coolest and hardest to find gear.  Why take a chance buying from a ‘random’ when you can deal with a proven entity.

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Danocaster STRAT – How COOL is Inca Silver! This one sounds FAT!

013 Danocaster STRAT in WOW Inca Silver!  Body appears to be Ash.  Chunky C .86″ – .935″ Neck .  YES the trem bar is in the case!  YES it hgas te original case.  Sorry, no tag (might pre-date them).  Custom 64 Pickups.  I just LOVE the tone of this one.  VERY full and fat while retaining the jangle we all crave.

SEE COMPLETE SPEC & CONDITION SHEET in 3rd PICTURE

Buy from THE trusted source for boutique gear.  For over 13 years, THOUSANDS of customers have selected Prime Guitars because we carry the finest in clean boutique gear.  We are an online store specializing in the coolest and hardest to find gear.  Why take a chance buying from a ‘random’ when you can deal with a proven entity.

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2017 Danocaster SINGLE CUT Esquire!  My FAVORITE Guitar of 2019

2017 Danocaster SINGLE CUT Esquire! My FAVORITE Guitar of 2019

Ahhh the emails I’ll likely get on this one….not the usual “weight” (even though it’s listed in the spec sheet…not the usual “shipping to Ukraine” (even though it’s stated in the listing”….not the usual “trade for my POS that listed for $3999 and sold retail for $1400 but we won’t think you’re smart enought to know that so we’ll try to pick you off by $2500″….

Why is it my favorite?  Just feels like perfection in my hands.  Just sling this thing around.  Love how the double bound body feels against my arm and hand.  The neck is nice and full and smooth to the touch.  The Budz/Dano 10k pickup just hits like a Mike Tyson body blow until you roll off the volume then ahhhhhhhhh like velvet flowers in a Sweet Tart field of happy.

I toyed with keeping this…it wants to be part of my family…it pleaded…but alas, we are a store…we are in the MOVING business NOT the STORAGE business.  We must resist…must resist…..

SEE ALL THE SPECS, WEIGHT and CONDITION in the PICTURES (3rd PICTURE).

Buy from THE trusted source for boutique gear.  For over 13 years, THOUSANDS of customers have selected Prime Guitars because we carry the finest in clean boutique gear.  We are an online store specializing in the coolest and hardest to find gear.  Why take a chance buying from a ‘random’ when you can deal with a proven entity.

SORRY NO TRADES.

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PRS Paul Reed Smith 22 Fret PROTOTYPE Custom 22 Proto! 1992

PRS Paul Reed Smith 22 Fret PROTOTYPE Custom 22 Proto! 1992

Rare & Collectible Alert!  THE 1992 PROTOTYPE for the PRS Custom 22.  Comes with the Original Hard Case & ORIGINAL BILL OF SALE!  Sorry, no hang tag (no we do not know what became of it if there ever even was one).

Excellent Nonsmoking Condition fresh from a collection.  VERY light play wear.  8lb-3oz.  Just some extremely light contact brushes are all we can find on this one.

You will spend more for a new stamped out production piece…why not get something that is iconic and collectible.

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Danocaster TELE – Klein Pickups

Dano TELE  featuring an Alder Body and Rosewood Board.  .845″ – .97″ Neck Profile.  No Fretwear.  Klein PIckups.  Weighs Just 7lb-5oz.

Super guitar.  Resonant and has that bite we just LOVE in a tele…but cleans up ever-so-nicely.  Wear appears to be a combination of factory & user.  Always hard to parse out which is which.

See complete Specs & Condition in the 3rd pic.

Couple things to note (1) no tag because likely pre-dates tags.  (2) Case is a hard after-market with a big gash in it. (3) Three of the bridge screw heads snapped off….came with one snapped & 2 others just snapped off when I tried to remove the bridge to inspect.  I sent the guitar to Hogy (KOMET AMPS) who is one of the most respected restoration men alive.  He removed the stubs, repaired the holes and redrilled/reinstalled the bridge.  A-grade, no expense spared repair.

Buy from THE trusted source for boutique gear.  For over 13 years, THOUSANDS of customers have selected Prime Guitars because we carry the finest in clean boutique gear.  We are an online store specializing in the coolest and hardest to find gear.  Why take a chance buying from a ‘random’ when you can deal with a proven entity.

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Danocaster Double Cut STRATOCASTER

2013 Danocaster Double Cut STRAT!  OMG this is a full rich sounding one!  DO you want a fat sounding guitar?….tired of strats that sound like an acoustic with an EVH pickup in it?  THIS is your one!

Maybe it’s the FULL STEEL BLOCK trem that this has from the factory?

Maybe the Kerry Learned PIckups…WOW….boy they clean up nicely when the volume is turned down.

Maybe it’s the Soft-V Neck that bubbles in your hands?

Maybe it’s the fact that this has been played and is broken in but remains clean enough for us to carry (we only carry clean gear!)

SEE ALL THE SPECS, WEIGHT and CONDITION in the PICTURES (3rd PICTURE).

Buy from THE trusted source for boutique gear.  For over 13 years, THOUSANDS of customers have selected Prime Guitars because we carry the finest in clean boutique gear.  We are an online store specializing in the coolest and hardest to find gear.  Why take a chance buying from a ‘random’ when you can deal with a proven entity.

SORRY NO TRADES.

 

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Duesenberg Starplayer TV-IP Iced PEARL

WOW condition Duesenburg Starplayer TV-IP.  The “IP” stands for….you guessed it…”Iced Pearl”.  From a smoke free environment.  Wonderful piece that includes its original hardshell case.   Very light wear on this one.

SEE COMPLETE SPEC & CONDITION SHEET IN THE 3rd PAGE.  

Buy from THE trusted source for boutique gear.  For over 13 years, THOUSANDS of customers have selected Prime Guitars because we carry the finest in clean boutique gear.  We are an online store specializing in the coolest and hardest to find gear.  Why take a chance buying from a ‘random’ when you can deal with a proven entity.d

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GIBSON Les Paul Junior Sg Jr 1961 No Breaks!

GIBSON Les Paul Junior Sg Jr 1961 No Breaks!

1961 Gibson Les Paul Junior a.k.a. SG Jr.    A guitar you will cherish.  It stays in tune.  WOW fat thickness and the low chords don’t mush out.  No breaks.  Original Pickup.

Weighs just 5lb-15oz.  1-11/16″ Nut Width.   .83″ – .90 Neck Depth.

What’s the deal?….changed tuners and added stop with some finish work in that spot (shown in pictures).  Guard slightly warped.  Pickup cover has crack but holds fine.  Replaced (upgraded) case…no I do not know what happened to the original (would that really matter?…I mean would you buy it if I lied and said the case died valiantly defending this guitar from would-be assailants in a rough part of communist Poland?).

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