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Tom Anderson – Hollow Drop Top Classic w Piezo

Just out of a collection, this near mint Tom Anderson guitar is ready to be played and loved.  It is a Hollow Drop Top Classic and it features a PIEZO and a Madagascar Rosewood Board!    The guitar was barely played and lived in a smoke free environment.

You can see a complete rundown of the Specs & Detailed Condition in the 3rd Picture.

This color is wonderful. A modern take on a vintage hue.  The pickup configuration, the Vintage Voicing Switch and the Ability to Split Coils & Add the Bridge pickup…this is a recording/gigging guitarist’s dream.  I just LOVE Tom Anderson necks.  This one is 1-11/16″ and has Locking Tuners & Heavy Frets.  You can see the neck deph in the Spec / Condition Sheet.

YES the Trem ARM IS IN THE CASE…..I JUST LOVE THE EMAILS “TREM ARM”….like dude….is that really a dealbreaker?….cuz the answer is always YES and then you go poof….are there internet trem police lurking every listing ready to send an email saying only “Trem Arm?”….I mean that’s almost as good as when people ask what color the case is…really?…the case color stands between you and purchasing this instrument?…ahhh the joys of being loved on the internet.

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James Tyler USA Studio Elite HD

James Tyler USA (don’t you hate when guys just say James Tyler then like 1232 paragraphs down you learn it’s a Japanese el cheapo version…).   From the early days of 2004 when James found cool pickups everywhere and used them.  This one features Suhr LP single coils from the factory….the USA factory…yeah…and a Laundau Secret from the factory….so let me be clear….it is STOCK…LOL…but we know you will still have to email and ask ‘ahhhhhhhh…ahhhhhh. I know you said stock but can you call james at 6pm on Sunday and ask him if he remembers this guitar and if the pickups are stock”.  Well the customer is always right…until they aren’t…so we refuse….LOL.

See all the Specs & detailed condition in the 3rd picture where we provide MORE information than the factory and unlike our competition we actually provide detailed information on condition….but alas you will ask “what brand of battery is in the compartment for the midcoast”…or “can you take a measurement of the battery” or “can you photograph the battery”.    Can you tell we have had a complete assclown week around here.  Don’t add to it…or we will use you in our next promo.

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James Tyler USA – Studio Elite BURNING WATER

Oh burning water Tylers are freaking cool…but when they have that overload of GREY in the finish…to me those are the DROOLWORTHIEST of them  This one is spectacular sounding.  It features a “SECRET” Landau humbucker in the bridge and factory original Suhr single coils.   YES some Tylers actually had Suhr pickups from the factory.  James chose what sounded best to him.

The weight is just 6lb-09oz and the body is Mamywo.  The frets are 6100.  YES it has the trem bar (LOL) …guys who ask that question NEVER BUY JACK SHIT….LOL..so I deprive them of their joy by proactively telling them.

The neck is Tyler’s ’59 C shape .85″ to .98″.  Compound radius 9.5 – 12.  1-5/8″ Nut.  Comes with the Build sheet and original hardshell  case.  No I won’t take a picture of the build sheet…why?…because in the 3rd picture is ALL the same specs that I copied down PLUS a detailed condition sheet…so there...I did MORE than you asked…

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Tom Anderson T Classic Contoured

OMG Teles are HOT in the marketplace and THIS is SO additive to any Tele lover’s collection.  First off, the color is super cool.  In some lights it seems sort of solid and dark….put it in other lights and you get that vintage mustang cherry candle apple thing going on…you want to take a bite out of it because it looks edible.  And you won’t mind because this instrument is SUPER clean (SEE THE 3rd PICTURE FOR A SPEC/CONDITION SHEET).

The pickups are THE perfect match between single and humbucker.  They don’t hum like a single but they are not dark and overpowering of low powered amps like many hums.  The 5-way switch (with KICKBACK SWITCH) REALLY HELPS you dial in unique tones from this monster.

The weight is a perfect 7lbs.  The Neck is a great Even Taper C .86″ – .935″.  Swamp Ash Body.  1-piece Hard Rock Maple Neck w 1-5/8″ Width & Medium Frets.

If you love playing Teles and want to expand your horizons…thiS is for you. If you are a hum guy but want to transition into Teles…THIS is for you.

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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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James Tyler USA Studio Elite “Burning Water Y2K”

James Tyler USA studio Elite “Burning Water Y2K” with Original Case, Original Bill of Sale & Trem Bar.  From a nonsmoking environment.  This piece has a Mamywo Body and it weights in at just 6lb-15oz.  Virtual Vintage pickups (singles) and a Duncan Jeff Beck in the Bridge.  I have to say I’ve had around 50 Tylers nad the Virtual Vintage are probably my favorite in the single positions.  VERY large and full sounding.  Factory Midboost and a C profile neck measuring .854″ – .986″.

SEE ALL THE SPECS & CONDITION IN THE 3RD PICTURE

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James Tyler CLASSIC

2010 James Tyler USA Classic in FUNKY Carmel Cappuccino Shmear!  Extremely resonant instrument that gets both the Strat and LP tones with ease.  If you want ONE guitar then this is it.  I’ve had 50 Tylers and they are all special.  This one has a certain fatness i’ve not encountered often.  It is freaking BIG sounding.

SEE 3rd PICTURE FOR COMPLETE SPECS & CONDITION SHEET

Of course like all my guitars this comes from a smoke free environment.  It has the Original Hardshell Case & Spec Sheet.  Here are some other features:

  • Alder body
  • 7lb-08oz (SOLID)
  • Quartersawn Maple Neck
  • Indian Rosewood Board
  • .110″ x .055″ Frets
  • 1-5/8″ Nut
  • 9.5″ – 12″ Compound Radius
  • Standard ’59 C Profile Neck .845″ – .975″
  • JTS 5500 Single Coil Pickups & Sudebaker in Bridge
  • 5 Way
  • Trem with upgraded Raw Vintage Saddles
  • Pots changed by my tech
  • Prior Owner Sanded Off Part of the TYLER logo…not sure why but it’s no big deal and if you really cared you could get Tyler to pop a new one on.
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Tom Anderson ATOM – Unique Finish!

2006 Tom Anderson ATOM in what I believe might just be their coolest color to date.  This is finished in SHEER GOLD which is like a natural finish with a slight gold sparkle overlay.  Even the back of the guitar has a subtle sparkle in the right lights.  Very fresh indeed!  This guitar is from a Nonsmoking Environment and features its Original Hardshell Case.

I grade it as Excellent and you can see the 3rd picture for complete specs & a detailed condition.

Some features include:

  • 03-08-06P Build Date
  • Flame Maple Top & Mahogany Back
  • Mahogany Neck
  • 1-11/16″ Width
  • 12″ Radius
  • Indian Rosewood Board
  • M1/M1/H2 Pickups
  • 5 way with coil split
  • Just 7lb-03oz.
  • Heavy Frets
  • Comes with matching Tom Anderson Strap (tan)
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