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ST-25 fifths tuned Signature Hybrid Guitar
This Instrument was "
" made for guitarist:
*25 handmade stainless steel 5/32" fret rods
(Instrument has a full 5 octave range
tuned in fifths
, with the additional 25th fret)
Compound Scale 25" x 27" Ziricote fingerboard inlaid with Malachite rings surrounding Paua dots
Indian Rosewood neck.
Body is VERY light weight alder,
5A aged Exotic Maple ~Drop Top~
Crushed Malachite inlaid top pinstripes bordering a Paua center pinstripe.
EMG 707TWX pickups
Pickups are veneered with Ziricote
Electronics are a 3 way LP-switch, 2 volumes, 2 tones (push/pull coil split).
The ~TK Single bridges~
are custom designed for superior sustain, tuning performance, extended string life, and most of all "tone"
The control and truss rod covers are magnetically fastened
Action is less then 1/16" at the high string (G#) and just over 1/16" on the low string (A)
Approx width at nut is 1.6" (1-58")
Approx thickness of neck at 1st fret is .80" at 12th fret is .90"
Similar instruments (set-up in standard tuning) will occasionally available for sale in the Gallery.
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Please listen to a Fifths tuned guitar:
Click on "Sunrise In Africa" (below) to hear the guitar sample.
Sunrise In Africa .mp3
MP3 file size: 1.3 meg.
Everything you hear on this improvised 2 track jam, was done on a Fifths tuned Hybrid guitar.
No bass guitar was used... Just pure Fifths Guitar all the way!
I tried to cover the full range of the instrument so that you could get an idea of the extremely wide range of
If you are wanting a wider melodic range from your 6 string guitar,
(close to the range of an 8 string!) then you should definitely
Enter the 5th Dimension