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ST-27 fifths tuned Signature Hybrid Guitar
This Instrument was custom made for me (Todd Keehn)

Custom Shop Features Include:

27 handmade stainless steel 5/32" fret rods
Compound Scale 25" x 27" aged Bocote fingerboard inlaid with Lapis and Paua dots.
Aged Birdseye maple neck.
Body is 1 piece of VERY light weight aged Swamp Ash,
Aged Spalted/Flame Maple
1/16" Paua  top pinstripe.
Custom modified Rio Grande pickups.
Electronics are a 5 way Mega-switch, on/off/on coil tap mini switch, 1 volumes, 1 Tru-Bypass tone & Hex wired Piezos.
The ~TK Single Piezo bridges~ are custom designed for superior sustain, tuning performance, extended string life, and tone.
Tuners are HipShot Open Back.
The control cover (Maple Burl) and truss rod (Spalted Maple) covers are magnetically fastened.






 

Click on "Sunrise In Africa" (below) to hear the guitar sample.
MP3 file size: 1.3 meg.
Please listen to this Fifths tuned guitar:
Everything you hear on this 2 track jam, was improvised...No bass guitar was used...I tried to cover the full range of the instrument so that you could get an idea of the extremely wide range of this tuning.
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