SH-25 fifths tuned guitar
This instrument was custom made for guitarist Allen Ferguson
|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.
*25 handmade stainless steel 5/32" fret rods
*(Instrument has a full 5 octave range tuned in 5th's with the additional 25th fret)
Multiscale 25" x 27" Cocobolo fingerboard bound in Flame Maple and inlaid with Paua dots'
Aged African Mahogany neck with flame maple headstock graft.
Body is 1 piece of African Mahogany
5A aged Spalted Quilt Maple ~Drop Top~
Custom TK "Diagonalized" bridge pickup is a Seymour Duncan JB
The neck pickup is an AGI 'Drop & Gain'
Electronics are a 3 way LP-switch, 1 volumes, 1 tone and 1 coil tap for the neck p-u..
The ~TK Single Bridges~ are custom designed for superior sustain, tuning performance, extended string life, and most of all "tone"
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.
You can get started now designing your very own Custom Shop 'Signature Series' Instrument!