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James Tyler White Classic

James Tyler White Classic

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James Tyler will not stand for anything that is less than perfect - he really nailed the look and feel on this stunning white Classic. Its swamp ash body gives this guitar that certain spank you covet, but without any associated brittleness. The tone is woody with a hint of compression and mid range scoop.

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Based on a legendary classic, the James Tyler Classic S style is a master's vision of what this style guitar could and should be.

CRAIG'S POV

James Tyler will not stand for anything that is less than perfect, and believe me, he really nailed the look and feel on this stunning white Classic. Its swamp ash body gives this guitar that certain spank you covet, but without any associated brittleness. The tone is woody with a hint of compression and mid range scoop. The Tyler Hot Retro humbucker (in the bridge position) is a great match for the JTS5500 single coils. It's not overwhelming in power and has great detail, grit and touch sensitivity. The Tyler neck shape and feel is legendary and this guitar is no exception. It plays like a dream.  The neck is just killer looking! And the birdseye is worth every bit of the additional cost. For me, the Tyler Classic model is as good as you can get if you are looking for a traditional S style guitar with muscle and a whole lot of attitude.

I wish i could come up with a special Tyler dictionary of superlatives. When a guitar comes together like this and nails the builder's point of view, it's like you're holding something that was always meant to be. This has got the right look, feel and sound to make any Strat lover feel right at home. On top of that it's got the Tyler playability, fretwork and mojo to enhance the experience every time you play it.

If you'd like to find out more about this item, just call or e-mail me. It would be my pleasure to talk to you about it.

ABOUT TYLER GUITARS
James Tyler has had a guitar in his hand almost every day since he first picked one up the summer after seventh grade, in 1964. In college, Jim studied Architecture, Design, Music, Photography and for a couple years, Theology. He paid his way through these years of collage doing guitar repair work at local guitar stores, and as a factory trained auto mechanic for Alfa Romeo, Lancia, BMW and Fiat. Later into the 1970’s, he got connected with the guys at Norman’s Rare Guitars in the San Fernando Valley, and became their main repair and restoration guy. Jim’s abilities continued to expand and soon he had enough experience and reputation that he opened his first repair shop in Reseda, CA in 1980. Since then its been a whirlwind of successes, including being chosen to be displayed among the great California guitar companies such as Fender, Rickenbacker, Mosrite and Charvel in the Museum of California's exhibit The Ultimate Guitar Show and building for artists such as Michael Landau, David Williams, Steve Lukather, Michael Anthony, and Dan Huff. James' design shapes and various ground breaking guitar finishes and most recently his line of pickups have virtually transformed the guitar building industry.

Serial #14182
Bodyswamp ash
Neckbirdseye maple ’59 profile
Fingerboardbirdseye maple
Nut width1 5/8"
Finishwhite
Pickguardwhite/black/white
PickupsS/S/H JTS5500, JTS5500, Hot Retro
Electronics5 way switch, volume,tone, tone
HardwareKluson tuners, G2RV bridge, chrome
CaseTyler custom
Weight7.6 lbs
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