Michael Kelly '53 DB Flame Maple Electric Guitar, Maple Fingerboard

Express yourself with a simple and good-looking axe! Loaded with coil-splittable humbuckers, this guitar produces a punchy tone that will cut through a mix.
Big tone and versatility are the calling card of the 53DB. With a double humbucker configuration, you start with a full array of classic tones often missing from a guitar of this style. Michael Kelly then added their custom electronics modification called the Great 8 allowing you to switch those humbuckers into a single-coil tone. This is done using two provided push-pull pots. Have fun with these eight distinctive tonal options!

The body on the 53DB is made from alder and has a great looking flame maple top. The instrument is feature-packed and fun to play.
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Top: Flame Maple
Body: Alder
Binding: Natural Body Wood Stripe
Construction: Bolt On
Neck: Maple
Fretboard: Maple
Fretboard Radius: 10.5"
Number of Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
Inlays: Dots
Scale Length: 25.5 in / 647.7 mm
Truss Rod Type: Dual Action
Neck Profile: Modern C
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 43mm
Strings: D'Addario EXL110 (.010-.046)
Boutique Mod: Great 8 Mod - Master Volume (push/pull coil tap) - Master tone (push/pull coil tap) - 3 way blade switch
Neck Pickup: Rockfield SWC w/ push-pull coil tap
Bridge Pickup: Rockfield SWC w/ push-pull coil tap
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuning Keys: MK Die Cast
Bridge Type: Traditional
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Cherry Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 10.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 43 x 18 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MKG MK53HCSMRO
Blemished, Cherry Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 17 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MBP MKGMK53HCSMRO
Cherry Sunburst, with Gig Bag
Shipping Weight: 13.5 lbs
Cherry Sunburst, with Hard Case
Shipping Weight: 23.5 lbs
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 727-793-0079
(3 ratings)
Submitted March 27, 2021 by a customer from yahoo.com
"Michael Kelly '53 DB in Cherry Sunburst"
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This is one sweet looking and sweet sounding guitar. Double humbuckers that can be spit and they are very nice. The body and neck are flawless. I got it when it was on "price drop". Excellent deal, thanks to zZounds, who is always great to work with. If you ever need gear I am advising you to start here. Very good folks to work with. This Michael Kelly '53 DB is my first of theirs but won't be the last. Made in Indonesia and crafted very well. Get yourself one and see . The mod 8 wiring really separates it from other manufacturers. I love T-style guitars and this one plays really well and the aesthetics of it is excellent. If you've been wondering about purchasing an MK all I can say is, go for it. I think you'll be satisfied. This is my third guitar purchase through zZounds and a couple of amps. I will always use them for gear. I've yet to send anything back to them due to to being substandard, screwed up , or a lemon. When I contacted MK to register my guitar for warranty purpose they immediately contacted me back and sent me a really nice MK tee shirt for free. Personally I thought that was pretty cool. It's a good quality tee also.
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