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Michael Kelly 1953 Electric Guitar, Left Handed, Maple Fingerboard, Blue Jean Wash

With a vintage feel, a striking flame maple top, and a versatile tonal palette, the Michael Kelly left-handed 1953 electric isn't a beater -- it's a keeper. Rate and review this product
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Michael Kelly 1953 Blue Jean Wash

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Michael Kelly 1953

The lefty 1953, was added to address the many requests that Michael Kelly had for a left-handed version of this popular model. The 1953 was designed to have a vintage feel and sound with some important modern updates. The '53s all-Alder body is capped with flame maple and the pickup configuration is vintage traditional. Well at least that is how it appears. Actually Michael Kelly put an MK electronics mod on the 1953 that Michael Kelly called the Quad Mod. As the name implies you get 4 great sonic options instead of the expected 3 options. The 1953 has a 4 way switch and in that fourth switch position Michael Kelly gives you both pickups in series. It is like having a nice fat humbucker as those two pickups work together. The 1953 also has some nice and hot single-coil Rockfield's designed especially for this instrument. Traditional has never been more evolved.

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Top: Flame Maple
Body: Alder
Binding: Alder
Construction: Bolt On
Neck: Maple
Fretboard: Maple
Fretboard Radius: 10.5"
Number of Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
Inlays: Dots
Headstock: 1950
Scale Length: 25.5 in / 647.7 mm
Truss Rod Type: Dual Action
Neck Profile: Modern C
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Type: Standard
Nut Width: 43mm
Strings: D'Addario EXL110 (.010-.046)
Boutique Mod: Quad Mod (models made after May 2016)
Electronics: Master volume - master tone - 4-way blade switch (position #4 gives you Neck & Bridge in series for a unique added humbucker like tone)
Neck Pickup: Rockfield TexPlus Single-Coil (Alnico V Magnet, 9.5k DC Resistance)
Bridge Pickup: Rockfield TexPlus Single-Coil (Alnico V Magnet, 10.5k DC Resistance)
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Tuning Keys: Die Cast
Bridge Type: Traditional
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Blue Jean Wash
Shipping Weight: 11 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 42 x 17 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MK53SBJMROL
Blue Jean Wash, with Gig Bag
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs
Blue Jean Wash, with Hard Case
Shipping Weight: 24 lbs
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