John Moriarty Guitars

17.5 inch Archtop Electric


15 inch Archtop Electric
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17 inch Archtop Electric
Parlor guitar
Tele Style

17.5″ Archtop

While this guitar is just 0.5″ wider at the lower bout, it is also wider at the waist. The large vibrating area of the soundboard produces a strong responsive bass and loud acoustic volume.

Destinctive Features include:
3 inch side depth with large body dimensions.
If required, Kent Armstrond mini-humbucker can be installed. The model pictured here has a 1968 DeArmond adjustable Rhythm Chief single coil pickup. A reproduction of this pickup is also optional.
The Internally laminated neck is super-strong and straight.
76mm (3″) body depth
Venetian cutaway
Carved German spruce top
Carved North American maple back
26mm soundboard depths
Solid maple sides
Spruce X brace
Traditional plastic bindings, 5-ply.
Internally laminated neck
2-way adjustable stainless steel truss rod
Ebony fingerboard, 12″ radius, 25″ scale, 22 frets
43mm width nut, polished bone
Adjustable bridge with proper string-compensation
One-piece solid ebony tailpiece
Traditional Plastic /wooden pickguard available
Master volume / tone controls
Wooden control-knobs
Open-back, light-weight tuners (Hipshot/Waverly)
Gloss lacquer finish
Custom colours include: warm/pale blonde; deep brown; chestnut brown; violin burst; vintage-style sunburst
Personalised set up
Solid woods used throughout

price: from €6000