It’s true to say that the best guitars are built from the inside out, and Vintage enjoys a well-earned reputation for building great guitars. And now, the superb line-up of exciting Vintage electric guitars just got even better.
Working with acknowledged guitar industry guru Trevor Wilkinson, Vintage has now introduced a fantastic new line-up of Wilkinson-equipped Vintage electrics and semi-acoustics. Using Trev's excellent range of pickups, tuners and hardware has taken Vintage electrics to the next level.
Vintage guitars – great looking, great sounding, great to play – and all at unbelievably competitive prices.
The V6MRHDX's body is alder, and it features a hard maple, bolt-on neck with a 71/?2” radius rosewood fingerboard and 21 frets. All the hardware is genuine Wilkinson, including the three vintage-voiced single coil pickups with aged ivory covers and Thomas's beloved Bukka switch, which is operated by a push/push pot on the back tone control and provides a hum-cancelling, subtly tone-altering extra dummy coil when needed. And it's all wrapped up in the beautiful Vintage Icon package, with the guitar's body and parts all meticulously aged to simulate years of onstage use. Topped off with stunning original artwork, this is a must-have guitar.
“I wanted a guitar that looks cool – like Hendrix's, but with all the features of my signature Vintage Icon V6 guitar,” he says. “And it had to play like all the guitars I usually play: pickups in the same position and not a reversed body.” True to Thomas' requests, the guitar features the same top quality specs as his treasured '61 and his original Vintage signature, but comes with a reversed headstock and hand-applied graphics created by German artist Daniel Hahn especially for the Summer Of Love.
Neck: Hard Maple – Bolt On
Fingerboard: 7 1/2" Rosewood
Tuners: Wilkinson® Deluxe WJ55D EZ-Lok™
Vibrato: Wilkinson® WVCD
Pickups: Wilkinson® single coil x 3 aged ivory
(N) WVS (M) WVSM rw/rp(B) WHCC
(Back tone push/push hum-cancelling extra coil)
Controls: 1 Volume, 2 Tone, 5-Way Selector
Scratchplate: 3-ply distressed
Brand reference number:V6MRHDX