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Despite the Vintage V100MR's accessible price, the guitar is constructed with a high-quality mahogany body, maple cap, mahogany neck, and a lignum rosa fingerboard. This tonewood combination lends the V100MR a classic tonality with excellent warmth, resonance and sustain - perfect for blues, classic rock, and more. The maple cap extends the guitar's top-end frequency response, while the flamed maple veneer provides a classy aesthetic. The distressed finish gives you an instant vintage-cool look, reminiscent of a classic guitar that has survived a lifetime with a musician.
The V100MR's neck features a modern 12'' fingerboard radius which provides excellent balance across the strings, along with the ability to set up a low string action with no risk of the strings "choking" when you play string bends. The neck sits easily in the left hand, while the specially-contoured neck joint and single cutaway assists with top-fret access for high range solos. This playability gives you the smooth feel of a more modern instrument with the looks and sounds of a classic rock guitar - perfect for both rhythm and lead work.
Trev Wilkinson Hardware
Like all Vintage guitars, the V100MR features Trev Wilkinson-designed hardware, built on years of industry experience. The tune-o-matic bridge provides a stable platform for your strings to sit, along with optimum string vibration transfer to the body.
The bridge is complemented with Wilkinson Deluxe WJ01 tuners, providing a smooth action for quick and stable tuning. A graphite nut assists with tuning by providing a friction-free platform for the strings to pass over when bending strings and tuning.
The mis-matched volume and tone controls are reminiscent of a vintage guitar that has had its parts lost and replaced, helping to enhance the classic guitar aesthetic.
Wilkinson Humbucking Pickups
The V100MR is loaded with Wilkinson WVVZ humbuckers which provide a vintage-inspired tone that is perfect for the nuances of blues and classic rock. The neck pickup is reverse-mounted in the same way that one iconic blues guitarist has his guitar set up; this gives you an out-of-phase middle-position pickup selection to create a completely unique tone. The WVVZ humbuckers enhance the warmth and resonance of the mahogany/maple body, giving you a fat tone with great sustain.
Guitar Tricks Insider Magazine
" At last one of the most underrated blues guitarists of all time is getting some respect. Thanks to Vintage guitars, a long overdue tribute to Peter Green’s guitar wizardry has finally manifested. V100 is one of the most diverse… guitars on the market today and when it comes to tribute guitars, this is the real deal. With a smoking hot basement price that’ll have envious Peter Green fans drooling until they get their hands on this prize, I’m sure the music stores won’t be able to keep them in stock. "
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- Trev Wilkinson-designed pickups and hardware
- Wilkinson WVVZ double coil humbucker pickups with vintage tone
- Reverse mounted neck pickup - for out-of-phase middle-position sound
- Solid mahogany body with true maple cap and maple veneer
- Mahogany neck with lignum rosa fingerboard
- Tune-O-Matic bridge
- Wilkinson WJ01 tuners
- 12'' fingerboard radius with 22 medium frets
- Graphite nut
- Aged finish and mis-matched volume/tone controls
- Series: V100
- Body Material: Solid Mahogany
- Top Material: Maple Cap
- Construction: Set Neck
Neck and Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Mahogany
- Nut Width: 42 .5mm
- Fingerboard Material: Lignum Rosa
- Inlays: Pearloid Crown
- Frets: 22
- Scale Length: 24 .75”/628mm
- Fingerboard Radius: 12''
Hardware and Electronics
- Configuration: HH
- Neck Pickup: Wilkinson® WVVZ Double Coil (Reverse mounted)
- Bridge Pickup: Wilkinson® WVVZ Double Coil
- Controls: 2 Volume/ 2 Tone/ 3-Way Toggle Switch
- Switching: 3-way pickup selector (neck / neck+bridge / bridge)
- Bridge: Tune-O-Matic
- Machine Heads: Wilkinson® Deluxe WJ01
- Nut: White Graphite
- Scratch Plate: 4-ply Black
- Hardware Finish: Chrome