The guitar was a V52MRBS.
The guitar is a nod to a specific iconic guitar.
The body has been contoured to the front and the rear.
It has been distressed using staining to replicate a much older instrument.
The neck has received a stain and amber lacquer, which has been largely removed to show fingerboard wear.
The front pickup has been removed and a vintage style Bakelite scratchplate has been fitted.
The guitar has been rewired using to spec, giving full treble, variable treble and full bass using the Allparts EP-4373-000 three-way switch. Cloth wiring has been used through-out.
Eastern poplar body provides resonance, tone and ‘correct weight’ comfort, enhanced with correctly radiused contoured body.
The Wilkinson WTB intonatable bridge featured on the Vintage V52 is a masterpiece of design, eliminating age-old intonation problems often found in three saddle, fixed bridge designs.
Pair of Wilkinson Single Coils for traditional tones combined with contemporary power, courtesy of a WVTN pickup at the neck and a WVOB in the bridge position.
Single master Volume and Tone controls with three-way pickup selector switch.
Wilkinson WJ55S patented E-Z-Lok machine heads. Simple, effective locking action for increased tuning stability.
Hard rock Maple with classic Vintage ‘soft C’ profile for instant comfort, speed, accuracy and great feel.
Traditional 14" radius fingerboard provides positive feel and superior playability.
22 Medium profile frets add to comfort, accuracy and overall positive feel of the Vintage V52.
43mm Graphite nut, smooth and friction free.
Classic Vintage headstock design for balance and visual appeal.
The V52™ is an original Vintage® ICON Series™ guitar, reimagined by the UK Vintage ProShop team.