Premier Builders Guild (PBG) Gustavsson Bluesmaster Special just in! These are incredible guitars and an incredible value. Gene Baker (former Fender Custom Shop builder) and his team built all of the PBG guitars which included other high-end brands: Koll, Fano, etc...The idea behind the PBG company was to reduce the cost of these brand's guitars, allowing each individual builder to focus on custom orders, while letting Gene and his team handle a "production model" from each brand.
Johan Gustavsson's body shape takes the classic LP Special to a far more elegant, comfortable place and It balances perfectly either seated or standing. The neck is chunky in a late 50s Gibson kind of way and the fretwork is perfect. This is a comfortable, really easy guitar to play and the overall feel is quite slinky and rewards both lead and rhythm work.
Tones? Gorgeous. Clarity, punch, power...it's all here. The Lollar P90s tend to have a touch less midrange (to our ears) than a Gibson P90. While we love the Gibson tone, the Lollars are quite a bit more versatile. This guitar would excel in pretty much any musical environment you put it in, no question.
Condition: Mint save for one small paint chip (size of pinhead) and a small indentation on the back of the body by the control cavity cover. No fret wear, etc...
Don't let this rare bird pass you by, these are incredible guitars and a great value! Priced with original hardshell case.
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