This beautiful Nik Huber Orca '59 features a Faded Sunburst Semi-Gloss Finish, Exceptional Grade Curly Michigan Maple Top, Mahogany Body and Neck with Fat Back, Nitrocellulose Finish, Brazilian Rosewood fretboard, Curly Maple fretboard binding, Crown Trapeze Inlays in Mother of pearl, and sports a pair of Harry Haussel '59 Humbuckers. The body features their Superhollow carve for extra resonance and a lighter weight.
The Nik Huber Orca '59 looks, plays, feels, and sounds like one of those legendary single cutaway instruments from the 50s. Unlike most of its predecessors, its magic and authenticity unfold from day one. Both body and soul have been revived by the experience and knowledge of Nik Huber's passionate craftsmen, who have raised the bar with respect to how a classic guitar should look and sound. You won't have to wait 30 years for this one to become legendary.
Serial Number: 4 1785
Top: Exceptional Grade Eastern Curly Maple with Superhollow Carve
Body Wood: Mahogany (full thickness)
Neck Wood: Mahogany, set neck
Fretboard: Brazilian Rosewood
Scale Length: 25“ (635mm)
Radius: Compound, 10“ - 14“ (255mm - 355mm)
Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo, extra hard (2,49mm wide - 1,19mm high), routed fretslots
Trussrod: Double Action (Single Rod, compressed)
Neck Shape: Orca Std.
Width at Nut: 1,67“ (42,5mm)
Thickness: 0,92“ (23,4mm) at 1st Fret, 1,00“ (25,5mm) at 12th Fret
Inlays: Crown Trapeze Inlays (Mother Of Pearl)
Headstock : Ebony Veneer
Nut: Polished Bone
Bridge: Tone Pros AVR-2 & Aluminum Tailpiece
Tuners: Gotoh 510 - Kluson Style
Hardware Colour: Nickel - aged
Trussrod Cover: Ebony
Neck Pickup: 1959 Humbucker w/ aged Nickel Cover (made by H. Häussel)
Bridge Pickup: 1959 Humbucker w/ aged Nickel Cover (made by H. Häussel)
Electronics : 2 Volume Controls, 2 Tone Controls, 3 Way Toggle Switch, Push Pull coil split
Setup: 010 - 046
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