Suhr Classic T Antique Trans Butterscotch Electric Guitar
Our customers have asked for an instrument that has a vintage look and feel, without sacrificing playability and tone. Enter the Classic T Antique™. We designed this guitar to ensure it preserves the spirit of a vintage instrument while performing like a Suhr. Impeccable craftsmanship and attention to detail ensure that every neck pocket is tight, every fret is perfectly dressed, and that every instrument is ready for peak performance before leaving our facility.
The nitro-cellulose lacquer finish and our proprietary antiquing process make each Classic Antique™ feel like it has been loved for years. The Classic Antique now includes: our innovative SSCII (Silent Single-Coil) hum cancelling system, and a vintage tinted nitrocellulose neck with stainless steel frets.
IMPECCABLE QUALITY, LEGENDARY PERFORMANCE
The Classic T Antique features a Maple neck that is tinted and finished in nitro-cellulose lacquer, giving it an authentic vintage look and feel.
EVEN C MEDIUM (.840″-.920″)
The Classic T Antique is equipped with our Even C Medium profile. Rolled edges and a 9″-12” compound fingerboard radius offers a substantial, yet comfortable shape.
MEDIUM STAINLESS STEEL (.055″ x .090″)
Stainless steel frets offer silky smooth bending and long-lasting playability. Every Suhr receives a PLEK fret dress, ensuring the best possible string action, playability and intonation.
The contoured heel of the Classic T Antique allows for easier access to the upper register. For optimum tone and stability, the neck joint must not be too tight or too loose, therefore all of our neck pockets are precisely fitted by hand, by expert craftsmen.
CLASSIC T BODY SHAPE
This is a standard vintage shape that many of us grew up with and has the addition of a contoured heel where the neck bolts on for easy access to all the frets. The Classic T Antique features a lightly aged nitrocellulose lacquer finish.
Available in Alder or Swamp Ash. Alder is one of the most popular guitar body woods of the 1960’s and is favored by blues and rock players for its strong, clear, full-bodied sound, with beefy mids and excellent lows. Swamp Ash, a popular body wood in the 1950’s, is highly resonant and offers a slightly scooped midrange.
Finished in an extremely thin nitro-cellulose lacquer that features natural checking and light aging.
The SSCII is our proprietary silent single coil system. The SSCII is installed inside the body of the guitar and works with traditional single coil pickups. It reduces 60 cycle hum and has no impact on tone, no batteries to change – just transparent noise reduction.
HARDWARE & ELECTRONICS
The unique blend of locking tuners, a high performance three saddle bridge, and our proprietary SSCII noise reduction system creates the perfect combination of vintage tones with modern performance.
WILKINSON 3 SADDLE
The Wilkinson compensated bridge with brass saddles was chosen for its superior tuning stability, sustain, and intonation performance while maintaining the classic look and vibe of a true vintage instrument.
The Classic T Pro features our Classic T bridge pickup which is wound to produce a broad range of classic T-style tones, from clean and snappy to warm and punchy with just the right amount of growl. A Classic T single coil or chrome SSV humbucker is available for the neck position.
SUHR LOCKING TUNERS
Equipped with staggered Suhr Locking Tuners, which provide an 18:1 gear ratio, improved tuning stability, and no need for a traditional string tree.