July 2006/7

Champagne Smoke – Thinline

Ralf Köhler

Thinline, Twin Pickup, Jazz Guitar

The Brief:

Our customer required a finish that was less subtle and easier to see in a big band situation. So our Champagne Smoke finish was tweaked slightly for a more intense visual effect.

It’s tonal range was expanded with the installation of two Bartolini Special Jazz Humbuckers creating a versatile range of options and sonic possibilities. Complete with an upgraded control layout this is one serious guitar for the modern jazz player who is called upon for a wide range of tonal styles and techniques.

Body depth: 45mm
Body width: 432mm
Top: Alpine Spruce Master Grade
Body: Sycamore
Neck: Flat D Maple
Nut width: 45mm
Scale length: 650mm
Fingerboard: Ebony striped
Frets: Jumbo medium
Pickup: 2 Bartolini Special Jazz Humbuckers
Controls: Individual Volume and Tone controls for each pickup
Tuners: Schaller M6 Mini – Ebony
Finish: Nitro, High Gloss

Champagne Smoke thinline model soundholes
Champagne Smoke thinline model end pin and floating bridge

Construction: Based on the same measurements as the Full-Body-Version, but slimmed down to half of the size in depth. This instrument was made for playing in big bands and for grand gigs. The thinline approach was employed to help avoid acoustic feedback and to provide a wider range of musical playing styles.

Sound Samples: Don’t just take our word for it try our sound samples and hear for yourself.

All Collections
Champagne Smoke Thinline
  • Champagne Smoke thinline Modell Kopfplatte Rückansicht
    Champagne Smoke Thinline Headstock Rear View
  • Champagne Smoke thinline Modell Hals Gelenk Detail
    Champagne Smoke Thinline Rear of Neck Detail
  • Champagne Smoke thinline Modell Kopfplatte Vorderansicht
    Champagne Smoke Thinline-Headstock Front View
  • Champagne Smoke thinline Modell-Körper-Einlage
    Champagne Smoke Thinline-Rear of Body Inlays
  • Champagne Smoke thinline Modell Ganzkörper-Vorderansicht
    Champagne Smoke Thinline Full Body Front View
  • Champagne Smoke thinline Modell Körper Rückansicht
    Champagne Smoke Thinline-Rear View Full Body

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