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Elixir Strings 'Screaming e' Custom Guitar

– Built by British guitar makers Manson Guitar Works

Elixir® Strings, leading innovator in string coating technology has teamed up with British luthier Manson to create this top-spec custom built ‘Screaming e’ guitar, celebrating its the launch of their new OPTIWEB® Coated Electric Guitar Strings.

The Grand Prize in the Making

Our Elixir Strings ‘Screaming e’ guitar has been built earlier this year for the lucky Guitar Idol contest winner. A most beautiful custom electric guitar, hand made to highest specifications by our Devon-based guitar maker friends at Manson Guitar Works.

More on "The Makers of this Beauty"

Manson Guitar Works is the latest facility from internationally renowned luthier Hugh Manson.

For over four decades Hugh has produced world class premium quality guitars for some of the most respected guitar greats, combining traditional luthier skills with genuinely new and exciting technology developments. Manson Guitar Works allows musicians to express themselves like never before. Their MIDI controlled Matthew Bellamy signature guitars, multi stringed bass guitars for John Paul Jones and countless one-off creations for musicians who are not afraid to play outside the comfort zone have resulted in a great demand for Manson products. Previously only available as individual commissions, the Manson Guitar Works aims to bridge that difficult area between full scale production and a genuine hands-on luthier approach, offering a unique instrument, built with attention to detail, pride and individual service.


Guitar Specifications:

Body: One piece Spanish Cedrela
Neck: Birdseye Maple with Indian Rosewood Finger board
Mother of Pearl side dots
22 Medium/jumbo frets
Graphtech nut
Pickups: MBK-2 bridge humbucker with coil tap on tone
Custom vintage hot single coil neck pickup
Hardware: Custom ‘Screaming e’ Hardware Volume/Tone knobs
Three-way toggle pickup selector Switch
Kill Button
Gotoh Chrome 510 machine heads
Black anodized custom ‘screaming e’ hardware pegs
Gotoh Chrome Tailpiece and Adjustable Bridge
Black Anodized aluminum scratch plate
Strings: Elixir Strings - OPTIWEB Coated Electric
Guitar Strings in 10-46 Gauge
Case: Hiscox Hard Case

About the Elixir OPTIWEB Coated Electric Guitar Strings

You’re an uncoated string player? Now is the time to take the challenge and try the OPTIWEB Coating. An extremely lightweight, yet durable coating, for when you want it all: The performance of an uncoated string – that crisp tone and natural feel you love, AND the long tone-life Elixir Strings in known for. Look no further: OPTIWEB Coated Electric Guitar Strings offer you the best of both worlds.

Listen and compare for yourself here: http://www.elixirstrings.com/experience