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Walsh Bethel Set-Neck

Walsh Bethel
$2,895.00

available to order

Walsh Guitars' first original design, the Bethel is a vintage-meets-modern workhorse fit for just about every style of music. As a semi-hollow, it gets great woody tones. As a solidbody, it can purr or growl...

DESCRIPTION:

Walsh Guitars' first original design, the Bethel is a vintage-meets-modern workhorse fit for just about every style of music. As a semi-hollow, it gets great woody tones. As a solidbody, it can purr or growl. But no matter what, nearly endless options are at your fingertips so your look and sound can be as unique as this design.

SPECS:

BODY
- Construction: semi-hollow
- Orientation: right or left handed
- Wood: alder, swamp ash, mahogany, korina
- Top wood: most anything as requested
- F-hole: Walsh original
- Top carves: rounded edges with a partial German carve
- Binding: costs an additional $75 per side (inquire for colors and options)

NECK
- Neck wood: plain maple (roasted or unroasted), quartersawn maple (roasted or unroasted), birdseye maple (roasted or unroasted), flame maple (roasted or unroasted), mahogany, korina
- Orientation: right or left handed
- Back contours: medium C, fat C, baseball bat
- Scale: 25.5"
- Fingerboard wood: maple, Indian rosewood, pau ferro, ebony, Macassar ebony
- Radius: 12
- Frets: medium jumbo nickel/silver (Gold Evo frets available for an extra $50)
- Fret count: 21
- Truss rod: headstock adjusting
- Inlays: silver dots, black dots, MOP oval inlays (additional $50)
- Neck finish: oil, nitro, or combo (oil on back, nitro on face of headstock)
- Nut width: vintage 1 11/16"
- Nut options: bone or TUSQ
- Binding: $75 extra
- Headstock: Batwing titled back 10 degrees (plain wood or ebony veneer overlay)
- Headstock binding: $55
- Logo: waterslide or firebrand

HARDWARE
Bridge: Jeff Senn bridge (with Gotoh in-tune saddles), custom made vintage Tele style (with Gotoh in-tune saddles), custom made half Tele bridge (with Gotoh in-tune saddles), both of the above Tele bridges can be slotted for Bigsby and be top-loading or through-loading, Mastery, Embie Concepts Embie-matic, ABR-1, Nashville, wraptail, Hipshot hardtail, etc., more options available
- Vibrato: Mastery, Bigsby, NOS 1960's Hagstrom, Duesenberg, Maestro full vibrato, Maestro half vibrato
- String blocks: when using through-loading bridges custom made solid brass or aircraft grade aluminum string blocks are used rather than string ferrules
- Strap buttons: various options available

PICKGUARD
Material: most anything is available, every pickguard is custom made to fit the specs of each guitar

ELECTRONICS
- Pickups: McNelly, Curtis Novak, Lambertone, Wolfetone, and Gemini
- Pots: Emerson CTS
- Capacitors: NOS PIOs or Orange Drop
- Output jack: Switchcraft
- Switches: Switchcraft
- Additional options: custom wiring (may incur upcharges), treble bleed mod, etc.

FINISH
- Finish type: nitro (low plasticizer for vintage or regular plasticizer for high gloss) or oil
- Colors: most any opaque and vintage colors available including classic metallic colors, metal flake finishes (add $50), custom bursts
- Age degree: anywhere from new high gloss to medium aging available

CASE
- Mono Vertigo Semi-Hollow

STRINGS
- Stringjoy 10-46

PRICING INFO:

- Bethel Set-Neck: $2,895.00