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Michael Tuttle Custom Classic T Mary Kay Daphne Blue #480  From Tuttle

Beautiful finish, roasted maple neck and the killer Area T/custom mini hum pickup configuration  

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Michael Tuttle Guitars

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Weight: 6.6 Lbs 

Amazing Custom Classic T !!!

Wonderful tone and only 6.6 lbs :)

 

Michael Tuttle Custom Classic T Mary Kay Daphne Blue #480 Quick 'n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure electric guitar specialist Michael Buckley plays the Michael Tuttle Custom Classic T Mary Kay Daphne Blue #480 through a Carr Amplifiers Sportsman 19W 1x12 Combo Amp.

Manufacturer's Description from Tuttle

For the past two decades Michael has specialized in the fine art of what it takes to make a piece of wood feel good. Michael makes the necks feel like they're a part of your hands from the moment you pick them up.

Michael Tuttle's background includes stints with Valley Arts and Don Grosh Guitars, where, among other things, he gained a reputation for his fretwork. As a guitar player for the last 30 years, the transition from a professional musician to guitar builder has been a valuable asset to his company. He built his first guitar in the early 80's and in 1993 started building guitars commercially. After 10 years of honing the art of guitar building working for other organizations it was time to start out on his own. Michael Tuttle Guitars began in 2003. His unique craftsmanship and quality are unparalleled. Once you've played a Tuttle you'll know!

Michael Tuttle Guitars

About Manufacturer

We are so fortunate to work with the builders that we represent. Over the years, we've been lucky enough to get on board early with companies that had their act together before the "guitar world" discovered them. Several years back, two people (whose opinions we deeply respect) said we had to check out Michael's guitars. Michael sent us an S and T, and we sold the S model to the first person who heard it! Needless to say, we knew we were on to something. Tuttle has been building for over 20 years and got his start working at Valley Arts in California with Don Grosh, whom he worked with at Grosh Guitars. In 2003, Michael started Tuttle Guitars. Michael's attention to detail is very evident. Being a small builder (Michael’s team consists of himself and an assistant), everything needs to be right the first time out. This is a huge benefit for the player, as there can be no "Monday or Friday" guitars. We’ve always loved it when the guy’s name that's on the headstock had his hands all over the instrument when it was built - his reputation and quality of work is on the line every time one of his creations goes out the door. It's wonderful when you put one of Michaels guitars in a player's hands for the first time and watch their reaction. Michael is such a talented builder, and we are lucky to have such a positive relationship with him as a shop.

Specifications

Serial Number: 480

Model: Custom Classic T

Body Wood: Ash

Neck Wood: Roasted Maple

Neck Shape: .830 - C 12"

Nut: Bone

Frets: .104X.047 SS

Bridge: Tuttle Vintage

Nut Width: 1.650

Hardware Color: Nickel

Gears: Kluson

Pickguard: Parchment Pearloid

Electronics: 3 Way Volume, Tone

Input Jack: Side

Knobs: Nickel

Neck Pickup: Custom Mini, Brushed Nickel

Bridge Pickup: Area T, Black

Finish: Mary Kay Daphne Blue

Oil Finish Neck

G&G Case