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Suhr Custom Classic Antique Black HSS IRW Light Aging #31330  From John Suhr

Check out this 21 fret, lightly antiqued tone monster!  


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What We Think

Weight: 6.95 lbs.

When we first pulled this one out of the case, we knew there was something special about it. First off, it is extremely light, as it is chambered. Acoustically, it sounds incredible and rings like a bell. The 60's C Vintage Standard neck is butter, as it's not too chunky, and not too thin, just right! I thought I heard angels sing when I first plugged this into a Suhr Bella amp. I'm not lying...

Suhr Classic Antique Black HSS IRW Light Aging #31330 Quick n' Dirty

In this video, Sound Pure electric guitar expert Eddie Berman demonstrates the Suhr Classic Antique Black HSS IRW #31330 with a Suhr Bella Reverb Head, a Suhr Bella 1x12 Cabinet, a Strymon Brigadier dBucket Delay Effect Pedal and an Xact Tone Solutions Precision Multi-Drive Guitar Pedal.

Manufacturer's Description from John Suhr

Our customers asked for an instrument that had a vintage look and feel but did not sacrifice playability and tone. Enter the Classic Antique™. We designed this guitar to ensure it preserved 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 each instrument plays its best before leaving our facility. The nitrocellulose lacquer finish and our proprietary antiquing process make each Classic Antique™ feel like it has been loved for years.

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About Manufacturer

At Suhr Guitars, we don’t merely produce some of the finest hand-crafted guitars and amplifiers – we produce dreams that inspire musical passion and artistic creativity. Our fervent dedication to the highest quality standards possible, our famous fanatical attention to detail, our ears for tone, and our love for music ranging from rock to country to jazz to blues to pop to metal to fusion are all evident in every instrument we produce. The passion to build the very best possible is the underlying current of what Suhr Guitars is all about. From there comes the vision of John Suhr to design and create the best instruments possible. From there the skill of experienced master craftsmen, technological know-how, and the hard work of dedicated employees who truly love what they’re doing take over to produce modern works of art that discriminating artists and musicians will savor for a lifetime.



Serial Number: 31330

Guitar Model: Classic Antique

Body Wood: Alder, 2-Piece

Contours: Arm, Hand & Tummy

Chambering: Chambered

Body Color: Black

Body Finish: Lacquer

Body Aging: Light Aging

Input Jack: Face Jack, Chrome

Bridge: Fender Vintage 6-Screw Tremolo, Chrome

Tremolo Cavity Cover: 510, Aged Green

Electronics Mount: Pickguard

Pickguard Material: Aged Green

Neck Wood: Roasted Maple

Neck Back Shape: 60's C Vintage Standard .810-.930

Neck Finish: Satin

Fingerboard Wood: Indian Rosewood

Fingerboard Radius: 7.5"-9.5"

Fingerboard Roll: Extra Roll

Side & Face Dots: Clay

Headstock: Hybrid, Satin

Headstock Step Finish: Satin

Logo Type: Decal, Gold

Nut: Tusq, White

Nut Width: 1.650"

Frets: 21 Stainless Steel, Heavy

Tuning Gears: Gotoh Kluson, Chrome

Neck Pickup: V70, Neck, Parchment

Middle Pickup: V70, Neck, Parchment

Bridge Pickup: Thornbucker, Bridge, Raw Nickel

Pickup Selector Switch: 5-Way Blade

Pickup Selector Switch Tip: Parchment 

Wiring: SSCII

Controls: Volume, Tone, Tone

Knob Color: Parchment

Case: Hardshell, Black

String Gauge: .010-.046