Suhr Classic T Black s90 #30429 Electric Guitar  From John Suhr

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Suhr Classic T Black S90 #30429 Electric Guitar

In this video, Sound Pure electric guitar specialist Eddie berman tests out a Suhr Classic T Black S90 Electric Guitar (#30429) with a Suhr Bella Reverb Head, a Suhr Bella 1x12 Cabinet, a Xotic Effects Soul Driven Overdrive/Boost Effect Pedal and a Strymon El Capistan dTape Delay Effect Pedal.

Manufacturer's Description from John Suhr

CLASSIC T PROTM
TIMELESS TONE - UNRIVALED PLAYABILITY

The ALL NEW Classic T Pro features: our innovative SSCII (Silent Single-Coil) hum cancelling system, Classic T or SSV pickups, a “Thin-Skin” urethane body finish, tinted satin finished neck with stainless steel frets, and the option of a Maple or Rosewood fingerboard.

When our customers asked for an instrument with all the tone and playability of our Classic T Antique, without the antiquing, we listened, and delivered two great eras of Classic T goodness.

50’s Spec: 2-piece Swamp Ash body with Maple fingerboard on a Maple neck, choice of trans finishes (2 Tone Burst, Trans Butterscotch or Trans White), and single-ply pickguard (Black Bakelite or White).

60’s Spec: 2-piece Alder body with a Rosewood fingerboard on a Maple neck, choice of finishes (3 Tone Burst, Black or Olympic White), and a 3-Ply Parchment pickguard.

A covered SSV humbucker in the neck position is an available option on both the 50's and 60's models.

TONE WOODS

ALDER - One of the most popular guitar body woods of the 1960's, Alder is grown all over the world. Alder is medium to light in weight with soft tight pores. It has a light tan color and sometimes exhibits large swirling grain patterns and rings. Alder is favored by blues and rock players for its strong, clear, full-bodied sound, with beefy mids and excellent lows. Alder is used extensively for guitar bodies because of its light weight and its full sound.

SWAMP ASH - Popular in the 1950's for guitar bodies, Swamp Ash originates from the Southern parts of America, from trees whose root systems are under water. This wood is lightweight and porous. Its color is light with pronounced dark brown grain patterns which makes it ideal for transparent finishes. Popular with country, blues, rock and metal players alike, Swamp Ash is highly resonant and offers a nice balance of pleasant highs, firm lows, and a slightly scooped midrange.

MAPLE - Sourced mostly from the Northern United States and Canada, Maple is commonly used to make necks. Maple has a classic tone, strong in the midrange with a sweet spanky high end.

ROSEWOOD - Being one of the most popular fingerboard woods for guitars, Indian Rosewood is sourced from either India or Bangladesh. It has a thick grain pattern with colors ranging from brown-black, to purple, to red-brown. Indian Rosewood is particularly favored by blues and rock players for its thick, sweet tone. It has an ideal balance of fat lows, warm mids and a sparkling high end presence.

NECK

Each Classic T Pro is equipped with our Even C Medium neck profile. Rolled edges and a 9-12” compound fingerboard radius offers a substantial, yet comfortable shape.

NECK FINISH - The Quarter sawn Maple neck is tinted, then finished in satin acrylic urethane, which provides the smooth feel of natural wood as well as protection from moisture.

FRETS - Every Classic T Pro includes medium stainless steel frets, which offer silky smooth bending and long-lasting playability. Utilizing the PLEK process on each instrument guarantees the best possible string action, ensures optimized playability, and eliminates intonation problems.

ELECTRONICS

The Classic T Pro™ is available in both S/S and S/H pickup configurations.

SSCII (SILENT SINGLE-COIL) - Our proprietary passive 60-cycle hum reduction system has no impact on tone, there are no batteries to change - just transparent noise reduction.

SSV - The SSV is a versatile pickup that combines the warmth of a vintage humbucker with increased clarity and definition. It is wound hotter for more output, increased sustain,and a sweet midrange response.

CLASSIC T - The Classic T pickups are wound to produce a broad range of classic T-style tones. From clean and snappy to warm and punchy with just the right amount of growl, the Classic T Antique is equally at home in a Nashville honky-tonk or on the Sunset Strip. Every Classic T pickup is hand-built, precisely wound (using our proprietary winding process), and features: plain enamel (neck) and a formvar wired (bridge), and specially formulated Alnico V magnets with vintage correct black fiber bottoms.

BODY FINISH - The Classic T Pro uses our “Thin Skin” Urethane finish. Our finishing process provides an unparalleled combination of protection, beauty, and tone. Great care is taken to ensure that the thinnest possible layers of finish are applied. This allows the wood to resonate freely while still providing ample protection. Our state of the art equipment, experienced staff, and uncompromising quality control ensure that no instrument leaves our facility until it meets our demanding standards.

HARDWARE

TUNERS - The Classic T Pro is equipped with staggered locking tuners, which provide improved tuning stability and eliminate the need for a traditional string tree.

BRIDGE - The Wilkinson compensated bridge with brass saddles was chosen for its superior tuning stability, sustain, and intonation performance while maintaining the classic look and vibe of a true vintage instrument.

 

John Suhr Guitars

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.

Specifications

Model: Classic T

Body Wood: Genuine Mahogany

Body Contours: Hand Only

Body Binding: Top Bound Ivoroid

Chambering: None

Body Back Color: Black

Input Jack: Electrosocket, Chrome

Bridge: Gotoh Hardtail, Chrome

Bridge Recess: None

Control Plate: Chrome

Pickguard: Black Gloss, 3 Ply, Classic T Shorty

Neck Wood: Roasted Maple

Neck Finish: Satin

Neck Back Shape: Soft Medium V .840-.920

Fingerboard Wood: Roasted Maple

Fingerboard Radius: 16" Standard Roll

Frets: 22 Stainless Steel, Jumbo

Side Dots: Black

Fingerboard Inlay: Face Dots, Black

Headstock: Hybrid

Headstock Finish: Satin

Headstock Step Finish: Satin

Nut: 1.650", Tusq, White

Logo: Decal, Black

Tuning Gears: Suhr Locking, Chrome

Neck Pickup: S90, Neck, Cream

Bridge Pickup: S90, Bridge, Cream

Pickup Selector: 3-Way Blade, Black Barrel T Style

Optional Electronics: SSCII

Controls: Volume, Tone

Hardshell Case