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Suhr Modern Guthrie Govan Signature #10175 Electric - Used  From John Suhr

Guthrie Govan signature Suhr in light Bengal burst!


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Condition: Used, Great

There is a small blemish under volume knob that we have pictured.

Guthrie is known for a lot of things when it comes to his playing. Unparalleled versatility and wonderful tone are no exceptions to this rule. His first model signature Suhr held true to this in every way!

This Guthrie axe sports virtually every tone imaginable and in every application features effortless playability. Every note jumps out at you, thrilled to be heard. This one is thick and meaty, but still incredible articulate and resonant at the same time. This is absolutely a "have your cake and eat it, too" kind of guitar.

Manufacturer's Description from John Suhr

Guthrie Govan's extreme virtuosity and stunning versatility require an instrument that excels at many different things. Whether Guthrie is alternate-picking shred lines at breakneck speeds, comping with jazz chord melodies, tapping with 8 fingers for fusion legato runs or strumming hard on a techno-funk tune, he needs a guitar that feels comfortable and sounds great for each style and every type of technique employed. Drawing from the features of his main Suhr guitar of the past 4 years (the Cherry Burst Mahogany body and neck Standard) and the 24-fret Modern which he had been playing almost exclusively through 2008, Suhr worked with Guthrie in developing the one ultimate axe that can cover all of his stylistic bases and do so without any compromises whatsoever. The result is the new Guthrie Govan Signature Model - tricked out for maximum versatility, exceptional playability, and amazing sounds that are warm and full yet clear and punchy. 

The versatility and playability on this Suhr Guthrie Govan is unbelievable. The set neck construction combined with the deeply carved out lower horn allows for all the frets to be reached without strain, and the satin finish makes everything very smooth. The tone knob is a push pull pot which allows for splitting the neck humbucker. One of the coolest features on this instrument is the push button near the volume knob, which reverts the guitar back to the bridge humbucker at full volume, essentially giving you two radically different sounds at the push of a button in one guitar.

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.


Guthrie Govan Modern

Mahogany Body

Top Wood: Flame Maple 3/16"

neck: Mahogany

Fretboard: Pau Ferro

Neck Shape: Modern Elliptical .800-.850  R 16"

Match Figured headstock

nut/width: tusq, 1.650

Frets: Jumbo SS

bridge: 510 2 post solid saddles (steel block)    Recess

Hardware color: chrome

gears: Sperzel Locking

knobs: Gold Speed Knobs

Input Jack: Side Jack

No pickguard- Rear Route

Electronics: Vol, Tone, 5-way (middle - both HB's split), p/p neck split, blower switch

Neck PU: JST SSV Humbucker, Zebra

Middle PU: JST FL Single Coil, Black

Bridge PU: JST SSH+ Humbucker, Zebra

back color: natural

Finish: Light Bengal Burst

Binding: Scraped Binding

Logo Type: Mother of Pearl- gloss headstock

Inlay: mother of pearl Face and Side dots

G&G custom hardshell

GG Laser engraved signature