Suhr Modern Plus Bengal Burst Electric Guitar #JS5U4E  From John Suhr

We absolutely love Suhr's "Bengal Burst" finish. This one comes appointed with a Pau Ferro fretboard, HSH confiugration, and Push-Pull pots to split the humbuckers for more classic strat-style tones.

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What We Think

This is one of the best playing Suhrs we've ever seen!! You could play this guitar with your right arm tied behind your back and be happy. Perfection, clarity, inspiration, articulation, and expression are all present in this wonderful guitar and you will have no problem playing any style of music on it. Like everything John Suhr has ever sent us, this spectacular guitar plays like a dream, sounds incredible, and feels like your new best friend in terms of comfort. And talk about a classy look too!! 

Manufacturer's Description from John Suhr

The 2018 Modern Plus features a brand new roasted maple neck with pau ferro or maple fingerboard. The Modern Plus retains many of the original specifications of the Modern Pro including the sleek elliptical neck profile, balanced asymmetrical body, innovative neck heel and stunning flame maple top. Proprietary Suhr locking tuners and the Gotoh 510 tremolo provides superior tuning stability.

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: Modern Plus

Serial: JS5U4E

Weight: 7.6 lbs

BODY 

Body Wood: Basswood, 2-Piece

Body Top Wood: Flame Maple, 2-Piece, 3/16"

Body Countours: Arm, Hand, & Tummy

Body Binding: Scraped Binding

Chambering: None

Sound Hole: None

Body Top Color: Bengal Burst

Body Color: Black

Body Finish / Aging: Gloss

Body Inlay: None

Input Jack: Side Jack, Chrome

Bridge: Gotoh, 510, 2P-SS-SB, Chrome

Bridge Recess: None

Strap Button / Screw Color: Chrome

Electronics Mount: Rear Route

Control Plate: NA

Pickguard: NA

Tremolo Cavity Cover: Standard, Black Satin

Control Cavity Cover: Black Satin

NECK 

Neck Wood: Roasted Maple

Neck Color: None

Neck Finish: Satin

Neck Tint / Aging: None

Neck Back Shape: Modern Elliptical .800 - .850

Neck Binding: None

Fingerboard Wood: Pau Ferro

Fingerboard Radius / Roll: 10" - 14"

Fingerboard Scalloping: None

Frets:  24, Stainless Steel, Jumbo

Side Dots: Clay

Fingerboard Inlay: Face Dots, Clay

12th Fret Inlay: None

Headstock: Original

Headstock Top Wood: None

Headstock Color: Black

Headstock Finish: Gloss

Nut: 1.650", Tusq. White

Logo: Decal, Silver

Tuning Gears: Suhr Locking, Chrome

ELECTRONICS / SETUP 

Neck Pickup: SSV, Neck, Black

Middle Pickup: V60LP, Middle, Black

Bridge Pickup: SSH Plus, Bridge, Black

Pickup Selector: 5-Way Blade, Black

Optional Electronics: Push-Pull, Split Both Humbuckers

Controls: Volume, Tone

Knobs: Chrome

Case: Deluxe Gig Bag

String Gauge: .010 - .046