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Michael Kelly Kelly 1955 Amber
The Michael Kelly 1955 embodies their commitment for boutique inspired guitars with Rockfield humbuckers, Swamp Ash body and coil-tap.
Michael Kelly 1955 Amber
The Michael Kelly 1955 Amber guitar is made up of a Swamp Ash Body with a genuine Flame Maple Cap, not only does this combination provide a fantastic tone and feel to the guitar but also makes it look as good as it sounds. Attached to the body is a Maple neck and fingerboard combination making this guitar have a great 1950's vibe to it. combined with 22 medium jumbo frets and a compound radius fretboard the guitar feels fantastic and extremely comfortable in your hands.
PickupsRockfield SWC Set: The Rockfield SWC (Select Wound Custom) pickups were designed from the ground up by meticulously researching old design documents, spec sheets, wood shed articles, building, testing and re-testing for countless days and endless hours. Most importantly though Rockfield shut up and listened to what the players wanted. After all the questions were answered and the research and testing were done, they finally came out of the lab with a killer pickup that we as players are also extremely proud of. The Rockfield SWC pickups are slightly over wound and provide "ringing bell like" clean tones and growling vintage style leads with endless warmth and sustain. However, turn up the gain in your favorite amp and the natural bold and spongy tone of these pickups sizzles and cooks into a very full aggressive distortion without loosing note or tonal definition. The Split coil option or "Tapped" positions are useful and articulate well for a great pickup in any format!
Michael Kelly 1955 Amber Specification
- Top: Quilt Maple
- Body: Swamp Ash
- Binding: Genuine Flame Maple
- Construction: Bolt On
- Neck: Maple
- Fretboard: Maple on Amber Trans and Black Wash, Rosewood on Caramel Burst
- Fretboard Radius: Compound 10.5" to 16"
- Number of Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
- Inlays: Dots
- Headstock: 1950
- Scale Length: 25.5 in / 647.7 mm
- Nut Material: Bone
- Nut Type: Standard
- Nut Width: 43mm
- Electronics: Great 8 Mod - Master Volume (push/pull coil tap) - Master tone (push/pull coil tap) - 3 way blade switch
- Neck Pickup: Rockfield Mini Humbucker
- Bridge Pickup: Rockfield SWC Humbucker
- Hardware Finish: Chrome
- Tuning Keys: Die Cast
- Bridge Type: T-Style