Downes Guitars Model 101ST - Redwood-top 6-string image

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The Model 101 is the flagship instrument produced by Downes Guitars.  This particular guitar features a figured redwood top, alder body, DiMarzio pickups, a JCustom XSII headless tremolo, and a Downes Guitars headpiece and string lock.  Please see the video below for an introduction to the Model 101.  Handmade in Portland, OR!  Full specs are below, and please let me know if you have any questions!

  • Body wood: Alder
  • Neck wood: 5-ply laminate (figured maple, padauk, walnut)
  • Top wood: Bookmatched Redwood
  • Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
  • Frets: 24, jumbo
  • Scale length: 25"
  • Fingerboard radius: 20"
  • Neck thickness: ~22mm @ 1st fret; ~24mm @ 16th fret
  • Pickups: Dimarzio Virtual Vintage Heavy Blues (neck & mid), Virtual Vintage Solo (bridge)
  • Electronics configuration:
    • Chris Buono Gadget Package
      • Pushbutton pickup selectors (on/off)
      • Volume fader
      • Arcade-style kill switch
      • Schaller Megaswitch S 5-position switch (neck; neck + mid; mid; mid + bridge; bridge)
    • StellarTone ToneStyler 11-position passive tone control
  • Bridge: JCustom XS II Headless tremolo
  • Finish: Clear gloss
  • Weight: 6lbs., 1oz.
  • Includes GruvGear Gigblade gig bag
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Product Specs

Brand New (New)
Downes Guitars
Model 101ST - Redwood
Clear Gloss
Solid Body
Made In:
United States


About The Seller

Downes Guitars
Joined Mar 2017
Portland, OR, United States

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This listing sold on 7/25/2017

Downes Guitars

Portland, OR, United States
Joined: Mar 2017