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Geronimo is the debut model from Swope Guitars. A seasoned builder and veteran of two well regarded guitar institutions; Gibson Custom Shop and Sadowsky Guitars, Chris Swope has now branched out on his own with this very unique first offering.
What is a “Knock-Around” finish?
A Knock-Around is essentially a slight relic. The lacquer on the body is checked. There may be a bump or bruise here or there. The solid colors have a white undercoat which shows nicely when dinged. The bodies are glossy and the plastics are clean. While the headstock has a deep gloss the back of the neck is a thinner, satin finish. There is no lacquer above the fret tangs of the rosewood fingerboard. The edges of the fingerboard are blended nicely into the sides.
|Finish Color:||Honey Burst|
|Neck Shape:||Open "C"|
|Neck Dimensions:||.850 1st - .920 12th|
|Fingerboard Inlays:||Pearl Dot|
|Frets:||Jescar Medium/High (This is a bit lower and a bit wider than a Dunlop 6105)|
|Width at Nut:||1 21/32"|
|Controls:||Volume and Tone Control, 5-Way plus “FUNK BUMP”|
|Tuners:||Gotoh Vintage Style|
|Case:||Black Hardshell Case|