Probett Rocket III Electric Guitar, Faded Cherry - Pre-Owned

$4,550
Make an enquiry

Spread the cost

  • Open to all
  • 25% deposit secures the guitar
  • Spread the remaining cost over 3 months

View finance options

Details

The Probett Rocket III is a recent arrival to The Exchange and our first guitar from British electric luthier Damian Probett.

Heavily influenced by Epiphone's Wilshire and Crestwood models, the Rocket III features a premium grade one-piece Mahogany body in a familiar S-style double-cutaway design, with a one-piece quarter sawn Mahogany neck and a first-grade Indian Rosewood fretboard decorated with single-ply Royalite binding.

The guitar features Probett's signature step headstock design, with a black veneer over a Mahogany headstock, and has Gotoh vintage-style tuners.

In the electronics department, the guitar features P90 pickups in the neck and middle positions, and a humbucker in the bridge position, all controlled by Telecaster-style controls of Master Volume, Master Tone, and a pickup selector switch.

When designing the Rocket model, Damian Probett said, "My aim was to make something new from some things old. Not just to do what has been done before but to take elements of some of my favourite designs and combine them into something interesting, exciting, and new."

"I've combined elements from various 1950s solid body guitars with the aim of retaining a cohesive and functional design. It had to look right and it has to sound right."

This guitar comes to us in excellent condition with its original hardshell case.

  • Set neck, full width, max length tenon construction
  • Body: Premium grade 1 piece 1.75″ Mahogany
  • Body Contours: “T” style lower edge radius, “S” style upper radius with deep belly and forearm contours
  • Neck: One-piece quartersawn Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Amazon Rosewood
  • Binding: Single-ply “Royalite”
  • Inlays: Clay dot inlays
  • Fretboard Radius: 12″
  • Nut Width: 1.693″ (43mm)
  • Trussrod: Vintage style 3/16 single acting rod
  • Nut: Bone
  • Frets: Jescar Stainless Steel
  • Headstock angle: 10 degrees
  • Pickups: Bridge -  Humbucker, Middle - P90, Neck - P90
  • Switching: 5-way
  • Controls: T style plate with single volume and tone
  • Chrome hardware
  • Bridge: "Mannmade" Classic tremolo
  • Pickguard: 3-ply brown tortoise-shell
  • Tuners: Gotoh “Kluson” type
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Case: Hiscox “Liteflite” hardcase

Benefits

Fully insured global shipping

All instruments ship direct from Nashville to anywhere in the world, fully insured with trusted global couriers

Easy Returns

Every guitar comes with a 72-hour appraisal period so if you're not satisfied you can return the instrument to us

Why Buy From The North American Guitar

Secure payment methods

We accept all major credit and debit cards as well as PayPal or bank and wire transfers

Flexible finance options

We offer an array of flexible finance options so that you can secure your dream guitar

Safe and secure packaging

All instruments ship in triple-layered guitar boxes stuffed with packing peanuts

Fully insured global shipping

We use the most trustworthy couriers to give peace of mind no matter the location

No hidden fees or taxes

What you see at checkout is what you pay so there are no surprises at your door

72-hour appraisal period

All our guitars come with an appraisal period meaning easy returns if you’re not satisfied