Rick Turner Model 1 CP Special, Black


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Rick Turner's iconic, endlessly versatile Model 1 is available in a variety of finishes, wood combinations and electronic set-ups. The solid mahogany body and neck of this Special series M1 is given a custom inky black gloss finish (the first one we've seen like it!). Rick Turner's rotating magnetic "Hot Humbucker" is assisted by the full suite of controls to maximize tonal options and versatility: a passive master volume knob, a sweep control for quasi-parametric EQ (knob and toggle), EQ 12-dB boost/cut, a passive tone control and push/pull coil tap, and a blender knob for the magnetic and piezo pickup.

  • Body: Model 1
  • Body material: Mahogany 
  • Color: Black
  • Finish: Gloss
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck shape: C
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Fret wire: Jumbo 6150
  • Nut material: Bone
  • Black Hardware
  • Bridge/tailpiece: Tune-O-Matic - L. R. Baggs / Turner
  • Tuners: Planet Waves
  • Pickups: RT High Clarity SC/HB, Piezo - L. R. Baggs, Eclipse Active Preamp
  • Serial number: 5746


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Rick Turner Guitars

An acknowledged giant of the modern lutherie scene, Rick Turner has built guitars for some of the greatest names in rock and roll including Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham, The Grateful Dead and John Mayer. 

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