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2020 Koencasters

Heres the batch of four 2020 Koencasters

 

#067 Koencaster Front and Back

 

#067 Front Portrait

 

#067 Back with “Plum Pudding” Figured Honduran Mahogany

 

This guitar features top mounted controls (no control plate), with a clean wood-matched acess panel on the back

 

Stealth view of the seamless heel contour

 

#067 Head, Neck in Birdseye Maple

 

Shop portrait of #067

 

#068

 

#068 Redwood Koencaster for Nate Wilkinson

 

#068 One piece back in Old-Growth Reclaimed Flamed Redwood

A Ted Greene inspired pickup configuration with three Ron Ellis Pickups. A recessed ebony control plate provides an elegant and low height adjustment to the ebony knobs since both volume knobs are push/push coil taps (So in up position, the bottom of the knobs remain almost flush to the top). The middle knob is an independent volume for the middle pickup which acts like a blend control into the basic tele pickup setup.

 

Detail of the heel, one of the most comfy parts on the guitar!

 

#068 Neck with inlaid ebony turtle

 

#068 Back with belly scoop

 

#069

 

#069 Koencaster, Maple top with Plum Pudding Honduran Mahogany and Rosewood

 

That Wood!

 

Some very delicious eastern flamed Maple

 

Beautiful woods meeting one another

 

Roasted Maple Neck

 

#069 Headstock with Gotoh 510 mini tuners

 

Ron Ellis LRP Humbuckers mounted in top wood rings with a Callaham American Standard bridge

 

Another perspective shot of #069

 

#070

 

#070 The “Warnock” signature Koencaster, Lake Superior salvaged maple, Honduran Mahogany Chambered body with maple neck

 

#070 Laid out.

 

Detail of Ron Ellis pickups and reversed control plate

 

The Koencaster Head

 

2020 Koencaster Lineup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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