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Frank Brothers Arcade Lemon Burst 5A Flame Maple Top

Simply put, no one is building a higher quality instrument today than our friends at Frank Brothers. It is exceptionally rare that we have one for "stock" (not earmarked for a customer) and that is available for purchase. This one was designed/spec'd by us and is truly a remarkable instrument; exceptional in every way. Featuring a light-weight & resonant mahogany body & neck, a book-matched 5-A Flame Maple Top/Headstock/Truss Rod Cover, a rich/dark rosewood fingerboard with Italian Pearloid parallelogram inlays, and Bare Knuckle Mule PAFs putting out an updated version of an absolute legendary classic. It plays like an absolute dream. a 25" scale, a 12" radius, and sturdy set-neck construction make it a total pleasure to play. The longer you look at this unprecedented instrument, the more the level of care, detail, and craftsmanship become increasingly apparent. From the obvious points like the expertly carved top & back, the volute on the back of the headstock, the clear control cavity showing off their (beyond) clean wiring; to the more subtle (and frankly hidden) attributes such as the depth of the neck tenon and the fact that most of the screws on the guitar are set in brass inserts (not the wood itself) is completely awe-inducing. We are humbled, thrilled, and honored to be the only place in the United States to offer these guitars in-store. 

Here is the full spec list: 

Model: Arcade
Finish Topcoat: Gloss Top & Headstock Face / Satin Back, Neck, & Sides

Top: Lemon Burst
Headstock Face: Lemon Burst
Neck: Walnut Toned Mahogany
Body Core: Walnut Toned Mahogany
Body Wood Top: 5A Flame Maple
Core: Genuine Mahogany

Neck Wood
Neck: Genuine Mahogany
Fretboard: Rosewood
Headstock Face: Flame Maple

Neck Specs
Neck Shape: Classic Medium C (0.860” - 0.940”)
Fretboard Inlays: Parallelograms (Italian Pearloid)
Logo: Classic Honeycomb (Italian Pearloid)
Frets: Jescar 51108 (0.051” H x 0.108” W)
Fretboard Radius: 12”
Nut Material: Bone

Body (Top): Multi-Ply Off-White
Fretboard: Multi-Ply Off-White
Headstock: Multi-Ply Off-White

Tailpiece/Bridge: Stoptail / ABR-1
Tuners: Kluson Deluxe - Keystone Buttons
Strap Buttons: FBGC Custom - Stainless Steel
Hardware Finish: Aged Nickel

Neck Pickup: Bare Knuckle "The Mule" Humbucker
Bridge Pickup: Bare Knuckle "The Mule" Humbucker
Controls: Master Vol. Master Tone (2 Pot)
Switch: 3 Way Toggle Switch
Configuration: Standard 2-Pot
Cavity Cover: Clear Acrylic

Pickguard Shape: Broken Heart (Standard)
Pickguard Material: Multi-Ply Off-White
Pickup Rings: Off-White
Pickup Covers: Nickel
Truss Rod Cover: Flame Maple & White
Knobs: Top Hat w/Gold Inserts & Knob Pointers
Switch Tip: White
Case: G&G custom fitted hardshell case