Vintage V6 ICON Electric Guitar ~ Distressed Firenza Red

Vintage V6 ICON Electric Guitar ~ Distressed Firenza Red

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The V6MRFR has the appearance of abattle-hardened road warrior, but comes equipped with the added benefitof some modern embellishments. A trio of Wilkinson WVS vintage-voicedAlnico V pickups give the guitar the perfect balance between scorchinghighs, rich mids and plummy low end. The Wilkinson vibrato bridge,meanwhile, features a stagger-drilled block which radically improves theguitar's intonation, whilst maintaining incredible return-to-pitchaccuracy.

Good things come to those who wait “ but whohas the time for that? The Vintage ICON Series replicates the beautiful,worn-in look and feel of an instrument that has paid its dues, withoutinvesting the lifetime's worth of woodshedding, rehearsing, performingand travel. This is a guitar that already looks like your lifetimecompanion; the best part is your journey is just beginning. Play on.


V6 Features

Body:
Eastern poplar body provides resonance, tone and ˜correct weight' comfort, enhanced with correctly radiused contoured body.

Vibrato:
TheWilkinson WVC vibrato bridge featured on the Vintage V6 is amasterpiece of detail. Positive location, 6 screw design provides returnto pitch accuracy; perpendicular bend, high grade steel saddles enhancetonality and ˜snap'. Ground base plate corner provides authentic looks.Stagger drilled cast block significantly enhances return to pitchaccuracy and classic vintage tone. The ˜push-in' delrin-bushed arm withvariable tension provides the arm feel that suits your style.

Pickups:
Balancedset of Wilkinson WVS vintage-voiced Alnico V pickups, with staggered,chamfered edge pole pieces, for authentic tone and contemporary power.Reverse wound, reverse polarity centre pickup provides hum cancelling inswitch position 2 and 4. Wilkinson double coil pickup in the bridgeposition provides high output and hum cancelling operation.

Controls:
Singlemaster Volume control with Tone control 1 for the neck pickup, and ˜Custom Mod' Tone control 2 for both the middle and bridge pickup. Five-way selector switch.

Machines Heads:
WilkinsonWJ55 patented E-Z-Lok machine heads. Simple, effective locking actionfor increased tuning stability. Staggered string post heights providecorrect string rake angle for smooth vibrato action and correct playingtension.

Neck:
Hard rock Maple with classic Vintage ˜soft C' profile for instant comfort, speed, accuracy and great feel.

Fingerboard:
Traditional 10" radius fingerboard provides positive feel and superior playability.

Frets:
22 Medium profile frets add to comfort, accuracy and overall positive feel of the Vintage V6.

Nut:
43mm Graphite nut, smooth and friction free.

Headstock:
Classic Vintage headstock design for balance and visual appeal.

The V6„¢ is an original Vintage ICON Series guitar, designed and created by  and the UK Vintage design team.