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Builder: Mike Kinal
Model: Standard Tele
Serial Number: 037.
Case/Gigbag: original black hardshell case.

Dimensions
Scale Length: 25.5 inches.
Neck Shape: flat oval.
Width at Nut: 1.62 inches.
String Width at Bridge: 2.22 inches.
Overall Length: 38.25 inches.
Widest: 13 inches.
Depth: 1.7 inches.
Weight: 7.4 pounds.

Construction
Neck: bolt-on, 1-piece maple.
Fingerboard: rosewood, 21 frets, with white dots on front and sides, bone nut.
Body: alder back, lightly quilted maple top.
Finish: vintage sunburst.

Hardware
Bridge: updated "Telecaster" style, 2-way adjustable, with bridge position pickup mounted into base plate.
Tuners: vintage style with oval buttons, chrome.
Strap buttons: chrome, non-locking.
Outputs: 1/4" mono.

Electronics
Pickups: Bartolini PBF (neck); Tom Anderson lead (bridge).
Controls: volume, tone, 3-way pickup selector, 3-position mini-toggle for neck (Bartolini) pickup.
Preamp: none.

Condition
Fret wear: None.
Superficial wear: One very small ding that is barely visible on the top that affects only the finish. A very slight finish imperfection at the neck pocket, near the strap button.

Deep wear: None.

Other: None.
Hardware wear: None.
Pickups wear: None.
Overall Condition: Near Mint.

Purchasing information.
Asking price: $1,300.
Consignment: Yes.
Trades Considered? No.
Offers Considered? Yes.
Location (contact):
BunnyBass-NC (Jimmy) 1-877-437-1597-Toll free in the U.S.
 
Comments:

Mike Kinal continues to impress with this incredible sounding and playing guitar. Perhaps more well known for his basses, Mike Kinal in fact first honed his skills by building electric 6 strings back in the late 1960's, and his deep knowledge of what makes a guitar playable really shows in this lovely Telecaster update. The first thing that immediately strikes you is the feel of the neck - it is all curves, soft and inviting and really lets you know right away that this is a hand crafted guitar. Then strumming a few chords you immediately feel how lively and resonant this guitar is, it almost feels like the body must be chambered (it isn't) because it just vibrates so freely. Plugged in, the resonance of the guitar is translated to electric signal via the state of the art passive system - a Tom Anderson lead single coil in the bridge position and the new Bartolini PBF series humbucker in the neck position. The Bartolini PBF is their most recent design and represents their most refined take on vintage humbucker tone. In addition to the strong, fat dual-coil sound, the PBF can also be tapped via the mini-toggle for a variety of thinner, clear single-coil sounds. Blended together, the two pickups produce a surprising range of traditional and 'in-between' tones.

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