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- DeTemple ' 56' -


  DeTemple ’56™ Base Model
  • Choice of body and neck nitrocellulose finishes
  • One-piece light-weight swamp ash body
  • One-piece quarter-sawn flame Maple neck
  • Neck radius and back shaping to your preference
  • Black mother-of-pearl neck dots and markers
  • Frets, strings and setup tailored to your preferences
  • SweetSpot™ S-Series Pickups
  • Parchment white plastic pickguard
  • Nickel/chrome hardware
  • Vintage-style bridge & trem
  • Vintage controls
  • Choice of knob and pickup cover colors
  • Kluson-style tuners
  • Fossilized Mastodon nut, string tree and switch tip
  • DeTemple Model IV Hardshell Case
  DeTemple ’56™ Standard Options:
  • Left-hand version
  • DeTemple Pure Titanium Bridge Saddles™
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Hand-Made Italian celluloid pickguard
  • Copper pickguard shielding
  • Gold-plated parts
  • Black Phenolic pickguard (lacquered)
  • Titanium neck plate
  • Titanium truss rod
  • Custom open back Gotoh tuners
  • AQD S-Tuner
  • Titanium Trem Block™ (Lefty )
  • El Dorado guitar strap
  • Anvil ATA-approved flight case
Spirit Series™ Custom Options
Michael offers a wide range of customizable features for your guitar. The following is a partial list. Please feel free to call him and discuss your specific requirements.
Ultra-light body
Other pickups: Jason Lollar, Seymour-Duncan Antiquities, Lindy Fralin, Van Zant, etc.
Two-piece light-weight Alder body (when available)
One-piece light-weight Pine body: The original prototype and periodic later Teles™ used Pine
Strap locks (your preference)

Other position markers: Clay, Cubic Zirconium, etc
Mother-of-Pearl nut
Alternative wiring schemes
Distressing: Simulated aging and wear
Bursts or other colors and finishes
Sets of twins, triplets or presentation models
Custom orders and requests

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