BODY SHAPES:

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BODY WOODS:

  • Alder
  • Swamp ash
  • Mahogany
  • Basswood

BODY TOP WOODS:

  • Plain maple
  • Flame maple
  • Quilt maple

HEEL:

  • D'Avanzo design contoured body and matching neck heel on 1942 "JD" and 1981 models.
  • Traditional neck plate heel on 1950 and 1954 models.

PICKUP ROUTES:

  • 1942 "JD" model (direct mount pickups, no pickguard)
    • Bridge humbucker + neck humbucker
    • Bridge humbucker + neck single coil
    • Bridge P90 + neck P90
  • 1950 model (uses pickguard for middle and neck pickups)
    • Bridge single coil T + neck single coil T
    • Bridge single coil T + neck single coil S
    • Bridge single coil T + neck humbucker
    • Bridge single coil T + middle single coil S + neck single coil S
    • Bridge humbucker + neck humbucker
    • Bridge humbucker + neck single coil
  • 1954 model (uses pickguard for all pickups)
    • Bridge single coil S + middle single coil S + neck single coil S
    • Bridge humbucker + middle single coil S + neck single coil S
    • Bridge humbucker + middle single coil S + neck humbucker
    • Bridge humbucker + neck single coil S
    • Bridge humbucker + neck humbucker
  • 1981 model (direct mount pickups, no pickguard)
    • Bridge humbucker + neck humbucker
    • Bridge humbucker + neck single coil
    • Bridge humbucker + middle single coil + neck single coil

CONTROL LAYOUT:

Control layout is body shape dependent. Each shape has its own unique layout and options

  • 1942 "JD" model
    • Master volume + master tone + 3 way toggle switch
    • Master volume + push button "killswitch" + 3 way toggle switch
  • 1950 model (uses metal control plate)
    • Master volume + master tone + straight 3 way blade switch
    • Master volume + push button"killswitch" + straight 3 way blade switch
    • Master volume + master tone + angled 3 way blade switch
    • Master volume + push button"killswitch" + angled 3 way blade switch
  • 1954 model (uses pickguard)
    • Master volume + tone + tone + 5 way blade switch
    • Master volume + master tone + 5 way blade switch
    • Master volume + push button "killswitch" + 5 way blade switch
  • 1981 model
    • Master volume + master tone + 3 or 5 way blade switch
    • Master volume + 3 or 5 way blade switch
    • Master volume + push button "killswitch" + 3 or 5 way blade switch

BRIDGE OPTIONS:

  • 6 screw vintage trem (Gotoh 101TS steel block) for 1954 model only
  • 2 post modern trem (Gotoh 510TS-FE1 steel block) for 1954 and 1981 models only
  • Non-recessed dive only Floyd Rose original or non-fine tuner for 1942, 1950, 1954 and 1981 models
  • Recessed floating Floyd Rose original for 1942, 1950, 1954 and 1981 models
  • Hipshot hardtail for 1942, 1954 and 1981 models
  • "T" style vintage 3 brass saddle or modern 6 saddle 1950 model only

NECK WOODS:

  • Quartersawn maple
  • Roasted quartersawn maple
  • Roasted quartersawn flame maple (limited availability)
  • Roasted birdseye maple (limited availability)

FRETBOARD WOODS:

  • Quartersawn maple
  • Roasted quartersawn maple
  • Roasted quartersawn flame maple (limited availability)
  • Roasted birdseye maple (limited availability)
  • Rosewood (USA only)
  • Ebony
  • Macassar ebony 
  • Pau Ferro

NECK BACK SHAPE:

  • C shape back is standard

NECK BACK THICKNESS:

  • .790" 1st fret  -  .850" 12th fret 1942, 1950, 1954 and 1981 models
  • .830" 1st fret  -  .920" 12th fret 1950 and 1954 models
  • .880" 1st fret  -  .960" 12th fret 1950 and 1954 models
  • 1" 1st fret  -  1" 12th fret  (as thick as it gets) 1950 and 1954 models

NUT WIDTH:

  • 1.65" 1950 and 1954 model only
  • 1.6875" (1 11/16") 1942, 1950, 1954 and 1981 model *All Floyd Rose locking nut equipped models*

FRETBOARD RADIUS:

  • 10" straight 1950 and 1954 model standard
  • 12" straight 1950 and 1954 model optional
  • 10" - 14" compound 1950 and 1954 model optional
  • 12" - 16" compound 1942 and 1981 model standard
  • *All Floyd Rose locking nut equipped models are either 12" straight, 12" - 14" compound or 12" - 16" compound"

SCALE LENGTH:

  • 25.5"  
  • 24.75"

FRET COUNT and SIZE:

Only the highest quality Jescar fret wire is used. 18% nickel silver or Stainless material options are available

Standard sizes are 57110 "jumbo", 55090 "narrow tall" and 47104 "medium jumbo".

1950 and 1954 models are 21 fret with 22 fret optional

1942 and 1981 models are 22 fret only

STRINGS:

All D'Avanzo guitars ship with D'Addario NYXL strings

 

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