BODY SHAPES:

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BODY WOODS:

  • Alder 
  • Swamp ash 
  • Mahogany
  • Basswood 
  • White Limba (aka Korina) 
  • Black Limba 

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 mini humbucker
    • Bridge single coil T + neck humbucker
    • Bridge single coil T + middle single coil S + neck single coil S
  • 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 + master tone + angled 3 way blade switch
  • 1954 model (uses pickguard)
    • Master volume + tone + tone + 5 way blade switch
    • Master volume + tone + 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:

NECK WOODS:

  • Quartersawn maple
  • Roasted maple
  • Roasted flame maple (limited availability)
  • Mahogany 
  • White limba (aka Korina)
  • Pau Ferro (limited availability)
  • Wenge

FRETBOARD WOODS:

  • Quartersawn maple
  • Roasted maple
  • Roasted flame maple (limited availability)
  • Ebony (black)
  • Macassar ebony (black/brown striped)
  • Pau Ferro 
  • Wenge
  • Rosewood (only on 1950 and 1954 models & only shipped within the USA lower 48 states due to CITES)

NECK BACK SHAPE:

  • C shape back is standard

NECK BACK THICKNESS:

  • .790" 1st fret  -  .850" 12th fret, standard on 1942 and 1981 models
  • .830" 1st fret  -  .900" 12th fret, standard on 1950 and 1954, optional on 1942 and 1981 models
  • .860" 1st fret  -  .930" 12th fret, optional on 1950 and 1954 models
  • 1" 1st fret  -  1" 12th fret  (as thick as it gets), optional on 1950 and 1954 models

NUT WIDTH:

  • 1.65" standard on 1950 and 1954 models only
  • 1.6875" (1 11/16") standard on 1942 and 1981 models *R3 locking nut for Floyd Rose equipped guitars*

FRETBOARD RADIUS:

  • 10" standard on 1950 and 1954 models
  • 12" standard on 1942 and 1981, optional on 1950 and 1954 models
  • *All Floyd Rose locking nut equipped models have 12" radius to match the R3 locking nut radius

SCALE LENGTH:

  • 25.5" standard 

FRET COUNT and SIZE:

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

1950 and 1954 models are 21 fret with 22 fret optional with 55090 nickel standard

1942 and 1981 models are 22 fret only with 57110S stainless standard

STRINGS:

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

 

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