The Step Sister Is The Second Model Of Electric Guitars. Though It Shares The Same DNA as the little sister, meaning it was built using the traditional techniques of the golden era of electrics, but it articulates a different vibe altogether. Originally crafted only as a private build custom-made instrument, now available for the first time as a crossroads version.
The crossroads series needed to be built from quality solid tone-woods: African Mahogany body and neck, Katalox fingerboard, and solid Maple top. Factory-made brass hardware made it possible to maintain the familiar look and similar tonal qualities to the original private build equivalent.
On the Step Sister, the body shape is shortened, joined with the neck at the 16th fret, and the fingerboard extends to 22 frets. The neck heel has been reshaped, for the easiest access up to the last fret. A nimble, agile, sleek machine developed for ease of playability.
Because of the extended length of the fingerboard, the neck pickup is placed slightly closer to the bridge than on a Little Sister. Therefore it delivers a brighter and more defined tone by itself, and a beautiful ‘hollow' quality when paired with the bridge pickup.
Back Wood: Mahogany
Body Length: 17.2" / 43.7cm
Body Thickness: Cutaway 1.75" / 4.45cm
Body Width: 13" / 33cm
Top Wood: Solid Figured Maple
Bridge: ABR - Nickel Plated
Pickup Covers: Nickel Plated Brass
Strings: D'Addario 0.10-0.46
Tailpiece: Nickel Plated Brass
Tuning Machines: Grover Open Gear Tuners
Fingerboard: Mexican Royal Ebony ( Katalox )
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Fret 1 Thickness: 0.89"/22.6mm
FRET 12 THICKNESS: 0.98" / 24.9mm
Fretwire: Nickel-Silver, Width 0.080", Crown 0.050"
Neck Joint: Fret 16
Neck Shape: Soft V
Neck Wood: One-Piece Mahogany
Nut Width: 1.68" / 42.8mm standard
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Truss Rod: Two way spoke wheel nut
Pickups: B&G Designed P90s
Potentiometers: Linear 500k
Toggle Switch: 3-way
Weight: 6.4 - 7.5 lbs / 2900-3400 gr
Length: 39" / 990mm
Finish: UV-Cured Poly
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