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Alexander James “Ursa” Maple Guitar SOLD

 

Alexander James is without a doubt one of the most talented young luthiers I have ever met. Based out of Peterborough Ontario, Alexander builds exquisitely well crafted electric guitars, 100% by hand. His passion for wood selection can be seen by taking a glance at any of his instruments.  They really are works of art.

 

 

Today we are featuring Alexander James’ new “Ursa” maple guitar. The Ursa delivers a  truly impressive range of tones, thanks to the combination of its maple body (known for producing a sharp attack, with very precise note-fundamentals), with a neck-through-body construction (creating a very nice, rich sustain). Electronically, a pair of Golden Age “PAF” style humbuckers capture the sonic detail and subtly of the guitar. Rather than using a standard 3-position switch, Alexander James has opted to use a blend pot for pickup selection. This provides lots of tonal options for the player.

For a look at more guitars from Alexander James, check out his official website.

Specs

  • Solid figured maple slab top
  • Maple body, slightly chambered for wight relief
  • 3 piece maple neck
  • Neck-through-body construction
  • Ebony Fingerboard
  • Figured maple headcap
  • Golden Age “PAF” style humbuckers
  • Master Volume, tone, and Blend controls
  • Wilkenson roller bridge
  • Grover locking tuners
  • Graphtec nut

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