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    COMINS GCS-1 Vintage Natural with Case. Excellent Condition. $1,549 Shipped PP F/F.

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    • Typical pick brush marks on the pickguard but other than that this is in excellent condition. Most people would list this as mint.
    • no dents, dings, fret wear
    • all original
    • low action from the incredible fretwork that Bill Comins is known for
    • 6.6 lbs via bathroom scale
    • Stored in a smoke-free, pet-free home music room.
    • freshly strung with D'Addario 10s

    The GCS-1 is a solidly built semi-hollow guitar designed for musicians looking for a well-made practical and roadworthy musical instrument. Inherently versatile, it can produce a myriad of tonalities suitable for blues, rock, country, and jazz playing. It adorns a laminated flame Maple top with a laminated Sapele back, and the sides/internal block structure are routed from a solid wood core. This design yields a balanced and even articulation with enhanced sustain characteristics. Included is a TKL hardshell case.

    • Body Dimensions: 14 5/8” Lower Bout Width, 1 5/8” Depth
    • Top: Laminated Flame Maple
    • Back: Laminated Sapele
    • Body and Neck Wood: Eastern Mahogany
    • Fingerboard: Rosewood,
    • 12” Radius, 24.75” Scale Length, 1.70” Nut Width, Dot Position Markers
    • Neck: Medium C Shape, Comfortably Contoured
    • Pickups and Electronics: Custom Wound Kent Armstrong Humbucking Pickups, 3-Way Toggle Switch, (2) Volume and (2) Tone Controls.
    • One of the tone controls is a push/pull pot converting both pickups to single coil mode.
    • Hardware Finish: Chrome
    • Tuners: Wilkinson, Smooth 19:1 Gear Ratio
    • Binding: Multi-ply Ivory/Black Surround the Peghead, Neck, and Body Back with Additional Plies Surrounding the Body Top
    • Finish: vintage Natural

    $1,899 new (there are no discounts on these)
    Price drop to $1549 for this F/F shipped.

    This guitar is truly outstanding in looks, feel, playability and tone.

    It has been successful in several practices and gigs, but is well maintained and in near-mint clean condition.

    You will NOT be disappointed. I just need to fund an already-completed purchase, so, sorry, no trades.
    Last edited by Fusionshred; 04-30-2024 at 12:35 PM.


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