To optimize for the rich, desirable thickness of tone that down-tuning produces, they extended the neck by one inch to a 26.5” scale. Longer-than standard yet not overly long. The neck is still considered a ”fast” neck for speed soloing. Extra-deep cutaways grant comfortable access to the necks highest notes.
Wizard II Roasted Maple neck:Heat-treatment increases the wood's stability, durability, water resistance and tolerance of temperature changes.
Jatoba fretboard:Jatoba has a reddish brown color and produces a rich mid range with a crisp high end.
Jumbo frets:Jumbo frets contribute to smooth playability, especially for single-note playing.
Poplar Burl top / Nyatoh body:The Poplar Burl top features an exotic wood grain and the Nyatoh body provides a rich mid-low end.
DiMarzio PAF 7 pickups:The DiMarzio PAF7 pickups produce a sound that's both clean and open on the low notes and warm and rounded on the highs.
Gibraltar Standard II bridge:The Gibraltar Standard II is a simple fixed bridge designed provide optimal transfer of each string's vibration and its smooth surface maximizes playing comfort.
Coil-tap switch:The coil tap switch adds sound and tonal variations for both pickups.
26.5 inch scale
Its extra long 26.5” scale and ability to accurately intonate heavier string gauges, make it the perfect beast for down-tuned metal.