S71 Custom Nitro S Vintage ’78 Faded Daphne Blue Relic. Roasted 3A Flame/ Wenge Large Rev Headstock

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S71 Custom Nitro S Vintage ’78 Faded Daphne Blue Relic. Roasted 3A Flame/ Wenge Large Rev Headstock

CHF 1'540.00

S71 Custom made unique « Nitro S Vintage 78 Faded Daphne Blue Relic ». 
Selected lightweight Alder body Custom made by USACG in Washington with Vintage specs.
Modern Chunky C shape Neck specs similar to a 1966 C shape, ROASTED AAA Flame maple AAA Dark WENGE fretboard with  Modern Compound Radius 10-16″, Vintage style Clay dots, Reversed Large headstock with Engraved Logo, Custom made by luthier near New-York with Tobacco Nitrocellulose finish.
Handwound « Rio Vista Heat ’78 » Pickups in Dallas Texas. « 7-Sounds «  wiring mod. Genuine Gotoh Japan Vintage style tremolo, Kluson style tuners & neckplate. AllParts USA aged Pickguard. E-Certificate of Authenticity included.
Custom made in USA.


NEW guitar, including E-C.O.A and invoice.
(the hardcase in pictures is for illustration purposes only)
S71 Custom Guitars is a professional seller commercially registered in Switzerland.
Modern Chunky C shape Luthier neck custom made in USA, specs:
  • Roasted AAA Flame maple neck
  • AAA Dark Wenge fretboard
  • .850 @ 1st fret / .950 @ 12th fret
  • Modern Compound Radius 10 to 16″
  • Nut Width 1-11/16″
  • Clay front dots and Cream side dots
  • 22 Jumbo/Jumbo frets from Jescar USA
  • Headstock Trussrod
  • Graphtech « Nubone » nut, made in Canada
Handwound Collins Pickups, made in Texas:
  • These are the model ’78 genuine Collins custom hand wound vintage stagger pickup set wound hot and made from the finest materials
  • Rio Vista Heat      
    What is Rio Vista Heat?  It starts as a vintage stagger pickup and is wound hotter’n pepper puddin’ in the Texas sun .187 Alnico 5 magnets oriented S-N-S spec and calibrated for strength. These pickups hit the amp hard and push the tubes into breaking up. But it’s not only all about the dirt, roll back the volume and they clean up to a sweet sound or punch it up and crank out stinging Texas Blues RockThese pickups are overwound progressively 16% to bridge for balance and a hotter output.
    High quality black vulcanized fiber flatwork .062 top with gray .093  bottoms
    Made in the U.S.A. hand wound in Texas in my own shop
  • Though ohms are subject to change in temperature these read around
  • 6.24 K (neck) 2.63 Henries
  • 6.77 K (mid) 2.98 Henries
  • 7.50 K (bridge) 3.28 Henries
    measured around 70 degrees

    These pickups come un-taped as the originals were, extreme caution should be used when mounting as not to disturb the coils or the wax potting

    The sandcast alnico 5 magnets were sealed before winding in my own resin formula to prevent magnet to wire failure
    Wound with a beautiful bright red modern poly-nylon AWG42 wire and potted in paraffin/bees wax to silence microphonics.
    Vintage black/white cloth wiring for the most demanding hookups. Vintage surgical rubber tubing with nickel screws
  • 52mm spacing profile
  • Note: These Model T-178 scatterwound pickups will hum cancel in the 4th and 2nd positionsThey have all the quack and chime early single coils are known for with much higher output
    Dripping with tone and ready to rock
    They will shine in Blues, Texas Blues,Rock, Classic Rock, Psychedelic Blues, Jazz or Country any genre you put them through
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