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2016 BiLT Revelator Black Satin Lollar Pickups Mastery Bridge Vibrato Logo’d Hardshell Case
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Today, Lawman Guitars is Presenting..
One of our newest addtions to the Lawman Guitars line of fine guitars.
A Brand New 2016 BiLT Revelator Guitar with original Hardshell Case. This particular guitar is finished in Black Satin and has a Gold back painted Acrylic Pickguard and upgraded Lollar Staple P90 in the Neck and Lollar Firebird Pickup in the Bridge Position. Also upgraded Block inlays and the neck is bound. They used vintage Fender fretwire on the medium C shape neck with a 9.5" radius. What a guitar!!
Lawman Guitars is now an Authorized BILT Guitar Dealer. These really cool Handmade guitars are made right here in Des Moines Iowa. Built by two Luthiers Tim Thelen and Bill Henss…They started building custom guitars for a great line up of Bands, such as Imagine Dragons, Nels Cline of Wilco, Wes Borland of Limp Bizkit and many others. Notable players from the Des Moines Music Scene include Envy Corps and The Nadas.
Here is some info on the builders…
BilT Guitars is owned and operated by Bill Henss and Tim Thelen in Des Moines, Iowa. Rather than go into the usual bio stuff, we thought you might like a look at our philosophy about making guitars.
We're a small company
Unless the proverbial ship comes in, you will more than likely be talking directly to the guy who is going to be carving your neck. You know, we actually like it that way because we can find out exactly what you need and deliver it. We actually care. In our opinion, the best marketing is word of mouth. We will go to great lengths to make sure you are satisfied with your guitar. Happy owners make better music and that makes us happy… so we’re all happy.
We employ the latest building techniques as of about 1949 which includes hand tools and some machines powered by induction motors. Not to say we wouldn’t love having all of our parts arrive via long slow boat from china and we just assemble and pay for magazine ads. That’s just not in the cards, so we have to make everything by hand.
No fancy dancy woods
Not that we don’t appreciate the beauty, there are just plenty of folks making guitars with AAAAAAA, double star, prehistoric growth, eyeball flipping, got it from the bottom of a swamp etc. grades of woods. We drive to our supplier, sort through stacks of alder & maple and pick out nice plain clear boards that rock your face off.
This particular guitar is the S.S. Zaftig Model. Whats a Zaftig? You’ll have to google that…This particular guitar was finished in Metallic Burgandy Mist and of course sports the awesome Mastery Vibrato and Bridge. Incredible Lollar Pickups. This guitar sounds as cool as it looks. What a Player!
Heres the details of this cool guitar…
Alder, solid Body
Hard maple Bound, rosewood fingerboard, Lock markers, 25.5" scale, 9.5" radius, 2 way truss rod, bone nut
Kluson tuners, Mastery bridge and tremolo
Gold Back Painted Acrylic
Neck..Lollar Staple P90, Bridge..Lollar Firebird
Gloss poly finish
It ships in the BiLT Logo’d Hardshell Case.
Stay tuned for more BiLT Guitars from our Shop. I expect to have many more in the future.
Thanks for checking out our new line of BiLT Guitars. Be sure to check out all of our cool vintage guitars as well.
Mike at Lawman Guitars