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5.7 lb. Guitar

Custom Shop X- Light-5.7 lb. Guitar Greenburst Color with SRV Pickups a 7 Sound Switch and a Bridge Pickup Tone Control + Treble Bleed

image 5.7 lb. Guitar by Haywire Custom Guitars Inc.-USA
5.7 lb. Guitar by Haywire Custom Guitars Inc.-USA

5.7 lb. Guitar: Very Lightweight Green Burst Custom 22 fret Maple/Amber Strat Style Guitar Neck with Special 7 Sound Switching for any conceivable 3 pickup combination and Treble-Bleed Circuit with an actual Working Bridge Tone Control and Amber tinted Neck. Extra room on fretboard18-22nd frets. Neck profile is ’59 Round Back.
Body routed for HSH configuration, which is able to accept universal pickup settings and various pick guard styles with different cutouts. The body underneath the pick guard is the part of the guitar that is routed. This body is routed for HSH configuration, and able to accept universal pickup choices and various pick guard styles with different cutouts. For example, if you want a S-S-H, or H-S-S, S-S-S, H-H and S-H configurations. The body rout already cut, will accommodate all of these configs.
   All that is necessary is to decide which pickup configuration, then add the pickups to a guard to accommodate the pickup selection YOU need. Then drop back into your guitar with 3 perfectly fitting pickup slots.

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Haywire Custom Guitar Finish :1960’s Retro Green Burst Color+ 22 fret Maple + Amber Color 12″ Radius Neck with Black dots design with Light-5.7Lb total weight.

Description: Haywire Custom Guitar: Color: Green Burst Stain, Tortoise Guard and aged pickup covers included.

Fender and Warmoth Substitute Necks will fit perfectly.

“Building satisfied players one Haywire Custom guitar at a time!”

Great Tone and Sustain with lots of resonance.

Modified Green Burst + New Pickups + Modified with-all new hardware,

Lightly used Custom 22 fret Maple Neck with Noiseless SRV Hot Pickups+……….

Tone Control on Bridge Pickup with a 7 Sound Switch Added Between the two Tones pots to obtain any conceivable 3 pickup combination you want and need as a player.

Treble bleed circuit installed+SRV Pickups, New tuners, strings and setup Included.

7 Way Switching includes-3 Single Coil and 2 Humbucking Modes.

5.7 lb. Guitar

Variable Treble Bleed Circuit included: keeps the tone you have on “10” throughout the entire range of the volume control circuit.

Added to output of the volume control to keep the highs from leaving your tone when the volume is decreased. By adding this circuit we can help you avoid the “muddy-tone” syndrome. Now your tone is much more controllable and articulate.
When the Treble Bleed Circuit is included:

Turning the volume control applies varying amounts of a specially tuned high frequency filter to the selected pickups. Now each pickup has the ability to produce a stronger, fuller tone and 50% less noise. This variable treble bleed circuit is pre-installed. This variable treble bleed/bypass circuit corrects the problem of high frequency losses, provides auto-adjustment of tone at reduced volumes and improves audio taper clarity between 1 and 10 on your volume control.

We hear you.


In MOST Fender Stratocaster guitars the tone control doesn’t work for the bridge-only pickup on a Stratocaster.

It works on a few, approximately 1% of Stratocaster guitars whether made by Fender or by Squier, or Affinity, Fender Japan, Fender Taiwan, Fender Mexico, American (circa 1991) or Fender China and more have no tone control on the bridge pickup. The tone controls do work for the other four switch positions.


It was just a design that was only meant to please the inventor, Mr. Leo Fender.

Leo wanted a pickup position that sounded similar to a steel guitar. So now in Fender guitars the bridge pickup selection has no tone control wired to it whatsoever and no one at Fender Corp. since then has seemed to notice. They have failed to hear what guitarists for years have asked. Can we simply have a tone control on our bridge pickup? YES.
Recessed Heel Crest added for

Improved hand access

Faster playing and more room on the neck

Easier and smoother note bending

Less stress on fingering hand

Cleaner, clearer notes

More responsive hand-tapping

Easier sweep arpeggios

Better trills and hammer-ons

Quicker pull-offs

5.7 lb. Guitar

New from the Haywire Custom Guitars-Custom Shop

USA-Custom Shop 7 Sound Stratocaster Switch Translation:

On this guitar you’ll have two choices, now missing on your stock Strat.
Here’s what you’ll get after we added the 7 Sound Toggle Switch between the Tone Controls:

USA-Custom Shop 7 Sound Stratocaster Switch Translation:

NORMAL Position 1 of the 5-way selector switch activates the bridge pickup alone by engaging the toggle switch at this point it will activate the neck pickup giving you the bridge and neck pickups together.

Likewise, with the 5-way selector switch in the second position with the bridge and middle pickups activated, a flick of the toggle switch adds the neck pickup to the equation which gives you ALL of the pickups together. Two choices now missing on a stock Strat.
5-way switch pickup selections PLUS Your 2 new selections:
The quick Run-Down: Here’s what you’ll get after we added the 7 Sound Toggle Switch between the Tone Controls:
(Toggle ON for the first two selections as follows:)
Toggle ON Position 1-Will give you tones and sounds reminiscent of the “Byrds” Rickenbacker tone.

Toggle ON Position 2-Will make all three pickups available at one time.
(Toggle off for following normal switch controls as follows:)                                                              
position 1 Bridge pickup alone bridge + neck in parallel  
position 2 bridge + middle pickup in parallel all three pickups in parallel
position 3 middle pickup alone
position 4 middle + neck pickup in parallel
position 5 neck pickup alone

All setups, 4 axis neck alignments, installs, intonation, action modifications Custom Shop Pix, info, custom work, artwork, setups, fret levels, re-crowning, fret polishing, electronics, testing, QC and pickup Design by:
Haywire Custom Guitars Inc.-South Carolina, USA

This guitar body has a very warm and crisp sound. It is built light and resonant for sustaining notes. The treble bleed circuit keeps it clear with a good strong signal all the way down. You can add extra bass with the tone controls. The middle pickup is a RWRP which is wired like a humbucker in positions 2 and 4 on the 5-way switch. Overall, a great choice for many styles and genres. Because of its very light weight, it is extremely and comfortable to play all night long.

Custom Shop Axes-without the Custom Shop Prices! Haywire Guitar Custom Guitars-Home of the “Gig Ready” Guitar! This Haywire Guitar comes with one year warranty on our workmanship from Haywire Custom Guitars. Call or write with any questions you may have call Rick:

The pick ups are specially made HOT SRV’s over-wound about 10% as follows:

For Pick-Ups the ohms are:

Special Strat Bridge Pickup:
DC Resistance: 8.10K – 8.23K

Special Strat RWRP Middle Pickup:
DC Resistance: 7.58K

Special Strat Neck Pickup:
DC Resistance: 7.04K

Specially voiced selected custom guitar pickups that deliver masterful tone, overdrive, clarity, dynamics, transparency, versatility & balanced tonal response. If you like Stevie Ray’s Sound-You’ll love these HOT Vintage Pick ups with vintage style magnets!

5.7 lb. Guitar

Q-With The Treble Bleed modification installed:
How does it work?

A-It allows you to roll off your volume without losing the highs.
Would you like being able to use the volume control… without sacrificing tone?
Now You Can… with a Treble Bleed Circuit Mod added on this guitar!

As you turn your guitar’s volume down, the pot allows some of the current to go to ground as opposed to the output.

The frequencies that leave first are the highs, which leave the tone muddy and obscured without an “edge” on it to a discerning ear.

You can avoid this by using our: Haywire Treble Bleed Circuit

When you lower your guitar’s Volume control so does your tone’s clarity. Your tone is now muddy & with too much bass. By adding a Haywire Treble Bleed Circuit to your Volume Control Pot, your guitar will “Bleed” in more Treble as you turn your volume down.
Now you have much cleaner, articulate tones when rolling down the volume control.
  It allows the treble frequencies to be re-introduced into the output for clarity and improved timbre. At Haywire we simply install a TB Circuit capacitor. We build them in our custom guitars for a better Low and High sound spectrum:

1-error-correction of signals with enhanced clarity

2- preserve high end frequencies

3-improved taper when rolling back your volume control

Treble Bleed Circuit Mod

More about this on the Haywire Website

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About the Author:

Mr. Rick Mariner Owner and Founder and CEO of Haywire Custom Guitars Inc. He is a member of The Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans (A.S.I.A.) as well as a guitar player. Rick holds a bachelors degree from University of Md. and a Masters degree from George Washington University. Rick developed his exclusive 8 – Point “Gig- Ready” guitar process that allows for Custom Guitars that are “GIG-READY”. With Rick’s many years of development and guitar set-up experience, Haywire Guitar shop “Builds satisfied players… one Haywire guitar at a time”.

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