Apple Valley, CA (October 13, 2014) -- Sometimes the planets align just right and something beautiful happens. We had been working on the Jupiter Blues, and had a wild hair one night to build something a little more traditional, but with an adventurous side. And with that, the Mars was born.
Keeping in line with the production style of the Jupiter, a chambered mahogany body with an arched maple top, the Mars has the heritage for tone. And when we add in the Seymour Duncan Phat Cat SPH90-1 In the Neck position and a Whole Lotta Humbucker SH-18b in the bridge, she takes on a persona that is uniquely her own and lets you play any kind of blues, rock, or country you want. And like the Jupiter and the R-3, when you are feeling a little extra nasty, just flick on the Seymour Duncan Fire Storm and get ready to blow the house down!
Once you are done drooling over the birdseye maple Ttp and the Seymour Duncans, you start to notice the neck sticking out of her curvaceous double-cutaway body with three-ply binding, that smooth mahogany with the ultra access bevel on the back, the ebony fretboard with the MOP fingernail inlays, and 22 jumbo Frets with a 24.6 ( 625mm Scale ). Top that off with the "Gumby" headstock, bone nut, and Grover tuners. And to finish showing that she is the girl that likes to get dressed up, the Dream Studios logo is a Mother-of-Pearl inlay in the headstock.
As you go back to the curvaceous body of the Mars, you find the traditional toggle on the horn to switch and blend the Seymour Duncan pickups. The Fire Storm switch is nestled in between the volume and tone pots to allow you to quickly give her that quick flick of the finger when it is time to scream.
And as you are looking at the curves and arches of the birdseye maple top you will notice that she has a Tune-O-Matic Bridge for easy intonation and a stopbar tailpiece to make it easy to load those strings.
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