Cort Announces Fuel Series Collaboration with Stephen McSwain

Based on vintage gasoline and oil cans, each guitar has its own unique design featuring aged hardware, custom graphics and a distressed black satin finish.



Northbrook, IL (June 29, 2011) -- Cort Guitars announces the new Fuel Series guitars, a collaboration with Los Angeles-based builder, Stephen McSwain of McSwain Guitars. The series offers two distinct models; the Gasoline 1 and the Motor Oil 1, and both are available in retailers worldwide.

Based on vintage gasoline and oil cans, each guitar has its own unique design featuring aged hardware, custom graphics and a distressed black satin finish. The Gasoline 1features a three piece, set-in neck while the Motor Oil 1 features a bolt-on neck.



Specs:
  • Basswood body
  • Canadian hard rock maple neck
  • 24.75” scale
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Classic Rocker-II Pickups (H/H)
  • T.O.M. Bridge w/string-thru body
  • Graphtech Nubone nut
  • Gasoline 1 MSRP $599.00
  • Motor Oil 1 MSRP $539.00
McSwain has been quietly building a reputation for himself in the guitar community, as a builder of what he calls “functional art”. What started many years ago with a motor carving tool, some Exacto knives and some artistic and musical aptitude has flourished into a business of building exquisite guitars. Although prices for a McSwain instrument start at $5000, his craftsmanship attracts the attention of customers such as Steve Vai, Slash, Jerry Cantrell, Korn, Tommy Lee and Vernon Reid.

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Source: Press Release

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