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The company's first 7-string is loaded with active EMG 81/85 pickups, a Floyd Rose Pro tremolo with a locking nut, and Gotoh 510 tuners on a reverse headstock.

San Luis Obispo, CA (January 16, 2018) -- Esoterik Guitars has just released its first 7-string model, the DR2-7. This 26.5” scale length, high-end, neck-through guitar features precision, balance, control, and sustain. It combines a five-piece maple and walnut neck secured between a mahogany body with a carved top and a concave back, 24 easily accessible medium-jumbo stainless steel frets and a 16” radius ebony fretboard with ebony binding that features blue Luminlay glow-in-the-dark side dots. This model also features a conveniently located spoke nut 2-way adjustable truss rod and a stunning satin black finish. The DR2-7 comes loaded with active EMG 81/85 pickups, a Floyd Rose Pro tremolo with a locking nut, and Gotoh 510 tuners on a reverse headstock. The DR2-7 headstock is topped with an ebony overlay with a mother-of-pearl inlaid logo. It comes with two volume controls, one master tone and a 3-way toggle. The wood matched electronics cavity cover plate also features a subtle laser engraved logo. All new Esoterik Guitars include a custom fit hard-shell case and a custom setup.

The DR2-7 features:

  • Body: Mahogany (Semi Trans Satin Black)
  • Neck: Neck thru- Maple with walnut strips
  • Pickups: EMG 81-7 (bridge)/85-7 (neck) (Active)
  • Bridge: Floyd Rose Pro
  • Knob layout: close neck volume
  • Controls: 2 volume / 1 tone / 3-way toggle
  • Tuners: Gotoh 510
  • Reverse Headstock Overlay: Ebony with pearl inlay
  • Fret Dots: None (no face dots)
  • Side dots: Blue Luminlay Glow-in- the-dark
  • Fretboard: Ebony with ebony binding
  • Nut: Locking Floyd Rose / width= 1.874 (47.6mm)
  • Frets: 24 medium-jumbo stainless steel
  • Scale length: 26.5″
  • Neck thickness: @ 1st Fret- .748” (19mm)/ @ 12th Fret- .787” (20mm)
  • Fretboard radius: 16″
  • Neck Shape: Modern Flat Oval 'D' shape
  • Truss Rod: 2-way adjustable spoke nut
  • Cover Plate Laser Engraving: Phoenix splatter
  • Hardshell case: Included
  • Average weight: 8. lbs

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