See how the extensive live setups used by Flea and Josh Klinghoffer have morphed since their 2012 I'm with You tour.

This is Josh’s 1960 Fender Stratocaster he coined “Dashiell” after RHCP drummer Chad Smith’s son because he bought this 6-string at Chicago Music Exchange the same week he was born in 2012. Ian believes Fender built this for a NAMM show because it has a worn sunburst finish on the guitar’s neck, possibly making it a one-of-a-kind instrument. Ian had to use a Dremel tool to route out the back cavity for more room for the trem block.

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Incredibly easy to play. Well-balanced tone.

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$3,499

Taylor 724ce
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Hawaiian koa has been a favorite of boutique acoustic builders for ages. It has a cool tone personality, somewhere between rosewood and mahogany. It can be used for both back and sides and for top wood, and it’s beautiful. It’s also pretty expensive. The good news is that Taylor’s new 724ce is built with a breed of Koa that actually helps players save a few bucks.
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