The perfect marriage of art and acoustics, James Trussart’s SteelDeville is built with a hollow steel body, maple neck and custom metal appointments, like a recessed steel head cap


James Trussart SteelDeville
The perfect marriage of art and acoustics, James Trussart’s SteelDeville is built with a hollow steel body, maple neck and custom metal appointments, like a recessed steel head cap that adds mass and increases sustain.

The 24-3/4” scale length and classic single cutaway design make the instrument feel like home. The steel body, with Trussart’s exclusive “Rust-o-matic” finish, imparts distinctive, thick and resonant overtones with an edge.

Because they are custom-made, each Trussart guitar is uniquely individual with a history all its own. The SteelDeville has found its way to the hands of guitarists like Zakk Wylde and Rich Robinson.




Fitted and non-fitted risers and frames designed to work with popular effects pedals and pedalboards.

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Though not the first, the Charlie Christian pickup was at the vanguard of the shift to electric guitars.

It’s easy to gripe about change, but us guitarists have always had to embrace new technology.

California has always been the place of dreams for young Americans: Hollywood, surf music, pop music, psychedelia, hot rods, biker culture, and glam metal. The Golden State’s only real pop-culture competition has traditionally been New York City, and we know that the beaches and forests are better on the Pacific side. Recently, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order requiring that, starting in 2035, all new passenger cars and light trucks sold in the state must be zero-emissions vehicles. Once again, Cali leads by example, and what once was unthinkable becomes reality. Strangely, this EV revolution reminds me of the emergence of the electric guitar.

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