Godin Guitars Launches the Derry Grehan Tread 1

Made entirely in Canada, the TR-1 implements Derry's unique "tread" custom graphics, EMG 85 bridge, and Floyd Rose-style locking tremolo.

This instrument remains true to Godin's high-quality build and design innovation standards. As the main songwriter and lead guitarist for Platinum selling and Juno Award winning (Canada’s Grammys) band Honeymoon Suite, Derry’s “Tread” guitar is instantly recognizable. Derry’s design features unique "Tread" custom graphics, EMG 85 (bridge) and EMG SLV (neck) pickups and Floyd Rose Locking Trem and nut. The body features a Silver Leaf Maple center block with Poplar wings, a 25.5” scale Maple neck and fingerboard.

"I’m so proud to be a part of the Godin Signature Model line of guitars. The attention to detail and fine craftsmanship on my new TR-1 Tread guitar is second to none. The team at Godin has really nailed it on this one! I love the guitar.....and you will too!" Derry Grehan


  • Body : Silver Leaf Maple Center with Poplar Wing
  • Neck : Hard Rock Maple
  • Fingerboard : Maple
  • Scale Length : 25.5"
  • Floyd Rose Original bridge
  • Pickups : EMG SLV (neck) / slanted EMG 85 (bridge)
  • Controls : 1x Volume, 3-way toggle switch
  • High Gloss Finish

Derry Grehan Signature Tread 1 Guitar

US MSRP Price: $2,700. US MAP: $2,250. More info at www.godinguitars.com.

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