Solar Guitars Announces New 2022 Models

Solar Guitars launches 5 new models featuring Fishman Fluence Modern humbuckers.


SB1.6AFRFM: 1199 $/€ suggested street pricing. Flamed Natural Matte finish.

6 string Type SB – mahogany body with flamed maple veneer – 5 piece maple / jatoba bolt–on neck (thin C profile) with ebony fingerboard – 25,5” scale – 24 stainless steel frets – Luminlay side dots – Solar 18:1 locking tuners – EverTune bridge – Fishman Fluence Modern active pickups – 5 way blade switch – 1 volume control, 1 tone with push / pull for voice selection – gold hardware.

See and hear the SB1.6AFRFM here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oY_bN2TTX0

T1.7 VINTER: 1399 $/€ suggested street pricing. Vinter (Pearl White Matte) finish.

7 string Type T – alder body – 3 piece maple set neck (thin C profile) with ebony fingerboard – 26,5” scale – 24 stainless steel frets – Luminlay side dots – Solar 18:1 locking tuners – EverTune bridge – Fishman Fluence Modern active pickups – 5 way blade switch – 1 volume control, 1 tone with push / pull for voice selection – chrome hardware.

See video of the T1.7 VINTER here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTn1vu2Mc3c

T1.6 VINTER: 1299 $/€ suggested street pricing. Vinter (Pearl White Matte) finish.

6 string Type T – alder body – 3 piece maple set neck (thin C profile) with ebony fingerboard – 25,5” scale – 24 stainless steel frets – Luminlay side dots – Solar 18:1 locking tuners – EverTune bridge – Fishman Fluence Modern active pickups – 5 way blade switch – 1 volume control, 1 tone with push / pull for voice selection – chrome hardware.

See video of the T1.6 VINTER here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEImMuqvih4

GC1.6AFAB: 1299 $/€ suggested street pricing. Flamed Amber Burst Gloss finish.

6 string Type GC – Mahogany body – 3 piece mahogany set neck (thin C profile) with ebony fingerboard – 24,75” scale – 24 stainless steel frets – Luminlay side dots – Solar 18:1 locking tuners – EverTune bridge – Fishman Fluence Modern active pickups – 3 way toggle switch – 2 volume control, 1 tone with push / pull for voice selection – gold hardware.

See and hear the GC1.6AFAB here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsV3_P-u8hg

AB1.6TBS: 1099 $/€ suggested street pricing. Tri Tone Burst Matte finish.

6 string Type AB – alder body – 3 piece roasted maple set neck (thin C profile) with roasted EverTune bridge – Fishman Fluence Modern active pickups – 5 way blade switch – 1 volume control, 1 tone with push / pull for voice selection – black hardware.

All new models are available for immediate purchase from the Solar Guitars web-store: www.solar-guitars.com, and selected dealers.

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