Solar Guitars Announces Kirk Windstein Signature

Designed for simplicity and power to handle Kirk’s requirements for Crowbar and Down with a tried and true EMG81 in the bridge and single volume control.

After Kirk using Solar Guitars over the last year, Solar Guitars is proud to introduce Kirk’s Signature Model, the E1.6KW. Simplicity equals power to handle Kirk’s requirements for Crowbar and Down with a tried and true EMG81 in the bridge and single volume control to get it done. Style points are registered with a custom NOLA 12th fret inlay and special block inlays on the side of the fretboard offering unmatched stage visibility, even in the darkest environments.

Kirk Windstein has been a staple of the American Metal scene since 1989. Hailing from New Orleans, he has played in a number of influential and successful bands, most notably his own band Crowbar and as a founding member of the heavy metal supergroup, Down. Having toured the world extensively for the last 30 years, he recently rejoined Down for the 25th anniversary of their classic first album NOLA and is also recording Crowbar’s 12th LP.

6 string Type E – Alder body – 3 piece maple neck (thin C profile) with ebony fingerboard – 24,75” scale - 22 stainless steel frets – block side inlays - Solar locking tuners – Tonepros locking TOM with string thru bridge – EMG81 bridge pickup – 1 volume control – gigbag included.

E1.6 KW - Kirk Windstein Signature Model

Priced at $1149. For more information, please visit

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