The guitar offers an array of features including Bareknuckle pickups, Bourns pots, and in integrated LED circuit.

Cincinnati, OH (March 6, 2017) -- Offering the discerning player a unique stylish design with pro-level features that will inspire today's musician to help create today's music.

The Opik 001 Nick Fed Signature Model offers an array of features that makes it as stylish and refined as today's modern musician. In addition to sporting a Mahogany body and roasted flame maple neck (25-1/2” scale) with roasted flame maple fretboard (25-1/2” scale), all Opik 001 Nick Fed Signature Guitars include these top of the line elements:

  • Maple neck and fretboard; 25-1/2” scale length guitar, 34” scale length bass
  • Matched pair of Bareknuckle VHII pickups
  • 3-position pickup selector and two control knobs both volume and tone
  • Bourns sealed pots
  • Unique integrated LED circuit that lights up when the guitar is plugged in
  • Black Hipshot Tuners
  • Black Hipshot Fixed Bridge

The new signature model is the perfect guitar for today's modern musician. Responsive with great break up and clear note definition even with higher gain this guitar is well suited for many styles and genres.

The Opik 001 Nick Fed Signature Model Guitar carries a suggested retail prices of $3,599 (street price: $2,700 ).

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