B&G Little Sister Custom Electric Guitar, Humbuckers, Cutaway, Cherry
USD 3450
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Little   
   Sister
Little   
   Sister
The story of the Little Sister® began from the puzzling question of how the early delta bluesmen were able to fascinate a listener with only one guitar and their simple, yet soulful vocal lines.

Understanding that these players' fat and throaty guitar tones often came from playing small-body parlor guitars, we decided to uncover the secret of these instruments and embark on a journey back to the crossroads. While obsessively collecting all sorts of original guitars from the 1920s and ‘30s, many of which were in poor condition and needed complete restoration, we began to create the special design that would best serve the guitar sound we had become hooked on.
We wanted to create an instrument that would be versatile enough for players who use a pick, and for players who are fingerstylists. It needed to be superior in terms of playability, and it had to be gimmick free; it had to be lightweight, comfortable and unique. Ultimately, we decided that it should be a small-body parlor guitar because these were the instruments that we kept playing again and again.

The Little Sister Private Build production is limited to 30 guitars per month, to ensure careful attention to detail and accuracy in every guitar.

And if she looks like a jewel, it's because she was designed by jewelry artist David Weizmann, who also handcrafts the brass hardware.

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TUSQ XL 1.68”
Optional Maple Headstock Veneer
Slotted Headstock with Quilted Maple Veneer
Slotted Headstock with Quilted Maple Veneer
Little Sister Flame Maple Headstock Veneer
Little Sister Flame Maple Headstock Veneer
One way traditional spoke wheel nut truss rod
One way traditional spoke wheel nut truss rod
One way traditional spoke wheel nut truss rod
NITROCELLULOSE FINISH
You select your top from our beautiful collection
B&G SOLID BRASS TAILPIECE
Reclaimed Honduran Mahogany Neck
B&G solid brass ABR
Chambered body
Chambered body
Back electronic cover engravement
B&G Delta Tuners / Waverly tuning machines
PAU FERRO / ZIRICOTE
B&G HAND-WOUND PICKUPS: P90S, KIKBUCKERS OR HUMBUCKERS
3 Way switch / Master volume / Master tone
Brass pickguard: Mounted to the body / delivered in the case with no holes in the top
Back electronic cover engravement
Back electronic cover engravement
Cutaway / Non-Cutaway



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Specifications

Body

Body thickness:
Cutaway: 1.75" / 4.45cm
Non-Cutaway: 1.96" / 5cm

Body length: 17.7" / 45cm

Body width: 13" / 33cm

Back wood: One-Piece African Mahogany

Top wood: Figured Maple or Mahogany


Hardware

Tailpiece: Solid Brass B&G

Bridge: B&G Solid Brass ABR

Pickguard: Brass

Tuning Machines:
B&G Delta Tuners
B&G Delta Tuners
 / Waverly ($200)

Strings: Ernie Ball 0.10-0.46

Neck

Nut width: 1.68” / 42.8mm

Nut: TUSQ

Fret 1 Thickness: 0.89” / 22.6mm ( slim option: 0.86”/21.5 mm )

Fret 10 Thickness: 0.96” / 24.3mm ( slim option: 0.91”/ 23.2 mm )

Scale length: 24 3/4”

Fingerboard radius: 12”

Neck Joint: Fret 14

Neck wood: Honduran Mahogany

Fingerboard: Pau Ferro / Ziricote ($325)

Fretwire: Nickel-Silver, Width 0.080”, Crown 0.050”

Inlay: Pearloid

Neck shape:
B&G soft V
B&G soft V
 / Custom

Truss Rod: One way traditional spoke wheel nut

Headstock: Slotted Peghead

Electronics

Pickups: P90s/Humbuckers/ Kikbuckers The Kikbuckers is a new design by B&G co-founder Yotam (Kiki) Goldshtein. This design delivers a sound character of singles, but with hum cancellation. all hand-wound by B&G 50’s style, unpotted by default or wax-potted by request.

Potentiometers: CTS 500k

Toggle Switch: Switchcraft 3-way

Jack: Switchcraft

Wiring: 50's Style


Weight

Non-Cutaway: 7.5 - 8.6 lbs / 3400-3900 gr

Cutaway: 6.6 - 7.7 lbs / 3000-3500 gr


Length

Total Length: 37.52" / 953mm


Finish

Type: Nitrocellulose, Gloss or Open-Pore



Audio
Private   
   Build
20
Frets
22
14
Neck Joint
16
Slotted
Headstock
Solid or slotted
None or Maple
Headstock Veneer
Ziricote (included) or Maple
Chambered
Body
Chambered or Solid
Natural or Lacquered Brass
Hardware
Nickel-Plated or Lacquered Brass
Ordering Information

Cost: $4250
$3490 with
matte finish
Little Sister Matte Finish

Express shipping to your door and a hard case included.
We build left-handed Sisters at no additional cost.

Payment terms: US$790 down and the rest is due when the guitar goes into the finish stage.
Payable by Wire Transfer/Direct Deposit (no fee) or Credit Card (3.0% fee)

Expected taxes:
United States : Tax-Free.
European Union : VAT
Switzerland : VAT
Canada : GST + PST
Australia : 5% Duty + GST
South Africa : VAT
Japan : Consumption Tax

Expected delivery time: August 2018
YOUR GUITAR WILL ARRIVE AFTER PRECISE SETUP.
JUST TAKE IT OUT OF THE CASE, PLUG IN AND PLAY.