In an ongoing quest toward classic late 50's tone, the Hurricane '59 takes the Hurricane shape, utilises 50's construction techniques, adds some familiar '59 appointments and edges ever closer to the hallowed 'Burst' spec.
1 piece Premium African Mahogany
Carved Eastern Maple Flame Top
1 piece Old Growth Quartersawn Honduran Mahogany Neck with 'ears'
Long Tenon 50's construction
24.625" Vintage Scale Length
Single Action, Vintage Spec Truss Rod
Maple Truss Rod Fillet
Premium AAA Indian Rosewood Fingerboard
Polished Buffalo Bone Nut
43mm Nut Width
'59 Neck Profile
Depth at 1st Fret: 22.5mm (approx.)
Depth at 12th Fret 24.5mm (approx.)
Jescar 45100 Nickel Fretwire
Vintage Pattern Celluloid Inlays
Sunbear Pickups Vintage Spec SB '59 PAF Neck
Sunbear Pickups Vintage Spec SB '59 PAF Bridge
CTS SSS Premium Taper 500k Pots
Premium PIO Caps
Switchcraft Toggle Switch
Switchcraft Jack Socket
Pigtail Compensated Wraparound Bridge
Faber Aged Nickel Anchors and Studs
Faber Aged Tuners with Pearloid Buttons, 15:1 Ratio
100% Nitrocellulose Finish, lightly aged, vintage formulated and non plasticised
Aged '59 Burst (Aniline Dyes - Will Fade)
Hiscox Liteflite Case
Ivison Guitars COA
*Due to the time involved crafting the '59 (and we are a one man operation), these guitars will be built in very small batches, once a year.
Deposits to secure a place on the build list can be taken directly via the workshop or through one of our dealers.