8 String Intrepid!
Rare ebony fret board with 15” radius (the width of the neck at the nut is 2 ¼”, which makes this guitar exceptional in price, as finding ebony this wide is a costly challenge)
28 5/8" scale, 5 piece neck through body design - the sturdy neck through construction allows easier access to upper frets, provides greater sustain, and keeps the instrument in tune longer
Neck is crafted with maple and walnut
Headstock matches body
No inlays on the neck - position markers on the side of the neck only
24 jumbo frets
Cepheus active pickups with master volume and tone controls - cavity has been routed large enough to accommodate additional electronics
Cepheus 8 high mass extended range bridge
String through body
Die-cast Grover sealed tuners model GH305-18 with 18-1 ratio for fine tuning
Satin polyurethane finish
Scale length: 28 5/8”
Width of the neck at the nut: 2 1/4"
Neck profile (thickness) at the nut: 7/8"
Neck profile (thickness) at the 12th fret: 15/16"
String gauges: .009, .012, .015, .022, .030, .040, .054, .074
Intrepid Wiring Diagram
A variety of tunings are possible, but for the best intonation set low string to F# below regular E. Follow by standard 7 string tuning (B-E).