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NEW! Shelton Electric Instruments SkyFlite IV in White! SOLD!

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New and improved! New headstock design and more electronic options!

The Shelton Electric Instruments SkyFlite IV offers traditional tones with amazing versatility.  Twenty one pickup combinations via 4 pickups. The ultimate recording guitar. Because the top is never high enough, this is SkyFlite.

The SkyFlite IV is a Swiss army knife. An astounding 21 pickup combos are available including series and parallel switching. The pickups are the heart of the guitar. A Porter S90 and Vintage Custom S are at the bridge, Porter 1960s in the middle, and a Porter 1950s at the neck. The pickups are hooked to a custom harness that offers traditional 5 way switching along with versatile series blend and push pull tones. The medium C shape neck has a 9.5” rosewood fingerboard with medium frets. A vintage style vibrato, Gotoh staggered vintage tuners, and a Tusq XL nut deliver reliable performance. The finish is Vintage White nitrocellulose lacquer and is complimented by a gold Lucite pickguard. This SkyFlite has been Artifact Aged to resemble a well used instrument. It comes in a Deluxe G&G hardshell case.

The SkyFlite is as comfortable as it good looking. You’ll feel right at home as soon as you start to play it.

Learn more by visiting www.sheltonelectricinstruments.com

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______________________ MODEL: SkyFlite IV__________________________

BODY

 

BodyWood:

Alder

Body Finish:

Aged Vintage White Nitro Lacquer

 

 

NECK

 

Neck Wood:

Maple

Neck Finish:

Light Amber Lacquer w/ Matching Headstock

Neck Shape:

MEDIUM C

Scale Length:

25.5"

Fingerboard Material:

Rosewood

Fingerboard Radius:

9.5"

Number of Frets:

21

Fret Size:

JESCAR -- FW 47095

Nut Material:

Tusq XL

Nut Width:

1.687”

Shape Dimensions:

Med C 1ST FRET=.845”/12TH FRET .925”

 

 

ELECTRONICS

 

Bridge Pickup

Porter S90/Vintage Custom

Middle Pickup

Porter 1960’s S

Neck Pickup

Porter 1950’s S

Controls

Volume (Push/Pull activates neck pickup), Master Tone (Push/Pull splits humbucker to S90 single coil only), Series Pot (Push/Pull splits humbucker to vintage custom single coil only. Series mode runs bridge and middle pickups or middle and neck pickups in series.)

Switching

5-Position Blade: Position 1:  Bridge VC90 Humbucker
(S90 and vintage custom in series), Position 2: Bridge & Middle Pickups Position 3: Middle Pickup Position  4: Middle & Neck Pickup Position 5: Neck Pickup

Pots:

(3) Emerson PRO CTS Split Shaft w/ (3/8") .375" Shaft Potentiometers

Switch:

(1) Oak Grigsby 5-Way Switch

Jack:

(1) Switchcraft 1/4" Mono Input Jack

Capacitor:

- (1) 0.047uf Emerson Paper in Oil Capacitor

 

 

HARDWARE

 

Bridge:

Gotoh GE101TS Vintage Trem steel block. 2 & 3/16 inch spacing

 Tuning Machines:

Gotoh Staggered Vintage SD91-05M with UFO Tip

              Pickguard:

Lucite

 Knobs:

Plastic Bell

Finish

Nickel Plated

 

 

ACCESSORIES

 

Strings

10-46

Case

G&G Hardshell Deluxe Case

 

 

 

What customers say about their Shelton Electric Instruments:

“From the moment I touched the instrument I liked it, but from the moment I played it, it was love over the top.”

“I love testing electric guitars for sustain and clarity when played acoustically. This passed all the tests, up, down and across the neck. But plug this in and real magic begins. The switch and the controls permit dialing in a wide range of tones with my little finger.”

“Most impressive is the touch sensitivity of the guitar. Great to play and great to play with. A thousand happinesses to you, like those you brought to me.”

“I am completely satisfied - even my wife mentioned how good it sounded!”

“The best JM I’ve ever picked up.”

“The guitar is badass.”

Learn more at www.sheltonelectricinstruments.com

 

 

 

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