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Supro Island Series Jamesport - Ocean Blue Metallic Electric Guitar 2010BM

$ 899.99

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Vintage Inspiration

The Jamesport is a 21st-century update of the Supro electric solidbody guitar. The elegant comfort of the 1960’s-era beveled-edge Ozark body shape and the mighty sound of the original field-coil pickup have been enhanced with an ultra-fast satin neck, Tune-o-matic bridge and updated wave tailpiece.

The result is a modern player’s instrument with old-school style and authentic Supro tone!

Vistatone Pickups

The Vistatone pickups found in the Supro Dual-Tone are a reproduction of the groundbreaking, single-coil design developed for Valco by Ralph Keller in the early 1950s. The Vistatone pickup is cited as prior art in Seth Lover’s PAF patent and is found in many of the most desirable vintage Supro models.

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    • Gold Foil Pickups

      The unique Gold Foil pickup found in the Supro Jamesport is a faithful reproduction of the original magnetics developed for Valco by Ralph Keller in the early 1950s. These pickups, which gave voice to the vintage Chicago-made Supro guitars, have a massive, broadband sound with remarkably low noise for a single-coil design.

      The humbucker-sized version of the Supro Gold Foil pickup used in the Jamesport is slightly overwound and located right at the harmonic “sweet spot”—as seen on the original Supro Ozark.

      Modern Construction

      The time-tested tone-wood recipe of an alder body paired with a 25 ½”-scale maple neck and rosewood fretboard combine with the Jamesport’s vintage-correct pickup to produce an exceptionally dynamic playing experience. Blending vintage American tone with refined set-neck design, the Supro Jamesport is intended for the professional musician who needs an ergonomic and versatile guitar capable of handling most genres of music with authority.

      While the Jamesport is a single-pickup guitar, it can cover a wide range of tones from twang to blues, funk, rock and jazz by manipulating the on-board tone control.

      Features:

        • Vintage Supro body design

        • Set neck with black satin finish

        • Vintage Gold Foil pickup

        • 50’s-wiring volume and tone controls

        • Wave tailpiece

        • Alder body

        • Dot inlays

        • 6100 frets

        • 12″ radius fretboard

        • 25 ½” scale

      • Island Series

        The Jamesport guitar and its relatives in the Island Series were designed by Glenn Sweetwood and David Koltai, with technical assistance from master designer Trevor Wilkinson and vintage pickup expert Ken Calvet.