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Dates of manufacture:
The Abel Axe was an aluminium bodied electric guitar. The body of the Abel Axe was CNC machined from a solid slab of aircraft grade aluminium.
The Abel Axe had two Kent Armstrong pickups, Sperzel locking tuners, a Kahler tremolo (Abel Axe-T) or Gotoh fixed bridge, a bolt-on maple neck with 22 fret rosewood fingerboard (25.5 inch scale).
All guitars were sold direct to the customer.Prices (in 1995) were $995 with fixed bridge and $1095 with tremolo. You could buy the body only for $450.
There were six colour options: red, black, blue, teal, violet and aluminium (silver). The colours were not painted but anodized. Production of the ABEL AXE began in 1994 and ended in 1996
|Body material||aluminum body|
|Body shape features||double cutaway|
|Hollow body||semi-hollow body|
|Hardware color||black hardware|
|Fingerboard position markers||dot fingerboard position markers|
|Finish colors||black finish, blue finish, red finish, violet finish|
|Finish effects||aluminum anodized finish|
|Number of strings||6 strings|
|Neck joint||bolt on neck|
|Neck material||maple neck|
|Number of frets||22 fret|
|Tuner layout||six-in-a-row tuners|
|Pickup selector controls||3-way selector switch|
|Volume controls||1 volume control|
|Pickups brand and model||Kent Armstrong pickup(s)|
|Pickups configuration||2 humbucker pickups|
|2013||$3000||excellent||This is an Abel Axe electric bass guitar.|