Travis Bean TB1000S

  • Travis Bean TB1000 standard electric guitar front
    Travis Bean TB1000 standard
  • Travis Bean TB1000 standard electric guitar back
    Travis Bean TB1000 standard

Overview

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1974 to 1979

The Travis Bean TB1000 came in standard (TB1000S) and artist (TB1000A) versions. The key feature of this guitar is the aluminum neck - which came in 2 width options. The later catalogs refer to this as just "The Standard Guitar" - without the TB1000 model number. There were 1422 TB1000S guitars produced in total.

Specifications (23)

Controls

Number of control knobs4 control knobs
Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch
Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls2 volume controls

Electronics

Pickups configuration2 humbucker pickups

General

Finish colorsblack finish, natural finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length24.75 inches scale-length

Body

Body materialkoa body
Body shape featuresdouble cutaway
Pickguard materialstainless steel

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialmother of pearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

Neck

Neck jointbolt on neck
Neck materialaluminum neck
Neck width1.5 inches wide at nut, 1.75 inches wide at nut
Number of frets22 fret
Nutaluminum nut
Peghead (headstock)cut-out headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Hardware

TunersSchaller tuners

Prices (1)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1976$595newguitar-listList price

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